Human Resources

Welcome to UMKC

UMKC's mission is to lead in life and health sciences; to deepen and expand strength in the visual and performing arts; to develop a professional workforce and collaborate in urban issues and education; and to create a vibrant learning and campus life experience.

Below, you will find many resources that can help ease you into the university as you begin your journey at UMKC. These resources include: new employee orientation, helpful campus resources and general information for getting started.

We are excited that you have joined our UMKC community! Please contact your Recruiter or HR Facilitator with any questions you may have. We are here to assist you however we can to ensure that your onboarding experience is a great one!

New Employee Orientation

After you are hired as a new employee of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, you will attend new hire orientation. In new hire orientation, you will get an overview of the university policies, benefit programs offered to you and your eligible dependents as well the chance to ask any questions that you may have about the university.

First Day
First Month

Things to do:

Discuss with your supervisor:

  • Performance Goals & Expectations
  • Meet or learn key people in your division/department.
  • Departmental procedures related to breaks, requesting time off, ect.
  • Suggested MyLearn Training


Additional Resources

New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation Agenda and Schedule

Faculty Resources and Orientation

 Sexual Harassment Training: Harassment: What it is and How to stop it


Getting Started at UMKC

New Employee Benefit Enrollment

UMKC Benefits Page

Paid Holidays

Employee Retirement Investment Plan (ERIP)

HR Forms

MYHR (Employee Self-Service)


Payday Schedules

PTO Summary

UMKC One card (Employee ID)

Staff Handbook


Campus Resources

Benefits Extras (Employee Discounts)

Calendar of Events

Campus Maps


Training & Development

UMKC Staff Council




About UMKC



Strategic Plan 2010-2020

Contact Us

226 Administrative Center
5115 Oak St.
Kansas City, Mo. 64112

PHONE 816-235-1621

FAX 816-235-5515

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday



Related Links

UMKC Strategic Plan