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The MindBody Connection provides UMKC students with opportunities to enhance their emotional, mental, and physical health in support of academic success.

We know it can be hard to be a successful college student. In fact, UMKC students report these as the top five barriers to their academic performance:


UMKC Barriers to Academic Performance *
Stress 36.5%
Cold/flu/sore throat 28.8%
Sleep difficulties 27.0%
Depression/anxiety 22.6%
Concern for family/friend 18.7%

* Percentage of students reporting these barriers based on the Spring 2008 UMKC ACHA-NCHA Data, n=365