Contact Us

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Phone:
816-235-8652
800-775-8652(toll free)
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Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Chat with an Admissions staff member: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bilingual (Spanish) Admissions chat: Thursday 9-10 a.m.
Chat with Financial Aid and Scholarships: Monday-Friday, 2-5 p.m.

Admissions Counselors

Adam Gonzales

Email: agonzales@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1203
I work with: High school and middle school students from KCMO and KCK Public Schools

Lorena Juanez

Email: lorenajuanez@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1114
I work with: High school students from Jackson County outside of KCMO Public Schools

Hannah Shackles

Email: hshackles@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1264
I work with: High school students from St. Louis and Illinois

Asya Beasley

Email: abeasley@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1234
I work with: RooMentum Students

Sydney Hamilton

Email: shamilton@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-5053
I work with: High school students from the North Kansas City area and Heartland states.

Leadership + Administration

Elora Thomas

Elora Thomas

Director of Admissions
Email: elora.thomas@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-8652
Doretta Kidd

Doretta Kidd

Associate Director of Processing
Email: kiddds@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1204
Elsa Evans

Elsa Evans

Associate Director of CRM Operations
Email: elsa.evans@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1250
Janey Stephens

Janey Stephens

Associate Director of Recruitment
Email: stephensjm@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1206

Nate Jacobs

Assistant Director of Transfer Students and Adult Learners
Email: njacobs@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1207

Amanda Shreves

Assistant Director of CRM Operations
Email: amandashreves@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1214
Tara McGuffin

Tara McGuffin

Assistant Director of CRM Operations
Email: mcguffint@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-5686

Hannah Litwiller

Assistant Director of Recruitment
Email: litwillerh@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-6138

Rachel Hughes

Assistant Director of Admitted Student Events
Email: rachel.hughes@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1022