Apply as a Visiting Student

If you're enrolled in a degree program at another university and plan to transfer your credits back, apply to UMKC as a nondegree, visiting student.

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Explore Our Programs

With more than 125 areas of study, you can find a learning experience that's right for you. Dentistry, pharmacy and programs leading to a doctor of medicine degree do not admit visiting students. Performance classes at the Conservatory require an audition.

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Are You Roo Ready?

Visiting students are pursuing a degree at another college but are taking a course or two at UMKC and transferring the credit back toward their degree. You do not need to send us your transcripts, except when proof of successfully completing a prerequisite is required.

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Already Applied?

If you submitted your application and haven't heard from us yet, you can check your application status.

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Student Services

Visiting students can access many of the same services as UMKC degree-seeking students.


Let us help you find accessible parking and transportation or set up an accommodation plan for the services you need to succeed at UMKC.

Roo Card

Use your ID card to attend events, eat at dining service locations and check out materials from our library.

Help with assignments

Get help with your assignments and writing papers from Academic Support and Mentoring.


Student permits

Park in the student lots around campus any time of day or night by buying a student permit.

Help With Your UMKC Accounts

Instructions for setting up and using UMKC's online technology and apps.

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We've put our most popular apps and campus information all in one place — MyRoo portal. Search by category or mark your favorites, MyRoo is your connection to the services and resources you need to succeed at UMKC.

MyRoo portal

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