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External Relations and Constituent Engagement

CONNECTING You With the University

Signature Campus Events

Constituent Groups

UMKC is proud to have more than 60 constituent organizations working on its behalf. If you have an interest in serving on an advisory board, joining a committee or volunteering in support of an academic unit, contact us at alumni@umkc.edu or at 816-235-1563 and our staff will be happy to match you to a meaningful volunteer opportunity at UMKC.

  • UMKC Alumni Association
  • UMKC Bar Prep Foundation
  • UMKC Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Rockhurst University Engineering Advisory Board
  • UMKC Dental Hygienists' Alumni Association
  • UMKC Foundation
  • UMKC Jazz Friends
  • UMKC Law School Faculty & Staff Charities Foundation
  • UMKC Research Foundation
  • UMKC Retirees Association
  • UMKC School of Dentistry Alumni Association
  • UMKC School of Education Alumni Board of Directors
  • UMKC School of Medicine Alumni Association
  • UMKC School of Medicine National Board of Alumni & Partners
  • UMKC School of Pharmacy Alumni Association
  • UMKC School of Pharmacy Dean's Advisory Council
  • UMKC Trustees
  • Women's Committee for UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
  • Women's Council of UMKC
  • Youngblood Society (Medicine)

Tackling Racism in the Workforce

Panelists call for action on multiple fronts to drive change

Recent Grad Helps Mayor Engage Latinx Community

Aly Hernandez's background sparked her passion for public service

Beams of Light to Treat Diabetes: UMKC Invention Gets Federal Funding Boost

Pharmacy researcher awarded $1.5 million NIH grant to refine innovation

Ruskin High School Graduate Named UMKC Trustees' Scholar

Kansas City's university awards seven in 2020

Clinton High School Graduate Named UMKC Trustees' Scholar

Kansas City's university awards seven in 2020