Do you want to give back, meet others with similar interests, make the right connections or even just host a meeting without any worries? That’s what we help you do… and much more.

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)

UMKC to Conduct Virtual Commencement in May

Students will also have opportunity for-in person celebration in December

A Pioneer Woman in Medicine

Marjorie Sirridge, M.D., was a champion for women in medicine and a fixture at the UMKC School of Medicine

UMKC Researcher Awarded $3.3 Million Grant to Prevent Diabetes

Jannette Berkley-Patton will focus on overcoming health barriers with African Americans

UMKC Researcher Helped Lead Studies Published in New England Journal of Medicine

John Spertus is renowned for his work in cardiac outcomes

Luke Bryan Steps Up for UMKC Students

Country music superstar makes gift to student emergency fund

UMKC School of Education Launches Major Expansion and Fundraising Efforts

The Institute for Urban Education kicked off a $15 million capital campaign to help support enrollment growth and programming additions for students and partners