Welcome to UMKC! We are excited for your student to join our welcoming and diverse community of UMKC Kangaroos.

Transitioning to college is a big step in your student's journey. And we want you to feel comfortable and confident in their decision to attend UMKC.

Our faculty and staff are focused on your student's success, both inside and outside the classroom. We provide several resources, like Academic Support and Mentoring, to empower students to accomplish their goals. Their success is our success. Partnering together, we hope to empower our students with the knowledge and skills they need to craft the career of their dreams.

As you help your student to prepare for life at college, please don't hesitate to reach out to our offices with any questions you may have.

Perks of Being a Roo

There are a lot of reasons our students love UMKC, and we've compiled a list of the perks they mention the most.

It’s Never Too Late to Graduate

Crankstart Scholarships are designed for nontraditional students

Nursing School Class Examines COVID-19, From Emergence to Vaccines

Public health course combines underlying science and the challenges of pandemic response.

UMKC School of Pharmacy: Where Opportunities Abound

UMKC School of Pharmacy alumna, Janelle Sabo, shares insight on the ever-changing field of health care and pharmaceuticals with a look inside her profession during these unprecedented times.

Top Photos of 2020

Spirited resilience in a year of uncertainty

"I am proud to be a KC Scholar. To me, this scholarship means everything.”

Dominique Nichols

Pre-licensure BSN '23