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.

Graduates Honored at Commencement at The K

The ceremonies were held May 15, 2022

Another Home Run for UMKC at The K

More than 2,300 degrees conferred at second consecutive spring stadium celebration

Roo Honors Academy Returns This Summer

UMKC Honors Program hosts unique enrichment opportunity for high school students

Connection Key to Student Success

UMKC student leader works to create community change

Celebrating Opening Day

MLB Opening Day brings royals greats to campus

Veteran Hopes to Create New Worlds Through Video Games

Eric Quinones is pursuing an art degree after serving in the Air Force

"I plan to take the work ethic and time management skills that I developed during my time at UMKC to further my professional career."

Chiekezie Anikwe '23

B.S. biology