Roo Welcome

Kick off your new semester with Roo Welcome! A chance to connect with new and returning Roos, Roo Welcome lets you explore campus resources, make new friends, and learn what it takes to succeed at UMKC.

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Fall 2022 Roo Welcome

Friday, Aug. 19 – Sunday, Sept. 11

Welcome, Roos! More information will be posted about Fall 2022 Roo Welcome throughout the summer.

Signature traditions include:

  • Convocation
  • Unionfest
  • Late Night with the Greeks
  • Off-Campus & Transfer Student Network Meet-Up
  • Roadmap to Academic Success
  • Rise & Shine Programs
  • Kansas City Athletics Games
  • Dining Center Special Meals
  • Parent and Family Lounges
  • Welcome Leader Activities

New and returning students are invited to celebrate UMKC’s vibrant campus life and get energized for the semester ahead.

Campus and Community Partners

We encourage UMKC faculty/staff, departments, offices, and community partners to get involved in our Roo Welcome programming. Help us welcome new and returning Roos to campus!

Learn how you can help