UMKC Parent and Family Programs connects parents and family members of current students to our university community with the goal of supporting your student’s personal and academic journey toward graduation. Here you'll find ways to connect with our Roo community to help support your student and your family.

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Are you a prospective family or looking for a student-led campus tour? See our admissions website for more information about prospective and transfer student visits. 

In-Person Visits

Take a Virtual Tour

Family Weekend celebrates your involvement in our UMKC community. We welcome you into our Roo family, while connecting you to resources to support you and your student.

Family Weekend 2024 is September 20-22. 

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The UMKC Family and Supporter of the Year Award celebrates the supportive role parents, families, and supporters play in the lives of our students. Honoring outstanding supporters serves as a reminder that parents, families, and supporters are essential to the success of our students, the prosperity/viability of our institution, and to the connection with our larger campus community.

Award Information

Join Parent and Family Programs for monthly information sessions from various campus offices and departments. All sessions will be on Zoom and occur at various times throughout the day. Can't make it? Each session will be recorded and available for viewing a day or two after the live session. 

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UMKC Parent and Family Programs strives to connect parents and family members to resources that can support you and your student. Check out our compilation of frequently searched for campus and community resources.

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