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Student Computing Resources

High-technology classrooms and computing labs form the basis for ideal learning environments at UMKC.


  • Course Management
    UMKC hosts several online course management solutions to make it easier to communicate and to share digital content with your students.
    • Canvas is a new learning management system, replacing Blackboard, that will be used with all classes at UMKC by Fall 2019. Learn more about Canvas at our Canvas support site.
    • SharePoint is a web based collaboration tool used to share information with others, manage documents, and reduce email clutter.
    • WordPress - UMKC hosts its own instance of this popular blog hosting platform to support teaching, research, and student organizations.

  • Clickers
    Add interactivity to your classroom with Clickers. With the receiver and response pads, you can give short quizzes, take attendance, play learning games, instantly assess students' comprehension of your lecture, and more.

  • Computer Labs
    Numerous general use and discipline specific computer labs are available to students across campus.
  • Pathway
    Faculty, staff, and students all use Pathway to manage university records such as grades and course enrollment.

  • University Libraries
    A wealth of reference tools are available at university libraries, both on campus and online.