Check-in Session

Now that you've been admitted and have made plans to attend UMKC as an F-1 or J-1 visa holder, you will need to register for a check-in session before you can enroll in classes.

Excited to enroll in classes at UMKC?

You're almost ready. First, you have to register for a mandatory check-in session.

The check-in session is a required part of your F-1 or J-1 visa. During the session we will talk to you about the rules of your visa and attendance at UMKC.

Sign up for a session

Use your application portal username and password to sign up for a check-in session corresponding with your admission term. Note: You must have obtained your visa in order to register. You may upload a copy of your visa to your application status page at any time or when you register for your session. You must be present in Kansas City to attend your check-in session, so select a date that occurs after your arrival.

Fall (August) 2021 Check-In Session Registration

Get ready for your session

The sessions take about an hour. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time.

Please upload these documents to your application status page prior to your session:

  • Your passport or a copy of your passport biography page
  • Your UMKC I-20 or DS-2019
  • A printout of your I-94

Please have these documents and information available for your session:

  • Your address in Kansas City
  • The name and phone number of your emergency contact

We are so glad you have chosen UMKC and can’t wait to meet you!