Highlights from 2019 Week of Welcome

Some great photos of our new Roos' exciting introduction to campus life
sorority sisters perform a dance as part of Greek Week

A busy Week of Welcome officially kicked off the fall semester for our new Roos. 

We welcomed newcomers to campus with some exciting events. Students received new UMKC gear and learned the fight song at Convocation. They learned how to start off on the right foot academically with an info session on campus resources. They also got to meet fellow students in Roo Groups at Unionfest. Then they cheered on our KC Roos during a double-header soccer match, and did so much more! Here are a few of our favorite photos from the week's activities.

students sing the UMKC fight song for the first time

sorority sisters pose together for Late Night with the Greeks

night-time view of students hanging out and getting food from a food truck

student poses at move-in

overhead view of the Counseling Services booth at Unionfest

Students are surprised as their giant Jenga tower starts to fall

UMKC men's soccer team excited for a group pic

table of buttons featuring the new KC Roo athletics logo

students show off their school spirit at the women's soccer game

Chancellor Mauli Agrawal and his wife, Sue, holding a young kangaroo

UMKC dance and cheer squad at the photo booth

students cheer and take photos at the women's soccer game

students get facepainted before the soccer double-header

women's soccer player dribbles the ball

students cheer and lament their luck during Casino Night

close-up of a beach ball with icebreaker questions for Residence Hall Wing Meeting icebreakers

new class of UMKC Trustees' Scholars

students hug at Unionfest

Published: Aug 26, 2019

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