Highlights From the First Week of Classes in Fall 2020

Photos show the new normal at UMKC as classes get underway

We were excited to welcome our Roos back to campus!

The beginning of the fall semester looked different this year, but Roo pride was still felt all throughout UMKC. We welcomed back students with a socially distanced parade, virtual Week of Welcome events and much more. With many safety precautions in place, our students were able to connect with one another and make a strong start to the semester. Here are a few photos that highlight our return to campus.

Family walking down the oak street staircase with masks on

KC Roo riding in the back of a car in the socially distanced parade

a student draws a chalk roo on the sidewalk

A UMKC staff member takes a student's temperature at move-in

the city walk sign with a six feet apart reminder

Two students stand at a distance talking with their masks on

Dancers practicing a lift with their masks on

A class takes place in the dental clinic

Two students sit far apart in a class with masks on

med school students in a clinical practice with masks on


students spend time outdoors doing art with masks on

A student studies in the office of student involvement

A student in class with her mask on

a sign reading please do not use on seats in a lecture hall

Published: Sep 11, 2020

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