New Faculty Resources

Welcome to UMKC. We want our new faculty to feel welcomed and prepared to successfully navigate campus and the community. This page features helpful information designed to ensure a smooth transition to university life.

New Faculty Orientation

During orientation, new faculty are introduced to UMKC and to each other. Learn about the University's organizational structure, essential tools and resources, and much more.

Find out more about New Faculty Orientation

Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) develops resources for faculty in four areas — teaching and learning, service and engagement, research and creativity, and faculty life and leadership.

Visit the CAFE website

Faculty Ombudsperson

The Office of the Faculty Ombudsperson provides an independent listening ear, impartial guidance and confidential resources for faculty to turn to if they need assistance proceeding with unresolved workplace issues. The office encourages a respectful culture, mutual understanding and dialogue.

Learn more about the faculty ombudsperson

University Information

Find links to commonly used university resources like email, myVita, Pathway, technology, MyHR, parking and more.

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