Student Success

Learn about our Culture of Care and explore resources designed to help students make the most of their time at UMKC.

Enrollment Services and Financial Support

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UMKC Central

Have questions about admissions, registration and records, adding and dropping classes, billing or financial aid and scholarships? UMKC Central is the place to start.

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Explore our academic programs, affordability options and other benefits of becoming a Roo.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Learn how you can make your education more affordable. Review the scholarships, grants and loans that may be available to you.

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Financial Wellness Center

Get answers to financial questions and learn how to manage your money through educational and coaching services designed to help you navigate your personal financial situation.

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Wellness Services and Student Groups

UMKC is home to a variety of programs, services and student groups that allow students to thrive in all areas of their lives — mentally, physically, socially and emotionally. Explore the options available to you by learning about our health and wellness services and student groups.

Student Health and Wellness

Office of Student Involvement

Academic and Career Support

Academic Support and Mentoring

Ensure you meet your academic goals by exploring our wide range of services and programs.

Roo Advising

Personalized and comprehensive advising services to help you understand your degree program requirements and keep you on track for graduation.

Grade Appeal

Are you concerned about a course grade? The grade appeal process addresses concerns about arbitrary grading.

Career Services

Located in the Atterbury Student Success Center, UMKC Career Services can help you prepare for your next step. Take a look at our career development programs and resources for students and alumni.

Student Experience

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Student life

Make the most of your on and off campus experiences. Learn more about residential life, campus recreation, dining services, entertainment options, student groups and more.

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Student Affairs

An amazing university experience goes beyond academics. This department offers support in areas such as health and wellness, counseling, student involvement, multicultural student affairs, disability services, veteran services, women’s services and more.

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As the official welcome to UMKC, Convocation offers new students a chance to learn about university traditions, practice the alma mater and fight song, meet our mascot and more.

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Everything you need to know about planning for and participating in the big day.

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International Studies

Whether you’re an international student looking to make UMKC your home away from home or a domestic student looking to study abroad, we can help. Visit our offices of International Student Affairs and Study Abroad and Global Engagement to learn more.

International Student Affairs

Study Abroad and Global Engagement

Featured Programs, Services and Resources

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A.A.C.E. Mentoring

Learn more about the African Americans Cultivating Excellence (A.A.C.E.) mentoring program, which provides first- and second-year African-American UMKC students with mentoring and academic services designed to help them excel academically and stay on track for graduation.

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Avanzando Latino Mentoring

Avanzando is designed to support all Latino students on campus as well as Hispanic Development Fund, IME Becas and Agapito Mendoza scholarship recipients. It includes academic support, mentoring, access to resources and networks, and support for cultural identity development.

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First Gen Roo

UMKC celebrates and supports first-generation college students with initiatives and programs, such as First Gen Proud and First Gen Roo Scholars.

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Undergraduate Research

Students involved in undergraduate research and creative scholarship develop skills in a preferred area of study while having the option to take classes with a research focus, apply for research grants, share their research, and benefit from mentor relationships with teachers.

Additional Resources

Campus resources

Descriptions and contact information for all the key university offices and services.
Explore campus resources.

Office of Equity and Title IX

This team ensures that members of our university community engage in equitable practices and serves as a resource for those who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against or harassed.
Visit the office.

Student complaint process

Have a significant concern that another established university policy can’t address?
Review the student complaint process.

Consumer information

Important information regarding general institutional operations, financial aid, general completion and graduation rates, annual security report, completion and graduation rates for student athletes, and athletic program participation rates and financial support.
Explore details.