Division of
Student Affairs

We are dedicated to helping military-affiliated students thrive on campus and in the community. We provide student programming and services to help student veterans find success and connect them to resources that support their transition into the workforce.

Support for Success

At Ease Zone

The At Ease Zone provides military-affiliated students a place to study, socialize and connect with staff and each other.


8.30 a.m.–5 p.m.


Student Union, Room 310
5100 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110

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Air Force Veteran Dreams of Creating Video Games

"I’ve learned that I can achieve more than what I thought."

Eric Quinones '23

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Meet Our Team

Eric Gormly

Assistant Director for Student Veteran Support Services
Email: gormlyea@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-5599

Debbie Kacirek

VA Certifying Official, Student Veteran Support Services
Email: kacirekd@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1121

Contact Us

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Student Union, Room 310
5100 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110