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There are several ways you can visit campus and learn more about UMKC. Some options are specific for prospective student audiences, like our Senior Preview Days and Sneak Peek Day for high school juniors. We also have Roo Visits for most students, and special Roo Visits for transfer students. Choose your preferred campus visit from our many options.

Incoming Freshmen

Roo Visits

Roo Visits are offered throughout the week and include a presentation, walking tour of campus and a tour of housing. In addition, you can request an academic appointment to learn specifics about your major and meet academic staff and/or faculty. Already been to campus through one of our other visit options or not sure what your major is yet? You can customize your visit to include only an academic appointment or the general visit without an academic appointment, as well.

Senior Preview Days

Senior Preview Days are comprehensive, half-day programs that allow high school seniors to explore all that UMKC has to offer. You will receive a presentation about what it means to be a senior applying to UMKC, participate in a walking tour of campus, hear from representatives from your academic areas of interest, learn more about student support services and campus resources and discover what it really means to be a Roo.

High School Juniors

Roo Visits

Roo Visits are offered throughout the week and include a presentation, walking tour of campus and a tour of housing. In addition, you can request an academic appointment to learn specifics about your major and meet academic staff and/or faculty. Already been to campus through one of our other visit options or not sure what your major is yet? You can customize your visit to include only an academic appointment or the general visit without an academic appointment, as well.

Sneak Peek Day

Designed for high school juniors, Sneak Peek days will provide you with an introduction to academic and campus life at UMKC. This half-day program will provide you with access to academic representatives, campus resources and a walking tour of campus and housing, as well as recommendations for how you can prepare as a junior to apply to UMKC.

Transfer Students

Transfer Roo Visits

Transfer Roo Visits are our general admissions visits for any students interested in transferring to UMKC.

Transfer Days

Our half-day program for transfer students provides information about campus, as well as a chance to meet with academic units.

Transfer Consultations

Meet one-on-one with a UMKC Transfer Admissions Counselor who can answer your questions about transferring to UMKC.

High School Freshmen/Sophomores

Roo Visits

Roo Visits are offered throughout the week and include a presentation, walking tour of campus and a tour of housing. In addition, you can request an academic appointment to learn specifics about your major and meet academic staff and/or faculty. Already been to campus through one of our other visit options or not sure what your major is yet? You can customize your visit to include only an academic appointment or the general visit without an academic appointment, as well.

Graduate Students

All graduate students interested in admission into any of our numerous graduate programs will need to meet with a representative in their area of graduate studies. If you are interested in graduate studies and would still like to take a campus tour only, please contact the Welcome Center at 816-235-8652.

Group Tours

Group tours are available for groups of 10 or more most Wednesdays on a first come, first served basis. Please review our group visit information in order to schedule a group tour.