OSI News & Information | 8/11/2016 – WELCOME BACK!

Welcome back!  The Office of Student Involvement is excited to welcome everyone back for a great academic year.  Please be sure to share the information shared in this first edition of the OSI Newsletter with your friends, organization members, and colleagues.

ROO HAUL—New Student Move In

Roo Haul
Help roll out the welcome mat for our incoming students on Thursday, August 18th, and/or Friday, August 19th by helping with ROO HAUL, our UMKC Move Crew! Volunteers are requested for both Oak Street and Johnson Residence Halls. Either breakfast or lunch will be served during your shift.

All participants will receive, and be asked to wear, their ROO HAUL t-shirt so you are easily identifiable to families and to staff. To participate, please fill out this form no later than 5 pm on Friday, August 12th.

Please note that you must be registered for Roo Haul in order to participate in new student move in.

Questions can be directed to Brittan Williams, Assistant Director for the Office of Student Involvement, at

Casino Night

Double down for a night of fun and fabulous prizes at Casino Night on Saturday, August 20th from 8-10 PM in Pierson Auditorium in the ASSC. Free for all UMKC students! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to win big!

Late Night with the Greeks

Late Night with the Greeks (3)

Dare to joust, dunk an RA in the dunk tank, and network with fellow Fraternity and Sorority members at the Late Night with the Greeks, August 19th from 8-10 PM at the Durwood Soccer Stadium.  Don’t forget to bring a friend!

Union Fest

August 21, 2016

Welcome the new incoming students to UMKC in style, and get them connected!  Join other student organizations at this year’s Get Involved Fair during the 2016 Union Fest!  Sign-up your organization today, and get connect with incoming students by utilizing this free recruitment opportunity!  You do not want to miss out.  Use this link to sign-up your organization:

Location: Student Union

1:30 PM — Setup Time
2:00 PM — Get Involved Fair begins
5:00 PM — Get Involved Fair Ends, and tear down begins
5:15 PM – Must be complete with tear down

Welcome Week Events

Fall Semester Starts Soon! A Schedule Of Activities

Move-In Day is Friday, Aug. 19 and course work begins Monday, Aug. 22. Check out the  list of Welcome Week activities for this year!

Your Student Government Association

Student Organization Officer Training Module

This year the Student Organization Officer Training Module will be available on Blackboard starting August 15.  Please have all organization Presidents, Treasurer and Faculty/Staff members review and complete the Student Organization Officer Training Module by September 23 at 11:45 PM.  Enroll by clicking here

Annual Student Organization Registration

Registration flyer

Each academic year, student organizations need to complete an annual registration with the Student Government Association (SGA).  Deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year is September 23rd at 11:45 PM.  For more information about annual registration, please visit

Requesting Funding from SGA

Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) have the opportunity to request funding from the Student Government Association.  Please visit the Student Organization Funding links available under Campus Links on RooGroups for more details on Student Organization Funding.


Regalia Run 2016

Regalia Run web rotator3

Join the fun and support UMKC students at the fourth annual UMKC Regalia Run/Walk 5K and kids’ Kangaroo Hop on Sunday, September 25, 2016! Take a stroll or a run on this course that goes through the heart of UMKC’s Volker campus and Kansas City.

There are also opportunities for you to volunteer for and sponsor the race.

The UMKC Alumni Association hosts the 2016 Regalia Run 5K
in partnership with UMKC Athletics.

Course Map


Registration Fees

 Individual 5K   Team 5K   Kangaroo Hop 
Through July 29 $25.00 $20.00 $10.00
Through September 22 $30.00 $25.00 $10.00
Packet Pickup & Race Day $35.00 $30.00 $12.00

Students, for a $5 discount, please use the code: “RooStudent” or “RooParent” (please type code without quotes and code is case sensitive)

Registration includes a t-shirt and finisher’s medal. Online registration closes at 11:59 pm CST on Thursday, September 22nd.

Register Today

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,