One week is just not enough time! We invite you to continue exploring and connecting throughout the first forty days of the semester. With the help of several partnering offices and departments across campus, we will continue to bring you ways to get involved so your answer to “Are you in?” is “YES!” We will be adding new events often, so check back soon.
Welcome to the First 40!
Calendar of Events
Welcome Week Events
- Dodgeball Night
Free dodgeball night! Come one, come all! Socialize while getting a great workout during this high-energy game. http://www.umkc.edu/src/classes-programs-free.asp
- UPB Unplugged: Spotlight Artist
Join the Union Programming Board for another afternoon with a featured artist. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/UMKCUPB.
- Roos Volleyball vs. SEMO
Free to all UMKC students! The first 100 fans will receive a free t-shirt. http://www.umkckangaroos.com
- Student Leadership Summit
Be an Agent of Change: the Inaugural Student Leadership Summit for students and student leaders at UMKC This event will feature various keynote speakers, including Chancellor Leo Morton, Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Mel Tyler, a Campus Speak speaker, and breakout sessions covering the "hot-topics" for students leaders...
- Roos Men's Soccer vs. Drake
Free to all UMKC students. http://www.umkckangaroos.com
- Communiversity Classes
Communiversity will offer over 300 classes this fall! Please pick up the colorful Communiversity catalog and check them out. Most classes will begin the week of September 22nd. These amazing courses are free to UMKC students. http://info.umkc.edu/getinvolved/commu/
- Laser Tag
Duck, dodge and dive away from opponents' laser beams as you maneuver for the perfect score. Welcome to the next generation of laser tag! Old Swinney Gymnasium will transform into the ultimate Laser Tag arena. Bring a friend, roommate or classmate. This is a great way to get the heart...
- Roos Men's Soccer vs. Central Arkansas
Free to all UMKC students! http://www.umkckangaroos.com
- Family Weekend
UMKC is excited to invite you to Family Weekend from September 26-28, 2014! This weekend provides you the opportunity to spend time with your student, learn about campus, and explore the community. There are events occurring both at UMKC and in the Kansas City area that suit a variety of...
- Roos Volleyball vs. Chicago State
This will be the kickoff for this year's Founders' Week! Students can attend for free. http://www.umkckangaroos.com http://info.umkc.edu/foundersweek/
- Ab BlastSwinney Recreation Center Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:15 – 7:45am Event Sponsor: Swinney Recreation Center Event Contact: Shannon Hutsler More info: www.umkc.edu…
- Conservatory Wind EnsembleWhite Recital HallJames C. Olson Performing Arts Center4949 Cherry StreetKansas City, MO 64110 Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:30pm The Conservatory Wind Ensemble performs, directed by Joseph Parisi with graduate conductor Adam Fontana. --- SAMPSON: Moving Parts PERRINE: Pale Blue on Deep RIEGGER: Dance Rhythms, Op. 58 BASSETT: Lullaby for Kirsten CUONG: Sound and Smoke --- Tickets: $8, $6 seniors, UMKC […]
- Zumba®Swinney Recreation Center Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6 – 7pm Event Sponsor: Swinney Recreation Center Event Contact: Shannon Hutsler More info: www.umkc.edu…
- 2nd Annual 'Roos Basketball Tip-Off Dinner'College Basketball Experience (CBE)1401 Grand BoulevardKansas City, MO 64106 Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6 – 10pm The UMKC Men’s Basketball program will host its second annual ‘Roos Basketball Tip-Off Dinner on Tuesday, September 30 at the College Basketball Experience in downtown Kansas City, featuring keynote speaker Bill Self, head coach of the Kansas Jayhawks. The event will […]
- SpinSwinney Recreation Center Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 5:15 – 6pm Event Sponsor: Swinney Recreation Center Event Contact: Shannon Hutsler More info: www.umkc.edu…
- Class MeetingWednesday, September 17, 2014 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) Location: UMKC Dental School 217A Hello Dental Hygiene Class of 2015! This will be our first meeting of the fall 2014 semester! See you all there!
- Build DaySaturday, September 20, 2014 (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM) Location: Heartland Habitat for Humanity Build Days for the semester. Email us to sign up firstname.lastname@example.org
- Operation Big BookBag (School Supply Drive)Monday, August 25, 2014 (12:00 PM) - Thursday, September 25, 2014 (1:00 PM) Location: UMKC School Supply Drive for the Benjamin Banneker Charter Academy of Technology. All donations are needed! Folders, pens, pencils, crayons and notebooks are all great donations. Let’s help our youth have the tools to conquer the school year. Drop off […]
- MeetingWednesday, September 17, 2014 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM) Location: Success Center Room 236 A first meeting for all members of spanish club.
- Weekly Reflection MeetingTuesday, August 26, 2014 (6:30 PM) - Tuesday, May 12, 2015 (9:30 PM) Location: UMKC Student Union The Weekly Reflection Meeting is a place where students gather to share their thoughts and reflections on a set of Bible verses.