Upcoming Events


Fall 2016 Calendar of Events


  • December 2nd: Campus Celebration for UM System President-Designate Dr. Mun Choi (Student Union, Room 401)
  • December 5th: Listening Session Campus Updates
    • Health Sciences Campus, 10:00-11:30 a.m., SOM Theater A
    • Volker Campus, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Pierson Auditorium
  • December 7th : Staff Council Meeting (Administrative Center, Plaza Room, 9-10 a.m.)
  • December 7th-16th: Winter Item Drive for Amethyst Place
  • December 8th: Safe Space for UMKC Staff: Open Dialogue Session (Administrative Center, Plaza Room, 3:30 pm)
  • December 10th: Music in the Museum (Toy and Miniature Museum, 1-3 pm)
    • Take a break from the hectic holiday season to enjoy traditional holiday music from Simple Strings in the museum’s historic Truman Education Center. Included with museum admission.
  • December 18th: Father Christmas Comes to T/M (Toy and Miniature Museum, 1-3 pm)
    • Father Christmas comes to T/m to share stories of holidays past. Professional storyteller Jim “Two Crows” Wallen will engage the entire family with interactive tales of Old Saint Nick in the museum’s historic Truman Education Center. Be sure to bring your camera so you can snap keepsake photos of your family with Father Christmas! Included with museum admission
  • December 26th: University Closed

Spring 2017 Calendar of Events


  • January 2: Campus Closed
  • January 11: Staff Council Meeting (8:30 a.m. Admin Center, Plaza Room)
  • January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Remembrance
    • Campus Closed
    • MLK Day of Service (contact: Angie Cottrell)
  • January 14-August 20:Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz
  • January 18: TAASU Freedom Breakfast (7:00 a.m., Pierson Auditorium)
  • January 24: 9th Annual MLK Lecture featuring Sister Souljah (register here)


  • Feb 1: Staff Council meeting (8:30 a.m. Admin Center, Plaza Room)
  • Feb 6: Safe Space Training presented by LGBTQIA Programs and Services (9-noon, UMKC Conference Center, Plaza Room | RSVP to staffcouncil@umkc.edu)
  • Feb 11: Staff/Faculty Basketball Night! (more info TBD)
  • Feb 22: African American Read-In


  • March 1: Staff Council Meeting (8:30 a.m. Admin Center, Plaza Room)

More events coming soon!
Submit your event to staffcouncil@umkc.edu