Get to Know Your UMKC Resources Seminar

By , August 30, 2011 8:20 am

The UMKC Coaching Program sponsors weekly Academic Success Workshops which are open to all UMKC students to help you learn more about UMKC and how to be a successful student.   

This week’s seminar will help students become more familiar with ways to be involved on campus as well as the many resources that are available to students and the advantages of being familiar with these resources. We will discuss different types of student organizations, academic organizations, Health & Wellness, Career Services, and many more.

This Week’s Seminars are:
8/30     Tues     12:30pm   
8/31     Wed      3:00pm 
All Seminars will take place in the Student Union room 419.

Next Week’s Seminar: Making Your Money Count

Click here for the semester schedule.  Seminars are mandatory for students on financial aid contracts, Bloch Scholars and Osher Scholars.  Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.  Students must sign in within 10 minutes of the seminar starting to receive credit.

Using Your Smartphone to Keep Connected to Campus

By , August 30, 2011 8:19 am

Smartphones can be very helpful in keeping you connected- both on your personal networking sites and professionally in school. There are multiple apps and programs that can aid in your success here at UMKC, but here are some of the most widely-used.

Blackboard Mobile App: This allows you to access important information from Blackboard right from your phone. Check on assignments in your classes, look at announcements from your organizations, and even see class grades and to-do lists!

Mobile E-mail: Using mobile e-mail will ensure you get important e-mails from professors timely and helps you to stay on top of announcements and updates. Check out the Information Services website for more information, and click here for step-by-step instructions on how to set up mobile e-mail on your phone.

Library App:  Users can access many of the most popular and frequently-used features from the Libraries’ full website in a streamlined, mobile version. The site can be accessed directly at http://library.umkc.edu/mobile/.

Campus Safety Information

By , August 30, 2011 8:18 am

UMKC’s crime statistics are very low with most crimes reported being burglaries—so remember that campus safety is everyone’s responsibility!  Keep reading for tips regarding on-campus safety, residential life safety, and safety when using the KCATA bus system.

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International Opportunities

By , August 30, 2011 8:18 am

Interested in studying or working abroad?  Come find out about the many opportunities open to you at the following free events!  Can’t make these?  Contact UMKC International Academic Programs at 816.235.5759 or  international@umkc.edu and stop by an Information Session held every Friday at 2pm at 5325 Rockhill Road.

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Dining Venues

By , August 30, 2011 8:17 am

UMKC has many opportunities for dining on campus. Check out below for dining venue hours. Also check out their happy hour- everyday from 2-4pm! Select venues will be offering discounts on some of their most popular products- check out the dining services facebook page for more information. Outlined below are the choices for dining on campus. Hours and locations can be found on the dining services website.

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NEW! Library Lockers

By , August 30, 2011 8:17 am

Miller Nichols Library now has lockers available for 2 day checkout to UMKC students. The lockers are located on the first floor with 12 lockers in the elevator hallway and 16 lockers in the Robot Café area. Each locker has electrical outlets, allowing students to charge laptops and cell phones. Keys to the lockers may be checked out at the First Floor Service Desk. Click here for more information.

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