Welcome to UMKC!

Dear Faculty Member,

Welcome to UMKC! We hope that this website will be a helpful resource for you as you navigate your way around Kansas City and our campus.  Here you will find information regarding new faculty orientation and registration, as well as other university resources to help ease your transition into UMKC life!

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2018 UMKC New Faculty Orientation

Thursday, August 16, 2018

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Launchpad Experience

The Course Launchpad Experience brings together experienced professionals in assessment and instructional design who can provide tips and direct guidance on building your course syllabus, ensuring ADA compliance with course materials, strategies for formative assessment, the use of instructional technologies, and many other topics. Bring your laptop or tablet, or let us know if you do not have access to a mobile computer.Complimentary parking will be available on the fifth level of the UMKC Cherry Street Parking Garage located at the intersection of 50th and Oak Streets, one block north of the Administrative Center.

 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

New Faculty Dinner Meet and Greet

You and a guest are invited to attend the New Faculty Dinner Meet & Greet event hosted by Chancellor Agrawal and Provost Bichelmeyer on Thursday evening at the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center Lobby on the Volker Campus (click here for Volker Campus map), which is located at 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.  Metered parking is available at the Center or complimentary parking is available on the fifth level of the UMKC Cherry Street Parking Garage.

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2018

8:15 am – 3:00 p.m.

Provost’s New Faculty Orientation Session

All Ranked Non-Tenure Track and Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty are required to attend the Provost’s New Faculty Orientation session.  This session will assist you in becoming better acquainted with the expectations and operations of the University.  Throughout the day discussions are designed to focus on areas of major importance to new faculty.  The New Faculty Orientation Session will be held at the UMKC Volker Campus Administrative Center’s Plaza Room (2nd Floor), 5115 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112 (click here for Volker Campus map).Complimentary parking will be available on the fifth level of the UMKC Cherry Street Parking Garage located at the intersection of 50th and Oak Streets, one block north of the Administrative Center.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ALL EVENTS

 

Parking: 5th level Cherry Street Parking Garage (corner of 50th and Oak Streets, two blocks north of Administrative Center)

Attire:  Comfortable walking shoes, business casual (photo will be taken for UMKC ID Card first thing in the morning)

Contact: Chris Popoola (816-235-2721 or email popoolac@umkc.edu) with any questions or concerns.

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