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Roo Welcome

Kick off your new semester with Roo Welcome (formerly known as Week of Welcome)! Connect with new and returning Roos. Roo Welcome is a chance to explore campus resources, make new friends, and learn what it takes to succeed at UMKC. All UMKC students are encouraged to attend Roo Welcome.

FALL ROO WELCOME 2021

August 20-September 10

Welcome home new Roos, and welcome back returning Roo students!

Roo Welcome unites new and returning students to celebrate UMKC’s vibrant, university life, while also energizing them as they transition to the new semester ahead.

Save the date! Fall Roo Welcome begins Friday, August 20 and runs through Friday, September 10.

Fall Roo Welcome Signature Events include:

  • Residence Life Floor Meetings
  • Off-Campus Student Meet-Ups
  • Late Night with the Greeks
  • Women’s and Men’s Home Soccer Games
  • Convocation
  • Roo Ready Room
  • Welcome Tailgate 
  • Late Night with Campus Rec
  • Unionfest
  • Small Group Meetings with Welcome Leaders

A complete schedule of events will be released in Summer 2021. 

Questions? Email the Office of Student Involvement at getinvolved@umkc.edu, or call us at (816) 235-1407.

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Learn more about Roo Welcome and more! Browse RooGroups for additional information on events and student organizations at UMKC. RooGroups serves as UMKC’s virtual hub of student activities and engagement.

To stay updated on events on campus during Fall Roo Welcome, follow the Office of Student Involvement on social media:
Instagram: @umkcosi
Twitter: @umkcosi
Facebook: UMKC Office of Student Involvement

UMKC CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS

We encourage UMKC departments, offices, and community partners to get involved in our Roo Welcome programming. Your role is so important in welcoming our new Roos!

Faculty/Staff Involvement