EAP Services Available to All Employees

At Human Resources, we realize that this can be a stressful time of year for many employees. As an employee at UMKC, your personal and professional well-being is a priority. There is no better time for a reminder that the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to help with personal, family, relationship, and financial difficulties.

Through our continued partnership with Saint Luke’s Health System, Human Resources and UM Total Rewards offers an EAP service to all faculty, staff, and dependents. Program benefits include access to professional counselors trained to assist with stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, work concerns, financial issues, and family or relationship difficulties.

Visit SaintLukesHealthsystem.org for more info and to explore the many benefits they provide.

The username is UMKC and password is EAP.

Employees can receive up to three phone or in-person counseling sessions for any personal issue. EAP also provides access to more than 5,000 online articles and 500 videos about health topics. In addition, a monthly webinar series is also available that has recently covered topics such as care for aging loved ones, finances, nutrition, health, and an upcoming Vision Board webinar in January.

Schedule your appointment today by calling 816-931-3073 or toll-free 1-800-327-1223 during business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Services are provided through five offices located across the Kansas City area, as well as more than 40,000 network providers nationwide. Evening appointments are available, and emergencies are responded to 24/7. EAP counselors can also assist in referral for on-going care.

For more information or questions, please contact the HR Service Center at 816-235-1621.


Monster Jam – Kansas City 2019

Feld Motor Sports presents MONSTER JAM will be at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO, June 15, 2019!

As the owners and producers of MONSTER JAM, we are able to offer exclusive savings for the event.

The attached flyer contains the event date and time and special pricing options. Anyone who is interested in purchasing tickets can contact Feld Motor Sports directly to receive the savings.

The deadline to order is Monday, June 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM CDT. All orders must be placed BEFORE this date, ordering deadlines are strictly enforced.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions!



Lifewise EAP Webinar: Navigating Personal Challenges

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life. On May 22, 2019, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Navigating Personal Challenges

Description: Discover how to use your strengths, resilience and resources to sail on choppy waters with coping strategies and methods for facing challenges.

The monthly webinars are approximately an hour in length and are conducted live at 11AM and 2PM on the scheduled day, but, even if you are unable to view the webinars live you can listen to the recordings at a later date.

Click here to sign up for this webinar today.



Once you login please click on Webcasts, please select the webinar listed under the 2019 schedule.

2019 KCPDC Professional Development Conference

There is still space available for the Kansas City Professional Development Council (KCPDC) Professional Development Conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. As a KCPDC member institution, UMKC staff and faculty may attend the annual conference for no charge to their department.

This year, the program includes a variety of breakout sessions, time to network with other higher education professionals, and engage with keynote speaker Dr. Wes Parham.

Visit www.kcpdc.org for more information. Registration is required for this event. Please login to your myLearn to enroll or contact the Susi Mickey at mickeysu@umkc.edu if you need assistance.

This event is eligible for 50 University of Missouri Healthy for Life Wellness points. UMKC Human Resources receives an attendance report to submit for points.

 2019 KCPDC Professional Development Conference–Navigating the Future of Higher Education

Date: Wednesday May 22, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: MidAmerica Nazarene University, Cook Center
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062