2018 Welcome Week in Photos

New academic year brings excitement, festivities

Convocation may have been the official kick-off to the academic year, but the excitement and festivities surrounding the beginning of a new semester started the week before with UMKC Move-In. We followed students, families, faculty and staff from move-in, throughout the weekend and into the first week of class. Here we share a collection of photos we’ve gathered. There’s more to come because we have Welcome Week activities scheduled through Aug. 31. For more pictures and videos as they happen, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. (Photos by Brandon Parigo and John Carmody)

Aug. 15 – 17

UMKC Move-In


Friday, Aug. 17


InDOCtrination Ceremony for UMKC School of Medicine Students

UMKC Women’s Soccer wins Season Opener

Trustee Scholar Reception

Late Night with the Greeks


Saturday, Aug. 18

Goat Yoga

Roos Give Back service day at Central Middle School

UMKC Athletics Tailgate

UMKC Men’s Soccer Match against Rockhurst University

Casino Night


Sunday, Aug. 19



Headphone Disco


Tuesday, Aug. 21

Launch of UMKC’s CityPost Digital Kiosks

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