National Student Day

By , September 27, 2011 5:04 pm

Nominate a UMKC student who exemplifies the service and leadership characteristics celebrated during the First Annual National Student Day!  If your nominee is selected he or she will win a $500 textbook scholarship! Self-nominations are acceptable.  Nominations are due by October 3, 2011 and the winner will be recognized at a reception at UMKC Bookstore on National Student Day on Thursday, October 6, 2011.

Visit to submit a private nomination OR
Write the following information on the event wall or leave a video:

  • Your Name
  • Email
  • Organization, If Any
  • Name of Person Being Nominated
  • Nominee’s Organization, If Any
  • Contact Information of Nominee (phone or e-mail)
  • Nomination: In 500 words or less tell us about your nominee’s service, leadership or other exemplary contribution to UMKC, and why they deserve recognition.

For more information see the Facebook event page is

Writing College Essays and Papers Seminar

By , September 27, 2011 8:08 am

Do you have trouble finding out how to begin writing essays or papers for class? This seminar is designed to help students become aware of pre-writing methods in order to find the one most suited for them. Also, students will also learn of different databases that are subject-specific and of materials available to them through the UMKC library in order to find sources to write papers and other class assignments. We will also learn together, how to navigate the library website in order to utilize available databases.

This Week’s Seminars are:
9/26     Tues     12:30pm
9/27    Wed      3:00pm
All Seminars will take place in the Student Union room 419.

Next Week’s Seminar: Building a Rapport with Instructors

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.

Celebrate Homecoming 2011!

By , September 27, 2011 8:08 am

Celebrate Homecoming and Win a Pair of Jay-Z/Kanye West Tickets! 

 Bring your best Roo spirit to the 2011 Homecoming festivities!  Events kicked off on Monday, September 26th, with a week full  of fun and exciting activities for students!  From karaoke to movie shows, from talent competitions to golf cart parades, even lunch with Chancellor Morton, there’s a way for every student and student organization to get involved!  

Students can participate in various events throughout the week to grab one of 500 free Homecoming long-sleeve t-shirts.  Students who wear their shirts to either the women’s or men’s soccer games will be entered into a drawing to win a pair of Jay-Z/Kanye West tickets at the Sprint Center! 

Student organizations can also get involved with our Roo Cutout Contest, Golf Cart Decorating Contest, and also help out at the Block Party!  Prizes range from free shirts to free pizza to additional funding for your organizations!

Want to know more about the events or to sign up?  Visit! Go Roos! 




Dining Services Survey Now Open

By , September 27, 2011 8:07 am

 Give us your 2 cents, we’ll give you CHANGE!

Today we are requesting your participation in an important online survey about your recent dining experiences on campus.  In return for your participation, your name will be entered in a drawing to win one of two $250 Best Buy Gift Certificates. 

Ensure your entry to win by completing the survey as soon as possible!  It should take about 7-9 minutes to complete and will only be available until October 9th.  You may complete the survey for every dining venue you have visited.

To log-in now and participate in this online survey, please click on the link 

Once you are directed to the website page, you will need to enter the following 5-digit Log-in ID to begin the survey.

Log-in ID:  94214 

Should you exit the survey unexpectedly or accidentally close your internet browser, clicking on the link above will allow you to re-enter the survey and continue where you left off.  

Thank you, in advance, for your participation and valuable feedback. We look forward to serving you!

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