Homecoming 2012

By , September 25, 2012 8:42 am

Homecoming is coming up –  October 1-6!  It is an exciting week when alumni come back to campus and there are fun activities all the time!  Just a few of the events scheduled include National Kidney Foundation walk, a blood drive, the dedication of our brand new Student Success Center, the celebration of Greek Life’s 60th anniversary on campus; or join in the fun at the Talent Show, APCinema screening of The Avengers, golf-cart parade, lunch with Chancellor Morton, and the block party!

For more details on these and many more fun events, visit the UMKC Homecoming page!

Technology Support

By , September 25, 2012 8:35 am

Many classes call for use of technology most new students are not familiar with (i.e. Blackboard). There are several resources to assist you in the navigation and use of these sites.

General Technology Support: Information Services provides a lot of general technology support. If you have any issues or questions about technology, they are a good place to start. Visit their webpage for general inquiries, or call the Computer HelpDesk at (816) 235-2000. Choose option 2 to speak with a technician.

Blackboard: There is a main help page for Blackboard that is a good place to start for Blackboard help. This page also contains links to Tegrity and Wimba support.

Library Guides: The Library has support guides for Microsoft 2010 applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Visit their website to access these guides.


Career Fair- Oct 3, 2012

By , September 25, 2012 8:33 am

On Wednesday, October 3, Career Services will be hosting a Career Fair in Swinney Recreation Center. It will take place 10:00am-3:00pm. For more information or to see a list of employers registered to attend, please visit the Career Services website.

Flu Vaccination Clinics

By , September 25, 2012 8:31 am

As fall weather sets in and winter approaches, it is time to start thinking about getting a flu vaccination.  The influenza virus is highly contagious, and being a student on a large university campus means you are more likely be exposed to the virus at some point in the season.

The UMKC Health and Wellness Center is offering several flu vaccination clinics to let you conveniently get vaccinated.  Student vaccinations cost $15.  Following is a list of clinic times and locations:

– 10/2 Health Sciences Building from 11-1pm

– 10/9 School of Law from 11-2pm

– 10/16 Student Success Center in the Mind Body Connection 11-1pm.

– 10/30 Student Union Suite 302 10:30-1:30pm

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