New UMKC Alert System testing this week

By , June 28, 2016 9:38 am

alertThe University of Missouri System has installed a new emergency alert program for the four campuses. The Rave program replaces the former Alert system but works in a similar manner.  In the event of a natural disaster, violent event or weather-related campus closing, an alert message will be transmitted to all faculty, staff and students via email, voice and text.

We have scheduled a TEST of the new Rave program for Wednesday, June 29 at 1 p.m. The test is required by federal law. Recipients will be notified that this is a test of the new system, and not an actual emergency.

For questions, please contact Bridget Koan, or 816-235-6678.

Remembering Stonewall, Mourning Orlando

By , June 24, 2016 12:14 pm

Summer 2016 Success Seminars

By , June 22, 2016 9:04 am

DestinationGraduationMake the most of your summer!  Join us for this semester’s series of Student Success Seminars, presented by Academic Support and Mentoring, Career Services, The MindBody Connection, UMKC Central, UMKC Libraries, and the Writing Studio. 


All seminars will be held in the Atterbury Student Success Center room 238.

Presentation Date Time
Preparing for the Roo-Writer Wed June 22 2:00 pm
Creating Your Resume Thurs. June 30 10:00 am
Developing Critical Thinking Skills Wed. July 6 2:00 pm
Preparing for the Roo-Writer Wed. July 13 2:00 pm
Creating Your Resume Tues. July 19 2:00 pm
Understanding your Learning Style Thurs. July 21 2:00 pm



UMKC Students Interning in Washington, DC this Summer

By , June 10, 2016 3:06 pm

Truman Interns 2016Two UMKC students, Nicolette Wallis and Matthew Bingesser, were recently named Summer 2016 UMKC Truman Center Washington Interns.

Chosen in a competitive process among UMKC undergraduate applicants, they will join interns from the other University of Missouri campuses living together in condos near the Capitol and working in offices of Missouri representatives and senators.

Wallis, who is a double major in Urban Planning & Design and Economics, will  work for Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver. Bingesser, a political science major with a minor in economics, will work for Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler.

Sidewalk and Curbcut Improvements

By , June 10, 2016 3:04 pm

Construction UpdateCurbs, sidewalks and crosswalks ADA repairs are scheduled for areas on the Volker Campus starting mid-June and running through Aug. 12.

The work includes the demolition and removal of existing curb and gutter; and installation and improvement to curb, pavement and sidewalks.


The five locations are:curbcuts

  • Intersection of Cherry Street and Bixby Lane
  • Intersection of Cherry Street and 51st Street
  • Intersection of Cherry Street and 52nd Street
  • South side of 50th Street between Rockhill Road and Troost Avenue
  • 51st Street between Holmes Street and Rockhill Road


Temporary lane and sidewalk closures and or/detours should be expected during this time. The contractor will provide for and maintain access to all facilities throughout the duration of construction, and will provide traffic control, signage and fencing as necessary.

Student Parking Permits to be Mailed

By , June 10, 2016 9:50 am

parkingGood news!  Student parking permits will now be mailed directly to you.  The goal with this new process is to eliminate the long lines and wait time going into the Parking and Transportation office at the beginning of each semester to pick up a parking pass. 

What is different – during the application process a temporary permit will be available to print out.  Simply place the temporary permit on your dash until the official permit arrives in the mail.  Students will still need to visit the office for a replacement permit.

More information: .


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