Families

The Division of Student Affairs knows that student success begins with the family. We want UMKC to be our students’ home away from home. We collaborate with many departments across campus to ensure students have a healthy environment that supports their personal, professional and academic growth.

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Upcoming special events

Residence Hall Move-In:  Relax in the Parent and Family Lounge
Dates: Wednesday, August 18Thursday, August 19Friday, August 20
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Cherry Hall 4th Floor
Details: Will you boo-hoo or yahoo? Celebrate the start of your student’s school year with a sweet treat and some UMKC campus resources. Stop by our Parent and Family Lounge to share tears and cheers with other UMKC parents, families, and supporters, and meet faculty and staff dedicated to help your student succeed

Family Weekend
Dates: Sept 24-26, 2021
Details: Family Weekend celebrates parent and family involvement in our UMKC community, welcoming you into our Roo family, while also connecting you to resources to support your student and family. Explore the Family Weekend schedule, registration details, and more on the Family Weekend website.