Support & Assistance

If you have an emergency call 911 or contact the UMKC Police at 816-235-1515.

Violence Prevention & Victim Advocacy

The UMKC Violence Prevention & Response Office (VPR) serves as a victim advocate to assist students, faculty and staff in understanding various resources, policies and procedures related to violence and safety at UMKC. VPR staff are available to provide support and guidance for those experiencing sexual harassment or other forms of sexual violence.

Students who are victims of sexual assault may contact the Violence Prevention and Response Team (contact information below) or the UMKC Police.

Michelle Kroner
Violence Prevention & Response Manager

Maya Burtin
Violence Prevention Coordinator


Mental Health Services

UMKC Counseling Service
Volker Campus
5110 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Health Sciences Campus* (Tuesday afternoons)
Health Sciences Building 1418
2464 Charlotte
Kansas City, MO 64108

  • Confidential resource
  • Group and individual therapy, consultation, and programming for UMKC Students.
  • Offers consultation to students who need help assisting a friend.
  • On-call crisis walk-in services available.


Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is available to all faculty, staff and their dependents.  Total Rewards and UMKC Human Resources departments have partnered with Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City to provide this service. Their staff of professional counselors is trained to help with issues related to family or relationship difficulties, stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse problems, work concerns and financial problems.

Schedule your appointment today by calling 816-931-3073 or toll-free at 1-800-327-1223 during business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.


Physical Health Services

Student Health and Wellness
5110 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-6133

  • Medical providers are a confidential resource.
  • Medical assistance for students by appointment (including STI testing)
  • Some services covered by UMKC Student Health Fee

Community Health Resources


Law Enforcement

UMKC Police Department
5005 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
Emergency Dial 9-1-1
Office hours: 24 hours per day


University Remedies

Dr. Sybil Wyatt
Director of Office of Affirmative Action

  • All sexual assaults should be reported to the Title IX coordinator.
  • Title IX investigators will gather facts and compile a report based on the investigation.
  • Reporting the incident to the police is not mandatory to initiate a campus investigation.
  • Coordinates education, training and resources regarding sexual assault for faculty, staff and students.



U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut St. Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 268-0550
Headquarters Phone: 800-421-3481
TTY#: 800-877-8339


State & National Resources

Missouri Crisis Line
1-888-761-HELP (4357)
Text HAND to 839863

RAINN National Hotline (connects to nearest crisis hotline)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

DoD Safe Helpline
Crisis intervention for military service members