Online Student Orientation

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Welcome to UMKC

This orientation site is an overview of the resources and services provided to you as an online student. You’ll learn how to access UMKC’s digital campus, connect with advising, sign up for classes, check your email, and contact the full range of student services.

Before diving into Virtual Orientation, please review this checklist outlining your next steps to becoming a Roo.

Student Handbook

Policies and procedures for success in the classroom.


Canvas is your digital classroom.

Student Webmail

For communicating with faculty and peers. Check regularly!