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Join the UMKC Alumni Association for a virtual 5k. A virtual 5k is a race that can be run – or walked – from any location. You can complete the race in your neighborhood, on a trail, on a treadmill, etc. You are able to run at your own pace at time that is convenient […]

UMKC Neighbors are welcome to join new UMKC students for a free outdoor concert generously provided by The Kansas City Symphony’s Mobile Music Box, followed by a showing of Marvel Studio’s Black Panther

upcoming: September 12, 2022

UniverCities Exchange, an ongoing collaborative project between UMKC and UMSL, gathers community leadership alongside academic expertise to discuss problems and possible solutions to issues affecting the Kansas City and St. Louis Metro Areas.

This session will provide an overview of the food production industry and major statewide trends. In addition, panelists will discuss some of the macro forces, research and work throughout the four University of Missouri System universities related to this industry, including changing food prices and consumer preferences, location decision-making and supply chain limits.

The Show-Me-State Food, Beverage and Forest Products Manufacturing Initiative is a collaboration among colleges and universities, state agencies, commodity groups and industry in Missouri. Members will showcase the initiative’s potential, priorities and process in this engaging panel discussion.

During this session, farmers and ranchers will tell the story of Missouri food production. Join this grassroots discussion to hear directly from the people who grow and raise food as they define the issues they currently face and discuss future opportunities for food production.

upcoming: October 12, 2022

Our four-session in-depth introduction to board service draws upon the nationally recognized expertise of Dr. David Renz, director emeritus of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, with brief presentations from a diverse group of experienced board leaders from across the Kansas City community.

The Succeed Summer Enrichment Camp is an overnight camp that provides young adults the Succeed college experience. Campers will utilize meal plans, stay in UMSL residence halls overnight, take various academic workshops, complete vocational training, and engage in recreational and traditional camp activities on campus.

Summer Bridge Scholars engage in a rigorous and intensive eight-week program. In addition to their courses, scholars participate in programming related to professional development, career exploration, cultural enrichment, team-building, campus involvement, mentorship, academic skill-building and civic engagement.

Sponsored by National Security Agency (NSA)’s GenCyber program, UMKC will offer two 1-week camps during Summer 2022 for rising 9-12th graders to explore the field of cybersecurity through online instruction and lab activities. The participants will learn cybersecurity concepts, ethical hacking, digital forensics, and ethics. No previous cybersecurity experience or knowledge is required.

The Roo Honors Academy invites high school students to participate in a fun and intellectually engaging one-week summer enrichment program, June 20-24, 2022, in the Honors Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


Missouri high school students interested in careers in medicine can preview what medical school is like during Mini-Medical School. Students will stay in residence halls and eat in dining rooms on campus. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented minority groups and from rural communities to apply. Participation will be open to current Missouri high school […]


The Chancellor’s Certificate in Workplace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is a highly interactive, cohort-based, online professional development program that explores the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. This non-credit bearing program is open to all professionals in the Greater Saint Louis community.

ParentLink provides evidence-based support and connection for Missouri families, engaging parents and caregivers to help children thrive. ParentLink Navigators help parents reach the services needed for their unique situation, overcoming structural barriers to access. ParentLink Early Childhood Specialists guide parents through developmental screenings, while WarmLine Specialists engage parents in problem-solving and developing an effective action […]

The Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology Program at MU’s College of Veterinary Medicine has formulated articulation agreements with all 5 of the active veterinary technology program in the state of Missouri and 10 more across the US. These articulation agreements provide a pathway for registered veterinary technicians to transfer their associate’s degree to Mizzou […]

UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.

UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.

The UMKC Drug Information Center specializes in delivering relevant, focused responses to meet the specific drug information needs of our community and their clients. Through critical analysis and streamlined communication, they have gained national recognition as a resource for highly credible solutions using evidence-based medicine.

Volunteers are an essential resource for every nonprofit organization, regardless of mission or purpose. Recognizing the need for professional development in the critical field of volunteer management, MVMA and the NPML program will offer classes and events that individuals can use to qualify for a noncredit Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management from UMSL.

The students in the Pierre Laclede Honors College’s seven Cultural Traditions classes create service to go kits to support the community programs run by LifewiseStl. Each class collects and creates their own kits based on the needs provided by Life Wise STL. The collection takes place through October and delivery of items will take place […]

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge and help connect them to the […]


Youth MHFA teaches adults how to help adolescents (age 12-18) who are experiencing mental health or substance use challenges. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan on how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.


UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) is a counselor and psychologist training center that provides affordable counseling and assessment services to Kansas City’s diverse and under-served populations on a sliding fee scale.

The Center for Evidence-based Youth Mental Health (CEBYMH) and MU Psychological Services Clinic (PSC) are offering the 1,2,3 Magic Behavioral Parent Training group during the month of May. In the presentation, parents will learn how to control unhelpful behaviors, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the relationship with their child(ren). The group will run from 6-8 […]

The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for Farm/Ranch Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help farmers, ranchers, and their families cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of farm/ranch and agricultural livelihood and lifestyle. Any Missouri farmer or rancher, or member of their immediate family is eligible for […]

The Center for Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health at MU’s Psychological Services Clinic provides workshops for mental health professionals to learn research supported assessment and therapy practices to use with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families and caregivers.

The Emerging Leaders Program, conference and internship, collaborates with the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus to provide high school students across Missouri with an opportunity to learn about the legislative process through hands-on activities and experiences. The program also provides college preparation and access resources for participating students.

The mission of the STARS program is to enhance the understanding and augment the application of the philosophy and processes of science and mathematics for teachers and their students through expertly guided, real life experiences in inquiry and discovery. Accepted applicants will engage in a six-week immersive experience with the guidance of professional scientists, and […]

Join UMSL’s internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet and maestro Darwin Aquino for an outstanding string camp experience at an affordable price! The 2021 UMSL Online String Camp will be a four-day workshop offering technique classes, guided practice sessions, instrument masterclasses, orchestra skills and excerpts workshops, guided listening sessions, and private lessons. Don’t miss this opportunity […]

U-CREATE Summer Camp is a camp for kids ages 6-12 designed to be an active camp that both educates and stimulates while having fun. Camp enrollment is open to UMSL and the surrounding community.

The Gateway Writing Project, in partnership with local organizations, invites young writers from across the Greater St. Louis area to join us in June 2022 to share their perspectives and experiences as youth growing up in St. Louis. Onecity Stories program participants will create and publish multimedia projects with the support of experts in the […]

YOUR PARTNER FOR RAPID RESEARCH SOLUTIONS The Research Enabled portal quickly connects companies to the wealth of expertise and resources at the seven campuses of the University of Missouri and Southern Illinois University systems, to address technical, business, and other research needs of industry and organizations.

The new University of Missouri System Health Care Finder online tool is one strand of a statewide Show Me Health and Well-Being initiative that aims to increase Missourians’ access to health care and boost the state’s health care outcomes.

UMKC’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is offering a four-session introductory board member development program that draws upon the nationally-noted expertise of Dr. David Renz, director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, and nonprofit leaders from across the KC region.

UMSL | Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s Professional Training Center creates and implements innovative programming to provide quality behavioral health education to both the general public and service providers. The Center has its roots in the Institute’s Division of Continuing Education, which served the training and education needs of behavioral health professionals for nearly four […]

Whiteboard 2 Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and established businesses to technologies available for licensing at institutions of higher education, hospitals and corporations in Missouri and Kansas to stimulate applied research, leverage innovation in the marketplace, and accelerate the commercialization of technology.

The UMSL Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (UMSL VITA) provides free tax assistance to low to middle income individuals and families. This program is sponsored by the College of Business Administration at UMSL and the Gamma Psi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. This continues to be the largest university-based personal income tax service in the […]

Boeing FLITE is a 10-week competitive summer diversity-based business cohort of 4 participating schools (12 students: including Truman State, Howard University, Saint Louis University) living on the UMSL campus and working at Boeing. The cohort features rising sophomores immersed in a working internship at Boeing St. Louis while working in a professional environment within a […]

The UMSL Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Accelerator is a first-of-its kind program that puts underrepresented entrepreneurs at the center of a purpose-driven, university-led accelerator that begins with a non-dilutive $50,000 capital injection. This accelerator would not be possible without the anonymous support of friends and the public commitment of Ameren Corporation, Edward Jones, and Express […]

The Missouri SBDC Growth Services targets small businesses looking to build a sustainable, scalable, and successful business model. The success of the program is built around meeting the business owner where they are and providing access to the right resources, at the right time, to help navigate the right opportunity or address the right pain […]

In the Advanced Professional Development course, students work with a professional partner through MU Extension, the MU Office of Service-Learning, or corporate partners across the state to complete a professional project. Students address the business needs of the partner organization, and dedicate approximately 30 hours per student per semester to this effort.

In support of the Missouri SBDC mission, the International Trade services provides export education for new-to-export companies, and companies in need of additional international trade support to increase exports out of Missouri, in turn supporting economic growth and job support in the state.

The Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry partners with agri-entrepreneurs to develop and expand businesses. As part of an interdisciplinary partnership, the Missouri SBDC, designated specialists within Agriculture and Environment Extension, to work together with business counselors to connect new ideas to successful business structures and initial capital.

The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]

The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who […]

Girls’ Adventures in Math is a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. Our competition presents some of the most challenging and innovative math problems to students in this age group, contextualized in a comic book containing the stories of pioneering women from history.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides hands-on leadership training emphasizing community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. The program connects resources at University of Missouri-St. Louis (Community Partnership Project, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program, and MU Extension) to residents and neighborhoods wanting to create more livable communities.


The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF), is an advanced leadership program through Creating Whole Communities representing a partnership of UMSL, MU Extension, and St. Louis Promise Zone. NLF aims to increase North St. Louis City and County residents’ participation in civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.


The Des Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative is dedicated to enhancing the quality, influence, attitudes, and accessibility of fine arts by connecting educators, artists, and performers with St Louis students. Special attention is given to underserved populations. The Collaborative is currently made up of 16 St. Louis area arts agencies and 17 St. Louis area […]

The Mizzou Academy team includes 75+ faculty and staff dedicated to supporting academics, development, and business services. Mizzou Academy values partnership, innovation, access, and inclusion. Its mission is to develop local and global school partnerships, build educational programs, and support students as they grow toward their individual potential and solve global challenges.

The eMINTS National Center was created in partnership with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri Department of Higher Education to help schools and teachers meet the demands of digital age teaching and learning.

In collaboration with Veterans United Home Loans, we are training post-traumatic stress service dogs for US military veterans. The dogs come from animal shelters, are pre-trained in basic obedience at the Boonville Prison, and then are trained on the special skills to help a veteran. The program matches the veteran with the dog through careful […]

Extra Credit is a once-a-month movie series featuring a panel of MU researchers who expand on some aspect of a movie relation to their research and creative activities. This event also features a Q&A with the audience, and is a collaboration between The Connector and Ragtag Cinema.

St. Louis Public Radio is a news organization and NPR member station. St. Louis Public Radio exists “to help people become deeply informed about the issues that affect their lives, better prepared to make decisions and more engaged in our community.”

UMSL has embraced an Anchor Mission and is committed to intentionally applying the University’s place-based operational and educational assets in partnership with community to build a strong North County and Saint Louis region. Leaders across the University identified four core areas where UMSL can support our local community – Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, […]

Missouri S&T’s EcoVillage is being powered by advanced lead batteries. This living laboratory, which conducts renewable energy research, education and outreach, has been successfully running since 2018 with the support of the Consortium for Battery Innovation.

As the bedrock of the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL’s emerging portfolio of strategies to strengthen the region’s many community partnerships and coalitions, Thread STL is a community of practice that brings together partnership leaders for facilitated peer-to-peer connection, coaching, and problem solving.

Occupational Therapy faculty member Bill Janes manages a chapter of Go, Baby, Go in which students from OT, PT, Speech and even engineering work together to modify ride-on toy cars to improve and study mobility in children.

UMSL Succeed at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis is a high quality, two-year model comprehensive transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID) designed to provide the supports, partnerships, and experiences needed to prepare students for gainful employment, independent living, and a full life in the community. While […]

CLIMB is a partnership between the University of Missouri–St. Louis and the Jennings and University City school districts. Each summer since 2015, UMSL has offered 10-15 paid summer internships for bright high school students from these districts. Structured weekly activities engage the CLIMB interns to think like a scientist and do research with UMSL faculty […]

The University of Missouri–St. Louis, North County Incorporated, the City of Normandy and surrounding communities have been working together for several years to reach a key milestone- the launch of what is now called University Square.