Be a globe hoppin' Roo!*

UMKC alumni and friends have been traveling together on group tours for more than four decades, and in recent years have been led by Go Next, one of the best tour companies in the United States. Travelers have given rave reviews of Go Next, including the affordability of trips, personal safety and service. Trips are open to UMKC alumni and their families, faculty/staff, and friends.

Don't see a trip below that fits where you want to go? Go Next has vacations planned across the globe. Explore other locations on Go Next's website, and mention the UMKC Alumni Association when you are booking to support UMKC through your travel.  

Ready to reserve your trip or learn more? Call Go Next at 1 (800) 842-9023 and mention you are booking with the UMKC Alumni Association. You can also book your trip online by visiting their website:

2017 TRIPS

Mediterranean Radiance
October 7-17, 2017

2018 TRIPS

Sparkling South Pacific
February 25-March 7, 2018
French Polynesia: Papeete to Papeete (10 nights)

Cuban Cultural Awakening
May 11-May 20, 2018
Cuba and the Caribbean: Miami to Miami (9 nights)

European Serenade
May 16-May 25, 2018
Rome to Venice (8 nights)

Isles of Enchantment
June 7-June 18, 2018
London to Dublin (10 nights)

Majestic Frontiers of Alaska
August 16-August 27, 2018
Seattle to Seattle (11 nights)

Ancient Vignettes
October 3-October 14, 2018
Barcelona to Athens (10 nights)

Contact the UMKC Alumni Office at or call 816-235-1563 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST to add your name to the brochure distribution list.

Have you gone on a trip with us? Please share your pictures and experiences! You can e-mail your stories and pictures to the UMKC Alumni Office at


*Royalties and sponsorships received from programs and services offered by the UMKC Alumni Association constitute an important source of funds that go to support programs and activities of the Association including the raising of financial support for immediate aid and endowment scholarships for current UMKC students.