Celebrate with us at UMKC Founders' Week, September 30 through October 8! Built around the university's founding on October 1, events throughout the week bring together students, alumni, and the campus and Kansas City communities. Check out the 2017 events schedule below - there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Founders' Week T-Shirt

Purchase your Founders' Week t-shirt in-store at the UMKC Bookstore or online. Only $9.99 and proceeds support the UMKC Alumni Association.


Throughout Entire Founders' Week
KC Repertory Theatre | Alumni receive 20% off tickets to Between the Lines (on shows between Sept. 24-Oct. 1). Call KC Rep Box Office at 816-235-2700 to redeem.
UMKC Theatre | Alumni and families receive $5 off tickets to Dog Sees God. Enter code FOUNDERS17 at checkout or call ticket office at 816-235-6222 to redeem.
Capturado: Faces of Cuba | Exhibit in Miller Nichols Library, Ground Floor
Making History: Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights | Exhibit in Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor

Saturday, September 30
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures | 10:30am or 1:00pm. Free guided tours for UMKC alumni and up to three accompanying family members. RSVP required.
Regalia Run Packet Pickup
| 11:30am-3:30pm
UMKC Kangaroo Pantry Food and Fund Drive | Bring protein items to the Regalia Run packet pickup Sept. 30 and race Oct. 1. Sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Board.

Sunday, October 1
UMKC Regalia Run 5K/10K and kids' Kangaroo Hop | 8:30am
Men's Soccer vs. Incarnate Wood | 1:00pm, Durwood Stadium

Wednesday, October 4
Bloch School of Management E-Scholars Alumni Panel
Conservatory Orchestra Concert
| 7:00pm, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Helzberg Hall

Thursday, October 5
LGBTQIA Ally Photo | 12:50pm, UMKC Student Union Stairs
School of Computing & Engineering Alumni Social Hour
| 5:00-7:00pm
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®
| Begins at 5:30pm at UMKC University Playhouse
So You Plan to Live Forever: How a Conversation Can Change a Family's Life | 6:00pm, Speaker: Linda D. Ward, Center for Practical Bioethics
School of Law Bryan Cave/Edward A. Smith Symposium: The Green Economy (Oct. 5-6)

Friday, October 6
BLUE ROO DAY | Show your UMKC pride and wear your Roo gear wherever you are! Click here to stock up on UMKC apparel.
Black Alumni Weekend
(Oct. 6-7)
Conservatory of Music & Dance Alumni Social | 5:00-7:00pm, The Black Dolphin
Women's Soccer vs. Utah Valley
| 7:30pm, Durwood Stadium
Women's Volleyball vs. Chicago State | 5:00pm

Saturday, October 7
School of Pharmacy Alumni Reunion
Celebration of Self: Women Creating Identity with Beads, Brushes & Dung
| 11:00am, Speaker: Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard

Sunday, October 8
Women's Soccer vs. Seattle University | 1:00pm, Durwood Stadium