Volunteer

At UMKC, volunteers give of their time and expertise on alumni committees, advisory boards and friends organizations. They mentor our students, advise our deans and help us grow. Each year around 2,000 volunteers donate more than 140,000 hours of their time.

UMKC is proud to have more than 60 constituent organizations working on its behalf. If you have an interest in serving on an advisory board, joining a committee or volunteering in support of an academic unit, contact us at alumni@umkc.edu or at 816-235-1563 and our staff will be happy to match you to a meaningful volunteer opportunity at UMKC.

Featured Opportunities


Multicultural Activities

The alumni Multicultural and Community Affairs (MCA) Committee meets six times a year and creates and participates in UMKC functions with a goal to support multicultural students and alumni. (click for information)

Pizza Night

Hosted by the UMKC Alumni Governing Board, Student Pizza Night takes place during the fall semester.  Alumni serve pizza to, support and get to know students in the Oak Place, Johnson and Hospital Hill Residence Halls.

For more information, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@umkc.edu

School Based Opportunities

College of Arts & Sciences

  • A&S Alumni Board
  • Commencement (May and December)
  • Service Day

Contact Karen English: englishk@umkc.edu

School of Biological Sciences

  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact the Alumni Office: alumni@umkc.edu

Henry W. Bloch School of Management

  • Bloch Alumni Board
  • Bloch Alumni Recruiters(click to learn more)
  • EOY (Entrepreneur of the Year) Awards Dinner - Fall
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Jana Boschert: boschertj@umkc.edu

School of Computing and Engineering

  • Alumni Board
  • SCE Golf Tournament
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Kaity Woody: zayk@umkc.edu

Conservatory

  • Conservatory Alumni Board
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Tamara Morris: morristam@umkc.edu

School of Dentistry

  • Dental Alumni Board
  • Dental Conference - Spring
  • Dental Golf Tournament - Early Summer
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Becky Higgins: higginsre@umkc.edu

School of Education

  • Education Alumni Board
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Tamara Morris: morristam@umkc.edu

School of Law

  • Law Alumni Board
  • The Big Event - Beginning of the Year
  • Pat Kelly Poker Tournament - Early Fall
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Cary Powers: powerscl@umkc.edu

School of Medicine

  • Medicine Alumni Board
  • Medicine Alumni Reunion - Spring
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact the Alumni Office: alumni@umkc.edu

School of Nursing and Health Studies

  • Nursing Alumni Board
  • Annual Night at Kauffman - Spring
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact the Alumni Office: alumni@umkc.edu

School of Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Alumni Ambassadors(click to learn more)
  • Pharmacy Alumni Board
  • Pharmacy Golf Tournament - Early Summer
  • Pharmacy Reunion
  • Commencement (May and December)

Contact Jana Boschert: boschertj@umkc.edu




Additional opportunities are also advertised via our electronic alumni newsletter eRoos and via email, depending on need and time restraints.