New Faculty Orientation

Welcome to UMKC! Here you will find information about new faculty orientation and registration, as well as other university resources to help ease your transition into UMKC life.

2022 New Faculty Orientation Schedule

August 2

9–9:10am Welcome
New Faculty Checklist
Preparing to teach at UMKC - Canvas introduction and classroom technologies
10:45–11am           Q and A and wrap-up


August 16

9:00 - 10:00am

Welcome and Introductions

Getting to know each other

10:00 - 11:00am

Overview of the University, leadership and structure

Faculty related policies and procedures

11:00am - 12:00pm

Provost Lundgren Welcome

UMKC Mission and faculty expectations

12:00 - 1:00pm

Lunch with the Provost

1:00 - 2:00pm

Supporting Student Success:  Tour of the residence halls

2:00 - 3:00pm

Supporting Student Success: UMKC's Culture of Care

3:00 - 3:30pm

Teaching at UMKC

3:30 - 4:00pm

Launching your research career at UMKC

4:00 - 4:30pm

Overview of the year-long "Get Launched Series"

Q&A and Wrap-Up


Reception and Dinner with Chancellor Agrawal and Provost Lundgren


Benefits and HR Information

You are encouraged to complete your employment paperwork before attending New Faculty Orientation. You should receive a request to complete employment onboarding by email with the subject “Welcome to the University of Missouri!”

If you do not receive this email within five days of the completion of your criminal background check, please follow up with your department’s Human Resources Facilitator (HRF). 

Once you complete the electronic paperwork and supply us with all requested supporting documentation, the process to create your employment record will begin. You will not be able to access UMKC webmail, One Canvas or other online tools necessary to establish your teaching and research programs until Human Resources receives your completed employment forms and supporting documentation.

New Employee Orientation

You must attend one of these sessions (no RSVP required)

September 6, 2022


October 3, 2022