As a UCM online student you are offered many student services to help guide you through your virtual classroom experiences.
Office of Extended Studies
If you have any questions regarding online courses, contact us by phone: 660-543-4984 or 877-729-8266 ext. 21 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also check us out on Facebook at UCM Online and Twitter at UCMOnline.
Admissions Undergraduate, Graduate, and International
Undergraduate admissions, contact them at 660-543-4290 or 877-729-8266 or email at email@example.com.
Graduate admissions, contact them at 660-543-4621 or 877-729-8266 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International admissions, contact them at 660-543-4195 or 877-729-8266 or email at email@example.com.
UCM students who are Open Option majors and/or interested in career exploration may contact them at 660-543-4721 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Having technical issues? Contact them at 660-543-4357 or email@example.com.
Your academic advisor will guide you through your program to make sure you meet your degree requirements. Call our online student services coordinator and advisor at 660-543-4984, 877-729-8266 ext. 21 or send a coordinator an email.
More than 85 percent of UCM students receive some type of federal, state, university or private aid. Scholarships, grants and low-interest loans can help you pay for your college expenses as you work to meet your educational goals. If you have questions or need clarification about any financial aid programs, procedures or policies, contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 660-543-8266 or 877-729-8266 ext. 4 or by email.
As a UCM online student you belong to the area consortium, Kansas City's Regional Access Consortium for Higher Education. KC REACHE links area college and university resources, providing tailored student services for distance students. Reciprocal agreements exist for library and testing services through the KC REACHE program.
James C. Kirkpatrick Library
As a distance learning student, the JCKL website provides educational resources, borrowing procedures, databases, interlibrary loans, tutorials for library services and more. Marian Davis, distance learning librarian, can be reached at 660-543-8850, by AIM, Yahoo and MSN "buddy name" JCKLMarian or by email.
Office of Military and Veterans Services
UCM's Office of Military and Veterans Services is committed to serving military students by addressing concerns and issues within education, healthcare and job placement. Located in Elliott Union 117, the office serves as a gathering place for active-duty and military veteran students. It's equipped with computers, study space and a meeting/lounge area for your convenience. Also located in this facility are the offices of its director, coordinator, Veterans Affairs certifying official and veteran center counselor.
MyCentral is where you will enroll, add or drop courses, access grades, pay your bill, order textbooks, as well as access Blackboard, the student email system, and other valuable resources.
Student ID Card
You may request an identification card without a photo by emailing the Extended Studies office.
You can order your books directly from the University Store by going through your MyCentral account (please note that you will incur shipping charges). Once at our MyCentral page, choose the Student Services tab under UCM registration. Select your term and then select your textbooks.