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Institute for Rural Emergency Management

Humphreys Building 201D
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4971


Current Students

Welcome to the Crisis and Disaster Management program!

See below for information and links to help you on your way. And, please don't hesitate to contact Dianna Bryant with any questions.

CDM Textbook List - Spring 2014:
Please use this link for detailed information about the textbooks for the Crisis and Disaster Management Program.

CDM Course Descriptions:
Please visit this page for detailed information about the courses in the Crisis and Disaster Management Program.

Recently admitted to UCM?
Please visit this site for transfer students to ensure that you’re ready to go! And, check out the Transfer and New Adult Orientation Handbook for tons of useful info.

Getting Started Online?
Please visit this site to get started with your online education! And, check out the Online Distance Learning Orientation.

Need a UCM ID?
On-campus students:
Visit Union 207A (just behind US Bank) Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Distance students:
Send an email request from your UCM email account to In the subject line of the email put ID request, and in the body of the email include your name, 700# and mailing address. Once your information is verified, the ID will be created and then mailed to you.

UCM Student IDs are free the first time; replacement cost is $20.

Are you an active duty member or Veteran of the United States Military?
The University of Central Missouri has established the Office of Military and Veteran Services. Please click here to view their services.

Do you know about the General Education Assessment (GEA) Exam?
If you have more than 45 hours you need to make plans to take the GEA exam.

On-campus Students:
Log in to MyCentral; under the Student Services Tab click Register for a Test located on the bottom right under Testing Service Calendar. If you have trouble call Testing Services at 660-543-4919.

Distance Students:
If you need to arrange to take the GEA exam off campus, contact Testing Services at 660-543-4919 for help in getting the test delivered at another location.

Resources for online students:

Technology Support Center (660-543-4357) or download their informational handout.

Student Financial Services (or 660-543-8266)

Online Bookstore
Books can be ordered and shipped directly to your home.

Online Writing Assistance

Online Counseling Services

Once you’re logged on to Blackboard, check out the "Page for CDM Majors" for helpful information.

Join “UCM CDM Alumni and Alumni in training” for updates, networking and other opportunities.