Once you’ve been admitted to the university, we want to make your transition to an official UCM student is as smooth as possible. International students should read this page and also explore our international pages for other important information. Please feel free to print this page for your convenience.
Meeting with your program advisor is an excellent way to ensure that your program of study best fits your needs at UCM. You may set up a campus tour and meeting with your department here. Visiting campus is optional but highly recommended.
If you are seeking federal loans, complete a FAFSA form by March 1 for priority consideration. Apply for a Graduate Assistantship. Review the information about seeking funding from the UCM Student Financial Aid Office.
If you are relocating to UCM, we suggest that you begin looking for a place to live
as soon as possible. Since most housing units are filled prior to August each year,
it is best to begin looking in May or June. Find out more information about on campus
living options or check local listings for the Warrensburg area.
As a UCM student, you will be using the online My Central for several important functions. Enrolling in classes, checking your grades, and paying your bill are examples of what you can do online with your student account.
How do I get to MyCentral?
1) The direct link is https://mycentral.ucmo.edu/
2) You may also go to MyCentral by going to UCM’s homepage and clicking on the link at the top of the page that says "Current Students."
What do I need to log on to MyCentral?
In order to log on to MyCentral you need a Student Number and a Password.
1) Student Number
Enter your student number on the MyCentral login as a nine-digit number without any dashes or spaces (700xxxxxx).
Once students are assigned a student number, an email will be generated with a link to retrieve your password.
Blackboard is an online service instructors use to supplement learning and conduct online classes. Blackboard has a variety of functions such as hosting group discussions, submitting papers, and taking online quizzes or tests, each course utilizes these functions differently.
Your student ID card can be used for meal plans, checking out library books, charging books from the university store, and more. You can get you card as soon as you are enrolled as a student. You may pick up your student ID card at Elliot Union 207A.