At UMKC, we’re committed to making your transition as smooth as possible. We value each and every one of our students, no matter when they decide to begin their journey with us.

Incoming Student Transfer Checklist

As a transfer student, there are several steps to take before and during your journey at UMKC, and we’re here to help along the way. Here is a checklist with everything you need to ensure your future as a Roo.

Visit Campus

See for yourself what the UMKC School of Education has to offer by scheduling a weekday campus visit or attending a Preview Day.

Schedule a visit



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Check Admissions Requirements

Learn more about admissions requirements such as GPA, required testing and what classes you would need to take to fulfill your specific academic program.

Learn more



Apply to UMKC

Once you’ve seen what UMKC has to offer, now is the time to apply! If you can see yourself as a Roo even before you visit campus, send your application our way.

Don’t forget: Transfer students must submit official college transcripts from all colleges and universities where coursework was attempted and/or completed.

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Attend Transfer Student Orientation

After you’re admitted to UMKC, it’s time to register and attend orientation to really get a sense of what life as a Roo is like. During orientation, you’ll become more familiar with the campus, register for classes, and get any questions you may have answered.

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Complete Your FAFSA

Apply for federal aid and grants through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

UMKC school code: 002518
UMKC priority deadling: March 1

Apply for aid



Get Involved

With more than 300 student organizations, UMKC offers endless opportunities to get involved on campus. School of Education students also have the chance to get involved in the SOE Student Government or Student Ambassadors.

Get involved





If you still have questions about transfer student requirements or want more information about how to make UMKC your new home away from home, give us a call or send us an email. We’re ready to help.

Call: 816-235-2234