Students

We have incredible students at the School of Dentistry and our goal is to partner with them and provide resources as they complete our programs and pursue their dreams.

Quick Resources
Student Tools
Student Wellness & Support
  • The SOD Academic Support and Coaching Coordinator is available to discuss success plans, personal and academic struggles, general concerns, school policies, absences, life-balance, organization strategies, time-management, accommodations, and serve as a liaison to other support services available to students.  Contact (name, credentials, contact)
  • UMKC Counseling Services is a comprehensive mental health resource for all students providing individual counseling (in-person or tele-counseling), group counseling, relationship counseling, crisis intervention, psychological assessment, substance abuse prevention, outreach & consultation services, and referral services. The Initial consultation and first eight counseling sessions are FREE and then a minimal fee per session following.  Group counseling and workshops are FREE and UNLIMITED.  Emergency intake appointments are available every day at 10am and 2pm (please call first).
  • Mental Health Student Wellness Resource Guide
  • UMKC Mental Health Resources
  • Nationwide 24-hour Resources
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • National Crisis Text Line: 741-741
  • The American Student Dental Association provides resources and support for student wellness. Contact the UMKC SOD chapter and “Wellness Coordinator” for more details.  Stay connected through Instagram UMKC_ASDA or Facebook @UMKCASDA.
  • UMKC Student Health and Wellness Center
  • UMKC Campus Recreation
  • Kangaroo Food Pantry
Problem Resolution
  • We understand academic and personal problems will arise during a student’s program. Contact these School of Dentistry staff and faculty as resources with academic problems, time management, leaves of absence, difficult relationships, leaves of absence, emergency financial concerns, conduct violations, discrimination, safety, and other matters that may arise.
Financial Resources, Planning, & Scholarships

1418 Health Sciences Building
2464 Charlotte
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-235-6783
finaidhospitalhill@umkc.edu

Helpful Phone Numbers
      • Emergency/Code Blue 816-235-4444
      • Security Officer 816-235-1919
      • UMKC Police 816-235-1515
      • Switchboard Operator 816-235-2100 ext. 0
      • Office of Student Programs 816-235-2080
      • Biomedical Communications (BMC) 816-235-2108 or 816-235-2096
      • Team 1 Clerk 816-235-6224; Office 816-235-2148
      • Team 2 Clerk 816-235-6225; Office 816-235-2125
      • Team 3 Clerk 816-235-6226; Office 816-235-2161