Frequently Asked Questions for COM 2026 Students

Is there a dress code for orientation activities?

The suggested dress for KCU’s Orientation will be business casual unless otherwise noted. Please be aware on KCU’s WE CARE Day, you should wear clothing you would feel comfortable volunteering in and would be okay with getting dirty.

When will we receive our white coats?

Students will receive their white coats during Orientation.

Where can I find the 2022-2023 academic calendar?

A detailed, daily schedule for the academic year has not yet been released.
Session start and end dates are available here.
You can find your global block schedule here.
More details will be made available during Med School 101.

Does the University provide a health insurance plan for students?

Yes, more information will be released closer to Orientation.

How do I enroll in the KCU Student Health Insurance Plan?

More information will be released closer to Orientation.

When will the KCU Student Health Insurance Plan take effect?

More information will be released closer to Orientation.

What if my question was not answered here?

Please email stuservices@kansascity.edu or joplinstuservices@kansascity.edu for further assistance.