KCU-Kansas City Biomedical Sciences Orientation

Greetings, Class of 2025!

We hope this message finds you well and you are looking forward to starting your coursework at Kansas City University. We are excited to welcome you to KCU and look forward to connecting on Tuesday, July 27 through Friday, July 30 for Orientation.

Your Orientation Schedule

Before your classes begin, KCU will provide you with four days of Orientation activities. Orientation will begin Tuesday, July 27 and continue through Friday, July 30. Orientation is an in-person experience designed to will prepare you for success in graduate school, help acclimate you to the KCU family and your new community, and introduce you to new classmates, faculty and staff who will serve as your support system.  

Additional asynchronous content will be published in the COB Orientation course on Canvas, which will be made available to you in the coming weeks.

View the Orientation schedule. Although we hope this provides you with a better idea of what to expect, please be aware that the schedule remains subject to change. Any changes will be communicated to you promptly. Participation in all Orientation activities is required.

Attire for COB Orientation is as follows:

Tuesday, July 27: Business casual

Wednesday, July 28: Alma Mater Day – Wear something that represents your alma mater and casual bottoms.

Thursday, July 29: Business casual

Friday, July 30: WE CARE Day – Wear the WE CARE shirt that will be provided to you during orientation and bottoms that are cool and breathable. Closed-toe shoes are also required.

Account Activation

You should be receiving an account activation e-mail soon, if you have not already. Once you activate your KCU account, you will be able to log in to KCU systems and the Single Sign On (SSO) portal. Be sure to open Canvas and look for the “Getting Started with I.T.” course. Please complete as much of this course as possible prior to July 27. You should be able to complete all modules except for “Your KCU iPad.” 

Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at stuservices@kansascity.edu.

Sincerely,

KCU Student Affairs