New Graduate Student Next Steps

Congratulations on your admission to the UMKC Bloch School of Management! We are thrilled you have chosen to pursue your graduate business education with us. To ensure you are set up for success as you begin the program, please review the following items. As always, your Graduate Programs Office is available for any questions that come up. Welcome to the Bloch family!


Our academic advisors are here to help you plan your program of study and register for upcoming coursework. As a new student, you will need to meet with your advisor prior to your starting semester. For more details on advising, visit our Bloch advising page.

If you are pursuing the following degrees – MBA, M.P.A., M.S.A., M.S.E.R.E. or M.S.F. and have a last name that begins with the letters A-K, Olivia Miller is your advisor. Olivia can be reached at 816-235-5126 or

If you are pursuing the following degrees – MBA, M.P.A., M.S.A., M.S.E.R.E. or M.S.F. and have a last name that begins with the letters L-Z, Barb Domke is your advisor. Barb Can be reached at 816-235-2218 or


Canvas is our online, learning management system where you can find all your course content provided by faculty. As a new student, you will need to complete the Technology Support Orientation Quiz. To do this, log-on to Canvas using your student single sign on (SSO). Click the PMBA template and locate the Technology Support Orientation Quiz in the Course Overview.\\

Getting Your Roo Card

Once you have successfully registered for classes, you are eligible to receive a Roo Card – your UMKC Student ID. Request your UMKC Roo Card on our website.

Making  Tuition Payments

Stay up to date with tuition payments by viewing the payment deadlines on the Cashier’s Office website. Tuition payments can be made online through TouchNet for Students.


If you wish to purchase a parking pass for access to student parking lots on campus, visit the Parking and Transportation website. There you will find information on cost, valid parking areas, and more.

Registering for Courses

After meeting with your advisor as a new student, you are able to register for courses in Pathway by logging-on with your student SSO. In Pathway you can also update your information, check your upcoming class schedule, and view your final grades.

Staying On Schedule

Throughout your time as a Bloch School Graduate Student, it is important to stay up to date with the academic calendar to remain aware of semester and enrollment timelines. The academic calendar can be found at the Office of Registration and Records website.

Studying Abroad

Interested in a study abroad opportunity? Our study abroad programs are one week in length to best fit your life. Learn more on the Bloch Study Abroad page.