Disability Services and Academic Support

  • Academic assistance
  • ESL services
  • Submit documentation of a disability, and to arrange classroom and exam accommodations
  • Submit documentation of a chronic illness that may affect the student academically
  • Submit documentation of absences in situations where an exam, critique or deadline was missed
  • Discuss the possibility of petitioning for an incomplete
Phone: 816-802-3440

Office of Academic Advising & Career Services (AACS)

(Located on the 1st floor of Mineral Hall)

  • Academic and Career Advising (academic and career planning, degree audits)
  • Professional Development/Career Resources
  • Educational Opportunities (KCASE, Transfer Credit Hours, Major Studio+ and Directed Studies ... students will submit completed KCASE, Major Studio+ and Directed Study paperwork directly to the Registrar to have their schedules updated)
  • BFA application Process and conferring BFA degree
  • Degree audits
  • Academic schedule planning

Phone: 816-802-3340


  • Work with prospective students and their families
  • Process applications for admissions
  • Conduct tours of campus
  • Visit high schools and community colleges to do presentations for art classes
  • Oversee Portfolio reviews for prospective students

Phone: 816-802-3560

Business Office

  • Process Invoices (run all charges; issue statements)
    (students & families may access student account information 24/7 through MyKCAI)
  • Submit for payments from Vocational Rehabilitation, State Pre-Pay plans, etc.
  • Collect all tuition and fees/fines (Library, Security, departmental, etc .... )
  • Post on-line, lockbox, wired and TMS payments to student tuition accounts
  • Perkins Loans
  • Approve for studies abroad
  • Approval for ID activation
  • Apply and monitor BO holds

Phone: 816-802-3500

Financial Aid

  • Loans- student; parent
  • Work-study
  • General Financial Aid Information
  • VA certification
  • Scholarships & Grants

Phone: 816-802-3337

Student Affairs

(Located on the 1st floor of Mineral Hall)

  • Counseling Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Food Service Management
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Living Center- On Campus Housing Management
  • Housing Contracts
  • Parents day activities
  • New Student Orientation
  • Campus Activities
  • Student Guild
  • Summer Residency Programs
  • Student Art Gallery Activities
  • Graduation activities

Phone: 816-802-3397 or 816-802-3419

Registrar's Office

  • Course registration
  • Academic policies and processes
  • Course and college withdrawal
  • Internships
  • Study abroad and other off-campus study options
  • International student support
  • Enrollment Verfication
  • Update student information - address, preferred name, etc.
  • Degree verification
  • Compliance
  • Veteran's benefits
Phone: 816-802-3569


  • ID/Access Card Activation
  • Parking Tickets
  • Issues ID Cards
  • Lost and Found
  • Accident Reports
  • Incident Reports
  • Escort students
  • Vehicle jump-starts & unlocks

Available 24/7 for calls of service

Phone 816-931-6666

Campus Technology

(Located on the second floor of Mineral Hall)

CT can help with the following:

  • KCAI accounts and passwords
  • Access to KCAI software (Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office)
  • Lab computers
  • KCAI owned faculty and staff computers
  • Gmail, GSuite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.), Google Calendars, Google Classroom
  • MyKCAI and Jenzabar 

Phone: 816-802-3502

More information is available here:

Jannes Library

(Located at 4538 Warwick Blvd.)

The Jannes Library offers access to Books, eBooks, Online Resources, Streaming Video, Assistance with Research, and more.

The 3rd floor houses a computer lab for classroom and student use.

Phone: 816-802-3390


Print Output Center

(located in the basement of the SLC)

  • archival inkjet and laserjet copies
  • vinyl decals
  • zines
  • postcards and business cards
  • brochures

online order form:

Phone: 816-802-3336

David T. Beals III Studios for Art and Design
KCAI's digital fabrication studio and laboratory.
  • Computer-aided design and drafting
  • 3D printing
  • Laser engraving and cutting
  • CNC
  • Digital loom

Media Center
KCAI's centralized audiovisual checkout and support location. Situated on the 2nd floor of the East Building. 
  • Checkout of audiovisual equipment
  • Support for checkout-equipment related issues or questions
  • Support for all audiovisual equipment installed across campus
Phone: 816-802-3596, 816-802-3478, 816-802-3334

KCAI Art Store

(Located on the basement floor, Student Living Center)

The Art Store sells:

  • KCAI Apparel
  • Art supplies
  • Office and dorm supplies
  • Hardware
  • Snacks
Phone: 816-802-3349


(Basement Floor, Student Living Center)

Offering full mail services including sending and receiving mail and packages.

Phone: 816-802-3349

More information is available here: