Disability Services and Academic Support

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 Leadership Team Advisor
  • Student Organizations
  • 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 


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