Academic Support and Disabilities Services

  • 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

• 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


  • Assists with questions and problems regarding enrollment and registration
  • Assistance with policies and procedures related to registration and enrollment
  • Assistance with petitions and change in enrollment (withdrawing from classes and /or KCAI)
  • Transcript transcripts
  • Verification of enrollment
  • Update student information - address, preferred name, etc.
Phone: 816-802-3569


• ID/Access Card Activation
• Parking Tickets
• Issues ID Cards
• Lost and Found
• Accident Reports
• Incident Reports
• Escort students
• Vehicle jumpstarts & unlocks
• Available 24/7 for calls of service
Phone 816-931-6666