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About the Office of Academic and Student Affairs

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) Office of Academic and Student Affairs team is dedicated to serving students, postdocs, faculty, staff and the medical center's international population in support of academic and research pursuits. Our goal is to enable their success in supporting the academic mission of the university.

Office of Academic and Student Affairs

The KUMC Office of Academic and Student Affairs is led Robert M. Klein, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. Dr. Klein acts as the chief academic officer for the medical center academic community by providing leadership and guidance for academic units in our three schools: medicine, nursing and health professions. View the organizational chart for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs.

Services offered by Divisions within the Office of Academic and Student Affairs and Services

Career & Professional Affairs

Faculty Affairs
faculty governance
promotion and tenure
sabbatical leave
retirement verification

Career Development
leadership series
interprofessional development workshops

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career development
non-research-related training
social events

Graduate Studies
awards and fellowships
research and teaching
assistant appointments

Career and Professional Development

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
first year core curriculum for PhD graduate students interested in becoming biomedical researchers

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Academic Accommodations
disability qualifications

Financial Aid
Federal Student Aid grants, loans, scholarships

admissions, course scheduling, diplomas, enrollment, transcripts, tuition & fees

Student Health
health clinic, health requirements,immunizations

Student Life
leadership, personal and professional development, student organizations

Student Ombudsman

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Inbound programs
assist internationals on KUMC campus

Outbound programs
international experience assistance

Cultural events & programs
intercultural opportunities

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Fitness facility

educational workshops
group fitness
intramural sports
personal training
recreation programs
wellness services

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crisis intervention
psychological services for
personal issues
psychiatric services

Educational Support
educational support with
learning specialists
writing consults and
skills development

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Last modified: Sep 24, 2020