The School of Education Student Government strives to expand the students' academic concerns and abilities, promote students' involvement in the School of Education and the University, act on all matters concerning students' welfare, aid faculty and students in cooperative work and promote a professional attitude and feeling of responsibility. Community service is also a regular part of the activity of the SOESG. The organization meets on a regular basis and welcomes all students' attendance and participation.

The American Psychological Association -- Student Affiliate Group encourages professional development within the field of counseling psychology. It also serves as a meeting time for the members to discuss issues and concerns of the counseling psychology doctoral program. It encourages students to organize educational, social and fund raising events, and to act as a liaison with the counseling psychology faculty and the UMKC community.

The Master's of Counseling Student Organization (MCSA) is the organization for students pursuing their Master's in Counseling and Guidance. It serves as a source of support and advocacy for students enrolled in the program. In addition to seminars and social events, MCSA has a student mentorship program. For more information, contact your MCSA officers or the division Administrative Assistant at (816) 235-2722.

The Higher Education Student Association (HESA) is a student-run organization founded to further the understanding of the purpose and practices of higher education.  HESA's purpose is to serve the specific and current needs of students enrolled in or interested in the Higher Education Administration program at UMKC.  The goals of the organization are to:

  • Create a community among higher education administration students, faculty, and alumni
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on current issues in higher education
  • Offer professional experiences in conference participation, planning and organization
  • Network with other Higher Education Student associations
  • Assist in the professional advancement of members