School of Law Administrative Rules

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather and a determination by the University that classes are to be cancelled and/or closed, the University will provide for immediate distribution of information through UMKC Alert!, the University's mass notification system program, including: text messaging, personal and UMKC voice mail, personal and UMKC email, and pagers; mass email/voicemail notice to UMKC Everyone (faculty, staff & students); and postings on UMKC home page (, Law School Intranet a/k/a the Rooniverse (; and UMKCAlert! ( Faculty/staff and students can opt to have the emergency notification, which includes school closing and class cancellations sent by text or voice mail to their personal phones. The link to the emergency notification FAQ page is

Alcoholic Beverages

It is a violation of University regulations to use, sell, purchase or serve alcoholic beverages on University property unless specifically approved by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

Student groups desiring approval must request the approval at least two weeks prior to the date of the intended use. Request forms are available on the All Organizations Council Site on the Law School Intranet a/k/a RooLaw (


The parking lot and driveway on the north side of the law building are for faculty and staff parking. Violators deprive faculty and staff of parking spots they pay for and violators will be ticketed and their vehicles may be towed or locked by a "boot."  Students must register their vehicles at UMKC Parking Operations and pay for a student parking permit. Student permits are valid only in student parking lots. Parking regulations are enforced Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. throughout the year, including the time between semesters.  The following link pertains to parking operations: