Honors College Student Spotlight: Mariah Buettner

Honors College Student Assistant, Mariah Buettner, joined the team during the 2017-2018 school year. Read on to learn more about Mariah!

1. What is your role in the HC?

     I am one of the Honors College student assistants.

2. How do you serve as a resource to students?

I do my best to provide students with up-to-date information on events that the Honors College is involved in. I also answer any questions that students may have to the best of my ability through email, over the phone, or in person.

3. How has being in the HC impacted your undergraduate experience?

Being a member of the Honors College has helped me make meaningful connections with faculty members who have assisted me with my academic career countless times. It has also provided me with a way to push myself academically to ensure I am getting the most that I can out of my education.

4. What are you studying?

Music therapy!


Register for the Honors College Visit Day!

Spend a day exploring UMKC’s campus and the Honors College! The Honors College Visit Day will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Your day will include opportunities to learn about the Honors College experience, discuss your academic interests with a UMKC representative, learn about the UMKC and Honors College admission process, and hear about the latest scholarships and financial aid available to you.

You will take a tour of campus, meet with current honors students, shadow an honors course, and eat lunch in the UMKC Student Union.


  • 10:30a.m. – Welcome to the Honors College
  • 11:00a.m. – UMKC Admissions
  • 11:45a.m. – Have lunch with honors students, faculty, and staff
  • 1:00p.m. – Shadow an honors course
  • 2:30p.m. – Attend your academic appointment
  • 3:30p.m. – Take an optional campus tour

Register here to reserve your spot!