Admissions Events

Whether you’re near or far, the best way to get to know KCAI is to look around. Let us show you what we’re made of. Throughout the year we offer several full and half-day events and we hope to see you on campus soon!

We also have several ongoing opportunities for you to experience KCAI such as tours and information sessions, counselor meetings, transfer meetings and portfolio reviews. Learn more by visiting our Plan Your Visit page.

FALL + WINTER EVENTS

Join us for one or more of the following options:

Tours & Information Sessions, Counselor Meetings, Transfer Meetings and Portfolio Reviews

Find out more

 

Imagine KCAI: A Virtual Event Series

Oct 26-29 | session times vary
Over the course of four days, our virtual event series, for seniors, transfers and their families, will offer in-depth presentations from our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. These online sessions will look at KCAI’s opportunities both during college and after graduation. Sessions will also include guidance on the application and financial aid process. Each event is free, and you may attend as many virtual presentations as you would like.
Register Now.

FAFSA Workshop

Tuesday, Nov 10 | 6 p.m. Central
Thursday, Dec 3 | 5:30 p.m. Central*
Tuesday, Jan 26 | 6 p.m. Central
Tuesday, Mar 2 | 6 p.m. Central
*Please note that the event on December 3 follows our (4pm central) Information Session, consider registering for both events.
Register Now.


SPRING EVENTS

Join us for one or more of the following options:

Tours & Information Sessions, Counselor Meetings, Transfer Meetings and Portfolio Reviews

Find out more

Accepted Student Day:

Please check back in December for information and registration for our spring lineup!


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO MAKE YOUR VISIT TO KCAI A SUCCESS

Campus Map

Special Accommodations
Our campus tours require extensive walking and navigation of hills and stairs, so please contact us ahead of time if anyone in your party has difficulty with mobility. We strive to make your visit enjoyable and can make accommodations with proper notification. You may call 800-522-5224 or e-mail us at admiss@kcai.edu with your requests. Handicap parking available on campus and with 24-hour advance notice we can be sure to reserve a spot.

Campus Closings
When our campus is closed due to severe weather or holidays, our tours and information sessions are canceled. You will find information about campus closings on our homepage or by calling the automated line at 800.522.5224.

Parking on Campus
Visitor parking is limited. You may access the visitor lot by taking an immediate left upon entering campus at 4415 Warwick Blvd. These spots are complimentary and first-come, first-serve. Handicap accessible parking can be reserved with 24 hours advance notice..

Additional parking may be available at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art garage during the times listed below. Please use the KCAI campus map for parking information.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art garage (covered) – $12/day
Mon: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thurs: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

YOU WILL STAY COMFORTABLY AT ANY OF THE NEARBY HOTELS LISTED BELOW

KANSAS CITY MARRIOTT ON THE PLAZA
800-810-3708 | 816-531-3000
4445 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Located 2 blocks from KCAI
EMBASSY SUITES
800-362-2779 | 816-756-1720
220 West 43rd St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Located about 1 mile north and west of KCAI
BEST WESTERN SEVILLE PLAZA
866-447-5292 | 816-561-9600
4309 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Located about 4 blocks from KCAI