Frequently asked questions
Is a wireless network available?
Yes. The UMKCWPA network is secure and encrypted. Connect using your SSO (first part of your email) and password. Setup instructions are available here.
How do I activate my UMKC email account?
Instructions are available here.
How much storage space do I have?
You have 10 GB of storage and can send individual emails with up to a 20 MB attachment.
Does the law school have a computer lab?
The law school has as 13-seat lab for law students. The lab is open during the same hours as the law library, and printing is available. There are also multiple computer labs on campus.
How do I log in to a lab computer?
You can log on to a lab computer by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del at the same time. Enter your SSO for the username and password.
May I lock my lab workstation?
You should never lock your workstation. If you do, a computer administrator will log you off and you will lose unsaved information. If you are going to be away from your computer, please log off.
May I store my files on lab computers?
Files cannot be stored on the local hard drive. Your personal Documents, Desktop and Favorites folders are redirected to your network Q: drive. Your files will be available to you when you are logged into any lab computer on campus.
When opening a file from your webmail, the file is opened in a temporary
folder on the hard drive. If you make any changes to the file, it is very
important to choose a new location to save the file.
Is a scanner available for student use?
Two Bookeye 4 document scanners are available, one on the ground floor outside the Laptop Clinic and one on the first floor across from the Circulation Desk. A Bookedge scanner is located in the library on the second floor. These machines more easily scan books and other material not suitable for standard flatbed and document-feed scanners. A flatbed scanner with document feeder is available in the ERC located on the first floor.
How do I change my UMKC SSO password?
You are required to change your Pathway password every 180 days and are restricted from re-using your previous 24 passwords. You change your password here.
How do I get a CALI login?
The CALI Library of Lessons is a collection of over 400 interactive, computer-based lessons covering 28 legal education subject areas. Access to CALI lessons requires registration, which is free for law school faculty, staff and students. A CALI card with the authorization code was included in your welcome package. CALI cards are also always available on the ERC front counter or in office 1-112.
Can I take exams using my laptop?
The law school uses ExamSoft’s SofTest for exams available for both Windows and Macs. A $25 charge is paid directly to ExamSoft before downloading the software. A 1L clinic will be available in the fall for those expecting to use the software.