College of
Arts and Sciences

CAS Life Coach

The College of Arts and Sciences life coach is here to support you in a confidential, judgment-free zone as you work toward your academic goals.

Juggling school and life responsibilities can often seem overwhelming. The life coach can help you overcome obstacles by working with you to find solutions to the challenges you face both in and out of school and connecting you with other helpful resources.

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The life coach can help with these issues:

  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Guidance with conflict resolution
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
    • Tutoring
    • Counseling
    • Health care services
    • Social services
    • Substance abuse treatment and recovery support
    • Accessibility services

 Schedule an Appointment

  1. Log into Canvas
  2. Click on the “Help” icon on the left
  3. Click on “UMKC Connect”
  4. Select “My Success Network”
  5. Locate the Life Coach (Early Alert Advisor) to view availability

Office hours

Monday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.–12 p.m. (Zoom only)

Meet the Life Coach

Carline Bruton

CAS Life Coach
Email: aslifecoach@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1446