University of Missouri-Kansas City

Beginning April 1, 2014, faculty, staff and their families will have access to the Employee Assistance Program. UM System's Total Rewards and UMKC Human Resources have partnered with Saint Luke's LIFEWISE EAP to offer this benefit.

EAP is a confidential, short-term counseling and referral service staffed by professional counselors.

Saint Luke’s LIFEWISE™ EAP

(when calling, identify yourself as a UMKC employee)


(816) 931-3073

1 (800) 327-1223

Office Hours

8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. central time, Monday-Thursday

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. central time, Friday

Evening appointments available

Common Issues

When life gets complicated, EAP can help:

  • Family or relationship difficulties
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance Abuse
  • Work Concerns
  • Financial Issues

Your Benefit

As an employee or family member, you have access to:

  • 3 phone or in-person counseling sessions
  • 5,000+ online articles
  • 500 online videos

Visit to find articles, videos and other resources. You will need to use the username: UMKC and password: EAP.


EAP Stress Analysis Questionnaire – University of Missouri-Kansas City
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is concerned about the type and frequency of stressors that affect your ability to function.  Please take a few moments to complete this survey.  Responses are confidential and are only used for the purpose of planning and implementation of EAP activities.  Completion of this survey is voluntary.  Thank you.

Reviewed 2014-03-31.