Suggestion Box

Suggestion Responses

  • Second floor computer lab needs monitoring and reference assistance available

    We've shared your thoughts with UMKC IS staff who supervise this lab. They are working on addressing it and will be reminding their student assistants to direct students to library staff for questions about the library's resources. You can also obtain library help and reference assistance through our chat and email services, available at the bottom of all of the library's web pages.


  • Please install a coffee vending machine

    Coffee is definitely an important aspect of our study environment, and we keep experimenting with different ways to get you your caffeine. Coffee vending machines tend to produce some pretty gross sludge, so we've switched them out in favor of a Keurig. You'll need to provide your own cup (as a part of our sustainability initiative), but you can get the coffee in the vending machines on both the ground floor of the library, and the third floor of the Learning Center. The brewer is on the first floor. Yeah, we know it's a bit of walking - maybe the exercise will help boost your energy?

  • Overly fragrant soap

    Thank you for taking the time to share your suggestion with us. The soap and dispensers are actually provided by a company that contracts with campus facilities for all restrooms on campus, so we have passed your suggestion on to campus facilities.


  • Gum, candy, mints

    We recently received a pretty simple suggestion in the first floor box - "Gum, candy, mints." We took a guess at what you were requesting, and sent it along the vending company to see if they could add it to the vending machine - and they have! You can now find your gum in the ground floor vending machine. Enjoy!