Resource Guide

Academic Advising

University Advising Center (UAC)
Summerfield Hall, Room 315, 785-864-2834

The UAC empowers all students to take ownership of their education by providing personalized, comprehensive academic advising in a supportive environment.

Other Academic Departments

Schools and Departments:

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) Undergrad Services:
109 Strong Hall, 785-864-3500
CLAS Undergrad Services website

CLAS Grad Services:
102 Strong Hall, 785-864-4201
Graduate School website

Academic Support

Student Access Services, Academic Achievement & Access Center (AAAC):
22 Strong Hall, 785-864-4064,

The mission of Student Access Services is to facilitate appropriate resources, services and auxiliary aids to allow each qualified student with a disability to equitably access educational, social, and career opportunities at the University of Kansas.

TRIO Supportive Educational Services (SES):
7 Strong Hall, 785-864-5188,

Supportive Educational Services is a federally funded TRiO Program, known nationally as Student Support Services. Our goal is to assist eligible students to obtain their undergraduate degrees. All of our services are free and aimed at helping our participants be successful at The University of Kansas. You MUST apply and be accepted to the program.

KU Writing Center:
Anschutz Library — Room 424, 785-864-2399,

Writers need feedback, sounding boards, and other people to coach and guide them while they compose. That's where the KU Writing Center comes in. It's a place for productive talk about writing, with trained peer consultants to help you brainstorm, draft or edit your writing.


Lied Center:
1600 Stewart Drive, 785-864-3469

The Lied Center of Kansas is a major university presenter engaging audiences and artists through presentation, education, research and service.

University Theatre Box Office:
317 Murphy Hall, 785-864-3982;

At the University Theatre, we are proud to be an educational theatre dedicated to producing quality productions while nurturing our student actors, directors, and designers. Our on-going collaborations with campus departments and the Lawrence community continually stimulate discussion and encourage lively exchanges about the importance of creativity and the artistic process in our daily lives.

Student Union Activities (SUA):
Kansas Union, Rm. 427, 785-864-7469,

SUA's mission is to seek to enrich the college experience by providing diverse, interactive, educational programs and leadership opportunities to the KU community.

Student Involvment and Leadership Center:
400 Kansas Union, 785-864-4861,

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center serves the University of Kansas community as advocates, advisors, and educators for students and student organizations by providing various services, programs, and experiences to create and foster involvement and leadership opportunities that enhance professional, personal, and educational development in preparation to become contributing citizens of a diverse society.

Recreation Services:
1740 Watkins Center Drive, 785-864-3546,

KU Recreation Services provides University of Kansas students, faculty, and staff with a variety of resources for physical fitness, team, and individual sports, classes, and personal training. Our cutting edge indoor and outdoor facilities accommodate a broad range of athleticism -- from beginners looking to improve their health with low impact exercise to seasoned athletes aspiring to push their physical abilities to the next level.

Athletics Department Box Office:
1651 Naismith Drive, 1-800-34-HAWKS,
KU Athletics website


University Career Center:
Summerfiel Hall, Room 206, 785-864-3624,

The University Career Center (UCC) offers a wide range of quality services designed to support and challenge students at all points on the career development and implementation continuum. To guide students as they prepare for post-graduate career success, four separate yet interdependent functional service teams are in place—Career Education, Student Employment/Student Services, Career Networks and Administration

Kansas Job Link

KANSASWORKS — your best source for posting and finding jobs in the state of Kansas. Whether you're looking for that perfect job, that perfect employee or information on an industry or workforce, KANSASWORKS is for you.

Department of Human Resources:
101 Carruth-O'Leary, 785-864-4946
Department of Human Resources website

Institutional Opportunity & Access:
1082 Dole Human Development Center, 785-864-6414,
Institutional Opportunity & Access Office website

Child Care

Hilltop Child Development Center:
1652 Ousdahl Road, 785-864-4940,

Hilltop Child Development Center has been providing high quality care and education for young children on the KU campus since 1972. We are extremely proud of our reputation for providing warm, loving care for children while simultaneously offering a developmentally appropriate educational curriculum for every child.

Edna A. Hill Child Development Center:
1000 Sunnyside , (785) 864-3498,

Welcome! The Edna A. Hill Child Development Center, founded in 1943, is a distinguished early childhood program located on the University of Kansas campus and operated by the Department of Applied Behavioral Science. The Center is comprised of the Sunnyside Infant-Toddler and Educare Preschool programs and fulfills a mission of teacher training, research and service.

KU Child & Family Services Clinic:
KU Child and Family Services website, 2021 Dole, 785-864-4416

Douglas County Child Development:
1525 West 6th Street, Suite A, Lawrence, KS 66049, 785-842-9679

DCCDA is a non-profit membership and service organization committed to developing programs to support early childhood care and education in Douglas County, Kansas.

Commuting to KU

KU Parking & Transit Office:
Allen Fieldhouse Garage, 1501 Irving Hill Road, 785-864-PARK [7275],
KU Parking & Transit Office 

Ride Share Info:

RideShare is a free, publicly funded commuter service designed to inform people about less expensive and environmentally friendly commuting alternatives. We offer information to help you make wise commuting choices that reduce traffic congestion, pollution, commuting stress, and save money.

University Inclement Weather Policy:
Inclement Weather Policy

Lawrence Campus Weather Line:

Disability Accommodations

Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC):
22 Strong Hall, 785-864-4064 (Voice/TDD)

AAAC works with all units at the University to insure that every student has an equal opportunity to succeed at KU. We are here to help you whether your disability is physical, medical, sensory, psychological, or related to attention or learning.

Financial Aid/ Scholarships

Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships:
1502 Iowa St. (KU Visitor's Center), 785-864-4700,
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Undergraduate Admissions:
1502 Iowa St. (KU Visitor's Center), 785-864-3911
Undergraduate Admissions 

Health / Medical Services / Personal/ Family Counseling

Watkins Health Center:
1200 Schwegler Drive, Appointment Line: 785-864-9500

Student Health Services supports the student’s learning experience through the delivery of high quality affordable healthcare services and innovative programs that promote the health of the student, University and community.

Student Resources – Insurance:

United Healthcare Student Resources student health insurance plans can help keep your students healthy in and out of school affordably. Our student health insurance plans provide the coverage your students need, and the customization you want to create benefit plans specific to your school. Our commitment to schools and students and our experienced-based understanding of student health insurance plans allow us to develop and package innovative and tightly integrated student health insurance solutions.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS):
2100 Watkins Health Center, 785-864-2277

The mission of Counseling And Psychological Services is to: aid in the emotional and psychological development of students in the university environment for the purpose of enhancing performance; assist in the evaluation of student academic progress for the purpose of improving student and faculty functioning and; contribute to the professional education of graduate students in mental health and counseling professionals.

KU Psychological Clinic:
340 Fraser Hall, 785-864-4131

The KU Psychological Clinic (Psychological Clinic) has been providing low-cost outpatient mental health services to the University of Kansas, the Lawrence community, and the surrounding area since 1952.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center:
200 Maine St. Suite A, 785-843-9192

For almost 60 years, the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center has advanced mental wellness through comprehensivebehavioral health services that respond to the evolving needs and changing environments of the Douglas County community.

Headquarters Counseling Center:
211 E 8th St., 785-841-2345

Headquarters has trained volunteer and paid staff to improve the emotional well-being and safety of adults and children through readily available counseling, education, and information services.


Department of Student Housing:
422 W 11th St., Suite DSH (South Corbin Hall), 785-864-4560,
Department of Student Housing website

KU Information Center (KU INFO):

KU Info is here to help you navigate KU. You can call us at 785-864-3506, search our questions database below, or visit us at our Info Booth, 4th floor of the KS Union. Our staff is dedicated to helping the extended KU community with information about KU life and beyond.

Nontraditional Support

Nontraditional Student Services
400 Kansas Union, 785-864-4861
Nontraditional Student Services website

Nontraditional Student Foundation:
400 Kansas Union
Nontraditional Student Foundation website

Lt. Gen. William K Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center:
1300 Sunnyside Ave., Rm. 345, 785-864-2458
Lt. Gen. William K Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center

KU Student Organizations:
400 Kansas Union, 785-864-4861
KU Student Organizations website

Association of Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE):
Association of Nontraditional Students website

Other Services

Emily Taylor Women's Center for Women & Gender Equity:
Burge Union, Suite 1040, 785-864-3552
Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity 

Office of Multicultural Affairs:
1299 Oread Ave., 785-864-4350
Office of Multicultural Affairs website

Technology Services

Information Technology:
Information Technology website

Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center (EGARC):
4070 Wescoe Hall, 785-864-4759,

EGARC contains three computer labs, a media-enhanced conference room, a soundproofed recording studio and a viewing area for small groups. We have a wide variety of portable equipment available for checkout, and provide instructors with a materials development area that includes the latest in hardware and software. We also offer training in new instructional technologies and support grant and research projects focusing on languages, cultures and the role of technology in the classroom.

Computing Workshops:
Computing Workshop Schedule website

KU Outlook Web Access:
Outlook Email access

Check your Exchange e-mail account

myKU — Student Portal:
myKU Portal

View your schedule, enroll in classes, change your address information, view your account status


Office of University Registrar

OUR office is the point place for student records and for transcripts and diploma requests. Room reservations, course scheduling and athletic certification all happen through OUR office.

Veterans Sevices

Veterans Services:
121 Strong Hall, 785-864-4422

At KU the Lt. Gen. William K Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center assists in providing eligibility for VA benefits as well as maintains useful resources for students with military obligations.

Veterans Upward Bound:
Gateway Tower II, Suite 105, 400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101
913-321-5512, or toll-free 1-877-446-9337

The University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is an educational and skills program designed specifically to serve the needs of today's veterans. Our mission is to provide qualifying veterans with the skill and motivation necessary to complete a GED program, or to enter and succeed in a postsecondary education program.

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