University of Kansas
|Kansas City||United States|
|Overland Park||United States|
We are here to provide support and assistance to help you meet your academic goals by offering convenient and accessible services. We partner with a variety of departments on the Lawrence campus to provide special events, programs and alternate appointment options such as Skype and online consultations.Student Support Services KU Edwards has on-site student support services to help students achieve their highest level of success including Financial Aid & Scholarships, disability resources, Office of Diversity & Equity and more
Student Housing offers variety of on-campus living options.
- Choose the one that's right for you: Residence hall, private room with bath, suite with semi-private bath, scholarship hall, or on-campus apartment. Ellsworth residence hall and the two new halls, Oswald and Self Residence Halls, are for freshman only.
The Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC) coordinates accommodations for students university-wide. It is an individual's choice whether to self-identify, submit documentation, and make the decision about using accommodations. AAAC provides academic accommodations such as in-class accommodations, auxiliary aides, and services (e.g., alternative texts or sign language interpreters).
One of the top 50 libraries in the Association of Research Libraries by volumes held, and the largest library in Kansas, KU Libraries have more than 4.4 million print volumes in their seven campus locations, which see more than 1.6 million visits every year. In 2012, patrons checked out nearly 165,000 items and accessed more than 3.3 million articles online.
Students are strongly encouraged to make appointments to be seen by a Watkins Health Services medical provider. Advantages of making an appointment include:
- Reducing your wait time.
- Seeing the provider of your choice.
- Scheduling a visit at a time that is convenient for you.
- Seeing the same provider you have seen before for a problem (continuity of care).
- Considered one of the most beautiful in the nation, KU's central campus occupies 1,000 acres on and around historic Mount Oread in Lawrence, a community of about 90,000 in the forested hills of eastern Kansas. Ten of KU's 13 schools are based here, as are internationally recognized research centers and laboratories.
- This nationally recognized biomedical research center offers educational programs through its schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing.
- Wichita Campus
- Salina Campus, School of Medicine
- Edwards Campus, Overland Park
International Student Association is an organization that merges all of the nationalities represented on the KU campus to promote international friendships and cultural appreciation. Members are treated to a variety of social events throughout the academic term. Highlighting the spring semester, ISA hosts a week of international awareness programs culminating in a Festival of Nations, which features talents and fashions from around the world.
- The School of Journalism and Mass Communications is one of 114 programs accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.
- The Doctor of Pharmacy program was fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy, in 2014. The SOP undergoes a full accreditation review every 8 years.
- The Engineering Physics BS degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.