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Welcome & Success Center

The University of Kansas Edwards Campus

My KU Edwards Experience

Leadership Opportunities on Campus

As a student at KU Edwards, your leadership development is important to us. We believe in helping you grow as a leader in the areas of teamwork, innovation, and advocacy. With four unique clubs to choose from, there is sure to be an option to fit your personal and professional goals.

  • Student Advisory Council - Do you want to have a voice on campus? Interested in planning events for fellow students? Come join us! Email kuecsac@ku.edu for more info.
  • Veterans Network - Veterans, this is the group for you! Meet other veterans at KUEC and participate in/help plan veteran-centered events! Email kuecveterans@ku.edu for more info.
  • Social Work Club - Calling all social work students! Come work on volunteer projects and plan events with other students in your program. Get plugged in today! Email amea@ku.edu for more info.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cabinet - Join KUEC faculty and staff to discuss and work on various projects on campus related to diversity and inclusion. Email Kristen.barrick@ku.edu for more info.

KUEC Programming 2019 (Fall)

August

Orientation

August 20 & 21

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Location: BEST Conf. Center
Hallmark: Campus & Community Engagement
Description: Prepare for your start at the Edwards Campus! Learn all you need to know to get started on the right foot. Join us to connect with other students in your program and faculty members.

Welcome Week

August 26-29

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Location: All Campus Entry Doors
Hallmark: Campus & Community Engagement
Description: Welcome back to campus! As you embark on this new semester, we want to make sure you know we are here to support you on your education journey. Visit each entrance to engage with Edwards Campus faculty and staff.

September

Micro Workshop: Let’s Break the Ice (SAC Recruitment Event)

September 4 & 5

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Time: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come and Go Event.
Location: Hawk’s Nest
Hallmark: Professional Skills or Campus & Community Engagement
Description: Stop by the Hawk’s Nest to mingle with fellow students—new and old—and take steps towards mastering the art of communication.

Do You Know Your Own Strength? (Strengths Quest and personality test workshop)

September 10

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Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. – RSVP
Location: Jayhawk Room
Hallmark: Self Knowledge
Description: How well do you know your own strengths and weaknesses? Join us for a Strengths Quest journey where you can dive deeper into your own personality traits. Why do you strive in some areas and struggle in others? Session includes a Strengths Finder test taking period as well as a follow up informational session.

Scholarship Celebration

September 12

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Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. – RSVP Event
Location: Regnier Lobby and Auditorium
Hallmark: Campus and Community Engagement
Description: We want to recognize your accomplishments! Join us to celebrate our scholarship donors and recognize our student recipients. Families are welcome to join you on this special night.

Constitution Day

September 17

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Time: 3:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Information Literacy
Description: Celebrate the signing of the US constitution in 1787! Join us to talk about the importance of lifelong learning and how it affects our information literacy when watching the news, reading articles and following the political trail.

Hispanic Heritage Month Kick off

September 18 & 19

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Time: 3:30 - 7p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Cultural Perspective
Description: Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Journey through Hispanic culture while enjoying Hispanic foods, entertainment and learning opportunities!

Student Appreciation Week

September 23-26

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Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Various Locations
Hallmark: Campus & Community Engagement
Description: This week is all about YOU, students. We know you work hard, and we’re here to remind you to keep pushing through and that it will all be worth it in the end. We are here to support you through it all!

October

Career UP Workshop: Personal Brand

Thursday, October 8th & Wednesday, October 9th

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Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Emotional Intelligence

Homecoming 2019 – One School, One Community, One Spirit!

October 21-24

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Time: 4-7 p.m., Come and Go
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Campus & Community Engagement
Description: On Nov. 23, 1912, KU played its first Homecoming game against the Missouri Tigers. Join us for a week of celebrating the Jayhawk Spirit. Join us for pictures, giveaways, games, snacks, and community. Rock Chalk!

Fall Festivals Around the World

October 29 & 30

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Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Cultural Perspective
Description: Many of us in the United States know about Halloween, but there are different celebrations experienced during this time of year! Come get a glimpse of how other cultures around the world celebrate this season at our Fall Festivals around the world celebration!

Halloween Scary Movie: Texas Chainsaw Massacre W/ SciFlix

October 31

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Time: 8-10 p.m.
Location: Regnier Auditorium
Hallmark: Campus and Community Engagement
Description: Join SciFlix and Student Services for a special showing of Texas Chainsaw Massacre (rated R). Stick around for a fun and educational round of trivia after the film!

November

Project Warmth – Supporting Our Community with Gently Used and New Coats, Jackets, and Blankets.

Nov. 1-30

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Location: All Campus Entry Doors
Hallmark: Campus & Community Engagement, Ethics and Integrity Development
Description: Join us in supporting Project Warmth’s effort to provide gently used or new coats, jackets, and blankets to nearly 70 shelters and other organizations throughout the greater Kansas City area. Please, no clothing donations.

CareerUP Workshop – Resumes

November 6 & 7

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Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Professional Skills
Description: Let us help you stand out! Bring your resume to the Hawk’s Nest and have it reviewed by a career coach or recruiter. Please reserve a time slot in advance

Veteran's Day

November 12

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Time: 5:30 p.m. - Speech, 6-7 p.m. Reception Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Campus and Community Engagement
Description: Please join us for a semi- formal celebration to recognize those who served our country. Remarks are scheduled for 5:30 p.m., followed by light refreshments and dessert.

Career Up

November 13

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Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: BETS Conference Center - RSVP
Hallmark: Professional Skils
Description: Looking for connections in your industry? Join us at this event connecting industry partners in the KC area with Edwards Campus graduates. Visit the Welcome Center to sign up for this exclusive event. RSVP Required.

World Kindness Day

November 14

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Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Ethics and Integrity Development
Description: Celebrate World Kindness Day by participating in random acts of kindness! Come spin our wheel to determine what your random act of kindness will be. Once you complete the act, take a photo of yourself or the act once completed and post it to our Facebook page. Your post will be entered to win prizes!

Micro Workshop: Thanksgiving Food Biotechnology/ Exercise Science

November 18 & 19

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Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Health and Well-Being
Description: Come learn what exactly goes into some of our favorite Thanksgiving foods! Find out how to stay active this Thanksgiving or make healthier alternatives to some of your favorite dishes.

December

SAC December Event/ Fundraiser

December 5th

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Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Campus and Community Engagement
Description: Join the Student Advisory Council for a celebration of the end of the semester! Come eat pancakes and donate to a great cause while also bonding with other people in the community.

Pre-Finals Week

December 7-9

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Time: 4-7 p.m.
Location: All Campus Entry Doors and Hawks Nest
Hallmark: Campus and Community Engagement
Description: You are almost done! As you head into finals week, don’t lose that motivation and focus. Stop by and grab some food, beverage, and a few study reminders to finish strong!

Graduate Gathering

December 11

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Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Hawk's Nest
Hallmark: Campus and Community Engagement
Description: Congratulations graduates. Let’s celebrate you! Join us for this opportunity to celebrate with friends, family, faculty, staff, and all those that have been on this journey with you.

Take a PAWS From Finals

December 10

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Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor BEST Lobby
Hallmark: Health and Well-Being, Emotional Intelligence
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My KU Edwards Hallmark Experience

The hallmarks of a KU Edwards Campus graduate are a comprehensive snapshot of the benefits of earning a degree from the KU Edwards Campus. These hallmarks reflect our commitment to provide an exemplary academic experience, which includes development in intellectual growth, professional development, personal progress and citizen engagement.
 

Intellectual Growth
Professional Development
Personal Progress
Citizen Engagement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ethics and Integrity Development
Developing and adopting an ethical stance within a societal context that balances how differing perspectives and information might be applied to societal dilemmas and the resulting outcomes.
 

Childcare Resources

The KU Edwards Campus has a procedure for minors on campus. Please take a few moments to review - Unattended Children. Below is a list of childcare options within the Lawrence and Overland Park communities. Please note that any resources for childcare listed on this page are not endorsed by the University of Kansas. The University holds no responsibility for any actions of third parties listed. If you have suggestions for resources in the Overland Park area or near KU Edwards Campus, please feel free to provide information by emailing kuecservices@ku.edu

  • Care.com- provides in-home and out-of-home care for children of all ages as well as adult or senior care. Care.com allows you to post a job and review profiles of candidates. All caregivers are interviewed, reference checked, and complete a background check - Care.com.
  • Hilltop Child Development Center (Lawrence) - Hilltop Child Development Center.
  • Nounou Neighbors - specializes in finding and vetting babysitters. Users can post jobs and review profiles of candidates. All sitters are interviewed, trained and undergo a background check. - Nounou Neighbors.

Statistics Tutoring

Statistics tutoring is available weekly in Regents Center 220. Statistics Tutoring is available on Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Tutoring is scheduled based on the semester course schedule and student demand. Hours are posted outside the space and emailed to students enrolled in statistics courses. Contact kuecservices@ku.edu for more information.