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Monday, September 24, 2018

NRHH Open House Events

Please join NRHH at one of the three Open Houses to learn more about the organization for on-campus leaders that is dedicated to Service and Recognition. These Open Houses are an opportunity to mix and mingle with people passionate about these topics, and to learn more about how to get involved in NRHH. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to NRHH@ku.edu

Wednesday, September 26th, Stouffer Place Living Room,  8:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday, October 3rd, Hashinger Theatre, 8:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday, October 10th, Adams Alumni Center, 8:00pm-9:00pm


AURH Executive Board Vacancy

The Association of University Residence Halls (AURH) has a vacancy on the Executive Board for the position of National Communications Coordinator (NCC). If you live in the residence halls and are looking to get involved, connect with people at KU and across the Midwest, and enjoy attending conferences, consider applying! The initial application deadline is tonight at 11:59pm, but may be extended due to interest. You can apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjJ4MkS9-RufC1gP_baPhT7HIiqoNpQ9Vj3f2oglz3IsHTSw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Please contact AURH@ku.edu with any questions.


KU Coffee Club First Meeting

6:00PM on Monday, September 24, 2018

Location: Burge Union Forum A

Student Organization: KU Coffee Club

Join us on Monday to learn about the intricate science behind coffee.


Empowerment Yoga for KU Students/Fall 2018

2:00-3:00PM on Thursdays until October 25th

Location: To sign up and for location information

SAPEC Email: Nikki Cohen at nlcohen@ku.edu

Free trauma informed yoga class that focuses on mindfulness, freedom of choice and reclaiming your boy after trauma.

For more information visit: http://sapec.ku.edu/empowerment-yoga.


KU Blood Drives

10:00AM on Monday-Friday, September 24-28, 2018

Location: Kansas Union 5th floor

KU Blood Drives

Monday                      Burge Union, Forum D (CBC)                    10 am - 4 pm

                                    Dole Institute (CBC)                                   10 am - 4 pm

                                    Alpha Delta Pi (ARC)                                 10:15 am - 4:15 pm

                                    Ellsworth Hall (ARC)                                 11 am - 4 pm


Tuesday                     Burge Union, Forum D (CBC)                    10 am - 4 pm

                                    KU Alumni Assoc., Bus (CBC)                   10 am - 4 pm

                                    Pi Kappa Phi (ARC)                                   11 am - 4 pm

                                    School of Pharmacy (ARC)                        9 am - 3 pm


Wednesday                 KU Union, Alderson (CBC)                       10 am – 4 pm

                                    KU Price Computing Center (CBC)           10 am – 4 pm

                                    KU Rec Center, Bus (CBC)                         10 am – 4 pm

                                    Lied Center (ARC)                                     12 pm – 6 pm


Thursday                     KU Catholic Center (CBC)                         10 am – 4 pm

                                    Union Ballroom (ARC)                                11 am – 5 pm


Friday                          Union Ballroom (ARC)                               11 am - 5 pm


All blood types are needed! One whole blood donation can save up to 3 lives! Power Red donations can save babies! All presenting donors receive a KU Blood Drive T-shirt.


Health on the Hill Wellness Fair

11:00AM on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Location: Kansas Union Plaza

The Wellness Fair brings campus and community resources together to introduce all eight dimensions of wellness to KU students, in a fun, interactive experience.  Featured experiences:  FREE HIV testing, flu shot clinic, FREE massage therapy, animal therapy, Alumni Association, nutrition, sexual health, alcohol, and tobacco education, Student Money Management, and more!  Prizes and promotional items will be given away.




JayHawk Money Talk: How to Thrive in Grad School

3:00PM on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Location: Kansas Union, Big 12 Room

Student Money Management Services

Zuleica Gerardo Email: money@ku.edu

Are you thinking about going to grad school? Are you in grad school currently? Then you should come to this event! Student Advocates for Financial Education (SAFE) is teaming up with the Office of Student Money Management Services (SMMS) to present our first installment of our talk series JayHawk Money Talk. In this installment, we will talk all things grad school: entrance exams, application fees, presenting papers at conferences, and more! See you there!


International Nights

6:00PM-8:00PM on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Location: The Jay, Kansas Union

Student Union Activities

The last Wednesday of every month we highlight a country or region by partnering with a student organization on campus. Join us to learn and eat about those countries.


Coffee Tasting

5:00PM on Thursday, September 27, 2018

Location: Repetition Coffee: 900 New Jersey St.

Student Organization: KU French Club

KU French Club will be hosting a gourmet coffee tasting at Repetition Coffee. Small pastries will also be provided.


Late Night 2K Tournament

6:00PM on Friday, September 28, 2018

Location: Allen Fieldhouse

Enter the Late Night 2K Tournament Now!  Each participant will receive a reserved ticket to Late Night, T-Shirt, and food during game play.  The two finalists will receive KU Adidas gear, the NBA2K19 video game, and the opportunity to play on the Allen Fieldhouse court during Late Night.


KU QUEST is a long day program designed for LGBTQIA+ students to develop healthy community, build relationships to enhance queer coalition and advocacy skills, and to create a more just place for LGBTQIA+ student at KU. If folks have any questions they can reach out to sgd@ku.edu or slic@ku.edu

To register, click this link!



Meatless Mondays

11:00AM-1:00PM on Mondays in October, 2018

Location: South Dining Commons

Student Union Activities

All Mondays in October we will be pairing up with KU Dining and exploring the Meatless world. Join us as your Residential Dining hall!


Unpacking Current Events: Civic Engagement

7:00PM on Monday, October 1, 2018

Location: English Room at the Union

Student Organization: MEDLIFE KU

Come to MEDLIFE KU's second general body meeting to discuss different current events and how to get involved in the community!


Passport to a Global Career

5:30PM-7:30PM on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Location: Burge Union, Forum A&B

University Career Center w/ Global and ISS, Study Abroad

Are you interested in working abroad or working with people from all over the world? With today's global economy and technology, your dream can become a reality. However, this requires you gain specific experiences and skills, but, we can help! Come ask questions from professionals with global career experience and participate in activities to help you gain your passport to a global career.



7:00PM on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Location: Eaton 1014

It's FAFSA Time! Don't let this year's application process be a snore. Come to our FAFSA party, where Student Advocates for Financial Education (SAFE) will be providing FREE FOOD and Student Money Management Services (SMMS) will be providing advice on how to fill out your FAFSA. See you there!


International Coffee Hour

3:00PM on Friday, October 5, 2018

Location: Watson Library, 3rd Floor

International Student Services

International Coffee Hour brings international and domestic students together to chat over coffee, tea and snacks. Each coffee hour features a presentation by an international student on their home country. Refreshments and conversation begin at 3:00pm; cultural presentations begin at about 3:30pm. International Coffee Hour is held in the 3rd Floor Gallery of Watson Library. ICH counts for the co-curricular portion of GAP certification.


JayHawk Money Talk: To Sign and Not to Sign

3:00PM on Tuesday, October 6, 2018

Location: Memorial Union, Big 12 Room

Student Money Management Services

Department: Zuleica Gerardo Email: money@ku.edu

Are you thinking about buying or renting a home? Is it time to get a new car and you're not sure where to start? Student Money Management Services (SMMS) and Student Advocates for Financial Education (SAFE) will be in the Big 12 Room at Memorial Union go over basic terminology and the process it takes to reach these financial milestones. Bring your questions!


KU Quest (Queer Empowerment Summit)

10:00AM-2:00PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018

Location: Kansas Union


KU Quest is annual leadership retreat designed to empower LGBTQIA students as both individuals and leaders on their campuses, in their communities, and in the world. In partnership with the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, this half-day student leadership retreat focuses on community building and engagement in critical dialogues to explore and challenge how we think and lead in today’s society.


Reusable Pad Workshop

7:00PM on Monday, October 8, 2018

Location: Divine Nine Room at the Union

Help make reusable menstrual pads for women and girls who lack access to these basic necessities.


Beyond KU | Healthy Lifestyle

5:30PM-7:00PM on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Location: Burge Union, Forum B

University Career Center

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! What does a microbiologist, architect, nutritionist, and trainer have in common? Health. Beyond KU | Healthy Lifestyle hopes to enlighten your passion health and wellness by showcasing the variety of career options available to you. Find our more information at http://career.ku.edu/beyondku


Cook Well Live Well

4:30PM on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Location: Watkins Health Services

FREE nutrition lesson & hands on cooking class put on by Registered Dietician of Dining Services and Health Educator at Watkins Health Services. 


JayHawk Money Talk: To Your Health and Wealth!

3:00PM on Tuesday, October 13, 2018

Location: KU Memorial Union, Traditions Area

Student Money Management Services

Department: Zuleica Gerardo Email: money@ku.edu

With two semester break on the horizon, there may be food, family, and fun in your future! Before that fun happens, let SAFE (Student Advocates for Financial Education) and SMMS (Student Money Management Services) show you how health insurance works while talking about the impact of your health on your financial well-being. Our event will be from 3-4p in the KU Traditions Area.


Informational Items:

HOPE@CAPS Drop In Peer Listening Hours

Several dates/times/locations around campus

Website: caps.ku.edu                                                       Counseling and Psychological Services

HOPE@CAPS Mental Health Peer Educators are trained to provide support and resources to KU students. MHPE’s are certified in peer education through the BAACHUS Network and can provide a listening ear, tips for managing stress or goal setting, and information about resources both on and off campus available to KU students. They can bridge the connection to a CAPS counselor if the challenges you are dealing with require professional attention.

Stop by to talk, get support and learn about how to connect to useful resources.

Check caps.ku.edu for times and locations.


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