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Jay Squad volunteer organizations

KU Student Housing welcomes registered student organizations to help greet new Jayhawks and their families on move-in day. This is a great time to earn money for your organization and spread the word about your organization to incoming and returning students.

Your group an earn up to $100 by loading carts and helping students get to their residence hall rooms. A single shift is available from 7:45 a.m. to noon, on Aug. 13, 2017 (for early arrivals, including sorority recruitment).

On Aug. 17, the day residents move in, two shifts are available from 7 a.m. - 11a.m. (arrival time 6:45 a.m.) and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (arrival time 10:45 a.m.).

Submit the form below to register by Monday, July 31.

As a Jay Squad member organization your group will receive

  • A chance to win pizza and beverages for your first organization meeting.
  • An exclusive opportunity to increase membership and a unique way to fundraise. (And every volunteer that day gets a free Student Housing T-shirt).
    • If your group signs up and works the shift with 15 or fewer members: $50
    • If your group signs up and works the shift with 15 or more members: $100

Volunteers must be able to work in the heat and humidity and be able to lift heavy items. We know you’ll want to welcome new Jayhawks with a friendly face and pleasant conversation!

  • Volunteers receive an orientation so they know how the process works.
  • The person who submits the organization's form provides contact information for each volunteer including name and shift selection.
  • All volunteers wear Student Housing move-in shirts that Student Housing will provide for free. Volunteers may wear organization pins or stickers and talk to residents about the organization's purpose, but no materials may be distributed.
  • Greek community services hours are available.


Organizations volunteer to help new Jayhawks on move-in day


Please list name and cell phone number of each volunteer. Organizations are encouraged to volunteer as a group and will receive T-shirts upon check-in. If you have members unable to volunteer when the organization will be working, please list their shift preference.

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