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KU Student Housing welcomes residents who want to move in early, then help other Jayhawks during move-in day. You may be a returning resident or first-year student -- just submit your information by Wednesday, Aug. 1 to join Jay Squad.

Jay Squad members volunteer between 7 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., or between 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., on August 16, 2018 to load carts and help students get to their residence hall rooms.

Room selection going on now

More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities