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This Week on Campus

Monday, May 13, 2019

This is the last issue of THIS WEEK ON CAMPUS for the 2018-2019 academic year. We will resume on Monday, August 26, 2019. Please email us your feedback on how the issues can be improved to better serve you. Thank you and have a great summer!


Stop Day – Limited Service
On Stop Day, Friday, May 10, the following routes will not operate: 27, 30, 36, 38, 42, and 43. Routes 11, 29, and 41 will operate their ‘B’ schedules on Stop Day, and will return to their ‘A’ schedules for one week on Monday, May 13.

Finals Week – Early Bus Service
In order to help students arrive on campus in time for 7:30 a.m. final exams, the following transit routes will start early May 13-17:

  • Route 27: Service will start at 6:25 a.m. from Haskell University.
  • Route 29: Service will start at 6:52 a.m. from 27th & Scottsdale.
  • Route 30: Service will start at 6:50 a.m. from Chelsea Place (westbound).
  • Route 38:  Service will start at 6:45 am from 25th & Melrose.
  • Route 42:  Service will start at 7:00 a.m.
  • Route 43:  Service will start at 7:00 a.m.

Routes 10, 11, 34, 36, and 41 will start at their regular times. All routes will end service at their normal times each day. Route and schedule information is online at www.lawrencetransit.org.

Finals Week Parking Bonus Info
All student parking lots will be open on Stop Day and during Finals. This includes anything marked yellow or green on the parking map! Red, blue, and gold zones will be ticketed as usual.

SafeRide will start at 9:30 p.m. during Finals Week – including Sunday (May 12), with the last night of service of this semester on Friday, May 17. SafeRide will also operate regular hours (10:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.) Thurs-Sat during the summer semester June 6-July 26, including July 4.

Download our SafeRide scheduling app “KU SafeRide” (by TapRide) to schedule your rides from your phone!

End of Spring Semester
Service ends on Friday, May 17, for routes 27, 30, 36, 38, 42, and 43. Routes 11, 29, and 41 will operate the ‘B’ schedule over the summer.

Summer Reroutes
Summer construction will affect all routes that cross campus. Please visit www.lawrencetransit.org for specific information for each route.

Follow @TransitKU on Twitter, or like Lawrence Transit on Facebook. You can also download the “MyBusLawrence” app for iPhones and Android devices for real time bus information.

Good luck on finals, and have a great summer!

What:    Stouffer Place Tours
When:   Fridays, from 1PM-5PM
Where:  Stouffer Place, 1835 Ousdahl Road.
              Check in at the Stouffer Place front desk to see an apartment


Take a time out from your studies to meet the Loving Paws therapy dogs! Stress management tips, giveaways and healthy snacks provided. Plus FREE massages (first come, first served).
More info!
Monday, May 13 - Watson Library, 7-8 pm
Tuesday, May 14 - Anschutz Library, 7-8 pm
Watkins Health Services

APLA Elections
APLA is the student-run system government for the KU Student Housing Apartments (Jayhawker Towers and Stouffer Place).  APLA is excited to announce vacancies in our executive board for the 2019-2020 academic yearPositions available include:  President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations Coordinator, Student Senator, and Building Representatives. 


Do you enjoy weight lifting? Take an 8-week course to become a personal trainer (must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the fall)!  The course is held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from June 3 to July 25 and costs $100 plus textbooks. Register in the admin office at ASRFC. 
More information.
3:00PM on Monday, June 3, 2019;
Location: Ambler Student Recreation
Fitness Center, conference room 202
KU Recreation Services

Center for Community Outreach COORDINATOR APPLICATION
Interested in becoming more involved with the CCO? Love working with the Lawrence community? Apply to be a CCO coordinator today!! More info.
Center for Community Outreach

Service Request Reminder:  
To report non-emergency maintenance issues, submit online service request.
Please submit one request for each repair to allow efficient response.
You can track the status of your request by selecting "my open service requests."
Non-emergency issues could include appliances, flooring, furniture, heating/cooling issues, window or window screen repairs, or replacing a light bulb in a university owned light fixture.

Move-in day set for Aug. 22

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