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Monday, October 15, 2018

Apply to be a Resident Assistant, Proctor, or Food Board Manager!

Make a difference in a fellow Jayhawk's life: become an RA, Proctor, or Food Board Manager for KU Student Housing and support our diverse student community! Great benefits and great connections. Application information at housing.ku.edu/jobs with positions posting soon!

The Resident Assistant (RA), Proctor, and Food Board Manager (FBM) positions hold an academic year, salaried, live-in position with KU Student Housing, while serving as the primary facilitator of a community of 25-90 residents in a specified area. The student staff member serves as the primary educator and resource for residents within their assigned community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have completed 1 semester of full-time student enrollment by the time of employment.
  • Must be a full-time KU student with enrollment in no more than 18 undergraduate hours, or no more than 9 graduate hours per semester.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.50 KU cumulative GPA and be in good standing with the university and Student Housing for the duration of their employment.

Preferred Qualifications for Proctors and Food Board Managers:

  • Prior living experience in the KU Scholarship Halls.

Application materials are due on October 29. Please contact ugrhousing@ku.edu with any questions.


Thank you,

KU Student Housing

Undergraduate Staff Recruitment Committee


Flu Shot Clinics

3:00PM-5:00PM on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Location: Daisy Hill Commons

11:00AM-1:00PM on Thursday, October 18, 2018 Location: DeBruce Center

Watkins Health Services

Watkins Health Services has two flu vaccine clinics this week. Bring your KU ID and health insurance card with you to the clinic to have your insurance company billed. Otherwise the cost of the flu vaccine is $30. Website: http://bit.ly/hflu



5:00PM on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Location: Alumni Center: Bruckmiller Room

University Career Center & Student Alumni Network

Website: https://career.ku.edu/mocktailscommunicators18

Do you consider yourself a leader? Ever wonder about the variety of career paths available in the Communicators and Leaders Career Community? We’ve got your answers at Mocktails and Mingle.

Join us for appetizers, mocktails (of course), and great conversation. This is a casual networking event where you can talk to communicators and leaders of industry. Learn how they leveraged their degree to advance in their careers, and find out the limitless options available to you.


Womxn of Color Retreat 2018

10:00AM on Saturday, October 20, 2018

Location: Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Memorial Union

Office of Multicultural Affairs & The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity would like to invite you to our annual 2018 Womxn of Color Retreat. The purpose of the retreat is to create space for womxn of color to gather and explore a variety of topic, meet fellow WOC, and have fun.

There will be light refreshments throughout the day as well as taco bar for lunch.

RSVP: https://bit.ly/2BX87bi


Self Defense Workshop

10:00AM on Monday, October 22, 2018

Location: Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center: Martial Arts Studio

Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

Our instructors from Premier Martial Arts take a holistic approach to self-defense, offering participants both physical and psychological strategies. No prior martial arts experience necessary. If you require reasonable accommodations in order to participate, please contact emilytaylorcenter@ku.edu


JayHawk Money Talk: Kicking Assets and Taking Names

3:00PM on Monday, October 22, 2018

Location: Memorial Union, Big 12 Room

Student Money Management Services

Do you know what the Rule of 72 is? If you don't, you NEED to come to this event. Understanding and applying the rule of 72 will change your life! Student Advocates for Financial Education (SAFE) is partnering with Student Money Management Services (SMMS) to talk to you about the different ways you can make your money working harder than you are.


Me Too.' Movement speaker: Tarana Burke

6:00PM- 8:00PM on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Location: Kansas Union Ball Room

Student Union Activities w/Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center

Tarana Burke is an African-American civil rights activist from The Bronx, New York who founded the Me Too movement. In 2006, Burke began using the phrase "Me Too" to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and assault in society, and the phrase developed into a broader movement, following the 2017 use of #MeToo as a hashtag following the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations. Time named Burke, among a group of other prominent activists dubbed "the silence breakers", as the Time Person of the Year for 2017.


Fight the New Drug

8:30PM on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Location: Kansas Union Ball Room

St. Lawrence Center

We know we're made for real love.  Come hear an amazing talk on the effects of porn on the mind, heart, and world. Website: www.goodcoku.com/dogood


Murder Mystery Etiquette Dinner

5:00PM on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Location: Oread Hotel, Griffith Room

University Career Center, Business Career Services and Journalism Career Services

Website: https://career.ku.edu/murdermystery18

Solve crimes while you feast on a three-course dinner and practice your professional dining etiquette at the Murder Mystery Etiquette Dinner! This is a fully-immersed dinner show where guests will interact and play along with costumed actors. Who’s ready to say, “Who dunnit?”

Your $20 ticket includes a three-course meal and three-act murder mystery performance by the Murder Mystery Company.  Tickets must be purchased by Friday, October 19, 2018.


Trunk or Treat

6:00PM on Friday, October 26, 2018

Location: Adams Alumni Center

The Student Involvement & Leadership Center, Student Alumni Network and Center for Community Outreach are joining forces to host KU’s second annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Event. This service event is geared toward KU families and surrounding communities to provide a safe and fun environment for community members and their children to trick-or-treat and enjoy some Halloween fun. This event will take place on Friday, October 26, 2018 from

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the KU Alumni Association parking lot; located at

1266 Oread Ave. Admission is free of cost for this event.

We are now taking submissions for Trunks and are so excited to once again offer your organization the opportunity to interact with the community!


Phoebe Robinson

7:30PM on Friday, October 26, 2018

Location: Lied Center

Student Union Activities

Known for her roles in Netflix's "Ibiza", the HBO Podcast "2 Dope Queens" with Jessica Williams, and upcoming movie "What Men Want." Phoebe is also the author of the New York Times Bestseller "You Can't Touch My Hair, And Other Things I Have To Explain."


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!


Empowerment Yoga for KU Students/Fall 2018

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

Location: To sign up and for location information

Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center 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.



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.



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.

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