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Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

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BACK TO SCHOOL TO-DO LIST from Student Money Management Services


Textbook Trivia                               Student Loans 101

KU Union Bookstore                               Hashinger Hall

August 20-21  11AM-2PM                         August 22      5-7PM


$MM$ Tailgate Party                      Money mAPPing

Wescoe Beach                                        Kansas Union; Ballroom 5th floor

August 23      11AM-2PM                         August 24      11AM-2PM


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.


KU Swim and Dive Club First Practice

6:30 PM. on Thursday, August 23, 2018

Location: Robinson Center Pool

KU Swim and Dive Club is a co-ed, student-run, competitive swim/dive team that welcomes all levels and abilities of swimmers and divers! KUSDC is open to everyone at KU—students, faculty, and staff. People who join the club enjoy:

-Written workouts performed as a group 2x a week -Opportunities to go to out-of-state swim meets about 1x per month -A free KUSC t-shirt and swim cap -An experienced coach to direct workouts

KUSDC is a great way to:

- Make new friends & enjoy a team atmosphere

- Stay in shape

- Attend cool events

- Travel out-of-state and have fun!


Practice Times:

Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 - 8:30 PM

The KU Swim Club is competitive, so we travel to swim/dive meets across the country. Dues ($180/year or $115/semester) and school funding cover travel, hotel rooms, and entry fees. Members do not have to go on every trip, or any at all. Please email any questions to kuswimdiveclub@gmail.com.


Practices take place at Robinson Center, a yellow building next to the Rec, at the corner of Naismith and Sunnyside. Come and try it out!


Super Service Saturday

11:00AM on Saturday, August 25, 2018

Location: Union Ballroom

To end Hawk Week, the Center for Community Outreach is putting on its annual Super Service Saturday! Volunteers will go to the Ballroom in the Union at 11am and will be given t-shirts, pizza, and water before being transported to various volunteer sites around Lawrence. After volunteering for around 2 hours, they will be brought back to the Union no later than 2:30pm.


Supper Chill

6:00 PM on Sunday, August 26, 2018

Location: St. Lawrence Center

St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center Brief Description: Dinner's on us, every Sunday!  Come get a free meal and meet some cool people.  6 PM in our basement...we promise it's a nice basement.  See you there!


MSG Welcome

3:00 PM on Friday, August 24, 2018

Location: Burge Union Website

Multicultural Student Government and Office of First Year Experience Brief Description: The KU Multicultural Student Government is partnering with the Office of First Year Experience to host the Annual MSG Welcome! Join us for music, free food and fun as we welcome new and returning multicultural students to KU.

To advertise your event in this manner, http://housing.ku.edu/forms/TWoC and provide the following:

Name of event/opportunity

Date, time, location

Sponsoring registered student organizations, university offices, or academic departments

A brief description of the event


Information received by 12:00 noon on Fridays will be sent to staff members on Mondays.


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