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Wednesday, January 17, 2018


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Service Request Reminder:

To report non-emergency maintenance issues, submit an  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.

Do you want to make a difference in a student’s life? Become a Resident Assistant, Proctor, or Food Board Manager for KU Student Housing for the opportunity to connect with and support our diverse student community! Positions enjoy great benefits and great connections. 


Applications for Fall 2018 are open from December 4th, 2017 to January 22nd, 2018. For application information and job descriptions of each position, please visit: http://housing.ku.edu/jobs


Required Qualifications:

  • Supports and promotes the Mission, Values, and Inclusion Statement of KU Student Housing
  • Must be a full-time student with enrollment in no more than 18 undergraduate hours, or no  more than 9 graduate hours per semester
  • Staff must 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
  • Demonstrates appreciation for diversity, including the ability to demonstrate responsibility and respect for others’ rights, feelings, diverse backgrounds, and property based on application materials

Thank you in advance for your time and interest, and Rock Chalk!


KU Student Housing 
Undergraduate Recruitment Committee​

KU Dance Marathon Executive Positions Open!

Website: www.kudm.org

KUDM is looking for motivated, passionate, and excited students to lead our 11th Marathon in 2018-19! The Executive Board includes 4 members, the Executive Director, VP of Business, VP of Internal, and VP of External (all positions will be open). Applications will be open from January 17th - February 2nd. Find the application on Rock Chalk Central, on KUDM's social media (@KUDM), at www.kudm.org or using this link: https://rockchalkcentral.ku.edu/submitter/for m/start/155499


Eligibility to Apply: must be a full-time KU student in good standing -Must complete full term (February 2018-March 2019) Experience on a committee, Steering position, or attending KU Dance Marathon is preferred -Must have a Rock Chalk Central account (application is submitted through Rock Chalk Central) For more details or if you have questions, please visit www.kudm.org or contact the Executive Director, Emily Draeger, at kudmdirector@gmail.com


Chinese New Year Night

6:30PM on Saturday,  January 27, 2018

Location: The Lied Center

There will be a variety of exciting performances from incredibly talented students, as well as a guest appearance by the famous Asian American singer Jason Chen. This massive cultural celebration will include free food, amazing raffle prizes, and a overall great time for everyone in the community.


Beyond KU: Covert Careers

5:30PM on Tuesday,  January 30, 2018

Location: Kansas Union, Malott Room

It’s no secret most of us are obsessed with the undercover, classified work of the federal government. Check out Covert Careers to learn how you can turn your TV obsession into a career reality. This panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session hosts experts in a variety of disciplines within covert careers. Refreshments will be provided.


Pat Dowden, Lead Program Manager, Defense Intelligence Agency Dylan Passinese, Former Undercover Officer, KCK Police Department David Hutchings, Associate Director, Kansas Bureau of Investigations Craig Beam, Chief Deputy US Marshal, United States Marshals Service Check back soon for an updated list of panelists! Website: http://career.ku.edu/beyondku


WinterFest-Involvement Fair

1:00PM on Thursday, February 1, 2018

Location: The Kansas Union-4th Floor Lobby Area

Each year, the Student Involvement and Leadership Center (SILC) and the Kansas Alumni Association coordinate Hawk Fest, which holds an Information Fair during Hawk Week for groups to disseminate information to the new students. This year SILC would like to provide a smaller but still impactful second involvement fair inside the Kansas Memorial Union on the fourth floor with the involvement of student organizations and department. It is a great time to get involved and plugged in here at KU!  FREE SNACKS!

Website: https://rockchalkcentral.ku.edu/event/1741980


Decade of Dancing - Dance Marathon

10:00AM on Saturday, February 10, 2018

Location: Ballroom in Kansas Union

KU Dance Marathon is the largest student-run organization on campus. We work throughout the year to raise money for our local Children's Miracle Network Hospital, KU Pediatrics. Since 2008, we have raised over $400,000 for our Miracle Kids and Families and this year have a goal of raising $100,000. This past week we celebrated Child Health Day by raising awareness on campus and on our social media (@KUDM or KU Dance Marathon).

Our largest event that we host is our Dance Marathon, occurring at the end of our fundraising year and is a celebration culminating our fundraising success. In order to attend this event we require dancers to register at kudm.org. Registration includes entrance to the event, a t-shirt, 2 meals, and tons of fun! You can use the coupon code COMMITFTK to register for $5 off the registration fee, making registration only $20 until October 13th.


62nd Annual Snyder Book Collecting Contest

11:45PM on Sunday, February 25, 2018

Location: KU Libraries & Jayhawk Ink

KU Libraries are now accepting submissions for the 62nd annual Snyder Book Collecting Contest, which awards cash prizes and gift cards to recognize students' interest in collecting books. All KU students are eligible to enter. The following prizes are offered for both Graduate and Undergraduate divisions: 1st Place: $600; 2nd Place: $400; Honorable Mention:

$100. Each award winner also receives a gift card from Jayhawk Ink. The entry deadline for the competition is Sunday, February 25, 2018. For a complete list of rules visit lib.ku.edu/Snyder.

Help us to celebrate our #DecadeofDancing and continue #FightingForTheNext Jayhawk!



What’s in Stouffer Place?

Private bedroom, private bath, dishwasher, washer/dryer in unit!

The complex also features a fitness room, rec room and barbecue grills
Sign your contract now!

CONVENIENCES • All utilities, cable and wireless internet included • Billed by semester; financial aid applied directly • Security card access • Served by KU bus system • Furnished with double bed, dresser, desk and chair. Rental furniture available • Year-round occupancy with contract adjustment for study abroad, internships, or graduation • Optional dining plans

New Stouffer Place Apartments open 2018!
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