KU Student Housing residents have a variety of resources at their disposal, including the writing center, advising center and a center devoted to academic achievement and access. In each hall, there are Academic Resource Centers, which are designated study and classroom spaces. Here is a brief description of each of the services that are most helpful to KU students. Here is the link to academic calender page for more information.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers a variety of ways for students and members of the community to get feedback on their writing. If you already know which type of consultation you'd like, you may submit your writing for e-mail feedback or schedule a face-to-face or videoconference consultation. Please let your consultant know if you need an accommodation due to a disability.


Writing Centers are located in Daisy Hill Commons, Hashinger and Oliver Halls. Here is a complete list of locations and hours.

KU Writing Center
Anschutz Library
1301 Hoch Auditoria Drive, Room 424 | 785-864-2399

Advising Center

About the UAC The Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC) assists students in choosing a major, making schedule plans, supervising probation cases, finding academic and professional resources, and successfully advancing to a college degree.


Undergraduate Advising Center
1300 Sunnyside Ave.
Summerfield Hall, Room 315
Phone: 785-864-2834

UAC Mission Statement: The UAC empowers all students to take ownership of their education by providing personalized, comprehensive academic advising in a supportive environment.

University Academic Support Center

The University Academic Support Center offers many services and programs to assist students in their academic success and to enhance their collegiate experience at KU. Choose from learning strategy consultations, group workshops or general or course-specific academic assistance, by appointment or on a walk-in basis. Feel free toask for information or direction about academic and personal issues.


University Academic Support Center
1450 Jayhawk Boulevard Strong Hall, Room 22

Phone: 785-864-4064

Academic Accommodations

The University Academic Support Center serves as the home for Student Access Services for students at KU. If you have a documented disability, you work directly with Student Access Services to provide and coordinate the appropriate accommodations. Contact Student Access Services in order to secure the proper accommodations.

Tutoring Services

The University Academic Support Center also provides students with Tutoring Services at KU. Students may request a tutor in disciplines that include Math, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, French, Spanish, and Italian. Other courses may be offered based on student demand and the availability of tutors. Students may contact tutoring services about potentially adding a course if one is not currently being offered. This program provides small group, course specific tutoring and the groups meet twice a week for one-and-a-half hours each session.

Learning Strategy Consultations

Finally, the University Academic Support Center offers individual consultations on skill development in the areas of time management, study skills, test taking strategies, and more. During these appointments you will work with an staff member to develop success strategies specific to your own needs and goals. Contact University Academic Support Centers to schedule a one-on-one appointment.


Wireless Internet is part of your housing contract at KU. Residents can register for an account at Once you’ve created a unique username and password, you can log in and access the ResNet on the day you move in to KU. The service (pdf) is provided by Apogee.

Included in your contract is 40 mbps download speed and four additional devices. Or you may purchase an enhanced level of service.

Phone: 855-643-2149

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