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University Office of Graduate Studies
The Office of Graduate Studies provides information and resources to assist graduate students in successful completion of their degree. If you have questions or cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us at graduate@ku.edu or call (785) 864-8040.
New Graduate Student Orientation
New Graduate Student Orientation is generally offered at three levels at KU: University, School, and Department/Program level orientation. Specific dates and times can be found in our Graduate Events Calendar once they are set.
Academic & Achievement Access Center
The AAAC 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.
KU Writing Center
Writers need feedback, sounding boards, and other people to coach them while they compose. That's where the KU Writing Center comes in. It's a place for productive talk about writing, with trained peer consultants to help you brainstorm, draft, and revise your projects.  In person and online appointments are available.
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International Student Services (ISS)
ISS is always available to help answer international student questions. They have walk-in hours each week and offer a varierty of workshops to meet your needs. If international students have concerns or need to speak with someone about a safety issue, call Public Safety (anytime 24/7), at 785-864-5900. The Public Safety office will connect students to the on-call person in International Student Services (ISS) for issues related to travel emergencies, border issues, hospital crises, etc. Students can also call the main ISS number, 785-864-3617, during regular office hours with questions or concerns.
University Ombuds
A safe place where members of the University of Kansas community can seek informal, independentconfidential and impartial assistance in addressing conflicts, disputes, or complaints on an informal basis without fear of retaliation or judgment.
Departmental Offices

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

2120 Learned


Chemical & Petroleum Engineering (C&PE)

4141 Learned


Civil & Architectural Engineering (CEAE)

2142 Learned


Computer Engineering, Computer Science,
Electrical Engineering (EECS)

2001 Eaton


Bioengineering (BioE)

3135 Learned Hall


Engineering & Project Management (EMGT/PMGT)

350 Best Bldg., Edwards Campus


Mechanical Engineering (ME)

3138 Learned


Health & Wellness

Campus Alerts
Campus Alerts (Lawrence) / Campus Alerts (Edwards) & Crime Alerts – Keep your contact information up to date (in Enroll & Pay) to be informed in the event of an emergency that could affect your health and safety.
Counseling & Psychological Services

CAPS Personal Counseling Services can help students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal, and family problems. Individual and group sessions are available.

KU Recreation Services
KU Recreation Services provides University of Kansas students, faculty, and staff with a variety of resources for physical fitness, team, and individual sports, classes, and personal training.
Student of Concern
Students, staff and faculty may submit a CARE Report to help identify students who may be under undue stress and need additional assistance. See list of warning signs that may help you identify students of concern.

Other Resources

Engineering Career Center

The Engineering Career Center sets students up for success when preparing to enter the workforce.  From polishing the resume, to developing a strategy for job interviews and networking with prospective employers.

Upcoming Career Events

Engineering Student Groups

The School of Engineering is home to many amazing student groups. See which one is right for you and get involved!

Upcoming Student Group Events

Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access (IOA)

This office offers assistance and protective measures to students, faculty, and staff. They also manage the official reporting of discrimination on campus, as well as training and resources to build a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment.

Study Abroad
The Office of Study Abroad provides a comprehensive range of student services throughout the processes of recruitment, advising, program selection, application, enrollment, pre-departure orientation, completion of the overseas program, and the granting of academic credit.
Special Programs & Certificates
KU offers a wide variety of Graduate Programs and Certificates that offer fantastic opportunities for students. Whether you're looking to build your resume, gain hands-on experience, or take your education beyond the classroom, KU has got you covered. All completed certificates will be notated on your academic transcript and many can be stacked towards a graduate degree. Learn More!
Volunteer Opportunities
KU's Center For Community Outreach's mission is to empower students through service experiences and collaborative partnerships to meaningfully serve our local and global communities as lifelong active, aware and engaged citizens.

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times