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Hawk Week 2018 - Campus Partner Information

The following information is for on-campus entities interested in hosting an event for Hawk Week 2018.

Call for Programs

Campus partners interested in hosting a Hawk Week event and/or requesting funding should attend one of the following meetings in order to get information about the event submission process.

Thursday, March 29
10 – 11 a.m.
Centennial Room, Kansas Union


Thursday, March 29
2 – 3 p.m.
Centennial Room, Kansas Union
Tuesday, May 1
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Kansas Room, Kansas Union


Programming Guidelines

When planning a program for Hawk Week, please make sure that the programs follow the guidelines below. If you have questions while planning your event, please contact


Programming should:

  1. Create a welcoming and engaging space for all students
  2. Prepare students for curricular and co-curricular involvement
  3. Serve as an introduction to and/or exploration of KU and its opportunities

We will not accept programs on the following dates in order not to conflict with Signature Events.

  • Thursday, August 16
  • Friday, August 17
  • Saturday, August 18, before 2:30 p.m. or after 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 19, after 1 p.m.
  • Friday, August 24, after 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 25, before 2:30 p.m. or after 7:00 p.m.

We also discourage events on the following dates to unify campus messaging in support of class attendance. Events that do not conflict with classroom activities, for example events that allow students to come and go freely throughout the day, will be considered. Events during the evenings of the following days should not extend past 9 p.m.

  • Monday, August 20
  • Tuesday, August 21
  • Wednesday, August 22

If you are interested in creating a sustainability plan for your event or discussing ways to make your event more sustainable in any way please contact Kim Criner, Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Center for Sustainability at


Submit a Program


Academic Welcomes

All Academic Welcomes will take place on Friday, August 17 from 3 - 5 p.m., following discussions of the KU Common Book. Students will be led by undergraduate staff from Jayhawk Jumpstart to the welcomes, with the hopes of increased attendance. There will be a meeting specifically for Academic Welcome hosts held. Previous Academic Welcome organizers will be informed.

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