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Academic Welcomes

All new students will attend an Academic Welcome associated with their professional school or the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences on Sunday, August 20. This is a great opportunity for you to meet with the administration and faculty associated with your academic discipline, and prepare for classes the following day.


School of Business
Capitol Federal Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
A welcome to new students who will be in the School of Business. We will have food, tours of Capitol Federal Hall as well as staff, faculty, and a clubs/organizations fair there to greet the students. For more information about this event please contact Amber Rhoades at arhoades@ku.edu.
 
School of Music
Murphy Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
There will be a brief meeting for new School of Music undergraduate and graduate students with administration, then a reception with time for new students to visit with faculty, staff and some current students. This program will conclude with advising and computer lab time for anyone who needs it. For more information please contact Rita Riley at rriley@ku.edu.
 
School of Social Welfare
Twente Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Come enjoy your favorite ice cream treat and meet faculty, staff and students at the School of Social Welfare Welcome Back Bash. You will be able to tour the building and meet other social work students, faculty, and staff. For more information about this event please contact Vicki Mignot at vmignot@ku.edu.
 
School of Architecture, Design, and Planning
The Forum, Marvin Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Check-in begins at 3:00 pm in Marvin Hall for a brief welcome followed by tours through our studios, labs and classrooms. At 4:00 pm, head outside to our courtyard to enjoy a treat, meet our student organizations and learn about involvement opportunities. Our faculty, staff and students can't wait to meet you and welcome you to the School of Architecture and Design! For more information please contact April Czarnetzki at amczar@ku.edu.
 
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wescoe Beach/Canopy
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is excited to welcome new students with an ice cream social! You can enjoy frozen treats, spin the prize wheel, meet faculty and learn about opportunities available in the College. Connect with us on Instagram or Twitter @KUCollege and post using #CollegeCoolDown for the chance to win some sweet College swag! For more information please contact Heidi Hulse at hhulse@ku.edu.
 
School of Journalism
Clarkson Gallery, Stauffer-Flint Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Faculty, staff and peers from J-School will greet students. The event is designed to encourage students to explore the different opportunities in student media while exploring our space. We will have refreshments and giveaways. For more information please contact Vicky Reyes at vickyreyes@ku.edu.
 
School of Education
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
There will be info tables from School of Education programs, student organizations, and refreshments. A chance for students in Teacher Education and Health, Sport & Exercise Science programs to meet School of Education faculty, staff, and administration, as well as learn about study abroad opportunities, student organizations, professional development programs, and more. For more information please contact AJ Rain at ajrain@ku.edu.
 
School of Engineering
LEEP2
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The School of Engineering's Academic Welcome is an opportunity for students to learn more about engineering resources and opportunities for involvement. Students will be able to tour of the School of Engineering and visit student organizations and engineering resources in various locations throughout the complex. An interactive academic session will be held to prepare students for the skills needed to succeed in engineering. We will have refreshments and giveaways. For more information please contact Lindsey McCaig at lmccaig@ku.edu.
 
School of the Arts
Chalmers Hall Gallery + Cafe
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The School of the Arts (SOTA) Meet & Mingle is a welcome event for all students interested in the School of the Arts. The event will provide an environment for incoming students to meet each other and faculty. Tables will also be set up with information on opportunities within SOTA, including travel funds, research grants, study abroad, internships, and student clubs. For more information please contact Sydney Stone at sydneymstone@ku.edu.

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