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Hawk Week

You’ll kick off your KU career with Hawk Week, several days’ worth of in-person and virtual events that will introduce you to Mount Oread, foundational KU traditions and history, and the Jayhawks that will support and guide you to graduation and beyond.

The Office of First-Year Experience and our campus partners are currently working on this year’s schedule of activities and events. Check back to this page in August for more details about Hawk Week 2020.


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