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Jayhawk Jumpstart

Jayhawk Jumpstart extends the conversation started at orientation about how to thrive as part of the KU community. This program, required for all new KU students, focuses on individual and community wellbeing. Students participate in important conversations about social justice, personal safety and community expectations, and health and wellness.  Jayhawk Jumpstart helps students to meet one another and to reflect on those experiences that make us stronger as a community.

Jayhawk Jumpstart includes 3 separate sessions meant to accommodate all new Jayhawks on Friday, August 17, 2018 in the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr, Lawrence, KS 66045. Lunch will be provided in between sessions.

Check out which session you should attend below. 


Morning Session

Attend Jayhawk Jumpstart from 9:30 - 11 a.m. if you are...

Living in Self

Living in Oswald

Living in Ellsworth

Participating in Sorority Recruitment

Apart of Marching Jayhawks


Mid-day Session

Attend Jayhawk Jumpstart from 11:30 - 1 p.m. if you are...

Living in Lewis

Living in Jayhawker Towers/Stouffer Place

Living in Templin

Living in Hashinger

Living in McCarthy

Living in a Fraternity Residence


Afternoon Session

Attend Jayhawk Jumpstart from 1:30 - 3 p.m. if you are...

Living in Oliver

Living in Downs

Living in Off-Campus

Living in Gertrude Sellards Pearson (GSP)

Living in Corbin

Living in a Scholarship Hall


If you have any questions contact the Office of First-Year Experience.
Unable to attend? Submit an absence request.

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