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After Orientation

Congratulations, you’re officially a Jayhawk! We’ve got a lot planned for you before classes start. You’ll spend your first week at KU getting acquainted with campus, exploring the surrounding area, and meeting other Jayhawks.

Ready? Be here by Aug. 20.



Hawk Week

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Hawk Week is the official KU welcome week. Starting on Aug. 20th, you’ll get to know life on the Hill with events throughout your first week. 

KU Common Book

KU Common Book »

The KU Common Book is an annual initiative to generate a campuswide conversation through a single book. You'll receive a copy at Orientation, read it over the summer, then join us for small-group discussions and various KU Common Book events throughout your first year.


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