Bear Essentials

Jan. 17, 2024

Old main in foreground wiht north campus buildings and countryside beyond covered in snow.

Welcome Back for the Spring Semester

Our snow-covered campus - just a few days away from the beginning of the Spring Semester. Welcome back, Golden Bears!

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Bear Essentials is Your Weekly Student E-Newsletter - Distributed every Wednesday during the semester, announcements and events can be submitted online.

Find Your Class Buildings - Refer to this building code list to find the building where your classes are located.

Bookstore Account - Students receiving financial aid in excess of their institutional charges (tuition, fees, meals, housing, etc.) may request a bookstore account be established at the KU Campus Store for the purchase of course-required books and supplies.

Looking for an On-Campus Job? - Check out the job opportunities on Handshake.

RSVP for Safe Space Training - Tue. Jan. 30, noon-1 p.m. RSVP on Engage.

Download a Student Success Calendar - Use the student success calendar to track assignments and highlight successes.


Spring Semester Welcome Weeks: Jan. 18-Feb. 1  - Full schedule

Wed. Jan. 17

Women's Basketball vs. West Chester - 5:30 p.m. at Keystone Hall (Live Video | Live Stats)

Men's Basketball vs. West Chester - 7:30 p.m. at Keystone Hall. (Live Video | Live Stats)

Thu. Jan. 18

Dude, Where's my Class? - Noon-3 p.m., MSU Lobby.

Fri. Jan. 19

KU Campus Store Move In Sale: Buy More, Save More - $10 off $49 | $20 off $99 | $40 off $199 Apparel & gift items only | Includes clearance and in-store only. Ends Jan. 21, 2024.

Dude, Where's my Class? - Noon-3 p.m., MSU Lobby.

Mon. Jan. 22

First Day of Spring Semester Classes

Military and Veteran's Student Open House - 9-11:30 a.m., MSU 262.

Tue. Jan 23

Tickets on Sale for 76ers/Warriors NBA Game - Game is Feb. 7 and tickets are $50 each, includes ticket and transportation.  

Military and Veteran's Student Open House - 9-11:30 a.m., MSU 262.

Hot Chocolate with Tau Sigma Honor Society - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MSU Lobby.

Wed. Jan. 24

Transfer Student Lunch and Learn - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MSU 218/223.

Sailesh the Hypnotist - 7 p.m., MSU 218.