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KU Memorial Union - Celebrating 100 Years!

KU Memorial Union serves as KU's community center and is the heart of campus. We strive to provide inviting spaces, inspiring programs, and quality facilities, services, and conveniences for the University community.
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Kansas Union

Welcome home to the Kansas Union, one of the most beloved and historic destinations on KU's campus.
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Burge Union

Our newest student union located in the Central District and home to some of the best study and largest event spaces on campus.
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The DeBruce Center

The DeBruce Center is a modern student center and the permanent home for the rules of basketball.

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Student Union Activities

Student Union Activities (SUA) is one of KU’s largest student organizations, planning over 200 events each year for the entire Jayhawk community.
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The Big Event at KU

The Big Event connects the KU campus with the Lawrence community by recruiting thousands of students, faculty and staff volunteers to work at hundreds of local job sites during one day of service.
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KJHK 90.7 - Campus Radio

KJHK 90.7 FM is a student-run radio station at the University of Kansas on Level 3 of the Kansas Union.
KU Jayhawk Esports is a student group at the University of Kansas.

KU Jayhawk Esports

The University of Kansas Jayhawk Esports team is part of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and provides program support and coaching as part of their ongoing efforts with student programs and events.
Students participate in a painting event hosted at the Memorial Union.

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What's New at the KU Memorial Union

Family Weekend Scheduled for September 22-23, 2023

June 15, 2023 – LAWRENCE, KAN: KU Student Affairs is excited to announce Family Weekend will take place September 22-23, 2023. Events will lead up to the KU football game against Brigham Young University at the David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.  

Ascher Dedication Statue Unveiling

Ascher Dedication Statue Unveiling September 23, 2022– LAWRENCE, KAN: The KU Memorial Union will host an unveiling ceremony for the newest Asher Family Plaza Statue at 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022 on Asher Family Plaza.


The Union Friends Organization has selected Sue Buckley as the first recipient of its Union Service Award at Homecoming.  This event will take place on Saturday, October 16th at 11:00am


Brenda Selman, an accomplished painter, returns to her alma mater for a Homecoming exhibit of her recent work. A student of the legendary Robert Sudlow, Brenda creates compelling oil landscapes from her childhood home in the Kansas Flint Hills to the mountains of California. The exhibit will run…