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KU Memorial Union

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

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We have both part-time and full-time positions open. Learn more about the opportunities we have to offer and join our flock!
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Spring Union

Kansas Union

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

Burge Union

Our student union located in the Central District of campus. Complete with a WPS coffeehouse, study spaces, our campus' largest event spaces and more.
Debruce Center

The DeBruce Center

The DeBruce Center is a modern student center with dining and study space options. Debruce Center is also the permanent home to the original 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.
Big Event

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, semi-annually.

KJHK 90.7 - Campus Radio

Voted best college radio station in the country in 2023, 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

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.
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Host Your Event

Are you looking for a space for your next student or community event? We are equipped and prepared to help you with any of your needs!

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What's New at the KU Memorial Union

8th Annual Sweet Spot Tournament Sets New Records

April 1, 2024 - LAWRENCE, KANSAS - The University of Kansas Esports community celebrated a triumphant turnout at the 8th Annual Sweet Spot Tournament, held in partnership with KU's Smash Club.

KJHK 90.7 Wins Best in the Nation

April 1, 2024 – LAWRENCE, KANSAS – KJHK 90.7, a student-operated radio station, was awarded “Best in the Nation” at the Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) conference.

KU Memorial Union to host Arts and Crafts Fair

March 5, 2024 – LAWRENCE, KAN: The KU Memorial Union is thrilled to host the Arts and Crafts Fair on March 9, 2024, from 10 am to 6 pm in the Kansas Union.   

Support Students, Double Your Impact today through the KU Bookstore

Lawrence, KAN - January 17, 2024: Unveiled on September 23, 2023, during the 1923 Jayhawk 100th birthday celebration amid family weekend festivities, the KU Bookstor

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