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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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Celebrating 100 Years!

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May 4, 2021 marks 100 years of the incorporation of the KU Memorial Union. #KUunion100
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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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Students pose with Baby Jay to promote Student Union Activities. A Student Program group at The University of Kansas

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.
The Big Event members pose at the Burge Union. The Big Event is a volunteer group at The University of Kansas

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.
KJHK Campus Radio sticker on a stairwell. KHK is a student run station at the University of Kansas

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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Are you looking for a space for your next student or community event? We have the team and resources ready to assist you.

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Upcoming Events

What's New at the KU Memorial Union

Grubhub at the University of Kansas DeBruce Center

Grubhub is now available at The DeBruce Center at University of Kansas

Starting this semester, the Courtside Cafe and The CoffeeHouse at the DeBruce Center will be on the GrubHub app, making ordering meals and coffee on the KU campus a snap. All users on campus can get $3 off their first order with the promo code "NOMS." Mo
Kansas Union 1926 Centennial of KU Memorial Corporation

University of Kansas Memorial Corporation celebrates 100 anniversary

Over 100 years, ago on May 10, 1921, a group met for the first time on The University of Kansas campus to discuss the construction of what would ultimately become a student union -- the home to a number of student groups, Student Senate chambers, and ultimately a "home away from home" for all Jay
Kansas Union 1926 Centennial of KU Memorial Corporation

University of Kansas Memorial Corporation celebrates 100 anniversary

Over 100 years, ago on May 10, 1921, a group met for the first time on The University of Kansas campus to discuss the construction of what would ultimately become a student union -- the home to a number of student groups, Student Senate chambers, and ultimately a "home away from home" for all Jay
Mini Big Event that was held during Covid-19

KU Union Student Programs Persevere Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

The Big Event KU hosted its fall event, Mini Big Event, in a socially distanced format. Despite the obvious restrictions, students pulled off a safe and successful day of community service. Students were very intentional, from the mask mandate to touchless registration.

Operating Hours

Kansas Union Hours

Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-11:00pm
Friday: 7:00am-7:00pm
Saturday- Sunday: Closed

Burge Union Hours

Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-10:00pm
Friday- 7:00am-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

DeBruce Center Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed