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Inclement Weather - Union Hours 2/19/19, 2/20/19:

Due to campus closings and class cancellation for the evening of Tuesday, 2/19/2019 due to inclement weather, and the expectation for wintry conditions through the morning of Wednesday, 2/20/2019, special hours will be in place for Union operations across campus.

Affected Union hours, service locations:

  • The Kansas Union will close at 10:00pm on the evening of Tuesday 2/19/2019. It will reopen at 7:00am on Wednesday, 2/20/2019.
  • The Burge Union will close at 10:00pm on the evening of Tuesday 2/19/2019. It will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday, 2/20/2019.
  • The DeBruce Center will close at 6:00pm today. It will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday, 2/20/2019.
  • The Hawk Shop in the Kansas Union will close with the building at 10:00pm on the evening of Tuesday 2/19/2019.
  • The Bus Stop on Daisy Hill will be open regular hours tonight, 2/19/2019.
  • Jaybreak at Anschutz Science Library will close at 10:00pm on the evening of Tuesday 2/19/2019.
  • All other Jaybreaks across campus will follow normal hours 2/19/2019, and currently plan to reopen on Wednesday, 2/20/2019 at 10:00am.
  • Retail KU Dining operations in Wescoe (The Underground) and DeBruce Center (Courtside Cafe) currently plan to reopen on Wednesday, 2/20/2019 at 10:00am.
  • Residential Dining Centers (Mrs. E's, South DIning Commons, North College Cafe) will operate under regular hours.
  • The Studio Grill and Southside will be open for regular hours tonight, 2/19/2019.

Beak Bites

Making Nutritious Choices

Beak Bites logoAre you having a difficult time identifying the healthier items on the menu? Are you trying to eat better and aren’t sure where to start? KU Dining Services has done the work for you! Choose a menu item with the Beak Bites symbol and you’ll know you are picking out a specially selected option for a wholesome, balanced diet.

The dietitians with KU Dining Services have identified menu items that are better for you based on the following guidelines:

Beak Bites Criteria:

Entrée

  • Under 400 calories per serving
  • Contains protein, fiber, and or fruit/vegetable
  • Over 50% grains are whole (if grain is the predominant ingredient)
  • Under 600 mg sodium
  • Under 10 g saturated fat 
  • Not deep fried

Sides and Composed Salads

  • Under 150 calories per serving
  • Contains protein, fiber, and or fruit/vegetable
  • Over 50% grains are whole (if grain is the predominant ingredient)
  • Under 600 mg sodium 

Soup

  • Under 150 calories per serving
  • Under 600 mg sodium
  • Contains fiber, vegetable, or whole grain

Dessert

  • Under 150 calories per serving
  • Contains whole grain and/or is fruit-based
  • Not deep fried 

**Sugar will never be the predominant (first listed) ingredient**

Click here to view the Beak Bites brochure in a new window.

Questions about Beak Bites, nutrition, or dining on campus? Please contact Christine Ebert, Registered Dietitian, at cmebert@ku.edu.



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