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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.

Kansas Union Welcome Desk

Located on level 4 of the Kansas Union, the Kansas Union Welcome Desk provides a customer service outlet for the entire Kansas Union and front desk operations for the Student Involvement and Leadership Center (SILC). The Kansas Union, SUA Box Office, and SILC have come together to host one Kansas Union Welcome Desk. Come see us for ticket sales, display case reservations, UEC submissions, student organization mailboxes, Danforth Chapel reservations, student involvement, and any questions you have.

For more information about SILC programs and services, please see their website at https://silc.ku.edu/.

During the summer, the Kansas Union Welcome Desk will be open 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m., and during the school year the desk will be open 8:00a.m. - 7:00p.m..

The Welcome Desk serves as a ticketing outlet for any KU department or registered KU organization on campus. Tickets are on sale Mondays through Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. when classes are in session. The Welcome Desk also reserves select display cases around the building which are available for use by any KU department or registered student organization on campus.

To reserve a display case:

Display Case reservations are made on a first-come-first serve basis and are available free of charge to any registered KU student organization or KU department for campus related events and activities. Display cases will be scheduled on a weekly rotation spanning Mondays through Sundays. There is a two (2) week limit per semester per organization, and only one (1) case may be schedule at a time. Cases that are available for reservation include the following (each is named after a notable performer from SUA’s history).

• Level 3, right side (Pearl Jam)

• Level 4, outside the Programs Office (Retta)

• Watson Library, left side (Bradbury)

To request a display case, please fill out the online request form at bit.ly/UnionDisplayCases.

To request ticket sales:

Wanting to sell tickets at the Kansas Union Welcome Desk? Ticket sales are available free of charge to any registered KU student group or KU department for campus related events and activities. Outside group requests are considered on a case-by-case basis if the event/activity provides significant benefit to KU students. To request to sell tickets, please fill out the PDF request form.

For further questions on anything about the Kansas Union, please contact the Kansas Union Welcome Desk Student Manager at unionwelcome@ku.edu.

Contact Information:

Kansas Union Welcome Desk
785-864-7469
unionwelcome@ku.edu
Kansas Union, room #458A
1301 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


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