Parent and Guest Orientation Schedule

Aerial view of campus with Fraser Hall at the center, on a cloudy day.


TimeSession Details

8 – 9 a.m.

Check-in and Refreshments
Kansas Union, 4th floor

Major Change Help Room
Governor’s Room, 5th floor

9 – 9:45 a.m.

Orientation Welcome
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Kick off the day.

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Supporting Your Student’s Academic Success
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Learn about your student’s academic journey.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Opportunities Fair
Big 12 and Jayhawk rooms, 4th floor
Learn about campus organizations and offerings.

Optional Housing Sessions
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Explore campus living.

Sessions present same information, so choose one:
Session 1: 10:45 – 11:05 a.m.
Session 2: 11:15 – 11:35 a.m.

10:30 – noon

Ballroom, 5th floor


TimeSession Details

Noon – 12:45 p.m.

Taking Care of Business
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Learn student financial fundamentals.

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

Well-being at KU
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Check out campus health and security services. 

2 – 2:45 p.m.

University Academic Support Services and Your Student's Success
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Learn about academic support services. 

3 – 4 p.m

Life on Campus Panel
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Hear from a panel of campus resource representatives. 

4 – 5 p.m.

Orientation Checkout
Kansas Union, 4th floor
Reunite with your student.

Optional sessions

TimeSession Details

2:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Advising Help Room
Governor’s Room, 5th floor
Get info about advising.

Financial Services Help Room
Alderson Auditorium, 4th floor
Get info about financial aid, bill pay, and more.

4 – 4:30 p.m.

Jayhawk Boulevard Tours
Kansas Union, 4th floor
Tour campus’ main thoroughfare.

Housing Previews
Tour your choice of campus housing locations:

  • GSP and Corbin Hall tours.
    Meet at Corbin Hall.
  • Self, Oswald, Hashinger, or Lewis Halls.
    Meet at Daisy Hill Commons.
  • Scholarship hall tours.
    Meet at Crawford Community Center.
  • Ellsworth Hall, Downs Hall, Stouffer Place Apartments.
    Meet at those buildings.