Finding your place in the KU community

There's no better way to explore KU than to connect with the diverse groups, programs, and people that make up its campus. In unfamiliar places, you'll feel right at home. Among new communities, you'll form lasting bonds.

600+ student clubs and organizations

With over 600 student clubs and organizations, you’re bound to find your place among like-minded Jayhawks. Along the way, you’ll gain experience in leadership roles and contributing to your community.

Three members of KU Men's Rugby club pose for photo together

100+ multicultural student groups

Many campus organizations offer platforms for students to share their cultures and identities and advocate for their communities.

Students celebrate Holi on campus by throwing colored powders

Volunteer and service work

The Center for Community Outreach connects students to volunteer opportunities and community service, as well as volunteer training, speakers, workshops, and a volunteer resource library.

Six student volunteers at the Kansas Union during Super Service Saturday

Celebrate your identity

Emily Taylor Center logo on glass door.

Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

ETC is committed to the advancement of gender equity on campus. The center offers support services and involvement opportunities for students of all genders and identities.
Be You At KU group portrait. Dozens of people wearing KU Pride shirts in front of Campanile with flags representing the LGBTQIA+ community.

Center For Sexuality & Gender Diversity

As the center of LGBTQIA+ and ally life on campus, SGD provides a community drop-in space and platforms for student-led organizations.
Student walking through the Tunnel of Oppression in the Multicultural Center on Jayhawk blvd.

Office of Multicultural Affairs

OMA’s programs and services support the academic, personal, and professional development of all students, particularly students from historically marginalized populations.
Students float a cardboard boat in the SUA Cardboard Regatta

Mark your calendar

In a typical year, Student Union Activities hosts more than 200 campus events. The student-run board plans and carries out a diverse calendar of events, including live performances, culinary and arts celebrations, and gaming and technology experiences.

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