College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Academic & Financial Support

Academic Achievement and Access Center» – Workshops and individual consultations for guidance on study skills, note-taking, test prep, and time management.   

ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility» - Campus and community resources, services, and programs for information on equal access, accessibility and disability at KU.

Graduate Student TRAC» – An exceptional resource guide from Graduate Studies, divided into Teaching, Research, Academics, and Career Development.

ETD Workshops» - Workshops to help you prepare a dissertation or thesis that meets KU and ProQuest submission standards.

ETD Submission Workshop Recording»  - Online recording of a recent Thesis and Dissertation Submission Workshop for students who are unable to attend the on-campus workshop.

Data Management Instructional Videos» - Online recording and module from the KU Libraries on Data Management Basics - a great way to participate in their workshops even if you're unable to attend in person.

KU Financial Aid & Scholarships» - Information regarding Graduate Students & Graduate Plus Loans.

KU Writing Center» - Writing groups, consultations, and special events designed to help graduate students with their writing.

  • One on One consultations: Students may schedule a one-on-one graduate writing consultation in Anschutz Library or get feedback via email or videoconference. Schedule on our Writing Center homepage
  • Appointments with the Graduate Writing Specialist: : Dr. Claire McMurray can help students with adjusting to graduate-level writing, overcoming writer’s block, publishing journal articles, writing grant/fellowship applications, completing academic job applications, and thesis/dissertation coaching. Visit Dr. McMurray's office hours webpage to make an appointment.​
  • Graduate/Research Write-Ins: Students bring their writing projects to Watson Library for a quiet day of uninterrupted work. They may also get help with writing, research, citations, or formatting. Register for the write-ins through the write-ins webpage. Upcoming dates: Saturday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 21.

Student Account Services - From your tuition bill to your 1098-T form and library fines - this is the place for answers.

Student Money Management Services»​ - Provides helpful information about student personal finance and confidential individualized education to students in need including income and financial aid, checking and savings, money management, and your credit.

GradSense»​​ - Resources for grad student financial literacy from the Council on Graduate Schools

International Student Resources

International Student Services»​ - Provides Services and programs to help international students adjust to cultural life in Lawrence.

Applied English Center»​ - Offers English language classes and programs to prepare international students linguistically, academically, and culturally to university life

Military-Affiliated Student Resources

KU Military-Affiliated Student Center (KU MSC) - provides services tailored to military-affiliated students from application to graduation and career transition.

Office of Graduate Military Programs (GMP) - assists military service members in obtaining advanced civilian educational degrees. As the liaison between the University of Kansas and the Department of Defense (DOD), the GMP office coordinates with the U.S. Armed Forces’ academic institutions and combatant commands to develop specialized academic programs that meet military requirements.

Legal Services and Conflict Assistance

Student Legal Services - provides enrolled students with assistance with common legal issues. Check out their website for a full list of services. 

Ombuds Officeis a safe place where members of the University of Kansas community can seek informal, independentconfidential and impartial assistance in addressing conflicts, disputes, or complaints on an informal basis without fear of retaliation or judgment.

Community Engagement

Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity» - Workshops and opportunities for engagement in campus and community events.

Center for Civic and Social Responsibility» - Opportunities to engage with and serve as an advocate for community organizations.

Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity» - Workshops, support services, and opportunities for engagement in campus activities.

Office of Multicultural Affairs» - Workshops and events to support students, staff, and instructors through educational outreach.

Veterans Services» - Support for veterans through advising and advocacy.

Self Care

Student Health Services» – A broad range of health services, including a Walk-in Clinic.

Counseling and Psychological Services» – Individual as well as group therapy, including a Dissertation Distress/Thesis Torment Group, Graduate Women’s Group, and Mindfulness Group.

KU Recreation Services» – Information on campus fitness centers and programs.

Student Involvement and Leadership Center» – Student organizations and programs at KU providing multiple ways to get involved and stay connected.

Careers & Professional Practice

University Career Center» – Online resources and individual appointments to help graduate students prepare for a range of career options.

Career Resources for Woman» - From the University Career Center, includes informational resources, job search tools, networking resources, salary negotiation tips and more.

Curriculum Vitae» – University Career Center guide to preparing your CV.

Resumes» - University Career Center guide to preparing your resume.

Reference File Service» - Service offered by the University Career Center to help compile and send reference letters for an academic job search.  A small fee is required. 

Do you see an important campus resource that’s missing?  Email us to suggest an addition to the list.