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Campus Map - This map of campus will help you navigate to your classes and appointments.

Map of Lawrence, Kansas - This map of Lawrence will help you find your way around the city.

KU Parking Services - If you own a car and wish to park on campus, this is where
you purchase your parking permit.

KU and Lawrence Bus Service - KU and the City of Lawrence, collaborate to provide public transportation around the city of Lawrence. Students and staff ride free with a valid KU ID. Bus schedules are found here.

Culture Shock - All students experience this during their time studying abroad. Learn about the causes and tips to over come the effect.

Home Sickness - Being away from home and family is often challenging. Here are some tips for dealing with home sickness.

International Peer Support - Staffed by international students, for international student, the International Peer Support group can help you navigate your transition at KU.

CAPS - Counseling and Psychological Services can help students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal and family problems.

Academic Integrity - As a student you are held to particular standards of academic integrity. This website explains those standards.

Study Skills - Learning how to study effectively will help you maximize your educational experience.

Time Management - Learning how to study effectively will help you maximize your educational experience.

Academic Support - The Academic Achievement & Access center can assist you in finding tutoring for your classes.

Writing Center - The Writing Center helps students improve and prefect their writing style.

Student Organizations - KU offers over 600 student run clubs and organizations.

Watkins Health Services - On campus health, wellness and medical services available to students.

International Support Services can provide various information sessions and trainings for interested departments, offices, or organizations on campus. Our staff is well-versed in topics such as F-1 and J-1 immigration regulations, employment opportunities for international students, cross-cultural communication and cultural adjustment, student support services, and more.

Please provide us with some brief information through the form below and an ISS representative will follow up with you as soon as possible regarding your request.


Life in the U.S.


American Family Style Dinners

Join us for discussion, food, and fun.

Life In The U.S. is an ongoing series of transition and cultural adjustment workshops to help international students acclimate to life as an international Jayhawk.This semester the series will feature Family Style Dinners. Join us as we enjoy typical American cuisine and topic discussions.    

This event is intended for new international students and scholars. Space is limited and you must register to participate. Sign up during orientation or watch your KU email for option to RSVP.


Topic: American Sayings
Dinner Menu: Hot Dogs

January 29 from 6‐7:00PM
Strong Hall 2

Topic: Traveling from Lawrence
Dinner Menu: Frito Pie

February 19 from 6‐7:00PM
Strong Hall 2

Topic: Sports in the U.S.
Dinner Menu: Clam Chowder  

March 25 from 6‐7:00PM
Strong Hall 2



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