New! HAWKROUTE videos!

Looking for an accessible route between Sunnyside Drive and Jayhawk Boulevard? We've got you covered (literally in some areas) with the HAWKROUTE. Watch the following videos for turn by turn directions to help you navigate the HawkRoute.

This video features your fellow Jayhawks talking about their use of the HAWKROUTE

Play the audio only on your phone while you travel the HAWKROUTE

Hawk Route from Sunnyside to Jayhawk Audio  (mp3 file)

Sunnyside to Jayhawk document (docx)

Hawk Route from Jayhawk to Sunnyside Audio  (mp3 file)

Jayhawk to Sunnyside document (docx)

info graphicWelcome to Accessible KU

We are so excited you have joined our community. KU values diversity and inclusion. The University is committed to providing equal access for individuals with disabilities to the academic, social, cultural, and employment opportunities available at KU. This website is designed to be a one-stop shop for information on equal access, accessibility, and disability at KU.

On this site you will find information and links for:

  • Campus and community resources, services, and programs
  • Procedures for requesting academic and employment accommodations
  • Accessible campus routes
  • Emergency evacuation procedures
  • News and events
  • And more!

Please email us at accessibility@ku.edu to share a comment, or suggest additional resources.

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Events
News

The Kansas Autism Conference will be held March 3 and Johnson County Community College. Register now through March 1

Get information about receiving audio description at home on your television from the American Council for the Blind

Audio description available at The Theater Lawrence, the Lied Center, and Starlight!  See Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for more details.  

Read about the signing of the rule regarding movie captioning and audio description

Disability Studies Seminar at the Hall Center for Humanities on Nov 17

AXIS Dance Company - Changing the face of dance and disability event. 

Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader will be available for various theater and museum events in Lawrence. 

Register now for Audio Description training

Chancellor's message regarding 26th Anniversary of the ADA

Proclamation from the Governor

Proclamation of the 26th anniversary of the ADA will take place at the Lawrence City Hall meeting on July 19th at 5:45.

KU Law Professor Mike Hoeflich's opinion column on disability and accessibility

Disability rights groups march in Topeka in support of federal legislation

U.S. Dept. Of Education Releases NPRM to Improve Equity for Students with Disabilities

EEO Proposes 12% of Federal Agencies Staff Should Be Workers with Disabilities

National Council on Disability Commends Senate Commerce Committee for Hearings on Self-Driving Cars

Testing Accommodations

Building Disability Literacy, One Brick At a Time

A Point of View: Happiness and Disability

CDC Offers New Stats On Disability Prevalence

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