Edwards Campus Resources

On Campus Resources

Academic Achievement and Access Center

Offers services and programs to assist students in their academic success.

KU Edwards Student Services Welcome Center

Student Services at KU Edwards provides assistance to help you meet your academic goals by offering convenient and accessible services. We partner with Lawrence campus to ensure that the services you need are available here in Overland Park and our other regional locations.

Campus Map

KU Edwards is conveniently located at 127th and Quivera Road in Overland Park. Accessible parking is located at each building entrance. Students seeking more information on campus accessibility features can contact the Student Services Welcome Center at kuecsuccess@ku.edu. Guests using our campus for external events and rentals can contact the KUEC Events team at kuecevents@ku.edu.

KU Libraries 

List of services available to persons with disabilities from the Library system.

Psychology Clinic

Low cost out-patient mental health service currently located in Lawrence and serving KU Edwards students.

Community Resources

My Resource Connection

Connects individuals needing assistance with resources that can help meet their needs (groceries, clothing, housing, health care, counseling, transportation, employment, emotional support, etc.). There are many organizations in the greater Kansas City area that are able to address these needs and this tool allows for easy searching. My Resource Connection is maintained and hosted by the government of Johnson County Kansas. Significant contributions of data come from United Way 211 of Greater Kansas City, various departments within Johnson County government, and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS.

Parent/Spouse Resources

KU Edwards Student Services Welcome Center

Student Services at KU Edwards provides assistance to all seeking information about KU Edwards and KU services.  Contact the welcome center at 913-897-8539 or email kuecsuccess@ku.edu for more information. 

See full parent/visitor resources page for more. 

Additional KU Resources

ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility

This office is responsible for promoting an accessible and inclusive campus. This site contains information and links for employees to learn about employment accommodations, campus accessibility, and available accessibility related trainings.

See Lawrence campus resource page for more.


Accessible Jayhawk iconAlerts!

Water at Ellsworth has been shut off for emergency repairs. Facilities expects water to be back before the end of the business day.


Events
News

The next Alliance for Economic Inclusion meeting will be August 19, 2017 at the Kauffman Foundation from 8am-noon. The meeting will concentrate on resources for the aging population and people with disabilities in Metropolitan Kansas City. Register using the AEI online registration. 

Interested in inclusive music and dance? Spaces are still available for performers of all abilities to participate in a free week-long event (August 7 - 12) with Jesse Stewart, internationally acclaimed musician, scholar, educator, and founder of We Are All Musicians. Register online by July 28th. Email questions to improv@ku.edu

Keep checking Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for details about Lied Center, Theater Lawrence, and Starlight events that will be described. Additionally The Dole Institute of Politics has partnered with Audio Reader to have audio description available for their current events. Complete schedule of description services on the Audio Reader site. 

KU professor developing a video game to prepare students with disabilitie for STEM careers

Matthew W. Mosconi assumes the directorship of the Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training, or K-CART

12-Year-Old Creating Yelp-like  App for Accessibility

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

New logo selected for the hawk route and future accessible campus routes from over 40 student design submissions. 

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

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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