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 

The University of Kansas Libraries is committed to providing equitable access to information to all faculty, staff, students and members of the KU community. View a list of services available. 

KU Edwards Campus Psychological Clinic

The KU Edwards Campus Psychological Clinic (KUEC-PC) supports students at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Mental health is fundamental to academic success, and the KUEC-PC makes low-cost, outpatient therapies, assessments and crisis care accessible to KU students in the Kansas City Metro area. 

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.


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Starting 12 pm noon 11/21 do not drink water from Spencer Library until further notified. See message below. https://t.co/Mc5IBDqPiA


Events
News

Starting January 21, 2019 the Natural History Museum passenger elevator will receive necessary repairs. Safely repairing the elevator requires removing the elevator from service from  1/21/19 to 2/22/19. The third floor galleries, including the fossils, flourescent minerals, and Bugtown exhibits are located on the ground level and are fully accessible. Please address accessibility concerns to Catherine Johnson, ADA Director at cej2@ku.edu or 785-864-3650.

Empowerment Yoga provides an opportunity for survivors of trauma to reconnect with their bodies. Explore this with a free course provided through the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center. 

Download the Spencer Museum of Art mobile app before your next visit to the museum. The app is available on iTunes and Google Play. It currently features audio description of "Untitled (Flag 2)" by Josephine Meckseper which is part of a nationwide public art project, "Pledges of Allegiance."

Need tips for making a private residence accessible for people with mobility issues? Check out this handy guide!

Good things on the way from Google! They are starting to include wheelchair accessible routes in their google maps. This blog post describes their initial offering.

2018 Gerber Baby makes history as first with Down syndrome

Did you know the American Council of the Blind Audio Description project keeps a master list of audio described DVD's, TV shows, and streaming videos? List of alphabatized videos here. And check the audio reader Audio Description site for a listing of local events with audio description at the Lied Center and Theater Lawrence. 

Interested in participating in a study on the usage of mobile devices to support learning strategies for students with and without disabilities in STEM classes? Contact KU graduate student Jingrong (Pearl) Xie for more information at jrxie@ku.edu.

Applications are now being accepted for the Faces of Change program developed by the Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy. Check out the KYEA website for more information about the program and to apply online. 

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

Former KU student Elizabeth Boresow featured in NPR story "Navigating Life on Campus When You're on the Autism Spectrum."

Texting to 911 now available in Kansas!! Read about their "Call if you can, text if you cant" specifics.   

Interested in becoming an audio describer for events at local theaters? Register now for the November training on Sunday the 12th. 

Come learn about Project Search and enjoy free coffee and donuts! October 26, 9:30 - 11:00 at Watson Library room 455. You'll learn about this unique program that gives young adults with intellectual disabilities experience with hands on employment training. This is a project that benefits the participants and the departments they work for. Learn more on the 26th!

Keep checking Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for details about Lied Center, Theater Lawrence, and Starlight events that will be described. Grease and Catch Me If You Can are just two of the events coming up that will have audio description available!

he 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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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