KU Cares: Emergency Assistance

The KU Care Team works to connect KU students who face financial emergencies with funds that can help them put their focus back on school. 

APPLY FOR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Students can apply for funds at KU Care Team Emergency Funds Request.  A KU Care Team member will contact applicants within five business days of receipt.  Applications are considered on a case-by case basis.

HELP STUDENTS IN CRISIS

Many Golden Bears need your help to get through crises that could jeopardize their academic success and/or physical or emotional well-being.  Help us help students in crisis by raising funds for emergency support for one of the funds listed below.

BEARS BAND TOGETHER

The Bears Band Together fund supports students facing financial emergencies as a result of a community, national, or pandemic crisis. 

HELPING PAWS EMERGENCY FUND

The Helping Paws Emergency Fund supports students with unexpected financial emergencies that develop through other life circumstances.

JUST IN TIME

The Morris & Dorothy Bebee Just in Time fund supports senior students who experience financial emergencies that interfere with school as they approach graduation.