Bear Essentials

August 21, 2019

Class of 2023 forms KU on the football field.

Welcome, Class of 2023. Kutztown is nothing without U!

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KU Ensembles - KU ensembles are open to all KU students! For more information about Wind Ensemble, Choir, Orchestra, Jazz/Rock please visit the website.

Scholarship Deadline - Applications for the Highmark Healthcare Scholarship for Rising Juniors are available until 9/4. For information go to

Student Recreation Center (SRC) Semester Hours - Welcome back Golden Bears! Normal semester hours are: Monday-Thursday 6 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., & Sunday 1-11 p.m. Access Provided by Library and SGA - Access for free! Once completed login at

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the August 2019 Employee of the Month.

Read the Latest issue of the Tower - The Summer 2019 issue of the Tower, KU's Magazine, is available to read online.

Complete coverage of the Opening Day Convocation and Celebration - It can be viewed on the President’s webpage, including full video replay, photos, PowerPoint slides and remarks from President Hawkinson.

View KUR Fall Schedule - Kutztown University Radio (KUR) has kicked off what is perhaps our most diverse program schedule yet. 

K You

Have you noticed the yellow button on the upper right side of the new website? Use it to access MyKU, Email and D2L.


Full Welcome Week schedule (PDF)

Wed. Aug. 28

Name that I-Tune - Remember all the words to your favorite songs? Come test that knowledge. We will play hits across the years. 7 p.m., DMZ.

Senior Kickoff - 3 p.m. SR Kick-Off Receive info and support you need to find employment/grad school success! MSU 218

Thu. Aug. 29

Unity Day - 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Schaeffer Lawn. Help us build a culture of respect on campus. Food, fun, and giveaways!

DSO Orientation for New Students - Learn more about implementing your accommodations and developing habits for a successful transition. 11-11:50 AM Rohrbach Library 29.

Senior Kick Off - 11 a.m. SR Kick-Off Receive info and support you need to find employment/grad school success! MSU 218.

Veteran and Military-Affiliated Picnic - Welcome Back! Join us Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Alumni Plaza. There will be Mad Dog hot dogs and fun, while supplies last.

Fri. Aug. 30

Wear Your School Colors - Friday is national wear your school colors day.  Put on your Maroon & Gold and show your school pride.

Save 20% on Apparel & Gift at KU Campus Store - Celebrate National College Colors Day! Save 20% on KU apparel and gift to show your pride for KU! 8/30/19 - One day only, in-store & online.

Mon. Sept. 2

Labor Day - No classes, university offices closed.

Health and Wellness Center Closed - Medical emergencies call Public Safety 610-683-4001.

Tue. Sept. 3

KU Study Abroad: Belize - Take a course in tropical Belize this winter and satisfy your GenEd C1 requirement. Information session: Sept 3rd, 11 am in AF 101.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Sept. 3, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Must return Thu. Sept. 5, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

Free Career Interest Test - 11 a.m. Take a career interest inventory and get your results in a short 50-minute session, Stratton 116

On-Campus Jobs Info Session - 11 a.m. Lean how on-campus jobs can help build your resume, gain experience and create valuable connections for future jobs. MSU 250.

Success Tip: Week 1

Start the semester with good time management! Use the CASA planning calendar to track assignments and highlight successes.  Paper copies are available at CASA located on the lower level of the library, room 26 or online.