Bear Essentials

August 31, 2022

Dr. McCargo speaks at Unity Day

Unity Day - Thursday, Sept. 1

Join us for Unity Day as part of the Community link fair on Thursday. 10 a.m-2 p.m., Unity Day Program at 11 a.m. on Schaeffer Lawn.

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Looking for a KU Alumni Mentor? - The KU Foundation's KU FUEL program pairs students and alumni mentors to build professional and networking skills. Apply for a mentor in your field of study.

Register now for the PASSHE DEI Summit - All students are welcome to participate in the PASSHE DEI Virtual Summit, Nov 2-4.

KU Foundation Board Seeks Student Rep - The KU Foundation seeks an undergrad to serve on its Board, offering a student perspective and helping build a culture of philanthropy on campus.

Get Your Free KU Football Tickets Now! - Use your KU login, create an account & access discounted tickets to the Planetarium, KU Presents!, and a FREE TICKET to each regular season football home game.

NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post Access - Get free online access to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

National College Colors Day Sale - Show off your Golden Bear spirit with KU Campus Store’s sale. Save 20% on Apparel and Gift. While supplies last | In-store & online | Excludes other discounts.

Rape, Aggression and Defense (RAD) Training - Provided by Public Safety and Police Services. Free to female students, faculty and staff. Sept. 12, 6 p.m. in Old Main, Room 22A and Sept. 13 & 15 in Old Main, Georgian Room. You must attend all three sessions to complete the RAD program. Email or call 610-683-4860 to sign up.


Welcome Week - Activities are planned throughout the this week and beyond.  Don't miss the fun!

Wed. Aug 31

Birthday Bash for Wynnie - Meet the first dog of Kutztown University, Wynnie, at President Hawkinson's residence at 5 p.m. We will have birthday cake for the students and doggie treats for the pets. Get a photo with the birthday pooch and sign a birthday poster for Wynnie.

Welcome Back to Group Exercise - 5-9 p.m. Rec Center South Studio.

Boom Boom Bingo - 8-9:30 p.m., MSU 183

Senior KickOff - 3 p.m. Receive info and support you need to find employment/grad school success. Via Zoom.

University Well-being Iced Coffee Station - Welcome back from University Well-being! Enjoy a cup of iced coffee on us to celebrate the start of the fall semester, starting at 9 a.m. in the MSU.

Women's Volleyball vs. Pace - 6 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Women's Soccer vs. Shepherd - 7 p.m. Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)

Thu. Sept. 1

Unity Day - Celebrate KU's diversity and sense of belonging with the Golden Bear community. 11 a.m., Schaeffer Lawn. CommUnity Link fair (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)

Doodle Day - Come out and Doodle. Stop at tables at Academic Forum, Rohrbach Library and Sharadin Art Building 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Dogs Pet Therapy at Sharadin 11 a.m. - noon.

Work Smarter: Time Management Strategies - 11 a.m. in AF 203 - No one wants to do extra work for the same grade. In this workshop we will teach you how to do minimal work for the maximum result.

Fri. Sept. 2

National College Colors Day - Wear your Maroon and Gold today!

Wellness Open House - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., take time for yourself, enjoy coffee and bagels, and experience the Health Center Wellness Room (Beck Hall room 119). Door Prizes!

Sat. Sept 3

Field Hockey vs. St. Michael's - 11 a.m. Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Video)

Sun. Sept. 4

Field Hockey vs. Southern Connecticut St. - 1:30 p.m. Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Video)

Mon. Sept. 5

Labor Day - No classes, university offices closed.

Tue. Sept. 6

Reading Fightin' Phils LGBT Night Free Tickets - Pick up tickets at Boxwood or the MSU Info Desk for the 6:45 p.m. baseball game at First Energy Stadium in Reading. Register on Engage for the bus which departs 5:30 p.m.

Senior KickOff11a.m. Receive info and support you need to find employment/grad school success.

Coffee, Cookies and Careers - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet the Career Development Center staff on the Alumni Plaza. Let us introduce you to the services and resources we have to offer.

D2L, Email, and MYKU...Oh My - 11 a.m. AF 203 - Learning how to check your grades and assignments and contacting your professors can be scary. Come to this workshop to figure it all out.

LGBTQ+ Book Club - 2 p.m. at Boxwood House. Join us for a weekly book club here at the Center. We will select an LGBT author and themed book to enjoy and discuss together.

Wed. Sept. 7

Coffee, Cookies and Careers - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet the Career Development Center staff on the Alumni Plaza. Let us introduce you to the services and resources we have to offer.

Open Hour with Provost - 3 p.m. in Old Main concourse. Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour.

Is Your Major Right for You? - 3 p.m. Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future. Stratton 116.

Senior KickOff - 7 p.m Walk Away with the knowledge, resources and enthusiasm to finish strong at KU. Via Zoom.

Multicultural Center Diversity and Dessert - Join us for a fun Open House to kick off the semester!

Women's Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center Open House - Join us at Boxwood House 3-6 p.m. The campus community is invited to tour our centers, meet our staff, and see all we have to offer at this festive event.

Walk with Wynnie - Meet at the president's patio at 5 p.m.