Bear Essentials

Jan. 13, 2021

Have a question or looking for information? You can use KU's live chat feature to talk to a variety of offices on campus. (live chat generally available during business hours)

Follow KU on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube


4th Annual Gender & Sexual Minorities Conference - Call for Proposals due by Jan. 29. Event is Feb. 12. Conference theme this year is ACTIVISM: Lead, Give, Build, Teach, Question, Initiate, Advocate.

Bagpipe Lessons - FREE! - Intro bagpipe lessons, with in person and online options available. No experience necessary. Contact for details.

Pipers and Drummers - The Kutztown Pipe Band is looking for experienced pipers and drummers interested in joining the pipe band. Contact for more information.

KU Print Center Student Project Assistance - Have a project that you need print help with? Visit our website for details! We can deliver to your professor or ask us to mail to your home.

Pre-Register for Blood Drive - In town on Jan. 25?  Pre-register to give blood that day.

Nominate for the Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching - Nominations for the 2021 award are being accepted now. Current full-time tenured faculty eligible. Email for information.

Spring Accommodation Letters - Students registered with the DSO may log into MyKU to request accommodation letters for spring 2021. Check your KU email for more information.

Need help implementing your accommodations? - Join a short Zoom session and implement your accommodations with the assistance of the DSO staff. Check your KU email for more info.

View & shop your course materials now - Don't wait until the day of classes. Get your materials so your prepared for your spring semester!

CandidCareer: Video Career Advice from Industry Professionals - These informational interviews may help students discover and explore many career options. Candid Career is a new resource from the Career Development Center to help with your future job options.

Tired of searching course by course for your textbooks? - Your custom Virtual Shelf for this semester is ready to view, which has been created with the required course materials for your spring semester. We have included all of our affordable options, which includes rental, used, and digital materials. Textbooks in original condition can be returned for a full refund by Feb. 5 (or by Feb. 26 with add/drop slip). View your virtual shelf.

Free shipping and discounted expedited shipping on course materials - KU Campus Store will offer free standard shipping and $5 expedited shipping on all course materials orders over $50 through Jan. 22.



Thu. Jan. 14

Balance, Balance, Who's Got The Balance? - KU Music Ed. Virtual Forum's first Spring 2021 session is at 7 p.m. Featuring guest speaker Professor Thomas G. Leslie. Register to attend!

Sat. Jan. 16

KU Campus store normal semester hours begin. Back to school extended hours

  • Jan. 17 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Jan. 18 – 7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Jan. 19 - 21 – 7:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Jan. 22 – 7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Jan. 23 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 24 – 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 25 - 28 - 7:45 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Jan. 29 – 7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Jan. 30 – 31 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Mon. Jan. 18

No Classes, Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service - Participate in the day of service in your hometown or even at home. Follow the link for multiple options.

Health & Wellness Services Closed - In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Medical emergencies and counseling emergencies call Public Safety 610-683-4001.

Tue. Jan. 19

Semester Begins - The first two weeks of spring semester classes will be conducted in a 100% online format, before returning to originally scheduled modalities Mon. Feb. 1.

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Jan. 19, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Jan 21, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.