Archive for Friday, August 12, 2005

Where to go for help

August 12, 2005


The Freshman-Sophomore Advising Center provides the following list of services for incoming students:

Career Counseling and Planning Services

Address: 2124 Watkins Health Center

Phone number: 864-2767.

What it offers: Help in choosing a major and identifying career options. Assessments of interest and skills.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Address: 2100 Watkins Health Center.

Phone number: 864-2277

What it offers: Confidential help with personal concerns. Counseling, psychological testing and psychiatric services.

Computer Center

Address: 1001 Sunnyside Ave.

Phone number: 864-0100.

What it offers: 24-hour service.

Computer lab also available in: 10 Budig Hall, 8 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-midnight Sunday; 864-0160,

Department of Student Housing

Address: 422 W. 11th St., Corbin Hall, Suite DSHS.

Phone number: 864-4560.

What it offers: Coordination of on-campus living arrangements.

Freshman-Sophomore Advising Center

Address: 126 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-2834.

What it offers: Guidance and information on selecting courses, qualifying for a degree, choosing a major and finding resources.

KU Info

Phone number: 864-3506.

What it offers: Answers to just about any question regarding KU.

New Student Orientation

Address: 113 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-4270.

What it offers: Assistance with new students' transition to KU. Information on KU's educational resources and policies.

Office of Admissions and Scholarships

Address: KU Visitor Center, 15th and Iowa streets.

Phone number: 864-3911.

What it offers: Information on school of admission and scholarship availability.

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Address: 145 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-4351.

What it offers: Academic, personal, career and cultural enrichment and programming.

Office of Student Financial Aid

Address: 50 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-4700.

What it offers: Processing and advising for student financial aid.

Psychological Clinic

Address: 315 Fraser Hall.

Phone number: 864-4121.

Hours: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

What it offers: Confidential counseling for personal issues. Psychological testing, dispute resolution, group therapy.

Services for Students with Disabilities

Address: 133 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-2620.

What it offers: Assistance and accommodations for individuals with physical or learning disabilities.

Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

Address: 2101 Haworth Hall.

Phone number: 864-4690.

What it offers: Assistance for students with communication disorders.

Student Development Center

Address: 22 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-4064.

What it offers: Help with personal issues and academic concerns. Provides tutoring groups, individual consultations, instruction in skills, time management and problem solving.

Supportive Educational Services

Address: 7 Strong Hall.

Phone number: 864-3971.

What it offers: Individualized tutoring, counseling, academic advising and workshops for first-generation college students, students with disabilities and/or students from low-income families.

University Career and Employment Services

Address: 110 Burge Union.

Phone number: 864-3624.

What it offers: Information on student employment, job and internship listings. Help with resumes and job/career searches.

Watkins Health Center

Address: between Robinson Center and computer services facility.

Phone number: 864-9500.

What it offers: Confidential appointments and prescriptions for student health concerns. Information and consultation on nutrition, sexuality, substance abuse and weight control.

The Writer's Roost

Address: 4017 Wescoe Hall.

Phone number: 864-2399.

What it offers: One-on-one assistance with writing, editing and proofreading essays, papers and resumes.


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