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My KU Edwards Experience: Groups & Events

Groups & Leadership Opportunities on Campus

As a student at KU Edwards, your leadership development is important to us. We believe in helping you grow as a leader in the areas of teamwork, innovation, and advocacy. With many unique clubs to choose from, there is sure to be an option to fit your personal and professional goals.

  • BSIT JayHackers Club - The BSIT JayHackers is the Information Security Club that meets on the Edwards Campus. To join email Chris Seasholtz at for more info. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cabinet - Join KUEC faculty and staff to discuss and work on various projects on campus related to diversity and inclusion. Email for more info.
  • International Student Group - Interested in meeting other international students at KUEC? Join us to network and plan events for international students at KUEC. Email for more info.
  • KU Edwards Honors Program - Are you an undergraduate student looking to get more out of your educational experience and find a community of intellectually-driven peers? Designed for transfer students who may or may not have engaged with an honors program before, the KU Edwards Honors Program will challenge you academically, set you up for professional success, and recognize the great work you've already accomplished. Check out our home page and decide whether it is right for you!
  • LGBTQ+ Group - Join us in trying to get this club off the ground! We would love to have you as a part of KUEC's first LGBTQ+ club on campus. Email for more info. You can also join our channel in Microsoft Teams.
  • Pre-Med Club - Are you a pre-med student and looking to connect with others on a similar path through professional development opportunities? Email for more info. 
  • Student Advisory Council - Do you want to have a voice on campus? Interested in planning events for fellow students? Join us! Email for more info. View upcoming meetings and connect with us on social media HERE.
  • Veterans Network - Veterans, this is the group for you! Meet other veterans at KUEC and participate in/help plan veteran-centered events! Email for more info.
  • Multicultural Student Association - MSA is a bridge created to give students an opportunity to learn about and experience cultures and traditions from around the world. Our goal is to create a place for students to have a voice and share their culture. For more information, please email
  • Women's Weightlifting Club - Does lifting weights and working out interest you? If so, please contact Ashley Kalatusha to join the body-positive weightlifting club for KU Edwards women. Email to be connected to the club's president. 

Interested in starting your own group? Contact Ashley Kalatusha at


2023 - 2024 KU Common Book Information:

The Common Book for the 2023 school year is Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler. We will have copies on the KU Edwards Campus for students who wish to pick up a physical copy. You can also read the book online for free via the KU Libraries. In August, KU Lawrence will have Instagram's  Alexis Nikole Nelson (@BlackForager) on campus.  KU Lawrence will have N.K. Jemisin is on campus to speak about the book on April 25th at 7:30 pm. Please refer to this page to learn more about the events we will host on the Edwards Campus. 

Parable of the Sower Livestream of N.K. Jemisin

  • Date/Time: April 25th livestream begins at 7:30pm 
  • Description: The KU Common Book program is coordinated by the KU Libraries, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and the Division of Academic Success. The Common Book for the 2023-24 school year is Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler. Butler, who died in 2006, was influential to the career of N.K. Jemisin, a fellow science fiction writer, and Jemisin also wrote the forward to the most recent edition of Parable of the Sower.
  • Location: Regents Center Hawk's Nest 
  • Hosted By: Student Services


Fall 2023 Events & Advantage Opportunities

Keep visiting this webpage for updated events! Follow KU Edwards Student Services on Instagram and Facebook to stay in the know! 


Stay Afloat: Root Beer Floats

  • Date/Time: November 6th and 8th from 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Description: Join the KU Edwards Student Advisory Council for a Root Beer Float. 
  • Location: Regents Center Hawk's Nest 
  • Hosted By: Student Services

BIPOC First Gen Transfer Community Paint and Sweet

  • Date/Time: November 9th and 11th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Description: Join DEI Initiatives and the Transfer Community for the BIPOC First Gen an afternoon of painting fun while enjoying delicious sweets. 
  • Location: Regents Center Hawk's Nest 
  • Hosted By: Student Services


Hot Cocoa in the Hawk's Nest

  • Date/Time: December 4th through 7th from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Description: With the end of the semester approaching stop by the Hawk's Nest to warm up and relax!
  • Location: Regents Center Hawk's Nest 
  • Hosted By: Student Services

Grad Gathering

  • Date/Time: Tentative date: December 6th. More details to come!
  • Description: Join us as we congratulate our Fall 2023 KU Edwards Graduates for a come-and-go celebration. 
  • Location: More details to come
  • Hosted By: Student Services

The KU Edwards Advantage: 

The edge students need to boost employability, engage in civic responsibility, and strengthen skills through action.

The Advantages are the foundation of your KU Edwards experience and inform the events offered below. Attend all six Advantage events throughout the academic year for maximum benefit.

Download The KU Edwards Advantage flyer (PDF)


If you have questions or concerns about any event or need to request disability accommodations, please contact or (913) 897-8400.