Leadership Symposiums

Jayhawk Statue and Strong Hall
Who should attend High school students of color

Leadership Symposiums are for students of color in 9th-12th grade.

What to Expect

Our college preparation events, known as Leadership Symposiums, are held in the fall. These are all-day events at the Kansas Union and include

  • TED Talk style session by leading faculty members in their fields
  • two working breakout sessions
  • an introduction to KU and preparation advice by an admissions representative
  • a free lunch

How do I register?

Students can register for a Leadership Symposium through their high school counselor.

How much does it cost?

$15 per student. Counselors will only be charged $15 to attend, even if a counselor chooses to attend more than one symposium.