Rock Chalk Days

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Who Should Attend

Students who want to learn more about KU, multiple academic departments and experience an open-house style event.

At this half-day event, you can attend a session based on your academic interest, learn more about the over 200 areas of study offered at KU, and take a tour of our beautiful hilltop campus. 

Since this is a Build Your Own Schedule event, please plan to arrive at check-in 30 minutes prior to your first session to grab a folder and most up-to-date schedule of events. At this time, you will be able to start building your schedule for the day, selecting the sessions you are most interested in.

Click here for the February 17 schedule

Frequently asked questions:

DO YOU OFFER HOTEL DISCOUNTS?

We do! Below you will find a list of available hotels that offer a Rock Chalk discount:

Springhill Suites Marriott Lawrence Downtown, One Riverfront Plaza, Lawrence, KS 66044:
$96.00 available every Sunday - Thursday, with some weekends upon hotel approval. On peak weekends, the hotel will still offer a 15% discount on regular rates if they cannot extend the $96.00 rate
Call 785-841-2700 and ask for the “KU Admissions Rate”

Hampton Inn, 2300 W. 6th Street, Lawrence, Kansas, 66049:
20% off best available rate
Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=LWRKSHX&corporateCode=0560066665&from=lnrlink
Please note, the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly.

DoubleTree by Hilton, 200 McDonald Drive, Lawrence, KS 66044:
15% off best available rate
Call 785-841-7077  and ask for the “KU Admissions Rate”

The Eldridge, 701 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044:
10% off best available rate
Call 785-749-4512 and ask for the “KU Admissions Rate”

HOW DO I BUILD MY SCHEDULE?

Take a look at the schedule listed above and start thinking about which sessions you would like to attend. Then, plan to arrive on campus 30 minutes prior to your first session of interest. At this time, you will receive an up-to-date schedule of events.

Where do I park?

Please park in the Mississippi St. Parking Garage located next to the Kansas Union. Please do not pay for parking. Once you have registered for the event, you will be sent an email with a parking permit. 

CAN I TALK TO A SPECIFIC ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT?

During a Rock Chalk Day visit, you'll hear from department representatives in a group setting. 

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN I BRING?

Each student may bring up to two guests.

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Click the link on the right side of this page. Please note that due to some computers' security settings, you may need to register from a home computer rather than your work computer.

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT KU?

Access photos, videos, and virtual tour of campus here.