Welcome Military-Affiliated Students

The KU Military-Affiliated Student Center is the University’s centralized resource for all military-affiliated students.

We provide a variety of services to:

  • discharged and retired veterans
  • active duty military
  • members of the National Guard and Reserves
  • spouses and dependents of military and veterans
  • Gold Star family members

Our goal is to enable you to succeed as you:

  1. Transition to the University of Kansas campus;
  2. Persist to graduation; and
  3. Transition into your next chapter in life.

Military-Affiliated Student Center

The Military-Affiliated Student Center is located on the third floor of Summerfield Hall in Room 345. The center includes meeting, conference, tutoring and study rooms available for reserving; and is the headquarters of the KU Student Veterans of America. Services include computer access and free printing, scanning, faxing, assistance with VA benefits, advocacy and more. The center also features a lounge with two 60" televisions, cable TV and computers with CAC readers. Our break room is stocked with kitchen amenities, fresh coffee, hot tea, a microwave and more. It's a great place to study, relax or connect with peers, and a must-visit for any military-affiliated student. 

UNIV 101 for Veterans

All veterans new to KU are encouraged to take this 2-credit hour fall semester course. This military-affiliated students-only class is designed to help you transition to KU life and provides you with a foundation to achieve your academic goals.

VA Benefits

We work closely with Office of the Registrar to help all students using federal and state veterans’ education benefits. We also provide VA benefits resources to help walk you through the process.

Campus and Community Outreach

In the military, we all recognized that we were only as strong as the community and support we have around us. There are a variety of ways to get involved.

Career Services

University Career Center (UCC) services for military-affiliated students are available to help develop resumes, and connect to internships and employers.


MASC Announcements

Sept. 18 - Air Force Birthday

Oct. 13 - Navy Birthday

Nov. 4 - KU Salute to Service Football Game

Nov. 9 - "Veterans in the Classroom and Beyond" 

Nov. 10 - Marine Corps Birthday

Nov. 11 - KU Volleyball Salute to Service Game

Nov. 12 - Annual Veterans Day 5k

More Information

Prospective/New Students

Faculty and Staff Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Stay informed! Military-Affiliated Student Email Listserv


VA benefits questions:

785-864-2458 or veterans@ku.edu

Stop by the Military-Affiliated Student Center in Summerfield Hall room 345

MASC Facebook Feed
 
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today