Lecturer Jana Fitchett sits behind a Plexiglas shield, facing students spaced at least six feet apart in her class in the Capitol Federal Hall auditorium.

Spring 2021 operations

Jayhawks are taking a proactive, science-based approach to reopening campus and curbing the spread of COVID-19.

Protect KU

School-specific information and updates

The School of Business will share information about its student services and Capitol Federal Hall during the spring 2021 semester on this page. Dates will be included when updates are made.

Find information on this page about:

  • Capitol Federal Hall access
  • Student services and resources
  • Prospective undergraduate student visits

Additionally, the KU Business Connect app, available for download in the App Store and Google Play, will be regularly updated to reflect the latest information regarding the School of Business and its operations this fall.

Inside Capitol Federal Hall

  • Students can access Capitol Federal Hall only for classes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday in order to allow for more cleaning and help reduce foot traffic and contact in the building. Additionally, some areas inside of Capitol Federal Hall will be closed to all use or have restricted access as indicated in building maps.
  • Those entering Capitol Federal Hall will need to scan QR codes generated upon completion of a daily health assessment in the CVKey app
    • ​Exit the building through the northwest and northeast stairwells, or through the doors by the auditorium.
  • Some classrooms in Capitol Federal Hall will be available by reservation during the semester. However, it is important to note that classroom occupancies have been reduced.
  • Conference rooms, study rooms and interview rooms will not be accessible for use. The Colloquium (room 1010) and the Hive (room 1057) will have restricted access for student use. However, capacity in these spaces will be limited.
  • Printers will be available for use and will be equipped with wipes and hand sanitizer. There will be no log-in required on these devices to help reduce contact.
  • Stairways will be clearly marked as either "up" or "down" to control traffic flow. The main stairway located in the Anderson Family Atrium is the "up" stairway in Capitol Federal Hall. The stairways located in the northwest and northeast corners of the building are "down" stairways.
  • Elevators should hold only one person at a time.
  • The School of Business J Cafe will be operational, offering only grab-and-go items. Those waiting to order will be expected to keep physical distance from one another.
  • Sanitation stations and directional signs will be available throughout Capitol Federal Hall in common spaces and along hallways. Additionally, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes will be provided in each classroom.
  • Additional information about cleaning protocols and disinfection plans can be found at protect.ku.edu/cleaning.

Student services and resources

  • If you have an upcoming advising appointment, it will be conducted by Zoom or phone call. If you need to schedule an appointment, please do so by visiting JayhawkGPS.ku.edu or by calling 785-864-7871.
  • Limited in-person advising appointments are available. Students may request an in-person appointment by calling 785-864-7871.
  • Students can connect with Student and Academic Services via Zoom from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday using the information below:

Spring career advising appointments will be virtual, with limited in-person options.

To schedule a career advising appointment:

Business Career Services may be staffed in person from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

  • Please note: Our reception desk will be managed remotely. We are unable to schedule appointments at our front desk at this time.
  • Please call 785-864-5591.

Writing and presentation coaches are available for online appointments. Students can request an appointment with a writing or presentation coach by emailing bcc@ku.edu.

Students who would like to discuss revisions to their current study abroad plans or who would like to begin making plans to study abroad can contact Mattie Stevens, Global Business Studies program specialist, at m.stevens@ku.edu or 785-864-2430 to set up a virtual meeting.

  • If you believe you have been the target of racism or some other form of discrimination and harassment, please report the incident to Institutional Opportunity & Access at ioa@ku.edu or 785-864-6414.  For additional support, you can also contact the Office of Diversity & Equity at diversity@ku.edu or 785-864-4904.
  • Report your concerns and observations regarding compliance using this form. If the incident occurred in the School of Business, please also send an email to deanoffice@ku.edu.

Prospective undergraduate students and families

School of Business recruiting events will be held virtually. Prospective undergraduate students and their familes are encouraged to connect with the KU School of Business and learn more about what it means to be a Business Jayhawk.