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School of Business fall 2020 operations

Protect KU

Jayhawks are taking a proactive, science-based approach to reopening campus and curbing the spread of COVID-19. Together, we resolve to protect ourselves, our community, and the greater good.

Visit protect.ku.edu for campus updates and protocols that apply to all KU students, staff and faculty.


Information and updates specific to the School of Business

Updated at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020

The School of Business will share information about its student services and Capitol Federal Hall during the fall 2020 semester on this page. Dates will be included when updates are made.

Find information on this page about:

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.

Messages to students



(as of 8/17/20)

Building access

Enhanced cleaning practices

  • 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.

What to expect in the classroom

Reporting needed clean-up or repair locations



(as of 9/22/20)

Student and Academic Services

  • If you have an upcoming advising appointment, it will be conducted by phone. If you need to schedule an appointment, please do so by visiting JayhawkGPS.ku.edu or by calling 785-864-7871.
    • Students not in the business school, such as pre-business students, should call 785-864-7871.
  • The Student and Academic Services (SAS) office also can be reached via Zoom from 8:30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visit the Student and Academic Services webpage for information about how to connect with SAS on Zoom.
  • Limited in-person advising appointments are available. Students may request an in-person advising appointment by calling 785-864-7871.

Business Career Services

  • To schedule an appointment, call the BCS office at 785-864-5591 or request an appointment through HireJayhawks.com.
    • Log in as a student using your KU credentials and select “Schedule/Request an Appointment,” which can be found under “What would you like to do?”
    • Follow the prompts to select a career advisor and meeting time. Your appointment will be confirmed through the BCS front desk.
    • Before your scheduled appointment, a career advisor will contact you directly with a Zoom meeting link, unless you have requested a phone appointment. 
  • Information about additional career services and resources can be found at this page.

Business Communication Center

Study abroad

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


Personal well-being

Reporting incidents of racial discrimination, harassment

  • 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.

Reporting concerns about safety/protocols

  • 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.

Remote learning resources



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 at this page.

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
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.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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