Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting

The Ombuds Office at The University of Kansas is proud to host the 2016 Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting. You can view the Meeting Agenda here.

Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting - $85

  • Date: July 25-26, 2016
  • Location: The University of Kansas, Kansas Union, Lawrence, KS 66045

New Academic Ombuds Workshop - $80

  • Date: July 25, 2016
  • Location: The University of Kansas, Kansas Union, Lawrence, KS 66045

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 11

Registration information:

Registration is available online (credit card payment only). Payment is expected at time of registration. To register and pay via check, please print a registration form and submit with check payment.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received before July 11 will receive a full refund less $10 processing fee. Cancellations after July 11 will not be refunded. Substitutions are accepted. Cancellations and changes must be received in writing. Please email ombuds@ku.edu to request a cancellation or substitution.

Lodging Information: Lodging is available at the Oread Hotel, located just steps away from The University of Kansas, for the conference rate of $125/night plus tax. For reservations, call (785) 843-1200 and let them know you are with the Academic Summer Ombuds Meeting group. Reservations must be made by June 24 to secure conference rate. For more information on other lodging in Lawrence, please visit our Lodging website.

Visitor Information: For information about the exciting things to do and see in Lawrence, please visit the Lawrence Convention and Visitor's Bureau site. Also, be sure to check out KU Points of Interest while you are here.

Program Accessibility: We want to ensure everyone's comfort and accommodate any disabilities or dietary needs. Please call 785-864-7261 with any requests and our staff will will do our best to accommodate your needs. To ensure accommodation, please register at least two weeks before the event.

On Campus Parking: On-campus parking is available next to the Kansas Union in the Mississippi Street Garage. Parking in the garage is $1.75 for the first hour, $1.50 for each additional hour. 

Driving Directions: The University of Kansas is conveniently located off I-70 in Lawrence, KS. Driving directions are available here.

Airport Shuttle Service: There are several shuttle/car services that operate between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Lawrence. We have complied information for you here.


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