Student Life and Kennedy Union

A variety of cultural, educational, social and recreational activities are presented in the Union regularly to enrich and enhance academic life and foster a spirit of community. In addition, this office provides support, direction and programming opportunities for students and officially recognized student organizations. Activities include theatrical productions, lectures, dance ensembles, and recitals and concerts by students and faculty members. Meeting rooms, a ballroom, Boll Theatre and University vans are available for use and can be reserved by calling (937) 229-3333 (Kennedy Union Room 241).

The John F. Kennedy Memorial Union, centrally located on the campus, offers comfortable surroundings and a variety of services for the University community:

  • Lounges provide space for discussion, studying and socializing
  • The Hanger games room on the ground-floor includes:
    • Bowling lanes
    • Pool tables
    • Lounge space
    • A cafe
    • Video game
  • The ground-floor food court includes:
    • A full-service deli
    • Pizza
    • Southwest cuisine
    • Daily specials
    • Grill favorites
    • Desserts
  • The Union offers:
    • Automatic teller machines
    • Display cases
    • Vending machines
    • Student offices for:
      • The Campus Activities Board
      • Christmas on Campus
      • Daytonian Yearbook
      • Flyer News
      • Flyer TV
      • Orpheus literary magazine
      • Student Government Association
      • A lounge for commuter students
    • Information Center
    • Box Office
    • Leadership Development Office
    • KU Dining Services
    • Catering Services
    • Travel agency

Student Life and Kennedy Union is responsible for:

  • Registering all student organization-sponsored events
  • Granting recognition to all student organizations
  • Providing assistance for organization advisors
  • Publicity approval
  • Programming the Flyer TV information channel
  • Coordinating campus-wide events

The office works directly with:

  • Commuter students
  • Flyer News
  • Flyer Radio
  • Daytonian
  • Orpheus
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Christmas on Campus
  • All recognized student organizations