An Examination of the Learning, Living, and Working Environment at the University of Kansas


Lawrence and Edwards Campus

KU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 785.864.2277

Headquarters Counseling Center: 785.841.2345

KU Campus Assistance Resource and Education (CARE) Coordinator, Merrill Evans

The Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center 

KU Employee Assistance Program: 888.275.1205, Option 7 (TDD 800.697.0353)

Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA): 785.864.4350 and

Willow Domestic Violence Center: 1.800.770.3030 and 785.843.3333


KU Medical Center including Wichita and Salina campuses

For students and medical residents:
KUMC Counseling and Educational Support: 913.588.6580
For employees:
State Employee Assistance Program
24-hour, toll-free assistance line: 1.888.275.1205, option 7 (TDD 800.697.0353)


  • Fall 2015

    Preparing the campus – education, marketing, reviewing relevant data

  • Spring 2016

    Focus groups and begin survey development

  • Summer 2016

    Complete Survey, IRB Process, and Communication Plan

  • Fall 2016

    Survey Administration and Data Analysis

  • Spring 2017

    Report Results to the campus community

  • Summer 2017

    Develop strategic action steps with the campus community

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