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Information for New Students

This page is designed to assist you as you transition to graduate study at KU and life in Lawrence. We encourage you to use the information found to the left as you settle into your new role as a graduate student at KU.

BEFORE COMING TO KU

Enrollment

orientation


Beginning your Professional Development


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