About the UCC

Commitment to helpingThe University Career Center (UCC) offers a wide range of quality services designed to support and challenge students at all points on the career development and implementation path. To guide students as they prepare for post-graduate career success, three separate yet interdependent functional service teams are in place—Career Education, Career Networks and Administration. View our staff organizational chart (pdf). For more information, view our 2015-2016 Annual Report.

Collectively, these teams offer individualized career coaching services, quality career planning courses, outreach programs, the most comprehensive collection of career resources on campus, a first-class website and numerous opportunities to connect with leading employers from around the country and the world.

Hours, Location, & Contact Information

Monday-Friday; 8am - 5pm

Drop-in hours (fall and spring semesters only): Monday-Friday, 1pm - 3pm
***Drop-in hours are for quick questions about your resume, CV, cover letter, or graduate school essay.

206 Summerfield Hall
1300 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS  66045
☏: 785-864-3624
✉: ucc@ku.edu

Need help outside our office hours? Check out the quick videos and helpful resources in Jayhawk Ready--a tool to help you with our career development needs!


Check Appointment Availability

You may check appointment availability and request an appointment online, call 785-864-3624, or drop by Summerfield Hall 206. 

If you are a student needing job or internship search assistance are in the School of EngineeringSchool of Journalism, or School of Business please go to the corresponding website for instructions on how to request an appointment with a career coach in that office.

Our Mission and Vision


  • Educate students about the career development, planning, and implementation process
  • Connect students with employment and experiential learning opportunities
  • Develop partnerships with administrators, faculty, alumni, & employers on projects that enhance career opportunities for KU students


To be recognized as a premier provider of career services that results in our students leading more meaningful, purposeful lives.

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We'd love to assist you with your career development process!

The University Career Center is open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

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University Career Center
6th in the nation for its social media presence in 2013 —JobBrander.com
Winner of the 2013 Innovation Excellence Award in Research —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2009 National Chevron Award winner for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2010 National Chevron Award finalist for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
Professional Clothing Closet won Service Program of the Year —2011-12 Jayhawk Choice Awards
More than 500 students enroll in career classes annually
Each year more than 7,500 jobs and 1,400 internships are posted in KU Career Connections
University Career Center hosts eight career fairs each year
More than 360 organizations attended University Career Center career fairs the past academic year
More than 10,000 students attended University Career Center workshops in 2012-13