A view, looking east, of the Burge Union and Gray-Little Hall on the Lawrence campus of the University of Kansas.

Host your event at the University of Kansas

Jayhawk Hospitality is your one-stop resource for booking and planning private events on KU’s campuses and at affiliated locations. We offer an array of meeting spaces, venues, and event services for every occasion.

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A large, seated group listens a musical presentation at an event held in the Burge Union.

Ideal spaces for your next event

High-tech conference rooms. Spacious banquet halls. Prime locations with Rock Chalk charm. Whatever the event, Jayhawk Hospitality will work with you to book options that match your budget and meet your needs.




Event planning and accommodations

Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll handle the rest. Jayhawk Hospitality offers an extensive catering menu, furnishings, tech equipment and setup, and lodging.

Aerial photo of the University of Kansas Lawrence campus.

A perfect destination — with proximity

Beyond our hilltop campus, Lawrence offers world-class dining, a vibrant art and music scene, and a bustling nightlife. We’re conveniently located about 45 minutes from Kansas City International Airport and Metropolitan Kansas City. State capital Topeka is roughly 20 minutes from Lawrence.

The Get Up Kids perform on Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence.

An opportunity to invest in Jayhawks and the state

We’re more than just a beautiful campus. When you host your event at KU, you’re directly supporting the transformative mission of the university — and our work for an even stronger Kansas.

Students in front of EEEC.
Downtown Lawrence

Contact us for a one-on-one consultation.

We’re here to help. Ask questions, get quotes, and start envisioning your event at KU. Contact Jayhawk Hospitality at conferences@ku.edu or 785-424-3259.

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