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April 2018: A New Union Experience. Same Legendary Hospitality.
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The Frank R. Burge Student Union at the University of Kansas.
Opening April 2, 2018.

New Spaces for New Experiences.

Located in the heart of KU's new Central District, the new Burge Union's experience-centric design offers unique spaces on KU's campus.

Featuring new meeting and event space options for the campus and the Lawrence community, a Forum that can accommodate up to 1,500 guests, and plenty of open spaces with modern functionality and style, the Burge Union is KU's newest destination for campus life.

Take a quick tour to learn more about the amenities offered, explore the KU Offices located in the new Burge Union, or get started planning your next event. We're so excited to welcome you here.

Photo of new study seating at the Burge Union

Welcome Back to the New Burge Union.

KU's new student union is designed around and dedicated to the spirit of service pioneered by its namesake. While the building may be new, it has decades of history behind it.

Learn more about Frank R. Burge and his remarkable KU story, and find out how his contributions to KU are still part of the KU Memorial Union's mission every day.


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