Kansas Union

Complimentary coffee, tea, and juice will be available in the Kansas Union lobby on Level 4 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Commencement day.

Note: In the event of inclement weather and delay of activities, the Kansas Union will be open.

  • The Hawk Shop convenience store on Level 4 will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The Roasterie Coffee Shop on Level 4 will be open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The Market Food Court on Level 3 will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • The KU Bookstore and Jayhawk Ink, Level 2, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for those who need to pick up regalia, sunblock, hats, sunglasses, ponchos, umbrellas, over-the-counter medications, or last-minute gifts.

Restrooms are available in the Kansas Union and Memorial Stadium

DeBruce Center

Home of the Rules of Basketball
Courtside Café, Roasterie Coffee and Rules Gift Shop available

Commencement weekend Debruce Center Hours:

Friday, May 12th:  
Building: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Roasterie Coffee: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Courtside Café: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rules Gift Shop: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 13th: 
Building: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Roasterie Coffee: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Courtside Café: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rules Gift Shop: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 14th:
Building: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Roasterie Coffee: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Courtside Café: Closed
Rules Gift Shop: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

DeBruce Center website

Commencement Flowers

Commencement Flowers is the official provider of flowers on campus Commencement weekend. Availability at major recognition event venues Friday and Saturday, and Memorial Stadium and Kansas Union on Sunday.

Commencement Flowers website

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