Protect KU / Together for the Greater Good

Protect KU

Together, as Jayhawks, we resolve to protect ourselves and our community for the greater good.

Latest Updates

NEW COVID Boosters Available in Douglas County
The CDC recommended bivalent booster is now available locally.


CDC Changes Quarantine Guidelines
KU is adhering to the updated isolation and quarantine guidance issued by the CDC.


Masks now optional on KU buses
As of April 18, 2022, masks are no longer required on public transportation, which includes KU buses. Visit the Federal Transit Administration webpage to learn more.

The Protect KU Pledge

Together, as Jayhawks, we must resolve to protect ourselves, each other, and the greater Lawrence community. We must adhere to all COVID-19 health and safety guidelines so that we can continue our mission to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world.


We understand that this is a challenging time, and every individual has different concerns. Please use these resources to help get answers to your questions.

COVID-19 has no nationality, no ethnicity, no race, no gender

If you believe you have been the target of racism or some other form of discrimination and harassment, please report the incident to Institutional Opportunity & Access at or 785-864-6414. For additional support, you can also contact the Office of Diversity & Equity at or 785-864-4904.