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Military and Veterans' Events on Campus

In support of our military and veteran students, faculty and staff, we host regular events and meetings and encourage participation on our Military and Veterans Affair Committee.

Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

The KU Medical Center Military and Veterans Affairs Committee works to develop a military- and veteran-friendly campus and facilitate health research relevant to military members, veterans and their families. The committee includes students, faculty, staff and community partners who share this mission.

KUMC Veterans Celebrations 2022

In honor of Veterans Day, the University of Kansas Medical Center will host a variety of events November 7-11.  Events are open to the entire KU and KUMC community.

Throughout the week of Nov 7-11:

  • Military flags on display on the HEB bridge, the Registrar’s Office will be displaying the flags for the military branches all week on the HEB bridge.
  • Thank a Veteran walk around campus, Stop by the Murphy lobby, the Kirmayer, or the Dykes Library to write a thank you note to a Veteran. All notes will be sent to local KC Veterans. 

Nov 7:

  • Monday Morning Coffee (and hot beverage) Break!, start your day off with some coffee, tea, or hot chocolate on the HEB bridge. Sponsored by Student Life

Nov 9:

Please join us for a special Veteran’s Week presentation as part of the KUMC Campus-Wide Leadership Series.

Register here or by clicking link below.

KUMC Campus-Wide Leadership Series presents

Invisible Storm:

A Soldier’s Memoir of Politics and PTSD

Jason Kander, President of National Expansion at Veteran’s Community Project

Wednesday, November 9



 Registration required

  Jason Kander

 Nov 11:

  • Veterans Day Taps Ceremony, Taps will be played in the Murphy Courtyard, weather permitting, at 11 a.m. by SGT. Aaron Leonard, US Army. Please join us in person, by Zoom, or on the KUMC Facebook page.   Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Learn more about the Campus-Wide Leadership Series. Email Jenny Laffey with questions.‚Äč

Have an idea for an event?

Do you have an event in mind? Would you like to start a military-related organization? Contact us at

Join the Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

The committee meets monthly during the academic year. For more information or to become a part of their efforts, contact the committee chair.

Join today!

Registrar's Office

Registrar's Office
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4005 
Kansas City, KS 66160