Services for International Employees & Scholars


The city of Lawrence» is about 45 minutes west of Kansas City and 20 minutes east of Topeka, the state capital.  Lawrence is a college town and is the home to the University of Kansas and the Haskell Indian Nations University.  Lawrence consistently ranks among the top ten best college towns in the United States.  Lawrence has a superb riverfront location and thriving downtown; check out the city of Lawrence Visitor Guide».  In case you were wondering, originally, north-south streets were named after the states in the order they were admitted to the union.  The local newspaper is the Lawrence Journal World».

Here are some interesting places / offices that will be helpful during your stay in Lawrence.

City of Lawrence Office» - 6 East 6th Street

Office of Parks and Recreation»

Lawrence Arts Center» - 940 New Hampshire Street

Lawrence Public Library» - 707 Vermont Street

The Dusty Bookshelf» - 708 Massachusetts

Liberty Hall Move Theatre» - 644 Massachusetts Street

Library Plaza Skate Rink» - 707 Vermont Street

Love Garden Sounds» - 822 Massachusetts Street

International Calendar

Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times