Services for International Employees & Scholars

When to Call 911

Police - If you should see someone committing a crime, a person who is about to commit a crime, or a crime has already occurred.

Fire - On all actual fires, smell of smoke or gas, or if you should see smoke rising from an object that is on fire.

Medical - If a person should need immediate medical attention.

What to do when you call 911?

  1. Give the location of the emergency.
  2. State what type of emergency that you have.
  3. Give the person on the phone (the dispatcher) your name.
  4. Give the dispatcher your phone number and what location you are calling from if it differs from the location of the emergency.

Non-Emergency Telephone Numbers If you have a non-emergency situation, call 864-5900 or 864-5913. If you would like to report a crime anonymously, call KU CRIMESTOPPERS at 864-8888. You can anonymously provide information that may lead to the arrest of suspects who have committed a crime.

Common Safety Tips

  • Become familiar with your neighborhood
  • Walk with confidence and be aware of your surroundings
  • Do not walk alone at night
  • Keep apartment/house doors locked at all times
  • Do not leave valuables in view inside a vehicle
  • Never leave valuables unattended
  • Use a bicycle lock
  • Wear a bicycle helmet and travel with traffic

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
The AEC comprises three units: the Intensive English Program, Short-term Programs, and KU Outreach Programs.
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.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times