Services for International Employees & Scholars

Airport to Lawrence

If you are flying, you will need to connect into Kansas City International Airport (MCI). The ride from the airport to Lawrence is approximately one hour.  There are several transportation companies that will take from the MCI Airport to Lawrence.  You should also contact your department at KU to see if someone is willing to pick you up.

Better Alternative Transportation Services (BATS)» 

An exclusive personalized service for up to 5 people with door-to-door delivery to any location in Lawrence. Drivers monitor flight arrivals and can meet passengers at the airport gate. Reservations required at least two days in advance.

Super Shuttle»

A shared-ride, door-to-door, shuttle service for up to 10 passengers.

GTS Ground Transportation Services»

Private car or shared shuttle from Lawrence.

5 Guys Transportation

A $100 one-way flat rate for a van that holds 1-6 people.  

Taxi Service

Taxis are available through various taxi service telephones located at the baggage claim areas in each terminal and outside the terminal exits. Taxi service from the airport is very expensive, but it may be possible to share the ride with other people to reduce the cost. Before entering a taxi, establish the estimated cost with the driver.

Please note - All fares are subject to change and may increase in the late evening/night. For any of these services, it is customary to tip the driver 15% of the charge

International Calendar

One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kansas.
We have computers just for you! The AEC has its own computer lab that AEC students can use for free.
We have tutoring just for you! The AEC has an Academic Resource Center where AEC students can get free tutoring from AEC teachers.
We have Conversation Groups just for you! You can practice your English language conversation skills at our AEC Conversation Groups.
Need help? Have a question? The AEC has a team of cross-cultural advisors ready to answer your questions and help you with any problem you are facing.
We are experts at what we do! AEC faculty and administrators have a total of 701 years in International Education.