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

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.