Experiential Learning at the University of Kansas

Experiential learning offers a hands-on approach to connecting what you learn in the classroom to experiences outside of the classroom. Experiential education at the University of Kansas can be connected to a particular degree program or student organization, or be completed independently as a way to further your academic knowledge, explore your interests, and help others.

There are several ways in which you can participate in experiential learning on KU's campus and beyond. Knowledgeable faculty and staff in several departments on campus can provide support to help get you connected to resources that match your goals and interests. Additionally, you can complete experiential learning certificates to earn official recognition on your transcript of your work outside of the classroom.


Experiential Learning Certificates

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Watch Student Videos

      Access KU student experiential learning interviews.

Enroll in UNIV120

Learn which experiential learning opportunities match your interests and how to pursue them in UNIV120, offered in the Spring semester.

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