The Kansas City, Kansas, campus straddles the north and south sides of 39th Street from State Line Road to Rainbow Boulevard. The 46 buildings on 41 acres provide excellent facilties for education and research.
With a mix of historic and modern buildings, lush courtyards and botanic gardens, the Kansas City campus takes full advantage of its large but limited grounds. Facilities Management provides around-the-clock care for more than 3 million square feet of campus building space.
Get to know a bit more about some of the facilities that support research, education and campus activities in Kansas City.
Health Education Building
The newest building on campus added 170,000 feet of space for classrooms, labs, simulation practice and meeting rooms. Another 6,000 square feet was constructed as a bridge over 39th Street specifically as student-life and study space.
JayDoc Free Clinic
Grassroots funding supports this free, student-run clinic for the uninsured and underinsured populations of Greater Kansas City. The clinic is located in Kansas City’s Crossroads District.
A.R. Dykes Library
Scholars, students and faculty will find the Dykes Library provides needed resources in science and medicine. Library staff also work closely with the libraries of the University of Kansas in Lawrence via interlibrary loan.
Clinical Research Center
Designed unlike any other research facility in the country, the 82,400-square-foot building, which was donated by the Hall Family Foundation, provides space, resources and manpower to best accommodate trial participants and researchers.
Clinical Care Facilities
KU Medical Center students have access to multiple on-campus clinical locations, including The University of Kansas Hospital (ranked best hospital in the state) and additional facilities in Westwood and Fairway, Kansas, accessible by shuttle.
Thrive Food Pantry
Because no one should have to choose between quality education and a nutritious meal, the food pantry serves as an on-campus resource for those who need it.
Kirmayer Fitness Center
This fully staffed wellness center offers personal trainers, group fitness classes, a pool, an indoor track and much more.
The Kansas City campus has as its center the University of Kansas Hospital, also known as the Bell Hospital after Simeon Bishop Bell, M.D., who in 1894 donated both land and money for a medical facility. KU Medical Center believes in universal design as a guiding philosophy and offers a campus accessibility map as well as a guide for parking.