Connecting Jayhawks to campus and community financial resources.

The Emergency Aid Network (EAN) was created based on a variety of research and guidance available in the field of higher education. Below you will find a handful of the resources referenced in the creation of the EAN at KU, and the tools and guiding documents that are being used as we move forward in furthering our supports for students.

NASPA Landscape Analysis of Emergency Aid Programs

NASPA Emergency Aid Rubric

Student ARC Website


Resources for Staff & Faculty To Assist Students

Trainings will be available to assist staff and faculty in learning how to help a student who is experiencing financial hardship and assist students in navigating the resources on this website. These trainings will provide guidance, best practices, and go over common situations that students experience during financial hardships. You can find upcoming trainings listed below that are open to any staff or faculty to attend. 

Upcoming Trainings:

Emergency Aid Network Trainings
Date Time Location
-- -- To Be Announced!

If you have questions, or would like to set up a custom training for yourself, or your staff/team, contact leahnicholson@ku.edu.


Faculty & Staff in Need

Faculty and staff who are looking to use resources are welcome to navigate the Student Resources page. Many of the community resources listed on the Student Resources page are available to more than just KU students. KU employees can also navigate resources with KU's Human Resources office. They offer trainings, benefits counseling, and other resources to KU employees.

Staff & Faculty Financial Assistance

KU Human Resources manages the The Rosalie Lanier Gray KU Staff Assistance Fund, which provides emergency assistance for staff members who are struggling due to natural or personal disasters that have caused financial hardship. You can find more information and the application for this fund on the KU Human Resources website.

KU Human Resources also manages the Tuition Assistance Program for employees. You can find more information and the application on the KU Human Resources website.


Need Guidance?

If you have questions or cannot find what you are looking for, you can contact the following resources for assistance:

Submit A Resource

If you would like a relevant resource added to our website, or want to provide updates for resource, please fill out the Submit A Resource form

Please note, each submission will undergo a review for approval.

Report Broken Links

If you have come across a link on this website that is broken, or out of date information, please report the broken link and/or out of date information so we can fix it and continue to provide helpful resources to KU students.

You can report broken links and out of date information by email at ean@ku.edu or through our broken link form.