KU Campus Resources
Legal Services for Students
Licensed, experienced attorneys handle civil and criminal issues unique to students. Free and confidential legal advice, advocacy, representation provided to KU students enrolled on the Lawrence campus.
KU School of Law
The KU School of Law provides a Legal Aid Clinic where KU law student interns provide legal assistance to low-income clients in the Lawrence Municipal Court and Douglas County District Court. They also have clinics that assist low-income individuals with legal-medical cases referred from the KU Medical Center and they participate in the Post-Conviction Remedies project. Each spring, law students also provide free federal and state tax preparation services.
Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access
The Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access (IOA) offers assistance in investigating cases and providing resources and accommodations for students who report acts of harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and retaliation. The IOA serves as a neutral and unbiased resource that is responsible for gathering information about allegations.
International Support Services
International Support Services provides immigration advising for students of various immigration statuses, as well as assistance with immigration documentation and academic advising for international students.
Kansas Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Free or low cost assistance for finding a lawyer or obtaining legal advice.
Kansas Legal Services
Free and low cost legal assistance and resources, including legal forms, for Kansans. Services include free or low cost civil legal advice and representation for eligible individuals.
Refugee & Immigration Services
Catholic Charities provides legal immigration consultation and case management services.
Willow Domestic Violence Shelter
Provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic violence. Services include 24-hour crisis hotline, safe shelter, peer counseling, support group, court advocacy and more.