The Jayhawk Award

The Jayhawk Award recognizes a full-time staff member who demonstrates a high level of dedication, initiative, and cooperation in their position responsibilities and provides exceptional service to all members of the KU community.


  • Must be a full-time staff member (at all levels) in KU Student Affairs for at least three years. Displays commitment to advancing the mission, vision, and goals of KU Student Affairs.
  • ​Shows commitment to programming and/or process improvement that contributes to the development of students and enhancement of KU Student Affairs.​​​​​​
  • Collaborates with individuals from multiple departments and/or divisions to implement solutions that better serve students.
  • Demonstrates success in their role by willingly going the extra mile to provide the highest level of service to KU Student Affairs and the University.
  • Reflects a professional and positive attitude when engaging with members of the KU community.

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