You will have access to free wireless internet on the KU campus. All visitors to campus can connect through the KUGUEST network. Once you set up your KU online ID, you can connect to the more secure JAYHAWK network. For instructions on how to manually configure your device for this network see

There are a number of labs and spaces on campus where you can use computers and printers. Using the computers is free but printing is not.  In order to print on campus, you will need to purchase Beakā€™Em Bucks.  For more information, please see the short-term programs handbook section on money.   

Public Computer Labs on the KU Campus

  • Anschutz Library - ask at reference desk
  • Budig Hall Main Computer Lab & Media Production Studio - 10 Budig Hall
  • EGARC - 4074 Wescoe Hall
  • GIS and Data Lab - 425 Watson Library
  • Kansas Union Micro Lab - Kansas Union, Room 367
  • Watson Library Open Lab - ask at reference desk

Located at 226 Fraser Hall:
Open Mon. - Fri. 8 am-5 pm
The LEO Lab is only open to AEC students! 
Go To: for more information about what the LEO Lab offers.


Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities