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Kansas
The AP abbreviation is Kan. Avoid using KS.

Kansas, the University of
Not Kansas University, except for legal reasons: Kansas University Endowment Association.

Kansas Board of Regents
On second reference, Board of Regents, Kansas regents, regents or board.

KU
KU, without periods, is second reference for the University of Kansas.

KU HealthPartners, Inc.
A clinical enterprise operated by the University of Kansas School of Nursing and School of Allied Health. Organized as a 501 (c)(3) corporation, KU HealthPartners is the faculty practice plan and sole entity for which managed care contracts are held regarding professional advanced practice nursing and allied health services provided by faculty of the two schools.

KU Hospital
Use of the term "KU Hospital" is not encouraged. The University of Kansas Hospital capitalizes the T and spells out its entire name in official references.

KUMed Central: The weekly internal newsletter for the University of Kansas Medical Center.

KU Medical Center
KU Medical Center is a second reference for the University of Kansas Medical Center for internal or external use. It may also be used as a standalone phrase in advertising and on forms. "Medical center" may be appropriate for second reference. Do not use KU Med Center or KU Med. KUMC is only acceptable when necessary in social media.

KUMC
The only allowable use of KUMC is when necessary in social media.



Last modified: Mar 28, 2014
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