The Office of Student Life oversees student organizations and maintains a student organization website entitled "the Beat @ KUMC".
Student Governing Council SGC is the primary student governing body at KUMC. Representatives for graduate, undergraduate, and medical students from the Schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing comprise the council.
Graduate Student Council GSC is the primary governing body for graduate students at KUMC. Graduate students from the Schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing comprise this council.
Student Research Forum The Graduate Student Council hosts the annual Student Research Forum. SRF is a two day event usually held the first week of April. The first day is comprised of student presentations, the A.L. Chapman keynote lecture, and a poster session followed by a wine and cheese reception. The second day is an interactive workshop covering topics such as medical and research ethics, science in society, or research grant writing. All students affiliated with KUMC are encouraged to participate in the Forum. The Student Research Forum Committees are responsible for planning the various elements of the Forum.