Located at the region's premier academic health center, the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences is a part of the School of Health Professions on the Medical Center campus of the University of Kansas. KU Medical Center (KUMC) is located in the heart of the Kansas City metropolitan area at 39th and Rainbow Boulevard – about 40 minutes away from the main KU campus in Lawrence, Kansas.
The University of Kansas Hospital, also on site, is the only Level I trauma center on the Kansas side of the metropolitan area. In addition to classes offered on the KUMC campus, some classes in the professional program may be offered at the KU Edwards Campus also located in Kansas City.
Kansas City: A Great Midwestern City
Just a block from the Missouri-Kansas state line, KUMC is near the historic Westport entertainment district and the Country Club Plaza. Known for its Spanish-style architecture and beautiful fountains, the Plaza has many shops, restaurants and theaters. Nearby is the Nelson Art Gallery. Kansas City is also home to the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs professional sports franchises and the Kansas Speedway NASCAR race track.
The student center provides assistance to students in finding housing arrangements. Kansas residents who want to maintain their Kansas in-state resident status must live on the Kansas side of the metropolitan area. For more info. on Kansas City: visitKC.com
How to get to us
The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences is located in Eaton Building Room G014. To find the office from the main hospital parking facility, pass through the hospital lobby and past the cafeteria to a long corridor lined by windows. At the end of the corridor, turn left. The 2nd door on the left is the CLS office. See map below. KU Medical Center is accessed from the Rainbow Blvd exit on I-35. (2-3 blocks south of exit) and from the 7th Street Trafficway exit on Interstate 70.