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University Services &
Insurance services include: auto
insurance, driver's insurance,
travel insurance, fire insurance,
foreign student insurance, etc.
Fresh flowers, potted flowers
and plants, floral wreaths for all
Florist occasions, and flower baskets:
(we deliver flowers everywhere
within South Korea.)
Services include taking pho-
tographs, developing film, print-
Photo Shop ing, enlargement, and camera
Facilities Services Contact repairs: film and disposable
Textbooks, study guides, books,
souvenirs, wooden and brass For sale or repair: computers,
Uni Store copy machines, facsimiles, scan-
plaques, memorial plaques, Computer ners, hardware, all-in-one/multi-
sporting goods, stationary, etc. Shop function machines, computer-
related supplies,office network-
Fast-food Registration for (or switch to) dif-
Hamburger, sandwiches Kebab,
Corner Mobile ferent mobile phone
chicken, coffee, soft drinks, etc.
(Food Court) Phone (010,011,016,017,018)
Shop companies, accept payments for
both cell phones and PDA.
For sale or repair: calculators,
Electronic watches, home appliances, cam- Financial services include
Goods Shop eras, cassette tape, CDs, batter- deposits and withdrawals,
ies, etc. Hana Bank money transfers, credit cards,
loan approval foreign exchange,
Airline (international and domes-
Travel tic) and train tickets, overseas
group travel arrangement, pick-
Agency up services for passports and
visa, DHL services, etc
Services include: copying, book- Facilities Services Contact
binding (books, fast-steel blind- (KU Lyceum, 1st floor)
ing, roll-spring binding, printing
(including internet search) etc (Central Library,1stfloor) Fast Food
Restaurant kebab, chicken, soft drinks, etc.
Eye glasses, sunglasses, con-
tact lenses, and various acces-
sories and supplies for glasses:
offers free eye examination, etc Convenience
Soft drinks, snacks, instant food,
Store various necessities, etc.
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Room Services Available: Internet
(Magic search and games
Station) Facilities Services Contact
Textbooks, study guides, books,
souvenirs, wooden and brass Sports Bar Spaghetti, salad, chicken, fried
Uni-Store plaques, memorial plaques, (1stBasement) rice, soft drinks, etc.
sporting goods, stationary, etc.
Coffee Shop Food Court Noodles, hot dogs, doughnuts,
Variety of coffee and soft drinks
[Rose Bud] (1st Floor) soft drinks, etc.
[Sungmun Overseas Study
Coffee Shop -
Overseas Center] Consultation service:
overseas language and special [Starbucks] Coffee and soft drinks
studies programs (2nd Floor)
Restaurant Restaurant Spaghetti, pork cutlet, salad,
Bibimbab and other fast food
(Hans (3rd Floor) steak, soft drinks, etc.
Services include: emergency aid,
health consultations, temporary (Main Campus)
Health Center rest and recover facilities, and Lounge for Internet
information related to health cen- (4th Floor)
ters, services, etc. Campus)
Student Health A certain percentage of medical (Main Campus)
Services fees, paid by the student, will be
Payment reimbursed under the plan.
Deduction Plan (Science
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Services include: copying, bind-
Copy store ing, thesis binding, etc (Science library,
Facilities Services Contact
Electronic goods including calcu-
Electronic Coffee Shop
lators, watches, etc., cassette Variety of coffee and soft drinks
Goods shop tapes, CDs, batteries, etc [Ross Bud]
Computer Computers, hardware and com-
Coffee Shop Variety of coffee and soft drinks (Cafeteria,
Eye glasses, sunglasses, con- Financial services include
deposits and withdrawals,
tact lenses, and various acces- Kookmin
sories and supplies for glasses, money transfers, credit cards,
Bank loan approval, foreign
offers free eye examination, etc
Haircut, perms, hair-dye, bleach,
Hair shop etc. (faculty and students wel-
Registration for (or switch to) dif-
Mobile Phone ferent mobile phone (011, 016,
shop 017, 018), accept payments for
both cell phones and PDA.
Textbooks, professional and
Bookstore general books, special language
Stationary, laboratory gowns,
Stationary and DHL.
Sporting, goods, bags, etc
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Location contact Facilities Location Contact
International Studies Hall Cafeteria (University Staff, Student) Each college has a student lounge fur-
nished with a sofa, table, and coin-
Korean Studies Hall (University Staff, Student) (located at Each
operated soft-drink machine. Drinking
Living Plaza Cafeteria for University Staff water is also available.
Student Union Building Cafeteria Faculty and Women Students' Hall,
Science Library (2nd floor), Cafeteria(3rd
Student Union Building Snack Bar Female Student
floor, Science Campus), and
Communications Building Annex (3rd
Living Plaza Student Cafeteria & Snack Bar
Alumni Hall Student Cafeteria
The club is located in the 4.18
TechnoComplex Research Center Cafeteria Memorial Hall (Basement, 2nd floor)
and equipped with 30 different kinds of
College of Medicine KU Fitness Club health equipment and shower facilities
for both men and women. The number
of members is limited to 250. Fee
There are live ping-pong tables in the
Table Tennis 4.18 Memorial Hall (Basement, 2nd
floor). No fee is charged.
Ice Rink University Green Campus
Ground Floor, College of Arts Bldg
2nd Floor, Science Library
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Undergraduate and graduate students may use private lockers for a period of six
Facilities Location Contact months. Anyone who wishes to use a private locker must apply for and pay a rental
fee. Every February and August, a notice for a private locker application will be
posted on the Portal system, KU Homepage, and College Homepages.
Hana Bank (1st floor) (Portal Information Depot Application for a Private Locker)
Locations of Private Locker
Communication Building Type Location Number of Lockers
Post Office Annex
Lockers for Public Central Plaza
Student Union Building
Beauty Parlor (1st basement) Woo Dang Hall
Business School (Annex Building)
Life Science Building
Green Campus Garage (1st (Main Hall/ Special Building)
Auto-Repair Shop basement)
Political Science & Economics Hall
Asan Science Building
College Lockers Engineering Building
Shoe Mending 2nd Engineering Building
Shop Innovation Hall
Education Building #1
Education Building Annex
Music Hall (1st floor) International Studies Hall
Inchon Memorial Hall
4.18 Memorial Hall
Auditoriums Alumni Hall
Injuries inflicted on students caused by educational facilities or in the course of edu-
cation-related activities can be covered by Student Security Insurance. In such
cases, please contact the Student Security Insurance Desk, Student Affairs Dept.
The University Welfare and Health Center provides primary medical care and
health services for students. These services include: annual physical exams and X-
rays; medical care for cases of pulmonary tuberculosis detected during annual
exams; primary medical care for simple ambulatory cases; health counseling; pri-
mary dental care; consultation and referral services to the University Hospital; sani-
tation and inspection of University food services and employees and other services
and employees who work closely with students; and health education services. In
addition to the central clinic on the Main Campus, branch clinics are located on the Education at Korea University is not pursued solely inside classrooms and research
Science and Seochang Campuses.
centers. Numerous club activities and close relationships among students complete
KU's responsibility to the community and to the creation of an open world. The cul-
For further information:
Anam Campus - Central Square (1st basement) Room #112 (3290-1571) ture of KU is the future of Korean culture, one in which young intellectuals lead
Science Library 1st floor Room #113 (3290-1572) each other towards fulfillment.
Seochang Campus 041-860-1038
Deduction for Medical Expenses
If any registered student catches a disease or is injured during his or her study at
the university, his or her medical expenses will be in part covered by the deduction
(1) Social Science
for medical expenses. For more information, please contact the University Welfare
* Philosophy Village * The Wagen Wheel
and Health Center. (Anam Campus: Tel 3290-1570 / 1573; Seochang Campus: Tel
041-860-1036) * Saram Saneun Saesang * Study Group of Culture
-- KU Homepage About Korea University Service & Welfare Health Care * Working People * KUCC
* Economics Institute of Current Events
* UNSA (UN Student's Association)
* Korean Modern history Research Association
* Current Affairs & Economy Society
* Korean Society Research Association
* Korean Spirit Training * B&B
(2) Exhibition and Creative Art
* Institute of Arts Criticism * Our Literature Research Institute
* KU Literature Association * Institute of Korean Painting
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* Dolbit (KU Movie Critique Club) * Christ's Ambassador Mission (CAM) University Mission
* Geurim Madang (KU Cartoon Club) * Buddhist Student Association * Joy Mission
* Keul Mal Literature Institute (KU Poet's Society) * Catholic Student Association * Students for Christ (SFC)
* Hoyounghoi * Jindo Creative literature Club * IVF
* Seowha * PAPCON
(6) Language Studies
(3) Social Studies * Nid d'amis (French club) * Dongsuchoi
* One, Two, Five (campaign for the disabled) * KU Research Institute on Korean and Japanese Culture
* Red Cross Student Association * S.I.S. Time * KU China Research Institute
* Rotarect (university federation public service club) * E.C.S. (English Conversation Researching Society)
* Nadal Moeum (agriculture club) * LECA (English conversation club) * A.L.C
* Howoo Hwe (KU public service club)
* Eunhawhe (student association for night studies) (7) Life Culture
* Saebyok Kwangjang (club for preserving the environment) * Leisure and Recreation Research Association
* KUSA * Youth Hostel (Traveling club)
* Ho-Jin Hwe (theater appreciation and critique club)
(4) Art * Scout
* KU Nongak (Korean peasant instrumental music) * Ho-Dong Hwe (club by Japanese Koreans)
* KU Orchestra * We Love Tal (Korean Traditional Mask) * Paduk Sarang Meeting (club for people who play Korean checkers)
* KU Wind Ensemble * Noraeol
* Theater * Korean Classical Music (8) Sports
* Classic Guitar Club * KU Choir * Amateur Soccer Team * Scuba Diving
* Crimson * Geurootogi (acoustic guitar club) * KU Amateur Baseball Club * KU Archery Club
* KUDT * TTP * Swimming Tiger Club * Badminton / Ping Pong Club
* Bulas (Sports Dance) * Soobakdo
(5) Religion (9) Literary Art
* Won-Buddhism Student Association * Norae Madang * Talpae Hanaldarae
* Every Nation Mission (ENM) * KU Folk Music Band * Yeol Gu Rim
* Jeung San Do * Student Christian Association * ICCUS * TERRA
* C.C.C. * Korean Christian Student Union * Sun Hyang Jae * Dark Room
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(10) Science Technology
* KULS * KUERA
* Amateur Astronomer Club (KUAAA) Suksoon was established by students interested in exploring and solving problems
* Amateur Radio Association (HAM) experienced by Korean women. It was first published in 1983 and is now released
once a year. Suksoon has the objective of promoting consciousness and solutions
to problems experienced by youth as well as promoting the women's movement.
* Honong-hoe * The Morning Dew
* Breaking The Cell * Buddhist Student Society
* Sunlight Village * Youth & Future KU
* Extreme Sports Club (KESC)
The KUBS was established on the 2nd floor of the Communication Building on
June 1, 1968. The KUBS is notably strong in maximizing the human imagination,
relative to other mass media, since it provides audio-visual materials. The KUBS
has recently organized its program and provides a wide array of services through
the Internet (kubs.korea.ac.kr) and the school cable system.
The Suktap Daedong Festival, one of the annual festivals at this university, is held
every year around May 5, the anniversary of the university's foundation. Originally -Facilities
limited to simple commemorative activities, starting from 1962, the activities were The station currently has a radio studio, a controlling room where audio consoles,
expanded to include large scale festivals where students, professors, friends, fami- turn-tables, tape recorders, CDs and LPs are accessible, and an editing room. Its
lies, and surrounding residents could all enjoy themselves. This festival, which services range from providing audio-visual equipment for producing single slides or
attracts participation from all university departments, clubs and societies, has movies to other types of functions.
earned a reputation as a university festival in both variety and quality.
A wide arrange of records, cassette tapes, and CDs for recording and producing
music and other instructional materials are available in the station and excellent
professional audio materials and other outstanding media works produced by
The Kodai Moonhwa is published with the objective of cultivating in-depth academic KUBS can be viewed.
theory and scientific critical thinking through giving Korea University students the
opportunity to present their academic papers, literary output etc. The Kodai -Accomplishment
Moonhwa, which was launched in December 1955 by the members of literary The station offers KU students broadcasting service 3 times a day of 2 hours each
groups within Korea University, is published twice a year. This publication, which is through cable speakers on campus. It is committed to developing broadcasting
distributed all over campus, has a general character and is proud to have cultivated technology, recording major school events, providing audio recording services and
intellectual writers, poets, literary figures etc., who are currently making a significant producing and editing materials for preservation for Korea University.
contribution to society.
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Shinmoon has not only served as the voice of Korea University, contributing to the
creative reinterpretation of Korea University's traditions and the maintenance of
academic excellence, but has also occupied a position as one of the leading uni-
KU Television Network, located on the 4th floor of the communication Building, was
versity newspapers. Now, both the newspaper Kodai Shinmoon and its Internet edi-
established on May 2, 1997, and has been providing its broadcasting services of 60
tion (www.kunews.ac.kr) are available to its readers. In addition, 'kukey.com'
channels, including satellite and cable televisions and other KTN produced chan-
(www.kukey.com), a kind of webzine which provides all kinds of information on KU
nels throughout the entire campus.
life, is also available.
KTN currently has a main controlling room, a transmitting room, editing room,
announcers' and dimmer room, and is equipped with video camera (Beta CAM,
DVCAM, Hi8, U-Matic), VCR (Beta CAM, DVCAM, U-Matic, Hi8, VHS), video
switcher (GVG 1600-3D) as a producing gear and Modulator (ATM-14500), and Q. When is Kodai Shinmoon published and where can I get it?
converter for transmission. A. Kodai Shinmoon is published every Monday (it will be sent once to your address
during the summer vacation), and is placed in the lobby of each building.
-Resources and Collections
Audio-visual materials for producing various broadcasting programs are accessible Q. What should I do if I want to hold a meeting in the student cafeteria?
and other video-taped materials of school events, KU news and informative movies A. First check whether the site has been reserved for your meeting date by calling
and documentaries to promote and publicize the school are well-preserved in the 3290-1562. Then fill in the Notice of Meeting form placed in the Office of
center. Academic Affairs of the college and Health & Welfare Service Dept. Obtain the
signature of your academic advisor and submit it to the Health & Welfare Service
Dept. You may hold a meeting in the Student Union Cafeteria (1st floor) and
-Mission and Achievements Living Plaza Cafeteria during the hours 19:00 ~ 22:00.
The center has provided students with 3 hours of cable and satellite services as
well as KTN news and other special academic lectures featuring various topics
Q. When does the school festival take place and what activities are available?
through Channel 4 (KTN) on a daily basis. This will lead to on-line courses and web
A. The festival, named Granite Tower Festival, is held every May. Starting with the
conferences in the near future.
opening ceremony, events such as performances, exhibitions, and outdoor bars
take place. The finale is the IPSILENTI held by the Korea University Cheer
Q. How are KU PR student personnel selected? Do I have to be good-looking
Kodai Shinmoon was launched in 1947. This newspaper, which has the oldest his-
to be selected?
tory of its kind in Korea, is edited and published by student reporters and editors.
A. They are selected every September. You must be a KU student, either regis-
Since its start, it has contributed to the development of academic traditions at
tered or taking leave of absence, to apply. We will interview you and we prefer
Korea University and proposed many issues between the various university com-
an outgoing and positive character with a neat appearance.
munities and society at large. Kodai Sinmoon has been faithful to its duties as a
leading university newspaper. Through the talented efforts of its faithful staff, Kodai
Q. What does each club do and how can I join?
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A. There are two club associations. Please refer to the Club Introduction. Students at the General Affairs Dept. 3 days prior to the event.
usually join at the start of the semester but may join anytime.
(1) How to request a signboard set-up? Q. Can lecture rooms be used for off-campus group events?
(a) In the case of college or department level events, you must first fill in the 'facility A. We try to avoid lending them to protect the facilities and maintain academic
use application form' from your Office of Academic Affairs and get approval of atmosphere. However, we try to lend facilities for national exams because many
your Office of Academic Affairs. Then submit the form at the General Affairs KU students apply for the exams.
(b) In the case of university level or separate events, you must first fill in the 'Facility Q. How can I reserve Inchon Memorial Hall?
Use Application' Form from the Student Affairs Dept. and get approval from the A. First, provide detailed description of the event and a rental application to the
Office of Student Affairs. Then submit the form to the General Affairs Dept. Student Affairs Dept. The Student Affairs Dept. will decide whether to lend it or
not and apply to the General Affairs Dept. Permission depends on the manage-
(2) 'Facility Use Application' form submission period ment regulation of Inchon Memorial Hall and permission may be cancelled in
At least 3 days prior to the event case of unavoidable circumstances.
(3) 'Facility Use Application' form limitation 1. Check the Inchon Memorial Hall schedule at the General Affairs Dept.
If the event overlaps with school events such as matriculation or graduation cere- 2. Submit a rent application to the General Affairs Dept. with a detailed descrip-
mony, the signboard may not be provided. tion of the event.
3. Confirm permission from the department.
Q. How can I reserve the exhibition room in the Lyceum?
A. Priority in using the exhibition room in the Lyceum is given to school events and
lectures. If students want to rent it, they should visit the General Affairs Dept.
Q. Where can posters be placed on campus? with a detailed description of the event.
A. Posters can be placed on billboards at various places. However, student event
posters should be inspected by the Student Affairs Dept.
Q. How can I rent the Green Campus athletic field?
A. The Green Campus athletic field consists of an artificial turf field, 2 basketball
Q. How can I borrow an electrical water boiler for a department seminar or courts, and a field track. You can make a reservation via the KU homepage.
event? www.korea.ac.k - Online service - Online Administration Support - Green
A. Fill in the <Facility Equipment Use Application > form (Office of Academic Campus athletic field reservation
Affairs or KUPID - Knowledge Management - Administration - General Affairs -
You need approval from the General Affairs Dept. after making the
Forms) and get the approval of the General Affairs Dept. Then submit the form
Q. How can I get to the Green Campus athletic field?
A. Get off at subway station <Anam> or <Korea University>. Enter the university
and go behind Inchon Memorial Hall. Upon exiting KU, turn left, go up the hill
and go past the dormitory.
Q. How should I reserve a lecture room for a seminar?
A. You should visit the Office of Academic Affairs of the respective building.
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