DeBruce Center

DeBruce Center Opened in April 2016, the DeBruce Center at the University of Kansas offers dining & exhibits celebrating James Naismith, Phog Allen & KU basketball.

The DeBruce Center is operated by the KU Memorial Unions, a not-for-profit corporation serving KU. The DeBruce Center at the University of Kansas opened in April 2016 and features dining, a coffeehouse and exhibits celebrating James Naismith and the original rules of basketball. Other exhibits feature Phog Allen and the impact of Kansas Basketball on the game.

Operating as usual

02/08/2021

The Courtside Cafe will be closing today at 4:00pm. Thank you for understanding!

Together, Jayhawks can drastically reduce the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Before visiting our buildings, all visitors ...
08/21/2020

Together, Jayhawks can drastically reduce the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Before visiting our buildings, all visitors will have to complete a brief daily health assessment using the CVKey app. After completing the questionnaire, users will get a QR code to scan at a kiosk as they enter the campus buildings. Find more information at CVKey.ku.edu. #protectKU
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The DeBruce Center and The Rules of "Basket Ball" reopened today, and we have committed to providing services that foste...
08/10/2020

The DeBruce Center and The Rules of "Basket Ball" reopened today, and we have committed to providing services that foster a sense of community. We have made every effort to Protect KU and support our students, guests, and community with increased safety measures and operational changes.

Here are tips and icons you will see when returning to the DeBruce Center. Learn more at https://union.ku.edu/coronavirus

We light it blue for all the essential workers, first responders, and healthcare professionals. Thank you for your tirel...
04/10/2020

We light it blue for all the essential workers, first responders, and healthcare professionals. Thank you for your tireless efforts and sacrifice. #LightItBlue
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#rockchalk #kulove #riselawrence

UPDATE: The Debruce Center will close to the public beginning Friday, March 20th, at 3:00PM. Please visit debrucecenter....
03/18/2020

UPDATE: The Debruce Center will close to the public beginning Friday, March 20th, at 3:00PM. Please visit debrucecenter.ku.edu for more information. For the latest University updates, please visit coronavirus.ku.edu.

Update: Next week, March 16-22, the Debruce Center is open and operating. Stay informed with the most recent hours of op...
03/14/2020

Update: Next week, March 16-22, the Debruce Center is open and operating. Stay informed with the most recent hours of operations and updates: https://debrucecenter.ku.edu/. For University updates, visit: coronavirus.ku.edu.

02/01/2020

Due to the home basketball game, the Debruce Center will be closed to the public today. Rock Chalk!

01/04/2020

A friendly reminder that the Debruce Center is closed to the public today due to the Men's basketball game vs. West Virginia. Rock Chalk!

01/03/2020

Due to tomorrow’s game vs. West Virginia, the Debruce Center will be CLOSED to the public tomorrow, January 4th. Thank you for understanding!

DeBruce Center's cover photo
12/23/2019

DeBruce Center's cover photo

12/10/2019

The Debruce Center will be closing today at 3:00pm for tonight's home game. Rock Chalk!

12/07/2019

It's game day! Debruce Center will be closing today at 2pm for tonight's home game. Come and cheer on the Jayhawks!

11/19/2019

Debruce Center doors closing at 3 pm today for the basketball game. Come show your support and ROCK CHALK!

11/15/2019

Happy Friday! The Debruce Center will be closing at 3pm today for the game. Come support the Jayhawks!

11/08/2019

The Debruce Center will be closing at 3pm today due to the home basketball game. We hope to see you there! Rock Chalk!

10/31/2019

PSA: The Debruce Center will be closing at 3:00pm today for the game. ROCK CHALK!

10/24/2019

The Debruce Center will be closing early today for the FIRST home basketball game of the season! Doors close at 3pm. ROCK CHALK!

10/18/2019

It's Crimson & Blue Day and we want to welcome all visitors to the Debruce Center! Drop in from 2pm-4pm for a quick tour. Rock Chalk!

10/03/2019

It's officially that time! LATE NIGHT is one day away! See below for our updated building hours:
• 1:00 pm - the Hall of Athletics will close.
• 2:00 pm – DeBruce closes.
• 5:00 pm – General public doors open at the fieldhouse & Williams Fund guests can start entering DeBruce

08/02/2019

To follow up on our previous post. The DeBruce Center is now closed to the public for the rest of today and tomorrow. We apologize for the inconvenience!

08/02/2019

The DeBruce Center currently has no food or restroom services, due to a power outage. We will post updates as we know them. We apologize for any inconveniences.

05/19/2019

Good morning! Here’s a heads up about our hours today:

☕️Roasterie 12-3p

😋Courtside Cafe 12-3p

🏀Booth Hall of Fame 12-5p

#DeBruceCenter

05/18/2019

Commencement hours
6:30a-5p

☕️Roasterie 7a-4p

😪Courtside Cafe Closed

🏀Booth Hall of Fame 6:30a-5p

Engineering:
Doors open at 7:00am
Event runs from 8:00am - 10:00am

Education:
Doors open at 9:45am for students and guests
Event runs from 10:30am - noon

#DeBruceCenter

We have been awaiting your arrival. Welcome home and we will see you tomorrow at 3pm.
03/07/2019

We have been awaiting your arrival. Welcome home and we will see you tomorrow at 3pm.

Our flock has finally landed! The Union will forever be our home ❤️💙💛 Meet us for the first time tomorrow at 3pm on the Ascher Plaza. Until then, we've got our eye on you #KU!
http://bit.ly/HatchingSoonKU

#unhatchedku #aviewfromtheu #morethanjustabuilding #kuhistory #tradition

KU Memorial Union: ⚠️❄️⚠️ Due to campus closings and class cancellation for the evening of Tuesday, 2/19/2019 and the ex...
02/20/2019
Welcome to the KU Memorial Union at the University of Kansas

KU Memorial Union:

⚠️❄️⚠️ Due to campus closings and class cancellation for the evening of Tuesday, 2/19/2019 and the expectation for wintry conditions through the morning of Wednesday, 2/20/2019, special hours will be in place for Union operations across campus. Lastest info can be found at Union.ku.edu

Affected Union hours, service locations:

- 2/19/2019: CLOSING at 10:00pm 🛑
* Kansas Union, Hawk Shop-Union, Burge Union, Jaybreak at Anschutz Science Library

- 2/19/2019: REGULAR HOURS of operation ✅
* Residential KU Dining Services (Mrs. E's, South DIning Commons, North College Cafe)
* The Studio Grill, Southside, Bus Stop, Jaybreaks across campus

-2/20/2019: OPENING at 7:00am ✅
* Kansas Union, Hawk Shop in Union

-2/20/2019: OPENING at 10:00am ⚠️
* Burge Union, Jaybreaks across campus, KU Bookstore/Jayhawk Ink in the Union, Hawk Shop at Wescoe (The Underground), DeBruce Center
* Retail KU Dining Services operations in Wescoe (The Underground) and DeBruce Center (Courtside Cafe)

Due to campus closings and class cancellation for the evening of Tuesday, 2/19/2019 due to inclement weather, and the expectation for wintry conditions through the morning of Wednesday, 2/20/2019, special hours will be in place for Union operations across campus.

⚠️🥶⚠️ we will be closed today due to inclement weather. Stay safe Jayhawks and check union.ku.edu for all location updat...
02/07/2019
Welcome to the KU Memorial Union at the University of Kansas

⚠️🥶⚠️ we will be closed today due to inclement weather. Stay safe Jayhawks and check union.ku.edu for all location updates.

Due to campus and classes' delayed start until 10:00am on Thursday, 2/7/2019 due to inclement weather, special hours will be in place for Union operations across campus.

Stay warm and safe #Jayhawks. We will be closing at 2pm.
02/06/2019
KU Memorial Union

Stay warm and safe #Jayhawks. We will be closing at 2pm.

⚠ Due to Weather ⚠ KU Bookstore #HawkShop, in the KU Memorial Union will close at 5:30 p.m. as well as the union will close at 5:30p.m. The DeBruce Center and Burge Union will close 2 p.m. Residential KU Dining Services will operate normally today & tomorrow. For latest closings/hours http://alerts.ku.edu/

⚠️🥶⚠️ due to inclement weather brrrr..the DeBruce Center will be closed today. Check Union.ku.edu for all hours of opera...
01/23/2019
Welcome to the KU Memorial Union at the University of Kansas

⚠️🥶⚠️ due to inclement weather brrrr..the DeBruce Center will be closed today. Check Union.ku.edu for all hours of operation for all locations. Stay safe #Jayhawks

Due to classes being cancelled for Wednesday, 1/23/2019 due to inclement weather, special hours will be in place for Union operations across campus.

Welcome back, Jayhawks! As the semester begins, we'd like to share with you these wise words from Dr. James Naismith, in...
01/22/2019

Welcome back, Jayhawks! As the semester begins, we'd like to share with you these wise words from Dr. James Naismith, inventor of "basket ball".

01/21/2019
The University of Kansas

Ready for game day? Know the “I‘m a Jayhawk” clap?? Learn it, practice and commit with this clutch how-to breakdown. Thanks The University of Kansas 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

If you’ve ever attempted to clap along to “I’m a Jayhawk”, don’t worry — you’re not the only one who finds it difficult. The clap parts in KU’s fight song are notoriously tricky, and even the most seasoned Jayhawks will miss a beat now and then.

Rock Chalk! Check out our hours for this week!
01/18/2019
KU Memorial Union

Rock Chalk! Check out our hours for this week!

We are so excited for Jayhawks to be back in town! Check out this website for hours on Monday (1/21) and throughout next week for @kudining @DeBruceCenter
union.ku.edu/hours

Way to be a stellar student and student-athlete, Jacqui!
01/17/2019

Way to be a stellar student and student-athlete, Jacqui!

𝐅𝐈𝐍𝐀𝐋 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐈𝐄𝐖 // Sophomore volleyball player Jacqui Mostrum, who already finished an early-morning chemistry final, check over notes inside the DeBruce Center before a physics final on Monday, December 10.

No matter the weather, the KU campus is our favorite place to be. 💙 #RCJH
01/13/2019

No matter the weather, the KU campus is our favorite place to be. 💙 #RCJH

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01/09/2019
Lawrence

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Lawrence

See our hours over the holidays below. Happy Holidays, Jayhawks!
12/21/2018

See our hours over the holidays below. Happy Holidays, Jayhawks!

From the U to you, #HappyHolidays! 💙

To see our holiday hours, visit us at union.ku.edu/hours.

Address

1647 Naismith Dr
Lawrence, KS
66045

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 18:00
Thursday 07:00 - 18:00
Friday 07:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(785) 864-9750

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The DeBruce Center at the University of Kansas opened in April 2016 and features dining, a coffee shop, and exhibits celebrating James Naismith and the original rules of “basket ball.” Other exhibits feature Phog Allen and the impact of Kansas Basketball on the game.

The DeBruce Center is operated by the KU Memorial Unions, a not-for-profit corporation serving the University of Kansas.