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Thanksgiving Break and Winter Break Operations Update

The KU Memorial Union will have adjusted hours at the Kansas Union, the Burge Union, and the DeBruce Center during Thanksgiving and Winter Break. Click here to learn more about our operational hours updates.

Photo by Mike Sinclair

The DeBruce Center is a unique facility in which fans of all ages can come together
to explore the rich history of basketball, a sport near and dear to KU's heart.

The DeBruce Center is CLOSED to the public for the winter break  
from November 25, 2020 - January 31, 2021.

It will reopen to the public for the spring semester on February 1, 2021.

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The DeBruce Center is administered by the KU Memorial Union.

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