Friendship Fields

Making friends and creating college experiences Friendship Fields is a program associated with Friends University that allows college-age adults with disabilities to experience college life while also offering Friends University students the opportunity to work with special needs students. Students enroll in Friendship Fields because they want to go to college and Friends University truly […]

Art Challenge Schedule

The following schedule has been set up for the 2016 Art Challenge on March 4 at Friends University. Please note that there will be a group informational meeting at 8:30am. All teachers and students will need to remain in the McKay Gym in the Casado Campus Center for the meeting once they have finished the […]

Art Challenge 2016 Registration

FRIENDLY REMINDER: Please read all directions thoroughly. REGISTER: 2016 ART CHALLENGE All registration will be online,through the link provided below. In an effort to more effectively implement the challenges, there are limits set on the number of participants allowed per challenge. Additionally, there is a maximum number of students and/or teams allowed per school on […]

Art Challenge Presenters and Judges

Below are the presenters and judges for Art Challenge 2016. Presenters Session One – 9-10:15 p.m. Brad Ruder – Printmaking Demo Brad Ruder is a graphic designer, artist and gallery owner. He is very fond of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies and relies on spell check for words he has never bothered to learn. He […]

Jazz Festival

Friends University’s Jazz Festival 2016 runs February 19 and 20, 2016. Below are ticketed events, a schedule of events and brochure for Jazz Festival 2016. Jazz Vocal Ensemble Concert with The University of North Texas Vocal Jazz Ensemble Directed by Jennifer Barnes Feb. 19, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts […]

Art Challenge

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY ART CHALLENGE, 2016 FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016 Register The deadline for registration is February 22. After the deadline, you will receive an email notifying you of any available openings for the challenges, should they not fill up, and you may submit additional names. They will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. You […]

Transfer Students Cost Info

Friends tuition rate is the same for both in-state and out-of-state residents. *Subject to change.

Envisioning Your Success

Why do we do what we do? We serve our students and in tandem we strive for excellence, raising the bar from week to week and class to class for them and ourselves. Enabling their gifts, talents, skills, and fortitude, we triumph in their success, their accomplishments, and support them through the challenges of learning. […]

Ignite 2016

Sparking powerful teaching Renew. Recharge. Re-energize. The mission of the 2016 Ignite Conference at Friends University is to improve the effectiveness of teachers through a variety of encouraging workshops designed to restore passion, energize attitudes and share ideas, strategies and best practices. Featuring keynote speaker Davis Laughlin Laughlin is a motivational speaker, in-service presenter, author, […]


Ignite! Conference to spark powerful teaching for educators

Reconnecting educators with their passion for powerful teaching is the goal of the Ignite! Conference scheduled for June 13-16, 2016 at Friends University in Wichita. Teachers will be able to renew and recharge in an atmosphere of learning, sharing and support. With an additional workshop following the conference, they can potentially earn six graduate credits […]