University of Kansas students, faculty and staff are getting first dibs on tickets to see President Barack Obama in Lawrence discussing themes from his State of the Union address.
The university says students can start picking up their free tickets at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the box office in the Kansas Union. A limited number of tickets will be available for the general public starting at 5 p.m. at the Dreher 4-H building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Obama is scheduled to arrive in Lawrence on Air Force One on Wednesday evening and will speak at Anschutz Sports Pavilion next to Allen Fieldhouse at 11:20 a.m. Thursday
No signs or banners will be permitted and attendees are asked to limit personal items and not bring any bags to the event.