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Schedule a Visit with Programs

We recommend that you request an appointment with the college/programs of your choice at least two weeks in advance.

Also, feel free to schedule an Information Session and Campus Tour on the same day, or schedule to sit-in on a class. Maximize your time at UK! 


Honors Program

The UK Honors Program hosts information sessions at the Visitor Center on select Mondays. The Honors Overview does not include a campus tour. You may register for a tour separately from the same registration calendar.  

You can view a list of available information sessions and tours on our calendar. Both the UK Information Session and Honors Program Overview, as well as our campus tours, are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register here

To learn more about the Honors Program, please visit their website


Undergraduate Studies 

The College of Undergraduate Studies and the James W. Stuckert Career Center are hosting a series of "explore BLUE" days for current and prospective University of Kentucky students.  During each "explore BLUE" day, academic and career advisors will hold sessions focusing on academic and career exploration. Topics include:

  • Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law Interest Session
  • A "Major" Decision: Exploring Career & Major Pathways
  • Do What You Are: Connecting Personalities with Professions

Register for an "explore BLUE" visit. Please note that you may register for a UK Information Session and Campus Tour separately here

A description of the program sessions is listed at the "explore BLUE" website.  



College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Monday and Friday Appointments Only
Schedule an Appointment


College of Arts and Sciences

Will Bickers
(859) 257-8809
202 Patterson Office Tower

Students interested in Biology, Pre-Medicine, or Pre-Dental should select the appropriate Information Session below.

Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Information Session 
Only offered during Fall and Spring semesters on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month.
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Patterson Office Tower, Room 202
Students must pre-register.
If you have any questions, please contact Academic Advisor Phyllis Nally.

Biology Information Session & Tour
Only offered during Fall and Spring semesters on Fridays when classes are in session.
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Location: Patterson Office Tower, Room 202
Students must pre-register.

Individual appointments can be scheduled by contating Academic Advisor Sarah Ballard

All other Arts & Sciences requests should be requested by appointment. 

Schedule an Appointment 
*Please allow at least 2 weeks' notice for department visit requests. 


College of Business & Economics

Visit the Gatton College of Business & Economics


College of Communication and Information

Schyler Simpson, PhD
College of Communication and Information Recruiter
(859) 257-7800


College of Design

Allison Kirkpatrick
College of Design Recruitment Coordinator

Visit the College of Design


College of Education

Jenna DeMastes
(859) 218-2698
128 Taylor Education Building

Visit the College of Education 


College of Engineering

Visit the College of Engineering


College of Fine Arts

Michelle Combs
(859) 218-2487
206 Fine Arts Building

Visit the College of Fine Arts


College of Health Sciences

Casey Owen Shadix 
111B Charles T. Wethington Bldg

College of Health Sciences hosts information sessions on select Saturdays the Visitor Center is open this fall; registration is required. The session starts at 12:30 p.m. in 127 Charles T. Wethington Building (campus building #200 on the visitor map). To RSVP for the College of Health Sciences Information Session, please complete this form


College of Nursing

The College of Nursing hosts BSN Information Sessions and Tours. Please note that the College of Nursing does not host weekend or individual visits. Use this link to learn more information about the BSN Information Sessoins and Tours: Visit the College of Nursing


College of Public Health 

To contact the college of Public Health:

Visit the College of Public Health


College of Pharmacy

The College of Pharmacy will see visitors during their UK COP Visit Days. The dates for Fall 2016 are:

Sept. 14 —3:30-4:30
Sept. 19 — 12:00pm-1:00pm
Sept. 28 —3:30-4:30pm
Oct. 5 — 3:30-4:30pm
Oct. 17 — 12:00pm-1:00pm
Oct. 26 — 3:30-4:30pm
Oct. 31 — 12:00pm-1:00pm
Nov. 9 — 3:30-4:30pm
Nov. 16 — 3:30-4:30pm
Nov. 21 — 12:00pm-1:00pm
Dec. 7 — 3:30pm-4:30pm
Dec. 12 — 12:00pm-1:00pm

Register for a College of Pharmacy Visit Day

Email the College of Pharmacy Admission Office:


College of Social Work

Main Campus 
Emily Underwood
605 Patterson Office Tower

College of Social Work holds information sessions on UK's campus on Saturdays for its undergraduate and graduate programs. These sessions last approximately an hour and offer information about the field of social work, advice about applying to the programs and details about academics. To attend the session, please visit the RSVP form

Hazard Campus 
Jessica Akers
(606) 439-3557
Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Office B-325A
750 Morton Blvd
Hazard, KY 41701



Air Force ROTC
First Lieutenant Jeremiah Sloan
(859) 257-7115
Barker Hall

Schedule an Air Force ROTC Appointment or call (859) 257-6865

Allen Black
(859) 257-6865
Barker Hall


Undergraduate Research

Schedule an Appointment or call (859) 257-0049


Education Abroad

Education Abroad Office
(859) 257-4067
Bradley Hall


UK Bands

Scott-Lee Atchison
Director of Athletic Bands
(859) 257-2263

If you have additional questions, please contact the Visitor Center at or (859) 257-3595.


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