About the Healthcare Residential College
The HealthCare Residential College is a residential experience designed to assist students who are pursuing careers and majors in the healthcare profession. In the Healthcare Residential College students have the opportunity to live and learn with likeminded individuals. This unique residential experience aids students pursuing a healthcare profession through its intentional programming. As a member of the Healthcare Residential College, students can expect to receive informal advising, healthcare presentations, and mentoring with faculty from associated with the College of HealthCare.
The HealthCare Residential College is looking for first year students who are interested in pursuing programs within any of the six healthcare colleges. The community is open to any undergraduate student pursuing a healthcare related degree as well as anyone that may be pursuing non-healthcare majors in preparation for later professional or graduate work in healthcare (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, and Kinesiology).
All students who participate in the HealthCare Residential College will reside in Holmes Hall located in the north campus neighborhood.
Students who participate in the HealthCare Residential College will be required to enroll in the corresponding section of UK 101: Academic Orientation, which will be taught by a healthcare faculty member. This course is designed to introduce first-year students to the intellectual life at the University of Kentucky. In addition, depending on the students major, students will also be encouraged to enroll in HSE 101: Introduction to Health Sciences (one credit, fall semester).
Students can expect to participate in perennial events such as UK Fusion and their respective College welcome event. Other programmatic events shall be determined by advising staff in coordination with Residence Life staff. Students are always encouraged to attend any event facilitated by Residence Life staff in addition to "healthcare specific" programming. In addition, students will enjoy the opportunity to interact with faculty on a regular basis. As specific programming shall be dynamic, students can expect prime opportunities in interprofessional and multicultural development. In addition, service opportunities shall be valued and encouraged.