Univeristy of KentuckySee Blue

UK Campus Housing

Living Learning Program

Residential Colleges

For any first year students.

This community provides students with an iPad as an educational resource to use in connected courses taught on-site. it also offers close interactions with faculty, staff, advisors and peer mentors who participated in the program last year. A variety of extracurricular activities foster a close-knit community

New Location: Champions Court II

To find out more about the Wired Community Click Here

For first year students in the College of Agriculture

This community provides interaction with faculty and staff, turtoring for UK Core classes, connected UK 101 course taugh on-site, programming related to Agricultural industry, and regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors

New Location: Woodland Glen II

To find out more about the Agriculture Community Click Here

For students in the College of Engineering and S.E.A.M. honors students

This community provides interaction with faculty and staff, tutoring for UK Core classes, connected UK 101 course taught on-site, programming related to Agricultural industry, and regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors

New Location: Champions Court I

To find out more about the Engineering Community Click Here

For first year students.

This community provides opportunities for students to live and learn about the diverse aspects of sustainability and environment both inside and outside the classroom through a connected class, group activities, and field trips. This community fosters interactions with faculty and peer mentors and is designed to build friendships and facilitate academic success while learning about issues and opportunities in environmental and natural resources. This Residential College is a partnership between the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the College of Arts & Sciences.

New Location: Woodland Glen II

To find out more about the Environment and Sustainability Community Click Here

For first year students who are interested in Fine Arts

This community provides interaction with Fine Arts faculty and staff, visiting guest artists, opportunities to attend local events, tutoring for music theory, on-site classrooms, practice rooms, multi-purpose performance space, and regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors.

Location: Roselle Hall

To find out more about the Fine Arts Community Click Here

For first year students pursuing a career in Healthcare

This community provides interaction with faculty and staff, connected UK 101 courses, programming dedicated to all disciplines within Interprofessional Healthcare, and regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors.

New Location: Haggin Hall

To find out more about the Healthcare Community Click Here

Learning Communities

For first year students in the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

This community provides students with the opportunity to explore the multidisciplinary aspects of the business field through connected coursework, networking with business executives, and regular interactions with faculty, staff, peer mentors. Students will benefit from co-curricular programming focused on leadership, community engagement, and professional development. The community seeks to inspire the "entrepreneurial spirit" in Gatton Students.

New Location: Champions Court I

To find out more about the Business Enterprise Community Click Here

For first year students in the College of Communication and Information

This community provides programs that highlight internships and career options in Communication and Information, strategic partnerships with professional in the field, interaction with CI faculty and staff, academic support for technological software related to the major and on-site courses that foster interdisciplinary learning from the College of Communication and Information

New Location: Champions Court I

To find out more about the Ci Connect Community Click Here

For first year students interested in teaching

The EDLIFE LLC offers education-related programming, site visits, mentoring, and networking opportunities; regular engagement and support from faculty and upper-class peer mentors; and the opportunity to engage and contribute to schools/districts of innovation including the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and mathematics) Academy. Connected courses will be offered to provide students exposure to the world of schools, policy, community service, cultural diversity, and teaching.

New Location: Champions Court I

To find out more about the EDLife Community Click Here

For first year, first generation college students.

This community is designed for students whose parents did not graduate from college and aid with their transition to college through interaction with faculty and staff, connected UK 101 and CIS courses, programming dedicated to the success of first generation students, residential upper-class peer mentors, and excursions across the Commonwealth at the end of each semester

New Location: Baldwin Hall

To find out more about the First Generation Community Click Here

For first year students interested in broadening their understanding of world issues cultures.

This community provides interaction with staff, connected UK 101 course taught in hall, intentional room assignments pairing students with differing backgrounds, programming dedicated to helping to create a sense of global community on campus.

Location: Smith Hall

To find out more about the Global Village Community Click Here

For students who have been formally admitted into UK's Honors Program.

This community provides interaction with Honors Program faculty and staff, courses taught in on-site classrooms, and programming dedicated to supporting academically high-achieving students.

New Location: Central I and Central II

To find out more about the Honors Community Click Here

For all first year students who want to learn how to become innovators and entrepreneurs.

This community is for students who have ideas for new innovations and want to gain entrepreneurial skills, experience, and contacts. Students will take on-site courses, and will explore their creativity and passion in a variety of activities as they discover how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to succeed on campus and in an entrepreneurial world. Students learn leadership and entrepreneurial skills, gain real world experience, and engage with entrepreneurial faculty, mentors, and inspiring local entrepreneurs. Students from all majors are welcome!

New Location: Champions Court I

To find out more about the iNet Community Click Here

For first year students interested in pursuing careers within the fields of Kinesiology and Health Promotion.

This community provides social and professional activities with KHP peers and faculty, connected courses taught in-hall, engagement with upper-class peer mentors, and programming dedicated to professional development, networking, and community-building. Students will gain experience leading and teaching others to live healthy lives.

Location: Ingles Hall

To find out more about the Kinesiology and Health Promotion Community Click Here

For first year students interested in leadership development and community service.

This community provides interactions with faculty and staff, a connected course, programming dedicated to developing leadership skills through experiential learning and service opportunities, and regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors.

New Location: Woodland Glen I

To find out more about the Leadership & Service Community Click Here

For cadets wanting to enhance their R.O.T.C Leadership training.

This community provides interaction with fellow cadets, mentors, and leaders. Cadets will participate in physical training and social opportunities, share common courses, and have regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors.

New Location: Woodland Glen I

To find out more about the ROTC Community Click Here

For students transferring to the University of Kentucky from another 2-year or 4-year college.

This community will assist transfer students in making a successful transition to UK. The goal of this community is to help transfer students become more integrated into the academic and social community at UK. Students in this community will have regular interaction with faculty both inside and outside the classroom, receive support from upper-class peer mentors, and receive tutoring in the residence hall for UK core classes.

Location: Baldwin Hall

To find out more about the Transfer Community Click Here

For first year students interested in maintaining healthy, well-rounded lifestyles.

This community provides interaction with faculty and staff, connected UK 101 course taught in-hall, programming dedicated to the 6 dimensions of wellness, use of personal trainers, and regular engagement with upper-class Peer Mentors.

New Location: Ingles Hall

To find out more about the Wellness Community Click Here