k week discussion group assignment

All freshmen will participate in Common Reading Experience Discussions during K Week with their K Teams. The discussions will be led by freshmen's assigned K Crew leaders.

Common Reading Experience Discussion Sessions During K Week

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Locations to be determined by the each K Crew leader and his/her K Team.

Note: Freshmen who attend their CRE Discussion Session will receive a voucher for a free t-shirt at We Are UK, held after the CRE Discussion Sessions from 5 pm-8 pm behind Memorial Hall.

Bring the following to your discussion session:

  1. Your copy of The Unforgiving Minute
  2. Your QLC Assignment
  3. A pen or pencil

Discussion Group Assignment FAQ

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1. What is a K Team?

All freshmen will be assigned to a small group, called a K Team, of 10-15 new students. These K Teams will be led by a member of the K Crew.


2. Who are the K Crew?

The K Crew is a group of student leaders who are responsible for planning and carrying out K Week events. K Crew responsibilities include:

  1. Serve as new students' guide to starting life at UK
  2. Answer new students' questions
  3. Address new students' concerns
  4. Communicate information regarding Common Reading Experience and K Week Events
  5. Lead K Team Meetings throughout K Week
  6. Attend other K Week events with their K Teams
  7. Stay in touch with their K Teams throughout the new students' first year on campus

3. How do I know what K Team I am assigned to?

Freshmen living in the residence halls will be assigned to a K Team when they check into their halls for move-in on August 17, 2012 at the start of K Week. Freshmen living off campus should attend Off-Campus Freshmen Check-in from 7:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. on August 17, 2012 at Johnson Center Fields in order to be assigned to a K Team


4. How will I know who my K Crew leader is?

Freshmen will meet their K Crew leaders at the K Week Kick-off at 8 p.m. August 17, 2012 on Johnson Center Fields.


5. What is my QLC assignment?

The QLC assignment on the back of the bookmark you received at Merit Weekends or Summer Advising Conferences. It can also be found by visiting the CRE Assignments page.