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About uK101

UK101 is an academic orientation course co-sponsored by Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs. Offered to first-year students, UK 101 is a one-credit-hour‚ letter-graded‚ 11-week course. Former students overwhelmingly recommend this class to others. UK101 offers you the opportunity to:

  1. Articulate the purpose and nature of a college education at a research university.
  2. Explain the purpose and goals of the University of Kentucky's general education student learning outcomes.
  3. Apply learning strategies for achieving academic success such as study strategies and information literacy.
  4. Locate and use designated campus resources.
  5. Recognize personal and social issues (e.g., alcohol, diversity, stress) that first-year students often face in a college environment and be able to identify and select appropriate campus resources.
  6. Evaluate various campus activities (one campus event, one cultural event, one lecture) for professional, social, and academic development..

If you are interested in UK101‚ please indicate this interest to the advisor at your advising conference. Enrollment is limited. If your preferred section of UK101 is closed‚ remember that spaces usually become available during the add/drop period. For more information‚ please talk with your academic advisor or call the Dean of Students Office at (859) 257-6597.

about uK201

UK201, co-sponsored by Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs, is a one-credit-hour‚ pass-fail‚ 11-week orientation course offered to transfers. Former students overwhelmingly recommend this class to incoming transfer students. The UK201 course offers the opportunity for you to:

  1. Articulate the purpose and nature of a college education at a research university.
  2. Demonstrate skills for achieving academic success such as information literacy.
  3. Identify personal skills and interests that compliment their career search or choice.
  4. Locate and use campus resources.
  5. Reflect on personal and social issues that transfer students often face in a college environment.
  6. Attend and reflect upon three campus activities (one campus lecture, one cultural activity, one student organization/club meeting or event).
  7. Form beneficial relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

If you are interested in UK201‚ please indicate this interest to the advisor at your advising conference. Enrollment is limited. For more information‚ call the Dean of Students Office‚ (859) 257-6597.