The Office of New Student And Parent Programs - University of Kentucky
About Us

We help transition new students and their families to UK in order for them to succeed. Learn more about us here!

I Heart K Week

K Week Fall Welcome Week

An opportunity for the entire University community to celebrate the start of a new school year and welcome new students to campus - it's the BEST way to get started at UK!

UK 101

Academic Orientation Course

Academic courses for freshmen and transfer students to help them transition to University life.

Common Reading Experience

Common Reading Experience

Engages the entire UK community in a shared intellectual experience where students, faculty, and staff read a common book and participate in related events.

UK Parent Association

UK Parent Association

Enhancing student success by actively engaging parents and families as part of the larger University community through publications, programs, and services.

Family Weekend

Family Weekend

An opportunity to visit campus and be part of your Wildcat's UK experience for a weekend - bring the whole family!

K Book New Student Handbook

K Book New Student Handbook

Written for new students by current students so it has all the best advice for a successful start at UK!

K2 Spring Welcome

K2 Spring Welcome

Welcome hundreds of new students starting at UK in the spring as well as welcome back the entire University community for a new semester.