The purpose of assessment is to support and enhance student learning. In Student Affairs, assessment includes learning and other outcomes such as customer satisfaction; meeting the needs of the students, faculty and staff; evaluating programs, services and facilities; and complying with professional standards.
Campus Recreation is for everyone, regardless of ability or experience. Activities range from organized, competitive activities, to simply working out during free time. Come join the fun and make positive, healthy use of your leisure time!
Counseling Center provides support for academic success, career decision-making, and personal growth through counseling, outreach programs, consultation, training, and community involvement. We believe that all students can learn to take responsibility for their decisions, develop and make progress toward life goals, and be productive members of the University and society.
Dean of Students provides both administrative and educational services, as well as extra-curricular educational programs that support the personal and academic success of students. The central office provides a wide range of services including those related to emergencies, notaries, sales/solicitation on campus, and student conduct. If there is concern about a specific student within the UK community, The Care Team acts as a contact point, investigates, and takes action to resolve the issue.
The Plus Account is an optional debit program accessed through the UK Student or employee ID. This program is for UK and BCTC students. The Plus Account is extremely flexible and widely used on and off campus for dining, laundry, bookstores, printing, copying, uniforms, prescriptions, and much more.
Dining Services provides the highest quality food and service to the campus community. We also hire more students than any other department on campus. We serve a wide variety of selections and take great pride in the fact that every location offers numerous low-fat and vegetarian items.
The Center provides services to the University community so students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in all aspects of University life. Students with physical, learning, or temporary disabilities as well as those with chronic health conditions may receive assistance from the Center.
The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs strives to promote the success of organizations and students through education, consultation, and advocacy. We advise the 44 Greek fraternities and sororities that exist at the University of Kentucky, including these governing bodies: the Interfraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council, the National Panhellenic Council. These organizations are comprised of representatives from each fraternity and sorority on campus. The Inter-Greek Programming Assembly schedules and screens service activities and recognition.
The Office of New Student and Parent Programs seeks to ease the transition of new students to the University through K Week, UK 101/201, K Book, Common Reading Experience and the UK Parent Association. Whether you are a first-time freshman or a transfer student, we want to help you make UK your new home.
The Office of Off-Campus Student Services is here to help you navigate the challenges and issues that accompany living off campus.
The UK Parent Association will partner with the parents and families of all undergraduate students in order to ensure student success and will serve as a national model for similar programs around the country. In addition, the UK Parent Association strives to enhance student success by actively engaging parents and families as part of the larger University community through publications, programs, and services.
The goal of Residence Life is to create inclusive residential communities that promote student learning and personal growth. Our staff, including RAs and Hall Directors, plan activities, coordinate the opening and closing of the buildings, recognize academic achievement, help encourage students to become leaders, enforce policies, and other measures to make sure our halls are safe and much more.
The Student Center is home to the Cats Den - a great place for student entertainment including comedy, concerts, tournaments, big screen television, foosball, pool, arcade games, and more - as well as the WildCard ID Office, Leadership Resource Center, Rasdall Gallery, Student Center Ticket Office (Ticketmaster®), UK Bookstore, UK Credit Union, University Sound & Lights, WRFL 88.1 FM, the Center for Student Involvement, Student Activities Board, Worsham Theater - offering late night movies, Quick Stop convenience store, and several dining options including the Food Court.
Located in the UK Student Center, the Office of Student Involvement is responsible for advising and assisting with student led, campus wide programming, leadership development and diversity education initiatives as well as overseeing the Student Center TicketMaster® Outlet and WildCard student ID office. Get involved with the more than 350 student organizations coordinated and advised through our office including Wildcat Student TV, Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, Student Organizations Center, Center for Community Outreach, and WRFL 88.1 FM. Come to the Center for Student Involvement to get connected to campus and explore leadership development opportunities through programs such as the Emerging Leader Institute along with a host of other opportunities.
The Kentucky Kernel is a daily student run publication of the University of Kentucky with a circulation of 17,000 and a readership of more than 30,000. The office also oversees production of The Kentuckian - UK's yearbook.
The official Code of Conduct, as well as Student Rights and Responsibilities while attending the University of Kentucky.
The Office of Substance Education & Responsibility promotes awareness and provides education on making safer and healthier lifestyle choices, particularly relating to alcohol use. We offer resources that encourage responsible decisions that are low–risk to our students and community.
UK Catering brings mobility and flexibility to Dining Services. We deliver to every campus location! From offices, conference rooms, and residence halls, all students, faculty, and staff can enjoy any type of meal imaginable.
VIP is a space and a community created to allow you to process your experiences and/or more fully explore your connection to the issue of violence. Whether you are seeking support because you have been directly impacted by violence or seeking guidance on how best to help a friend; whether you are examining the impact of violence on our culture or passionate about social justice - VIP has the forums for your voice to be heard and expressed through the arts, men's programming, volunteer opportunities and support services.
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*Student Code of Conduct