Advising Network Announcements

Updated University Senate Rules

Good afternoon, everyone. The University Senate Rules (SRs) have been updated through January 2018 and are available at  

At the link above you can find the SRs in Word, in track changes and with changes accepted, as well as in PDF. Please note that the Word version with changes incorporated is the official version of the SRs.

Attached here is a synopsis of the changes to the USR from August 2017 through January 2018.

Social Work Preview Day - April 12

Prospective BASW students and guests are invited to gain an in-depth look in to the UK College of Social Work by having an opportunity to sit in on a class, meet with an academic advisor, and enjoy lunch with fellow students.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
11:30 AM - Lunch and check-in
12:30 PM - SW 124 class observation
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Kalea Benner
"Mental Health, Psychopathology and Social Work"
2:00 PM - Meeting with academic advisor (optional)
2:30 PM - Campus tour (optional)

College of Nursing Walk-in hours and Change of Major Process

Please post this document which lists the College of Nursing Spring 2018 Walk-in hours. I'm also providing information regarding the online form that must be submitted by any currently enrolled UK student who wants to change to a pre-nursing major. If you have a student who wants to switch to pre-nursing, the student must submit the form for review.

UKCD/SNDA Impressions Day 2018


Are you or someone you know interested in a career in dentistry? The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry's Student National Dental Association is teaming up with the Office of Admissions to host the 2nd annual Impressions Day. We hope you can join us on Saturday, Feb. 24th from 9:30am - 2:15pm to meet current dental students and admissions representatives, do hands on activities in our pre-clinic lab, participate in mock interviews, and learn about the dental school admissions process. This event is open to high school and undergrad students!

UK 101/201 Peer Instructor Applications Available!

UK 101/201 is now accepting applications for our Peer Instructor positions! Peer Instructors are an essential component of UK 101 and UK 201. Responsibilities include assisting the faculty instructor, teaching/facilitating class sessions, and interacting with the students during in-class and out-of-class activities. Peer instructors serve as important role models and mentors to their students and help in their transition to college/UK. Students may visit the OrgSync page for more information and to apply for the position. The application will close on Friday February 23rd at 4:00pm!

SPA 215 Written Spanish for Bilingual Students Fall 2018

Fall 2018
Tuesdays /Thursday 12:30-1:45 pm
Instructor: Dr. Yanira Paz (
This course builds upon the pedagogical basis of SPA 205. It is exclusively designed for bilingual speakers and its purpose is to further refine reading, lexical, and grammatical skills through intensive writing practice in contexts that are meaningful to these speakers. This course will be taught entirely in Spanish. 3 credit hours.

MHA Recruitment Event - Feb 26th

Please share the attached flyer for the College of Public Health MHA Recruitment event happening in Gatton on Feb 26th at 12pm.

Call to Service: UK Education Abroad Scholarship Reviewers

Hello, everyone,

I hope your semester is off to a great start! As we reach the end of January, our summer scholarship deadline is quickly approaching (February 1!). For the first scholarship round of this calendar year, we are looking to form an inspired committee charged with reviewing our UK Education Abroad Scholarship applications. A UK Education Abroad Scholarship can often make a wonderful impact on students looking for an international experience, and UK EA would greatly appreciate your work on this committee.

General Chemistry Learning Center

The Gen Chem Learning Center in JSB 219 is up and running! It is open M-R, 9-5 and F, 9-4. The detailed schedule can be found at Students can drop in for help for any CHE 1xx course.

Student Travel grant to China

I am very pleased to announce the UK Confucius Institute’s 2018 Student Travel Grant. Please distribute this to the department chairs and your faculty so that they can encourage interested students to apply. Attached are the program announcement. We are offer 30 undergraduate travel grant at $1000.00 each, and 10 graduate travel grant at $1500.00 each. Application deadline is February 15, 2018. The same information can also be found on our website: