Welcome to UK's Community of Concern online resource and reporting system.

This office is part of the University's commitment to proactively addressing issues of concern involving our students and/or employees. Our paramount concern is maintaining the safety of all members of the University community.

Phone: (859) 257-3755


We have services across campus available to address students' immediate, basic needs.

The Community of Concern Team also serves as a central hub, connecting those resources and providing information regarding the resources best aligned with specific student needs. Students with immediate needs can contact the team by:

          -Visiting the Dean of Student’s Office in 513 Patterson Office Tower. This office is staffed               from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, ​ 

          -Emailing basicneeds@uky.edu. This email is staffed from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. every day, or

          -Calling 218-NEEDThis number is staffed from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. every day.  

The Community of Concern Team also oversees the following initiatives: 

  • A review process for cases involving students and/or employees of concern.
  • Greater engagement of the University community with efforts to report and address issues of concern.
  • An online reporting system to ease reporting and therefore response to situations of concern.
  • Enhanced efforts to connect students, faculty and staff with the counseling and support resources when needed.