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Supporting Documentation

Below you find a list of supporting documents that are required to substantiate your request for release.  This list is meant to serve as a guide and contains the documents required for common types of requests. 

Co-op Program

  • A copy of your acceptance notification or offer of participation in the program. Please make sure this includes the name and location of the program as well as the dates you will be participating.
  • An email or letter from the person in your college UK who helped coordinate your Co-op experience.

Financial Hardship

  • Document a significant financial change since you applied for Undergraduate Housing.  
  • Examples might include family bankruptcy, permanent job loss of a parent, etc.  

Medical

  • Letter of recommendation from your private physician.  The letter needs to be on the doctor’s official stationary with address and phone number.  The letter should include:
    • History of the illness.
    • Date illness was diagnosed.
    • Type of treatment prescribed.
    • Last contact with the doctor regarding the illness.
    • Expected duration of the illness.
    • In what ways does living or eating on-campus contribute to the illness?

Study Abroad

  • A copy of your acceptance notification or offer of participation in the program. Please make sure this includes the name and location of the program as well as the dates you will be participating.
  • An email or letter from the person at UK who helped coordinate your Study Abroad experience.

In each case the student needs to complete the Request for Release Form and submit their supporting documentation.  

This information can be scanned and emailed to housingappeals@uky.edu or faxed to 859-257-3823 (c/o: Housing Appeals). Please keep in mind that your appeal is not complete and cannot be considered until your supporting documentation has been received.