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Incoming Students – What’s next?


Congratulations on your admission to the University of Kentucky! Our goal is to simplify the process of becoming a UK student. To meet this goal we developed ten simple steps:

Step 1: Activate your link blue account

Step 2: Confirm your "see blue." U Orientation (Undergrad Only)

Step 3: Schedule your placement testing (Undergrad Only)

Step 4: Apply for housing

Step 5: Pay the SEVIS fee and schedule your visa interview

Step 6: Plan your trip to Lexington and arrange local transportation

Step 7: Health requirements and recommendations

Step 8: Upload your pre-arrival documents

Step 9: Review the pre-departure checklist

Step 10: Upload post-arrival forms and attend K Week International Orientation:

      Orientation Schedule
      Important Dates

The interactive city map below assists new students in locating businesses, shops and facilities around the University of Kentucky campus.