Plan your trip to Lexington, Kentucky. If you are not in the United States, you may legally enter up to 30 days before your I-20/DS-2019 start date. Make sure you have enough time to complete all new student arrival activities. All new student arrival activities must be completed before classes start. It is recommended that you arrive a few days before orientation.
STEP 5: APPLY FOR HOUSING
UK Students are able to live on-campus or off-campus.
To live on-campus, you can find out more information and/or apply at the UK Housing Website. Students under the age of 24 can select Undergraduate Housing. Students over the age of 24 or with families should look at Graduate/Family Housing. Space is limited.
If you would like to live off campus, housing options are available at the Housing Locator.
STEP 6: READ HEALTH COVERAGE INFORMATION
New CESL students will complete the mandatory health coverage survey during their new student workshop. For more information about UK's Student Health Plan (SHP) and Process for CESL students, please see the Student Health Plan Website.
STEP 7: REVIEW RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS
Review the vaccination and compliance policy at UK. We recommend that you update your immunizations before coming to UK. More information can be found at the UK Healthcare website
STEP 8: ARRANGE AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION
The airport is not within walking distance of campus. Students can:
STEP 9: ARRIVE IN LEXINGTON AND SIGN UP FOR NEW STUDENT WORKSHOP
All new CESL students must sign up for a new student workshop when they arrive. In order to sign up, your LinkBlue account must be activated! To sign up for your new student workshop, please log in to iCAT.
To learn how to log in to iCAT, please see the below instructional video: