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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

K Week International Orientation


Welcome to the University of Kentucky! We are so excited you’re here and we hope enjoy your Wildcat experience! During the weeks before classes start, adjust to life on campus and in Lexington by attending various events hosted by the UK International Center.

For undergraduate students:

Saturday, August 17
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Shopping Trip
Meet at Bradley Hall

Sunday, August 18
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – IHP & Rotary Club Picnic
E.S. Goodbarn (Those needing transport meet at Bradley Hall at 3:30 p.m.)

Monday, August 19
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Compass Test
Multi-Disciplinary Science Building rms. 335, 337

Tuesday August 20
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Compass Test
Multi-Disciplinary Science Building rms. 335, 337

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. – Ice Cream Social
Bradley Hall Courtyard

Wednesday, August 21
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Orientation***
White Hall Classroom Building rm. 106

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – Shopping Trip
Meet at Bradley Hall

Thursday, August 22
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Compass Test
Multi-Disciplinary Science Building rms. 335, 337

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. – “Living in the USA”
Bradley Hall Courtyard

8:00 p.m. – Late night film series, "Back to the Future"
Worsham Theater, Student Center

Friday, August 23
8:30 a.m. – Math Placement Test
Gatton Business and Economics Building

12:00 p.m. – Advising Conference
Whitehall Classroom building

K-Week Kickoff
Event schedule is available online at: www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/KWeek

Monday, August 26
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. – UK Fusion
Johnson Center fields

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – International Hospitality Program (IHP) Orientation
Alumni Gallery in W.T. Young Library

Tuesday, August 27
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. – Common Reading Experience
Alumni Gallery in W.T. Young Library

5:00 p.m. – We are UK
Memorial Hall Amphitheater

Wednesday, August 28
First Day of Classes

Thursday, August 29
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. – Discover Downtown: Lexington Walking Tour (Optional)
Meet at Bradley Hall

Friday, August 30
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. – Cultural Coffee Hour (Optional)
VIP Center in Frazee Hall

Saturday, August 31
9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. – Destination: Downtown Farmer’s Market (Optional)
Meet at Bradley Hall

For graduate students:

Thursday, August 15
8:30 a.m. – International Teaching Assistant Orientation (TAs only)
Room 148, Gatton B&E Bldg

Saturday, August 17
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Shopping Trip
Meet at Bradley Hall

Sunday, August 18
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – IHP & Rotary Club Picnic
E.S. Goodbarn (Those needing transport meet at Bradley Hall at 3:30 p.m.)

Monday – Wednesday, Aug 19 - 21
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. University Wide TA Orientation (TAs Only)

Tuesday August 20
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. – Ice Cream Social
Bradley Hall Courtyard

Wednesday, August 21
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Graduate Resource Fair
Student Center Grand Ballroom

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – Shopping Trip
Bradley Hall Courtyard

Thursday, August 22
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Orientation
W.T. Young Library Auditorium                    

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. – “Living in the USA”
Bradley Hall Courtyard

Friday, August 23
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. – K-Week Kickoff
Event schedule is available online at: http://bit.ly/KWk2012

Monday, August 26
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. – UK Fusion
Johnson Center fields

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – International Hospitality Program (IHP) Orientation
Alumni Gallery in W.T. Young Library

Tuesday, August 27
5:00 p.m. – We are UK
Memorial Hall Amphitheater

Wednesday, August 28      
First Day of Classes

Thursday, August 29
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. – Discover Downtown: Lexington Walking Tour (Optional)
Meet at Bradley Hall

Friday, August 30
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. – Cultural Coffee Hour (Optional)
VIP Center in Frazee Hall

Saturday, August 31
9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. – Destination: Downtown Farmer’s Market (Optional)
Meet at Bradley Hall

*Orientation is mandatory for all students