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Activate your link blue account

Your link blue account must be activated in order to confirm your “see blue.” U Orientation, register for classes, and pay your tuition. It will also allow access to many of the computing services at the University of Kentucky – the student computing labs, the wireless network, discounted Microsoft Software, and much more. Please activate the account as soon as possible.

Carefully review and follow the instructions for activating your account, download the instructions here.

After you activate your link blue account, set up your Universal Email Address so you will receive email from UK. You may forward your email to an account you already use or set up a UK branded email account through our contacts with Microsoft and Google. Follow the Account Manager directions at

Once the account is active, you must log on to at least once per month to keep it active.

For questions or problems regarding activating your computing account, please contact IT Customer Service via email at or by phone at (859) 218-4357. Office hours for IT Customer Service are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and phone support is available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. To reset a forgotten password, please visit