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15 to Finish

15 to Finish is an exciting campaign that encourages Kentucky college students to graduate on time by completing at least 15 credits a semester, or 30 a year. Most full-time students take less than 15 credit hours and don’t finish on time, adding the costs of extra semesters.

Academic Calendar

Deadlines and dates from the university Registrar.

Academic Rights

Students attending the University of Kentucky have rights, and sometimes the rights afforded to them are violated.  Visit the Ombud's site for more information.

Cheating & Plagiarism (Academic Integrity)

All incidents of cheating and plagiarism are taken very seriously at the University of Kentucky, and there are specific policies and procedures in place to prosecute them.

Computer Labs

Lab information, locations, hours, and more.

Dead Week Support & Concerns

The last week of a regular semester and the last three days of a summer session is called “dead week.” Below is a summary of the dead week policy. For the complete Senate Rule pertaining to Dead Week, see S.R. 5.2.4.6 (pdf). Note that Dead Week Rules apply only to undergraduate students.

Freshman Programs (CARES)

 

The CARES office offers a number of programs for Freshman, incuding: Critical First Year Program, The Multicultural Student Fall Orientation, First Year Focus Seminars, and more.

Additionally, the Office of New Student & Parent Programs seeks to ease the transition of new students to the University of Kentucky through K Week, UK 101/201, the Common Reading Experience, and the K Book. We are also here to help UK parents and families support their sons and daughters through the UK Parent Association.  Visit this website for more information.

Freshman Summer Program

FSP is a six week residential enrichment program designed to orient first year students to academic and student life at UK.

General Chemistry Learning Center

The General Chemistry Learning Center is located in CP-133 and is open to any student needing help with 100-level general chemistry classes. All help is provided on a drop-in basis by TAs from the general chemistry lab courses.

General Education Course Exceptions

To petition the General Education Exceptions Committee to accept one or more courses taken from other colleges or universities as meeting the requirements for one or more Graduation Writing, USP or UK Core courses, please visit this site.

GPA Calculator

Calculate your GPA.

Graduation Writing Requirement Exceptions

To petition the General Education Exceptions Committee to accept one or more courses taken from other colleges or universities as meeting the requirements for one or more Graduation Writing, USP or UK Core courses, please fill out this form.

Junior Support Programs (SOAR)

SOAR focuses on professional and leadership development that enhances the career preparedness for juniors and seniors entering the job market or attending graduate/professional school.

Library Help Desk (The Hub at WT's)

The Hub @ WT's offers many technology and research services for the UK community.

Living Learning Program

The Living Learning Program at the University of Kentucky recognizes that college students learn both in and out of the classroom.

National Student Exchange (Study at another U.S. School)

Exchange at one of nearly 200 campuses throughout the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada at in-state tuition rates!

New Student & Parent Programs

The Office of New Student & Parent Programs seeks to ease the transition of new students to the University of Kentucky through K Week, UK 101/201, the Common Reading Experience, and the K Book. We are also here to help UK parents and families support their sons and daughters through the UK Parent Association.

Residence Life

Residence Life manages on-campus housing for undergraduates and supports students in their academic and personal goals.  It oversees the assignments process, hires and supervises the staff members who live in the residence halls, coordinates the Living Learning programs, helps maintain safe, secure, and inclusive environments, provides leadership development and involvement opportunities, and supports students’ academic efforts by keeping in touch with their progress and connecting them with out-of-classroom resources.

Senior Support Programs (SOAR)

SOAR focuses on professional and leadership development that enhances the career preparedness for juniors and seniors entering the job market or attending graduate/professional school.

Services for Students From Appalachian Counties

AMSTEMM serves those students who are underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors. This includes students who are from any Appalachian county or minority students (African American, American Indian, Hispanic, and Pacific Islander).

Sophomore Support Programs (Pathfinder)

The Pathfinder Program is an exploratory and development program designed to assist second year students in persisting through to the third year and addressing the issues associated with the "sophomore slump".

Stress & Test Anxiety - The Study

Tests cause stress and anxiety for many college students.

Student Ambassadors

The Undergraduate Studies (US) Student Ambassadors are a group of current and former US students committed to the promotion of Undergraduate Studies and the University of Kentucky.

Withdrawal

All students, including degree seeking, non-degree seeking, and visiting students, who wish to leave the university during a term (fall, spring or summer) must formally withdraw.