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Through Every Obstacle, the UK Family Showed Courage and Grace in 2020

2021 is filled with promise, new opportunity and hope. We can’t wait to welcome you back on campus next semester. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year, Wildcats!

Success Against All Odds – From Foster Care to UK Graduate

“I'm an example of someone who came from nothing and made everything for myself. It is a long process, it is a hard process, but the results are so worth it. Investing in yourself and your future is never something you will regret.” - Tamara Vest

UK Named 'Great College to Work For'

For the third consecutive year, UK has earned this national distinction based on a survey of employees. The Great Colleges to Work For survey is one of the largest and most respected workplace recognition programs in the country.


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Work Anywhere

For employees, go here to learn more about the University policies and resources available for working remotely.
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Learn Anywhere

For students, we've created a digital space where you can find the resources you need to help you participate in online learning for the remainder of the semester. It includes information about how to use Canvas, Zoom and more.
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Teach Anywhere

For faculty, we've created a microsite for you comprised of resources that will help you in your efforts to educate our students through remote learning.


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$2.7 Billion

Invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.

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UK is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.


Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.