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Advising

Every student has individual needs both academically and non-academically. For this reason as well as our challenging curriculum, the Human Health Sciences program features individualized advising.  Each student is expected to schedule two advising appointments per semester with their academic advisor (scheduling instructions found below as well as a suggested advising timeline). 

Your assigned Academic Advisor is listed in MyUK under the "Degree Planning and Registration (MyUKGPS)" tab. Students should schedule regular advising sessions using their CHS program Canvas shell based on program of study (Clinical Leadership and Management, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Exploratory Studies in Health Sciences, Human Health Sciences, or Medical Laboratory Science). Visit www.uky.edu/Canvas to login and make an appointment with your assigned Academic Advisor. 

Contact Amy Karr for more information.


In an effort to be more accessible to students with immediate needs, the Office of Student Affairs have created virtual advising hours to accommodate CHS students exclusively that have time sensitive advising needs. These walk-in opportunities are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and reserved for issues that can be addressed in 10 minutes or less.  Your advisor will not meet to lift advising holds during the virtual advising hours. 


For UK students currently not in the major

Please email Will Bickers at William.Bickers@uky.edu to schedule an appointment. In your email, please include the following information:

  • Track of interest
  • UK Student ID number
  • Windows of free time (meetings are generally 30 minutes in length)
  • Phone number where you can be reached

For new or transfer students interested in the program

High school student should first contact the UK Visitor Center. The staff of the VC shall work to coordinate your intentional visit at UK. Please mention your interest in the Human Health Sciences program so that you can be paired with a knowledgeable advisor/recruiter. Be sure to include the following information:

  • Track of interest
  • Windows of free time (meetings are generally 30 minutes in length)
  • Phone number where you can be reached

Transfer students may contact William Bickers at William.Bickers@uky.edu for an appointment.  Windows of free time should be included as well as any transcripts of college course work attached (unofficial is sufficient).  

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