Current/Returning Students

Welcome to the Housing website. We're excited that you are considering living on campus! Our goal is to make your campus living experience a significant and positive part of your college life and beyond.

Residence Halls

North Region

Our North Campus residence halls are conveniently located close to many dining options and are just a short walk to downtown Lexington, Rupp Arena, the UK Student Center, White Hall Classroom Building and Patterson Office Tower.

Central Region

UK’s Central Campus residence halls are near the William T. Young Library, The 90 – our popular campus dining facility, the Jacobs Science Building and the Johnson Recreation Center. These halls also are just a short walk to Kroger Field.

Roommate Requests &

During the application process for housing in the MyUK Portal, you will have the option to request up to three roommate preferences. You will be asked several questions to help you find a potential roommate using the roommate matching questionnaire. If you have a specific roommate you would like to live with, you will be able to search and confirm your roommate once you complete your application. To learn more about room selection, CLICK HERE.

Residence Life

The primary focus of the Residence Life program is to support the educational mission of the University by supporting students in their academic and personal goals.

Employment & Leadership

The Office of Residence Life offers a variety of employment and leadership opportunities for undergraduate students on campus. As a student employee, you'll not only build your resume and grow as an individual, you'll form lasting friendships and connections that will extend far beyond your four years at UK.

UK Dining Options


UK Dining - Meal Plans

Meal plans are convenient, flexible and loaded with options. Meal plans let you eat anywhere on campus at anytime of the day. Students living on campus are required to choose a residential meal plan. Commuters, faculty, and staff have additional choices to also provide them with a plan that fits. You'll get value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day! Click on the blue Meal Plan buttons below to find out more information.

Interactive Housing Map