Resources & Services

There are a variety of resources and services available to students who live on campus, whether the need is academic, financial, or related to health and wellness concerns. The list below includes many of the resources and services that can assist students with the questions and concerns they might have. If a student has questions about any of the information listed, they are encouraged to contact their R.A. or the staff at the front desk of their residence hall.

The Study & The Study North
Donovan Hall and Jewell Hall
www.uky.edu/AE or e-mail thestudy@uky.edu

Provides free tutoring by peers, study smarter seminars, academic coaching, etc.; visit their website for tutoring hours based on subject. Call (859) 257-1356 for more information. Follow on Twitter @TheStudyScoop or like them on Facebook.


The Hub
Basement of Young Library
www.uky.edu/Libraries/Hub

Comfortable place to study; helpful reference librarians; technology support; Writing Center; computer labs; vending food.


Writing Center
B108B Young Library, in The Hub
http://wrd.as.uky.edu/writing-center

Graduate and undergraduate student peer consultants assist with the process of composing and communicating in all media, including essays, reports, posters, visuals, websites, slide presentations, and videos. Open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; and Sunday (online only) from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Make appointments online or call (859) 257-1368. Like them on Facebook and visit Wordpress site at ukwrite.wordpress.com.


Mathskeller
63 Classroom Building (Basement)
www.mathskeller.com

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Offers free tutoring and help with 100-level math classes.


General Chemistry Learning Center
219 Academic Science Bldg. (ASB)
331 ASB for Organic Chemistry
http://chem.as.uky.edu/general-chemistry-learning-center

Receive help from chemistry graduate students for 100-level chemistry courses. Open Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.


Presentation U! @ The Hub
Presentation U! North @ CC1
The Hub at Young Library and Champions Court 1
http://www.uky.edu/UGE/pres-u

Get help with honing any aspect of your multimodal communication skills and/or projects (e.g., public speeches, group presentations, computerized slideshows, digital projects, etc.). Schedule a tutoring appointment via website or drop-in.


Center for Academic Resources and Enrichment Services (CARES)
104 McVey Hall
www.uky.edu/cares

The overall program goals are to increase the retention and graduation rates of students traditionally underrepresented in post-secondary education, including African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. Services include tutoring, study groups, academic planning/monitoring, career exploration and networking opportunities, personal development workshops, graduate school information/preparation. Call (859) 323-6347, follow on Twitter @UK_CARES, or Facebook.


Student Support Services
Suite 443, Multidisciplinary Science Bldg. (MDSB), 725 Rose St.
www.uky.edu/sss

Provides a holistic approach to working with students who are first generation, low income, or have a documented disability. Services include but are not limited to the following: tutoring, mentoring, and limited computer use. You must come in and complete an application to receive services. Visit website or call (859) 257-9797 for more information.


Financial Ombud Services
6 Funkhouser
www.uky.edu/financialaid/financial-ombud-services

The Financial Ombud works 1-on-1 with students/parents to identify/resolve financial problems affecting payment of tuition & fees and enrollment. Contact Holly Sandlin, Financial Ombud, at (859) 218-1360, or email Financialombud@lsv.uky.edu.


University Health Service
830 South Limestone
http://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/uhs

If sick, this is the place to go. Full-time UK students see clinicians without charge. To make an appointment, call (859) 323-2778 (APPT). Check out University Health Service’s Facebook page, You Tube space, and follow on Twitter @UHSPaws.


Counseling Center
106 Frazee Hall www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/Counseling

Provides academic, personal, and career counseling; free and confidential; call (859) 257-8701 to schedule an appointment. Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Like them on Facebook, and follow on Twitter @UKCounselingCtr.


The Academic Exploration Tool
Desktop, mobile, tablet
http://www.uky.edu/academics/ and http://www.uky.edu/majors

The Academic Exploration Tool (AET) helps unlock your potential, taking your passions, interests and career aspirations and connecting you with UK majors that suit your goals. With AET, explore the many majors offered at UK!


Martin Luther King Center
313 Blazer Dining
www.uky.edu/MLKC

Strives to achieve a more diverse and inclusive environment, increase retention of students generally underrepresented in the student body, and enhance student achievement. Serves campus by exposing students, faculty, and staff to cultural, educational, and social activities. Visit the website for more information, or call (859) 257-4130.


Undergraduate Research
211 Funkhouser
www.uky.edu/UGResearch

Promotes high quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship in all disciplines across campus. For more information, call (859) 257-6322, like them on Facebook, and follow on Twitter @UKUGR.


Student Employment Office
112 Scovell Hall
www.uky.edu/HR/studentjobs

Helps students find jobs on and off campus; visit website to get started, or call (859) 257-9555 for more information.


Academic Scholarships
www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarships

Information and applications for University and departmental scholarships available on this site.


Calendar of Events
www.calendar.uky.edu

Visit this website to find out about everything happening across campus.


Academic Calendar
www.uky.edu/registrar/content/academic-calendar


 

"Multiple Final Exams" Information
www.uky.edu/Faculty/Senate/rules_regulations

University Senate Rule 5.2.4.7. "Any student with more than two final examinations scheduled on any one date shall be entitled to have the examination for the class with the highest catalog number rescheduled at another time during the final examination period. In case this highest number is shared by more than one course, the one whose departmental prefix is first alphabetically will be rescheduled. The option to reschedule must be exercised in writing to the appropriate Instructor of Record or his/her designee two weeks prior to the last class meeting."


National Student Exchange Program
109 Miller Hall
http://www.uky.edu/US/nse.html

Attend one of nearly 200 colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada, and pay only UK tuition. Call (859) 257-3383 or email nse@uky.edu to learn more.


SAFECATS and After-Hours On-Demand Bus Service
www.uky.edu/Police/escort.html

SAFECATS provides free safety escort service on campus from 8:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Sun – Thurs.; after-hours on-demand bus service provides on call bus services at varying hours Sunday-Thursday. Call 257-SAFE (7233) for both services. Hearing impaired students may request a SAFECATS escort by e-mailing SAFECATS at uksafecats@uky.edu.


VIP Center
1 Frazee Hall (Basement)
www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/VIPCenter/

Works with the campus to help fight acts of violence, including sexual assault, partner violence, and stalking. Home of the Green Dot. For more information call (859) 257-3574 (confidential) or e-mail VIP at vipcenter@uky.edu (not confidential). Like them on Facebook and follow their blog at viptrueself.wordpress.com.


VIP Center Bias Incident Support
1 Frazee Hall (Basement)
www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/VIPCenter/support_bi.php

The VIP Center provides support and advocacy to those who have experienced acts of hate, bias or identity-based violence. Services include support at the time of crisis, academic and housing advocacy, and assistance navigating reporting systems both on and off campus. Services can be accessed by contacting the Bias Incident Response Coordinator at carol.taylor@uky.edu, calling 257-3189, or walking into the VIP Center. An appointment is not required.


Stuckert Career Center
408 Rose Street
www.uky.edu/careercenter

Receive help with career exploration, resumes, internships, and job search. Open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Visit their website, call (859) 257-2746, or e-mail at ukcareercenter@uky.edu. Like them on Facebook and follow on Twitter @UKCareerCenter.


MoneyCats
1523 Patterson Office Tower
www.uky.edu/wise/moneycats

Provides financial wellness education, resources, and 1:1 financial coaching to students enrolled at the University of Kentucky. Contact them by email at moneycats@uky.edu.


Student Financial Aid
127 Funkhouser Building
www.uky.edu/financialaid/

Assists students with the financial aid application process, responsible for the awarding and disbursement of federal, state, and institutional grants, loans, and scholarships.

 

Financial Aid Counselors Student Name Contact
Amy Stiltner A, B aestil0@uky.edu 859-218-1267
Kelly Yodanis C, D kyo227@uky.edu 859-218-1764
Nicholas Barnes E, F, G, HA nicholas.barnes@uky.edu 859-218-1293
Beth Mekus HB, I, J, K beth.mekus@uky.edu 859-218-1263
Lynda Green L, M lgreen@uky.edu 859-218-1301
Stephen Furnish N, O, P, Q, R stephen.furnish@uky.edu 859-218-1430
Kaarla Stamper S, T kmcomb2@uky.edu 859-218-1432
Lexie Foellger U, V, W lexie.foellger@uky.edu 859-218-1284
David Prater X, Y, Z dprater@uky.edu 859-257-6554

Academic Ombud
109 Bradley Hall
www.uky.edu/Ombud

Helps students work through and resolve academic problems and conflicts. Stop by Bradley Hall, call 257-3737, or email Ombud@uky.edu with questions.


Education Abroad
310 Bradley Hall
www.uky.edu/international/educationabroad

There are hundreds of programs to match every academic interest and budget; make an appointment, and they’ll tell you everything you need to know. For more information, visit their website, call (859) 323-2106, or e-mail them at EducationAbroad@uky.edu. Like them on Facebook and follow on Twitter @EAatUK.


Office of LGBTQ* Resources
Blazer Dining
www.uky.edu/lgbtq/

This is the central hub for accessing information, groups, and services related to diverse sexualities and gender identities. Staffed by a full-time director, the office serves all students, faculty and staff at the university. The staff also seek to connect and collaborate with LGBTQ* community groups and friends across the city of Lexington and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Although the office is structured to be adaptable in support of our constantly evolving mission of being radically inclusive, our work generally focuses on three core pillars: community building, education, and advocacy.


Disability Resource Center
407 Multidisciplinary Science Building
www.uky.edu/DisabilityResourceCenter/

Students with documented physical, learning, or temporary disabilities may receive assistance and support from this office. Call (859) 257-2754 for more information.


Big Blue Pantry
Rooms 23 and 25, Whitehall Classroom Building (in basement)
www.ukcco.org/programs/bigbluepantry

The Big Blue Pantry serves UK students who are experiencing food insecurity or hunger. Any UK student, with a valid UK ID, is eligible to receive non-perishable goods from the Big Blue Pantry by coming to White Hall 23-25 during our open hours.