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Orientation

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Good To Know

Getting Around Campus

  • Campus Guide
    This interactive guide offers a campus map and much more.
  • WildCard Photo ID Cards
    The photo Faculty/Staff UKID card is modeled after the WildCard concept which resembles a credit card or debit card. It may be used at campus bookstores and libraries, as well as for campus food and dining services.
  • eForms
    This site provides nearly all the forms you may need, most in printer-friendly PDF format.

Technology

  • Activating your linkblue account
    This guide shows you how to use your linkblue account, which is your way of connecting to the Internet and email, and accessing other university resources. 
  • Information Technology Services (ITS) Customer Services provides a single point of contact for the technological needs of students, faculty, staff and alumni. The ITS Customer Services site contains many self-help topics, or you may contact ITS Customer Services for additional assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 859-218-HELP (4357). 
  • Networking & Infrastructure
    Networking & Infrastructure is responsible for all wired networking, wireless networking and voice communications for the university. Contact ITS Customer Services to request service at 859-218-HELP (4357) or email 218help@uky.edu.

Human Resources

  • Health & Wellness 
    At any time, choose to participate in free (or highly discounted) services such as free nutrition consults, health coaching, fitness facilities and more. Plus, take advantage of LiveWell rewards, such as financial incentives and wellness subsidies — you'll be notified about eligiblity.
  • Work-Life
    You have many options when it comes to workplace flexibility and you can see Work-Life for a consult regarding proposing flex time or seasonal hours. They also offer resources abound for balancing many of life's milestones: from starting a family to caring for your aging family members.
  • Benefits
    Explore medical, dental, vision, life insurance and other coverage plans offered to regular, full-time status employees.
  • Compensation and Payscales
    Their site offers you more information on UK’s job classifications, pay grades and pay scales.
  • Policies
    The HR Policy and Procedure Manual provides complete information on rules and guidelines pertaining to University staff.
  • Hiring
    Human Resources provides tools and information for faculty members or department chairs/administrators interested in hiring permanent or temporary staff (including students) or faculty.