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Reduced hours and unpaid leave options extended through August 28, 2021

As part of our earlier COVID-19 response, we extended the eligible seasonal periods for reduced hours and unpaid leave to include fall 2020 and now we're including spring 2021.

Mindful Self-compassion Workshops Offered in October

Many of us struggle with thoughts and feelings that we are failing, not doing enough, falling behind or letting ourselves or others down.

UK Working Parents Face New Challenges

Work-life management is an essential part of an employee’s journey at University of Kentucky. By establishing harmony and routine in and out of the workplace, employees maintain a sense of well-being. 

Parents' Night Off: Anytime Stories for Children

Join HR Work-Life Manager, Azetta Beatty, for three great stories:

Tiger Can't Sleep:

Work+Life Connections Counseling

Work+Life Connections is a confidential counseling service. To continue meeting the needs of our employees and to care for our UK community, we are offering free and reduced-fee counseling appointments online-only, either through Zoom or a phone call.

Resources for parents

Child care resources such as Big Blue Family Care, summer and 'no school' day camps, a guide for new parents and lactation resources and guidelines.

Caring for older adults

The Elder Care Office at the University of Kentucky is here to support you and help you save time as you navigate your way through issues involved in caring for an elderly loved one.

Flexible work

Find alternative ways of working, our official policy and tips for supervisors.

Employee engagement

Overall scores and results of UK@Work surveys and how feedback is turned into action.