How to Register

New, transfer, and readmitted undergraduate students attend an orientation and register for classes at that time.

Continuing students and graduate students register for the upcoming semester using myUK.

Late registration begins January 25 and continues through January 29, 2021 at midnight.

NOTE: Any student who registers for their first class after January 24 at 11:59 p.m. will be charged a $40 late registration fee.

 

Before You Register

  • Meet with your academic advisor to have your advisor hold lifted. You must have this hold lifted before you can register. (Non-degree students and graduate students do not have an advisor hold.)
  • Check your account for any stops or holds. To do this, log on to your myUK account, select “myInfo” from the top of the screen, and then “my Stops and Holds” from the menu on the left. You must resolve any stops or holds before you can register.
  • Review these instructions (PDF) as needed for how to register using myUK.

Newly Admitted Undergraduate Students

  • Freshmen, Transfer, and Readmission students will register during an orientation.
  • Non-Degree students are not required to attend an orientation, but may do so if they wish. If you chose not to attend an orientation, refer to the information in your acceptance letter for registration dates.
  • New Undergraduate students for Spring 2021 in the following groups will register using myUK from October 26 at 8:00 a.m. through January 24 at midnight:
    • On-Line Certificate
    • Non-Degree Students
    • Certificate Non-Degree Students
    • Visiting Students
    • On-line Degree Seeking

Orientation

Orientation for the following groups of students is on December 4, 2020:

  • Freshmen / Transfer / Readmission
  • International
  • Non-Degree

To sign up for an orientation, please visit the Orientation page.

 

Currently Enrolled Undergraduate Students

  • Registration for upcoming semesters is held every November and April. Students are assigned a registration window. During this time, students may register for courses, add⁄drop, review their schedules, and perform other functions.

Priority Registration

Winter 2020 and Spring 2021 -- October 26, 2020, 9:00 a.m. through November 13, 2020, at midnight

Secondary Registration Window

Spring 2021 -- November 16, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. through January 24, 2021 at midnight

 

Newly Admitted Graduate Students to include previous Undergraduates who have earned a degree from UK

  • New Graduate students register using myUK. Follow these instructions (PDF) for how to register.
  • New Graduate students for Spring 2021 in the following groups will register using myUK from October 26 at 8:00 a.m. through January 24 at midnight:
    • On-Line Certificate
    • Non-Degree Students
    • Certificate Non-Degree Students
    • Visiting Students
    • On-line Degree Seeking

Spring Registration

  • New program graduate students not listed above register November 23, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. through January 24, 2021 at midnight
  • New post-baccalaureate graduate students register November 30, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. through January 24, 2021 at midnight

Currently Enrolled Graduate Students

  • Register using myUK during your assigned registration window.
  • Send questions or comments to: registration@uky.edu or call (859) 257-7173.
  • Account for any stops or holds. To do this, log on to your myUK account, select “myInfo” from the top of the screen, and then “my Stops and Holds” from the menu on the left. You must resolve any stops or holds before you can register.

Priority Registration

Winter 2020 and Spring 2021 -- October 26, 2020, 9:00 a.m. through November 13, 2020, at midnight

Secondary Registration Window

Spring 2021 -- November 16, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. through January 24, 2021 at midnight