Non-Degree Students

Welcome to the University of Kentucky!  The following list will provide information on resources you may need while at UK and it is recommended that you review prior to your enrollment.  Please note that Non-Degree students are not required to attend an on-campus Orientation.


Technology Information

linkblue ID AccountYour linkblue ID and password are your universal username and password that get you into everything electronic at UK. You'll use this to confirm your attendance; utilize the class registration, billing and payment system; apply for UK Campus Housing; access UK systems like myUK and Canvas; and a lot more. Visit the linkblue Account page for full activation instructions. 

Student Hardware & Software GuidelinesUK strongly recommends that each student purchase a personal laptop or equivalent device.  A student's program requirements, budget and preference should be the primary factors in choosing a device.  Most devices on the market will meet basic needs; however, UK offers a few guidelines and you can find those at our Student Hardware & Software Guidelines page.

CanvasCanvas is UK's Learning Management system.  All students are encouraged to log into the Canvas Portal using their linkblue ID prior to the start of class.

Frequently Used AppsUK utilizes a variety of apps that can be downloaded to your mobile device - find out more:  WE HAVE APPS FOR THAT

ITS Customer ServiceFor assistance, please contact ITS Customer Service at 859-218-HELP (4357) or at


Academic Advising & Course Overrides

If you have specific academic questions about your coursework or the classes you are planning to take, please contact our UK Transfer Center at

Non-Degree students who find that they cannot register for Summer School courses due to not meeting a pre-requisite may contact Lesley Cash in the Registration Center 859-257-7173 or by email at  


Campus Resources

UK Transporation Services Learn more about all of our transportation opportunities available on campus including parking permits at our Transporation Services site.  

Student Account Services For complete information on tuition and fees, billing and payments, guest access and other financial information visit Student Account Services.