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Incoming Freshmen

In a community committed to your success, you’ll find the inspiration to fuel your aspirations. 

Transfer Students

We are here to ensure your educational experience is centered on helping you fulfill your wildest ambitions.

International Students

When different perspectives meet, the world opens up. We welcome students from every corner of the globe and every walk of life.

You Belong Here

Future Wildcats should confirm their spot by registering for their Big Blue Nation Orientation and paying the enrollment deposit by May 1 at go.uky.edu/confirm.

How UK’s State-of-the-art Esports Program is Shaping the Student Experience

The university’s esports journey began in 2017 with the creation of its Esports Club. From there, it snowballed into much, much more.

Our Plans for Fall 2021

Because of your efforts – your commitment to this place and its compelling purpose—I'm excited to share with you some initial planning assumptions regarding a return to normal operations in the fall of 2021.

Visit Us!

From the first moment you set foot on campus, you become part of a community that pushes and supports you. Come see our more than $2.7 billion campus transformation for yourself. From residence halls and academic buildings, to dining halls and a new state-of-the-art student center, we’ve designed a campus for your success.

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Big Blue Nation Orientation

Big Blue Nation Orientation is a student’s official welcome to the UK family. At BBNO, students participate in academic advising and register for their first-semester classes. Additionally, students get familiar with campus, learn about campus resources and support programs and meet lots of other new Wildcats.

Register for Orientation