Skip to main
University-wide Navigation

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.

How UK Students Use Their iPads

In its third year of the program, the Smart Campus Initiative has provided incoming, first-year students with an iPad Air, Apple Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil.

Our Progress on Vaccines

Today, because of you, we are vaccinating more than 2,000 people a day.

5 Things to Know About the UK Lewis Honors College

As Lewis is UK’s newest college, born from a well-established program at the university, there are often questions about how it works and what has changed from its days as a program.

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.

Schedule Your Visit Now

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