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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.

8 reasons why meeting with your advisor is crucial to academic success

Academic advising at the University of Kentucky is an ongoing educational process that provides assistance in navigating the degree process, connecting you to career pathways and to resources across campus.

UK Invests: A first-of-its-kind initiative to enhance student financial wellness

This first-of-its-kind program sets UK apart from other colleges and universities by teaching real-world situations to demonstrate the benefits of saving and investing early.

UK expands student mental health, crisis support, well-being services through new support hub

At the University of Kentucky, we understand that ensuring the success of our students means being there for the whole student. 

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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 $3.1 billion campus transformation for yourself. From residence halls and academic buildings, to dining halls and a 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.

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