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Hello New Wildcat!

At your Big Blue Nation Orientation, you’ll meet with an academic advisor and register for your first-semester classes. You’ll also learn about UK's academics, support programs, and other resources. Plus, you’ll get familiar with campus and meet lots of other new Wildcats.

Get ready for your BBNO

Review the Checklist and Schedule

You have things to do before your BBNO date. If you're traveling to campus, you'll also need to review our packing list and schedule, so review the Checklist now!

Make sure you're ready

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Your Wildcat Journey Begins Here.

200+ MAJORS AND PROGRAMS

UK has a strong faculty core that supports 200+ academic programs spread across 16 degree-granting colleges, the Lewis Honors College, Graduate School and the UK Library system.

550+ STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

We inspire students to explore the many opportunities for involvement in UK’s community beyond the classroom and residence life experience.

$2.8 BILLION

Invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.

14 NEW RESIDENCE HALLS SINCE 2012

Fun Fact: UK is the only school in the SEC, BIG 10, and in the Commonwealth that has all modern residence halls complete with state-of-the-art technology and en suite bathrooms.