Welcome to the University of Kentucky
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.
Starting in the spring 2021 semester?
Check back here later this fall for more information about orientations for new and readmitted spring 2021 student orientations
Your Wildcat Journey Begins Here.
Have a Question?
At UK, you’re part of a community that supports you. Our team is dedicated to serving students just like you. Have a question? We’re just an email or phone call away!
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.
We inspire students to explore the many opportunities for involvement in UK’s community beyond the classroom and residence life experience.
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.
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.