SBU Orientation Checklist
You can view and print a one-page PDF of your SBU Orientation checklist or read through your steps below on this webpage.
In accordance with the University's decision to hold the summer 2020 session online and limit in-person, all summer orientations – including the August 14 orientation – take place fully online.
You can check your orientation date at myUK.uky.edu. Select Student Services > myInfo > myProfile
Do these things right away
✔️ While you may receive mail from the Office of Orientation to your personal email address, advisors will use only your UK email address. Visit ukam.uky.edu or the UK Email Accounts page in your Canvas course to double-check your email settings.
✔️ Check out your orientation modules in Canvas at uky.edu/canvas.
✔️ Review your advising profile in myUK. Instructions in Canvas.
✔️ Some of our placement tests require you to complete practice modules, so begin this process as soon as possible. Learn more at orientation.uky.edu/placement-testing.
✔️ Encourage your parents/family to visit go.uky.edu/familycanvas to learn how they can also participate in your orientation experience.
Complete these 7 days prior
✔️ Your college will send you details about how and when you should meet with your advisor at least 7 days prior to your orientation. You may be required to schedule an appointment with your advisor in advance of your orientation. If you do not receive advising information from your college or instructions on how to schedule a meeting, please email us at email@example.com.
✔️ Major change requests must be submitted at least 7 days prior to your SBU. If you wish to change your major, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, student ID number and new major.
✔️ Any necessary placement exams should be completed before meeting with your advisor.
✔️ Your Wildcard student ID isn’t complete without your photo! Visit orientation.uky.edu/wildcard.