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Orientations for Spring 2021 students are now available for registration in myUK (myuk.uky.edu). All will take place virtually.

We will have more information soon regarding summer and fall 2021 orientations.

Freshmen, transfer, international and readmission students joining UK beginning with the fall, spring or summer term must participate in a new student orientation.

All orientations from June through August 2021 took place online.

Freshman orientations

For freshmen starting Spring 2021

Freshmen starting in January 2021 (spring term) will complete course registration virtually on:

  • Thursday, January 21

Beginning November 23, registered students will be given access to the self-paced BBN Orientation modules and advising instructions that must be completed prior to their course registration date of January 21.

Any student not participating in orientation on one of these two dates will need to complete late registration in the first week of classes (there is an additional $40 charge for late registration).

 

For freshmen starting Summer or Fall 2021

These orientations will take place in summer 2021. Dates will be announced by December 2020.

Any student not participating in orientation in the summer will need to complete late registration in the first week of classes (there is an additional $40 charge for late registration).

Transfer students

For transfer students starting Spring 2021

Transfer students starting in January 2021 (spring term) will complete course registration virtually on:

  • Thursday, January 14* or
  • Thursday, January 21

*January 14 is our Early-bird Transfer BBN Orientation. You must register for Orientation by December 5 to select this date.

Beginning November 23, registered students will be given access to the self-paced BBN Orientation modules and advising instructions that must be completed prior to their course registration date.

Any student not participating in orientation on one of these two dates will need to complete late registration in the first week of classes (there is an additional $40 charge for late registration).

For transfer students starting Fall 2021

These orientations will take place in summer 2021. Dates will be announced by December 2020.

Any student not participating in orientation in the summer will need to complete late registration in the first week of classes (there is an additional $40 charge for late registration).

Students requesting a start-of-term orientation should contact the Office of Orientation and Outreach.

For transfer students starting Summer 2021

These orientations will take place in summer 2021. Dates will be announced by December 2020.

Readmission students

For readmission students returning Fall 2021

These orientations will take place in summer 2021. Dates will be announced by December 2020.

Any student not participating in an orientation on one of the above dates, will need to complete late registration in the first week of classes (there is an additional $40 charge for late registration).

Students requesting a start-of-term orientation should contact the Office of Orientation and Outreach.

For readmission students returning Summer 2021

These orientations will take place in summer 2021. Dates will be announced by December 2020.

For readmission students returning Spring 2021

Transfer students starting in January 2021 (spring term) will complete course registration virtually on:

  • Friday, January 22

Beginning November 23, registered students will be given access to the self-paced BBN Orientation modules and advising instructions that must be completed prior to their course registration date.

Any student not participating in orientation on one of these two dates will need to complete late registration in the first week of classes (there is an additional $40 charge for late registration).

International students

The University of Kentucky International Center serves all international students and provides detailed information about international orientation on their website.