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UK recognized as a Military Friendly School

Housed in the Office for Student Success, the University of Kentucky VRC works to ensure that student veterans have a smooth transition to college by providing support, community and resources. Read the full story on UKNow.

UK launches helpline for student questions

What if I need directions to my classroom building? Is there more than one gym on campus? How can I get involved through a student organization? Can I apply for internship opportunities? What tutoring resources are available throughout the semester? The transition to college can be daunting as life away from home becomes reality. For new members of the Big Blue family, there’s still anticipation at the thought of new-found freedom and apprehension when it comes to leaving the familiar behind.

UK partners with Talkspace

As a new semester is underway at the University of Kentucky, and we welcome our largest ever incoming freshman class, Student Success is working to increase student access to mental health services.

UK alum finds business success using university-issued iPad

“In April, UK was offering remote learning devices for students,” she said. “Since I was already at home, I thought I would focus even more on school, so I requested the iPad. And that was the beginning of the unexpected.” Read the full story at UKNow.

K Week celebrates largest-ever freshman class

The University of Kentucky welcomes its largest freshman class in history this fall. and while the UK community continues to exponentially grow, it is also bringing with it the creativity and passion of a new generation. K Week begins on Aug. 17 to introduce these Wildcats to their new home. Read the full story here. 

Beth Austin takes the leap of a lifetime

UK Veterans Resource Center Director Beth Austin completed a tandem jump with the U.S. Army parachute team the Golden Knights July 13. Read the full story at UKNow.

4 Opportunities and Services the Office of LGBTQ* Resources Can Offer You

The Office of LGBTQ* Resources, housed in the Office for Student Success, is the University of Kentucky's central hub for accessing information, groups and services related to diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. The Resource Center is a campus-wide office that works to make sure that the campus community is a welcoming, safe and supportive place for all students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Disability Resource Center’s David Beach Talks Accessibility and Launch of New Series

At the University of Kentucky, the Disability Resource Center (DRC), housed in the Office for Student Success, serves more than three thousand students each semester—a number the director, David Beach, believes is underestimated by many.

UK Enhances Approach to Student Mental Health, Launches Togetherall’s 24/7 Peer-to-Peer Support

University of Kentucky students can now sign up for a powerful mental health support resource that’s available to them at no cost, anytime and anywhere they have internet connection.

Navigating the Mental Health Conversation With Your College Student in 2021

Mental health and wellness remain a priority at UK. In an effort to help students and parents adjust during the upcoming semester, UKNow enlisted the help of two experts ⁠— Julie Cerel and Mary Chandler Bolin.