Check out these helpful resources for College of Education students as we return to campus. For the University’s complete campus return guide, visit: https://www.uky.edu/coronavirus. Remember, for questions about screening, testing or tracing, contact Health Corps. Call 859-218-SAFE(7233) Email email@example.com
Connect with Your Advisor
Your academic advisor is here to support you as you work toward your degree in the College of Education. In-person and virtual advising will be available during normal university operating hours throughout the semester. If you need to discuss your academic goals, major, class schedule, and more, start by contacting your assigned academic advisor by email. It is important that you use your UK email for this communication. If you have issues with your UK email or myUK, please call the IT HelpDesk at 859-218-HELP. To find your advisor, visit education.uky.edu/academics/advising.
Course Modality Concerns
If you feel you need accommodation in the delivery method of your courses due to a medical condition or disability, you will need to register with the Disability Resource Center. You can contact the DRC via firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-257-2754. More information regarding the office and its services can be found at www.uky.edu/DisabilityResourceCenter.
Field & Internship Placements
We regularly communicate and connect with our school partners as we navigate the pandemic together. If school and community policies and procedures change, we will work with the students and partners to ensure you are gaining the school-based and community-based experiences you need in order to graduate from UK well-prepared.
UK offers a one-stop shop for technology resources for students, from how to reach the help desk to logging into Canvas (the online platform used by the University to support learning) or Zoom (a cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing). Visit https://learnanywhere.uky.edu/tech-help
A mini-lab (6 computers) will be available in the basement of Dickey Hall, in room 44.
Download Zoom backgrounds from the College of Education at https://education.uky.edu/communications/digital-downloads.
Inside College of Education Buildings
Masks are required for anyone entering the College and must be worn at all times except when you are alone or while eating and physically distanced at least six feet away from others.
Disposable masks are available in each classroom. Hand sanitizer stations are located in classrooms and building entrances.
UK guidelines for PPE, hand washing, and social distancing will be utilized in lab settings. A mini-lab (6 computers) will be available in the basement of Dickey Hall, in room 44. The Mac lab (TEB 240) and Windows lab (TEB 246) will be open for classes only.
The Education Library is located on the second floor of Dickey Hall.
- Library locations are now operating on 2021 fall semester hours.
- CDC-approved face masks or coverings are required for non-vaccinated individuals only.
- Group study spaces and meeting rooms will be available beginning August 23.
- Our online reservation system will be available on August 1.
- Details regarding room scheduling will be added to our site in the coming weeks.
All University of Kentucky students are automatically registered in UK Alert with their official university e-mail address. We encourage you to add other contact information, such as mobile numbers and personal e-mails, to your UK Alert account. Parents may register for UK Alert on a voluntary self-subscription basis. More information can be found atwww.uky.edu/police/emergency-notification-uk-alert
Designated safety zones in the event of weather emergencies:
Dickey Hall: http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/stormready/safeplaces.shtml?0017
Taylor Education Building: http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/stormready/safeplaces.shtml?0001
Seaton Center: http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/stormready/safeplaces.shtml?0219
Maxwelton Court: http://wwwagwx.ca.uky.edu/stormready/safeplaces.shtml?0348
Health and Wellness
All students at the University of Kentucky are eligible to use University Health Service (UHS) for their health care. To make an appointment, use the Medicat Patient Portal. (Note that some appointment times and types are not available for online scheduling. Calling 859-323-2778 to schedule will give you additional appointment times).
Important information and quick links to COVID resources are available at: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/covid-19
Big Blue Pantry strives to provide support and awareness for food insecure students. Visit www.uky.edu/basicneeds/big-blue-pantry.
Fitness facilities and wellness programs on campus. Visit www.uky.edu/recwell
The William S. Taylor Memorial Fund was established by the University of Kentucky to serve as a memorial to the college’s first dean. It is designed as an emergency fund for students in need in the College of Education to assist in covering costs of unexpected economic hardships such as, but not limited to exam fees, university parking tickets, classroom fee, etc. Recipient(s) will be determined by the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Success. There is no deadline for submission, nor is there a guarantee of disbursement. To apply, visit https://education.uky.edu/academics/scholarships.
The Center for Support and Intervention offers support for students and employees in crisis, or those who have been identified as exhibiting concerning behavior. The Center for Support and Intervention is also the central hub to address students’ immediate basic food and housing needs. Our case managers help connect students with resources, create action plans for success, and monitor student progress. Visit www.uky.edu/concern to report a concern or get more information about services they provide.
The UK Counseling Center, now located in 104 Mandrell Hall, 635 S Limestone St., offers counseling, programs to manage stress, crisis assistance, and more. Visit https://www.uky.edu/counselingcenter/ or call the numbers below for:
Scheduled Initial Consults: (859) 257-8701
24-hour Crisis Consultation: (859) 257-8701
- Clinical/Field Experiences, Early Childhood Lab – Margaret Mohr-Schroeder, email@example.com
- Advising, priority registration, etc. – Margaret Rintamaa, firstname.lastname@example.org
- International students and student teaching abroad – Sharon Brennan, Sharon.email@example.com
- Graduate student issues (dissertation/masters defenses, qualifying exams) – Your Director of Graduate Studies (DGS). You may locate your DGS at https://education.uky.edu/graduate-students/directors-of-graduate-studies-by-program.