The resources listed on this page will help current College of Education students navigate campus life and academic responsibilities. Feel free to contact us with any questions. Use the buttons below to quickly navigate to any section. For Covid-19-related questions and resources for College of Education students, visit this link.


Certification and Teacher Education Program

Apply For Teacher Certification Explore Our Teacher Education Program Learn About Student Teaching



Academic Resources

Learn About Academic Actions Seek Academic Advising View Courses and Syllabi Explore the Education Library
Learn More About FERPA Prepare for Graduation See Info for International Students Get Education Scholarship Info
Get Info on Study Abroad View the UK Academic Calendar Visit Academic Ombud Services


Diversity Resources

The Associate Dean for Inclusion & Internationalization in the College of Education works to enhance the academic experience of College of Education students through the development and management of co-curricular activities. The office partners with different units within the College of Education with the following goals:

  • Maintain a supportive and inclusive environment for College of Education students from the time of their enrollment through graduation;
  • Intellectually connect and engage students with all aspects of the College’s programs and initiatives, the Lexington community, and beyond;
  • Create a vibrant community of discipline-specific student organizations that can provide all students with mentoring and support in their pursuit of professional careers and certificates;
  • Develop multiple paths for students to follow in pursuing personal, educational, leadership and professional growth; and
  • Provide opportunities for all students to participate in, experience and embrace diversity.

The College of Education is commmitted to the success of all students, regardless of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, geographical location, religion, and disability.

Explore the many diversity resources offered by both the University of Kentucky and the College of Education. Visit the UK Diversity Plan page for information and links to programs, activities, institutional diversity plans, initiatives and data that focus on the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity. The mission of an all-important postsecondary educational institution must recognize diversity and inclusivity as essential elements of a quality education.

Learn About Diversity at the College Visit the UK Office for Institutional Diversity Learn About Campus-wide Diversity Resources


Student Life

Need to get somewhere at UK? The Campus Map is a good place to start heading in the right direction!

Explore Campus

Have a question about promoting your group or organization, College of Education branded merchandise, or getting involved with our social media or podcast? Connect with our communications office. We’re happy to help!

College of Education Communications

Navigating college can be tough! Knowing a few tips and tricks can put you ahead of the curve. Check out a few that we have put together to get you started on the right path!

Read Our College Survival Tips

The UK College of Education’s EdLife Scholars Living Learning Community offers two tracks, one for students interested in careers in Education and one for students who want to pursue careers in Health and Wellness. This residential program provides a special opportunity to be part of a close-knit community of students who share similar interests. Together, scholars will experience and explore the Lexington area, study together, and engage in community service. Student scholars will also have the opportunity to work with faculty mentors to participate in research related to the student’s interests.

Get to Know Our Living Learning Communities

The College of Education Ambassadors are a select group of students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in academics, student leadership, and dedication to the promotion and betterment of the College and the University. Education Ambassadors work various events, answer prospective student questions, host individual families on campus, and highlight the amazing opportunities available at UK and within the College of Education.

Meet Our Student Ambassadors

The University of Kentucky offers a variety of employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities for its students. All of these are managed using the Handshake system and requires a Link Blue credentials.

Search Employment Opportunities

Our student groups emphasize professional educator development. Undergraduates typically join groups identified with their major. Graduate students join the appropriate professional organization’s campus chapter. There’s sure to be a place for you!

Join Student Organizations

Student Resource Contacts

photo of Monica Nielsen
Director of Retention
126 Taylor Education Building
(859) 257-4256
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Director of Recruitment
128 Taylor Education Building
(859) 218-2698