Check out these helpful resources for College of Education students as we return to campus. For the University’s complete campus return guide, visit:

Connect with Your Advisor

Your academic advisor is here to support you as you work toward your degree in the College of Education. Virtual advising will be available during normal university operating hours through Zoom, phone, and email. 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

Questions About Course Locations

Please see the latest information about course delivery modalities at

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 or 859-257-2754. More information regarding the office and its services can be found at

Field & Internship Placements

We have continued to connect with our school partners as they decide how instruction will look for the students and families they serve. Some of our districts have face-to-face and virtual options, and other districts will have virtual-only options until the virus spread is under control in our area.

Our school partners have assured us that our student teachers, practicum students and students in other field experiences will be able to fully participate.

The College is working to ensure that you are gaining the school-based and community-based experiences you need in order to graduate from UK well-prepared.

Tech Tools

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

Discover and access remote learning resources at UK:

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

  • Watch your UK email for weekly College of Education updates (“What’s Up @UKCollegeofEd”).

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 can be found near the main entrance of each building. Hand sanitizer stations are located at entrances.

Elevators will be limited to one passenger at a time unless otherwise indicated on posted signage.

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. The Education Library will have limited access, by appointment only. The current service hours (by appointment only) extend from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Books can be requested and picked up at the Education Library or William T. Young Library. Students and faculty must make an appointment to pick up requested items. You must have your Wild Card to pick up your book request. If you forget it, you must reschedule for another appointment. Masks are required while picking up items. The Butler Space (craft and office materials) is closed at this time. All course reserves will be electronic for the Fall 2020 semester. For information, please contact Jeretta Robinson at For further library service updates, see and

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


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:

Big Blue Pantry strives to provide support and awareness for food insecure students. Visit

Fitness facilities and wellness programs on campus. Visit

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 Advising and Student Success. There is no deadline for submission, nor is there a guarantee of disbursement. To apply, visit

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 to report a concern or get more information about services they provide.

The UK Counseling Center offers counseling, programs to manage stress, crisis assistance, and more. Visit or call the numbers below for:

Scheduled Initial Consults: (859) 257-8701

24-hour Crisis Consultation: (859) 257-8701


If your questions weren’t answered above, you may reach out to one of the following: