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Academic Coaching

The Study Central (basement of Donovan), The Study North (Hub at Young Library), and Presentation U! @ The Hub

Meet with an Academic Coach to develop an individualized plan to meet your goals this semester. They will work with you one-on-one to determine your strengths, weaknesses, and help you reach your goals this semester.

The Academic Exploration Tool

The Academic Exploration Tool (AET) helps unlock your potential, taking your passions, interests and career aspirations and connecting you with UK majors that suit your goals. With AET, explore the many majors offered at UK!

Academic Ombud

109 Bradley Hall

Helps students work through and resolve academic problems and conflicts. Stop by Bradley Hall, call 257-3737, or email Ombud@nulluky.edu with questions.

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Bias Incident Support Services (BISS)

1 Frazee Hall, Lower Level, Suite 4

Bias Incident Support Services provides support and advocacy to those who have experienced acts of hate, bias, or identity-based violence. Services include confidential support at the time of crisis, academic and housing advocacy, and assistance navigating reporting systems both on and off campus. Services can be accessed by contacting the Bias Incident Response Coordinator at BISS@nulluky.edu, calling 257-3189, or walking into the BISS office Friday 8:30am-5pm.

Big Blue Pantry

Rooms 23 and 25, Whitehall Classroom Building (in basement)

The Big Blue Pantry serves UK students who are experiencing food insecurity or hunger. Any UK student, with a valid UK ID, is eligible to receive non-perishable goods from the Big Blue Pantry by coming to White Hall 23-25 during our open hours. If our hours don’t fit your schedule us at bigbluepantry@nullukcco.org to set up an appointment!

Biology Learning Center

143 Jacobs Science Building (JSB)

The Biology Learning Center is located in JSB 143 and is open to any student needing help with any biology course required for the major. All help is provided by undergraduate assistants on a drop-in basis. Visit the website for more information.

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Calendar of Events

Visit this website to find out about everything happening across campus.

Center for Academic Resources and Enrichment Services (CARES)

104 McVey Hall

The overall program goals are to increase the retention and graduation rates of students traditionally underrepresented in post-secondary education, including African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. Services include tutoring, study groups, academic planning/monitoring, career exploration and networking opportunities, personal development workshops, and graduate school information/preparation. Call (859) 323-6347, follow on Twitter @UK_CARES, or Facebook.

Collegiate Recovery Community

103 Frazee Hall

The University of Kentucky’s Collegiate Recovery Community is dedicated to empowering students recovering from addictive disorders to achieve academic, personal, and professional success while maintaining recovery. The CRC provides a safe and supportive community for students in recovery, including a positive social atmosphere with like-minded peers, dedicated and qualified recovery staff, and an emphasis on developing as productive members of society. (859) 323-5981

Counseling Center

106 Frazee Hall

Provides academic, personal, and career counseling; free and confidential; call (859) 257-8701 to schedule an appointment, or visit their walk-in hours (Monday, Thursday, Friday 9am-3pm and Tuesday & Wednesday noon -3pm). Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Like them on Facebook, and follow on Twitter @UKCounselingCtr.

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Disability Resource Center

407 Multidisciplinary Science Building

Students with documented physical, learning, or temporary disabilities may receive assistance and support from this office. Call (859) 257-2754 or email drc@nulluky.edu for more information.

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Education Abroad & Exchanges

310 Bradley Hall

There are hundreds of programs to match every academic interest and budget; make an appointment, and they’ll tell you everything you need to know. For more information, visit their website, call (859) 323-2106, or e-mail them at EducationAbroad@nulluky.edu. Like them on Facebook and follow on Instagram @ukyabroad

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Financial Ombud Services

10 Funkhouser

The Financial Ombud works 1-on-1 with students/parents to identify/resolve financial problems affecting payment of tuition & fees and enrollment. Contact Holly Sandlin, Financial Ombud, at (859) 218-1360, or email Financialombud@nulllsv.uky.edu.

First Generation Advising

230 McVey Hall

First-Generation Student Advising supports first-generation students at the University of Kentucky from recruitment to graduation through research-based programs, resources, best practices, and campus-wide advocacy about the needs of students who are the first in their families to go to college. Advisors advocate for first-generation students within their colleges and collaborate with other campus offices (e.g. Division of Student and Academic Life, Enrollment Management, International Center, and Office for Institutional Diversity) to provide the best resources to promote the success of first-generation students at UK.

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Gatton LEAP (Lab for Economics & Accounting Proficiency)

Gatton Business & Economics Building (Accounting: Room 247, 249, and 253, Economics: Room 251)

LEAP provides free tutoring services for students enrolled in ACC 201, ACC 202, ACC 301, ECO 201, ECO 202, and ECO 391 at the University of Kentucky. LEAP is operated by the Gatton College of Business & Economics. See website for hours.

General Chemistry Learning Center

219 Jacobs Science Bldg (JSB)

Receive help from chemistry graduate students for 100-level chemistry courses. Open Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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The Hub

Basement of Young Library

Comfortable place to study; helpful reference librarians; technology support; Writing Center; computer labs; vending food.

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Kentucky Wildcab

Kentucky Wildcab is a free, late night on-demand transportation resource for UK students primarily designed to provide a free ride home to UK students and their guests while promoting responsible and safe late night transportation decisions (Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10pm to 3am). Rides may be requested using the Transloc Rider mobile app on your smartphone or online. You can access this app through Google Play or the App Store, as well as through the GoSafe option on our LiveSafe app. For assistance, during business hours call (859) 323-RIDE (323-7433).

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Martin Luther King Center

Gatton Student Center

Strives to achieve a more diverse and inclusive environment, increase retention of students generally underrepresented in the student body, and enhance student achievement. Serves campus by exposing students, faculty, and staff to cultural, educational, and social activities. Visit the website for more information, or call (859) 257-4130.

Mathskeller

63 Classroom Building (Basement)

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Offers free tutoring and help with 100-level math classes.

Multiple Final Exams Information

University Senate Rule 5.2.4.7. “Any student with more than two final examinations scheduled on any one date shall be entitled to have the examination for the class with the highest catalog number rescheduled at another time during the final examination period. In case this highest number is shared by more than one course, the one whose departmental prefix is first alphabetically will be rescheduled. The option to reschedule must be exercised in writing to the appropriate Instructor of Record or his/her designee two weeks prior to the last class meeting.”

Money Cats

302 Patterson Hall

Provides financial wellness education, resources, and 1:1 financial coaching to students enrolled at the University of Kentucky. Contact them by email at moneycats@nulluky.edu.

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National Student Exchange Program

Education Abroad and Exchanges Office, Third Floor, Bradley Hall

Attend one of nearly 200 colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada, and pay only UK tuition. Call (859) 257-4067 or email nse@nulluky.edu to learn more.

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Off-Campus Student Advising

230 McVey Hall

Off-Campus Student Advising fosters and enhances the off-campus student experience through education, advocacy, and involvement. The Off-Campus Advisor helps students strengthen their connection to campus and navigate obstacles that emerge from living off campus. Off-Campus Student Advising works directly with students and their academic advisors while also collaborating with other campus offices (e.g. Division of Student and Academic Life, Enrollment Management, International Center, and Office for Institutional Diversity) to provide the best resources to promote the success of off-campus students at UK.

Office of LGBTQ* Resources

Gatton Student Center

This is the central hub for accessing information, groups, and services related to diverse sexualities and gender identities. Staffed by a full-time director, the office serves all students, faculty and staff at the university. The staff also seek to connect and collaborate with LGBTQ* community groups and friends across the city of Lexington and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Although the office is structured to be adaptable in support of our constantly evolving mission of being radically inclusive, our work generally focuses on three core pillars: community building, education, and advocacy.

Organic Chemistry Learning Center

331 Jacobs Science Bldg. (JSB)

Receive help from chemistry graduate students for introductory organic chemistry classes. Open Monday – Thursday from 9am – 5pm and on Friday from 9am – 4pm.

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Presentation U!

The Hub at Young Library and
F. Paul Anderson Tower (FPAT)

Free peer tutoring in composition and communication assignments (speeches, papers, group presentations, visual, and digital projects. Schedule a face-to-face or online tutoring appointment!

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SAFECATS

SAFECATS provides free safety escort service on campus from 8:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m. Sun – Thurs. Call 257-SAFE (7233) for both services. Hearing impaired students may request a SAFECATS escort by e-mailing SAFECATS at uksafecats@nulluky.edu.

Check out the links below for more information on scholarships offered by UK and the College of Education.

University Scholarships

College of Education Scholarships

Stuckert Career Center

408 Rose Street

Receive help with career exploration, resumes, internships, and job search. Open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Visit their website, call (859) 257-2746, or e-mail at ukcareercenter@nulluky.edu. Like them on Facebook and follow on Twitter @UKCareerCenter.

Student Employment Office

112 Scovell Hall

Helps students find jobs on and off campus; visit website to get started, or call (859) 257-9555 for more information.

Student Financial Aid

127 Funkhouser Building
(859)257-3172

Assists students with the financial aid application process, responsible for the awarding and disbursement of federal, state, and institutional grants, loans, and scholarships.

Student Support Services

Suite 443, Multidisciplinary Science Bldg. (MDSB), 725 Rose St.

Provides a holistic approach to working with students who are first generation, low income, or have a documented disability. Services include but are not limited to the following: tutoring, mentoring, and limited computer use. You must come in and complete an application to receive services. Visit website or call (859) 257-9797 for more information.

The Study Central & The Study North

Central – Basement of Donovan Hall
North -First floor Jewell Hall

Free, drop-in peer tutoring in 40+ courses. Follow on social media @TheStudyScoop

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Undergraduate Research

211 Funkhouser

Promotes high quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship in all disciplines across campus. For more information, call (859) 257-6322, like them on Facebook, and follow on Twitter @UKUGR.

University Health Services

830 South Limestone

If you’re sick, this is the place to go. Full-time UK students see clinicians without charge, after paying the mandatory Health Fee. To make an appointment, call (859) 323-2778 (APPT).

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Veterans Resource Center

Room 2 Erikson Hall (basement)

The Veterans Resource Center was established to continue that tradition of support by providing UK’s military and veteran populations with the service and assistance they deserve. Our goal is to ensure that your transition to college is as smooth as possible. Whether you are entering college for the first time, transferring from another school, or returning after a deployment, the Wildcat community welcomes you home.

VIP Center

1 Frazee Hall (Basement)

Works with the campus to help fight acts of violence, including sexual assault, partner violence, and stalking. Provides support and connection to services for those hurt by power based violence. Home of the Green Dot. For more information stop by Frazee Hall or call (859) 257-3574 (confidential) or e-mail VIP at vipcenter@nulluky.edu (not confidential).

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Wildcat Wardrobe

B108B Young Library, in The Hub

Wildcat Wardrobe is a collaboration between UK Student Government Association and the Stuckert Career Center. Students can access gently used professional clothing for job interviews or internships. Wildcat Wardrobe has drop in hours Mondays and Wednesdays from 2-4pm.

Writing Center

Graduate and undergraduate student peer consultants assist with the process of composing and communicating in all media, including essays, reports, posters, visuals, websites, slide presentations, and videos. Open Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; and Sunday (online only) from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Make appointments online or drop by or call (859) 257-1368.

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