Day 1 Schedule – Morning Time Event
Singletary Center for the Arts Lobby
“see blue.” U Welcome and Presentations
Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall
ATTENTION STUDENTS: You will need your folder and admissions profile report that you received at check-in at various times throughout orientation – please make sure you keep them with you at all times.
STUDENTS – iPad Deployment | Lunch | UKonnect Session | Resource Fair
Find your UKonnect group number on your nametag UKonnect Groups 1 – 4 10 a.m. – iPad Deployment/Lunch/Resource Fair 11:40 a.m. - UKonnect Session - Meet at Barker Plaza, first floor (outside), Gatton Student Center UKonnect 1
207 White Hall Classroom Building
209 White Hall Classroom Building
211 White Hall Classroom Building
213 White Hall Classroom Building
UKonnect Groups 5 – 10 10 a.m. – UKonnect Session 11 a.m. – iPad Deployment/Lunch/Resource Fair 12:40 p.m. – UKonnect Session - Meet at Barker Plaza, first floor (outside), Gatton Student Center UKonnect 5
231 White Hall Classroom Building
233 White Hall Classroom Building
234 White Hall Classroom Building
235 White Hall Classroom Building
237 White Hall Classroom Building
238 White Hall Classroom Building
UKonnect Groups 11 – 16 10 a.m. – UKonnect Session 11:45 a.m. – iPad Deployment/Lunch/Resource Fair UKonnect 11
239 White Hall Classroom Building
240 White Hall Classroom Building
241 White Hall Classroom Building
242 White Hall Classroom Building
244 White Hall Classroom Building
246 White Hall Classroom Building
FAMILIES/GUESTS – Student and Academic Life 101 June Orientations - Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall July Orientations - Gatton Student Center Ballroom
LUNCH – Champions Kitchen, Gatton Student Center Tickets distributed during check-in will be required for entry.
Day 1 and Day 2
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Recharging Station powered by PNC Bank – Gatton Student Center Fireside Lounge Need a break from the action to recharge? Join PNC Bank for a place to relax, recharge your mind, body and/or mobile device! 1
Day 1 Schedule – Afternoon 10:30 – 1:30 p.m. RESOURCE FAIR - Gatton Student Center Ballroom and Social Staircase Representatives from more than 45 programs, units, departments and organizations will be available to welcome you to the campus community and answer your questions. 1:30 p.m.
STUDENTS/FAMILIES/GUESTS – College Meetings Agriculture, Food and Environment Arts and Sciences Gatton College of Business and Economics Communication and Information Design Education Engineering Fine Arts Health Sciences Nursing Public Health Social Work
2:45 – 3:35 p.m. 102
114 White Hall Classroom Building Gatton Student Center Worsham Cinema 2nd Floor Lobby, Gatton College of Business and Economics 102 White Hall Classroom Building 207 Pence Hall 214 White Hall Classroom Building 118 White Hall Classroom Building 212 White Hall Classroom Building 110 White Hall Classroom Building 122 White Hall Classroom Building 208 White Hall Classroom Building 204 White Hall Classroom Building
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PreEducation 2:45 - Professional Abroad and 3:05 p.m. Advising Exchanges
110 Living on Campus
Fraternity Living on 3:15 Internships and Sorority Campus 3:35 p.m. Life
Prepare, Plan and Perform! Campus Involvement Study Habits for Successful Students
PreFinancial Campus Wellness Involvement Pharmacy Advising
Disability Resource Center
Disability Resource Center
Student Support Services
FirstMusical Generation Ensembles Connections Resources Counseling for FirstCenter: Generation Your Parents/ YOU atbest UK! Family
234 Lewis Honors College Advising
UK Student Athletes
3:40 p.m. ACCUPLACER, ALEKS Math Placement and Foreign Language Exams – 106 White Hall Classroom Building ALEKS Math Placement Exams ALEKS Math Placement Exams: All incoming UK students with a Math ACT of 29 or below or Math SAT of 680 or below are asked to take the ALEKS math placement exam. However, students who have a UK approved 100-level or above mathematics credit (including official AP, dual credit or transfer credit) accepted by UK Admissions are highly encouraged, but not required, to take the ALEKS placement exam. Students will be escorted to a computer lab and directed back to the Gatton Student Center after completing the exam.
Foreign Language Exams Students with a major offered by the College of Arts and Sciences: If you took Chinese, French, German or Spanish in high school, you are required to take the placement exam in the appropriate language. If you completed another foreign language and would like to continue with that language, please speak with your advisor on Day 2 regarding placement options. Students with a major in a college other than the College of Arts and Sciences: You must take the exam if you have high school credit for a language and wish to continue studying the same language. You do not need the exam if you want to start in the first level of a different language than you took in high school or if you do not plan to study a language in the fall. If you completed a foreign language other than Chinese, French, German or Spanish in high school and would like to continue with that language, please speak with your advisor on Day 2 regarding placement options. Foreign language exam score information will be available at your college during advising and registration on Day 2.
ACCUPLACER Reading and/or Writing All incoming first-time students with an ACT Reading score 19 and below or an SAT score below 480 in Critical Reading if taken prior to March 2016 or an SAT score below 25 on the Reading Test if taken from March 2016 forward are required to take the ACCUPLACER Reading placement test. Additionally, all incoming first-time students with an ACT English score 17 and below or an SAT Writing score below 25 (after March 2016) or an SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score below 480 (after March 2016) are required to take the ACCUPLACER Writing placement test. Students will be escorted to a computer lab and directed to additional placement tests or back to the Gatton Student Center after completing the exam.
INTEREST SESSIONS: Summaries Campus Involvement Looking to explore student organizations and involvement opportunities on campus? There are more than 500 registered student organizations that fall into 12 categories including academic, club sports, cultural, fine arts, hobbies and interests, political, professional, recreational, religious, service and more; there is something for everyone! Join us to learn about student organizations and our online student engagement platform where you can connect with organizations, programs and departments. The Office of Student Organizations and Activities connects students to their passions and strengths as well as provides leadership development that helps students build and enhance their marketable skills. Not only will students build lifelong friendships by getting involved, they will also build a better future! Counseling Center: Your Best YOU at UK! While coming to college is exciting, positive life events such as this can also be stressful. To be the best YOU at UK, it is important to manage your stress well. This session will introduce you to stressors related to transitioning to college, as well as strategies and resources, such as the Counseling Center, to help you succeed at UK and enhance your mental well-being. Disability Resource Center Getting around campus, attending classes, completing assignments or taking exams can lead to problems for students with ADHD, learning disorders, acute or chronic health conditions, emotional or psychological disorders or physical disabilities. Families and students are invited to attend this session to learn more about the resources and services available through the center regarding academic, dining and residential accommodations. We welcome your questions. Education Abroad and Exchanges UK Education Abroad and Exchanges offers programs for every major during the summer, fall, winter, spring and academic year. Studying abroad is just one piece of the pie; there are also opportunities to intern, teach, serve or conduct research abroad. Come learn how you can complete degree requirements outside of Kentucky! #seeblueabroad Financial Aid Join us for a discussion of the processes and procedures for securing financial assistance, including the types of aid available, filing deadlines, award notification timelines and requirements for continued eligibility for aid after the freshman year. Information for Kentucky high school graduates regarding KEES awards will be provided. Financial aid representatives will be available for individual questions in 215 White Hall Classroom Building from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Financial Wellness Basic money management concepts like budgeting, credit, saving and living on a budget require reinforcement at all stages of life. Get a glimpse into the campus resources available, including the Student Financial Wellness Center and MoneyCATS peer coaches, that will serve as a foundation for education and assistance throughout your UK career. You’ll also learn how to navigate your free access to iGrad, a tool to help students and their families achieve continued financial success.
First-Generation Connections First-Generation Student Advising is here to help firstgeneration students at UK navigate the complexities of higher education. We do this by providing targeted advising, offering mentoring opportunities and sponsoring a living-learning community. The university defines a “firstgeneration student” as neither parent or guardian having earned a bachelor’s degree. Come connect with us! Fraternity and Sorority Life Fraternities and sororities have a rich tradition at the University of Kentucky, starting in the 1890s. They continue to provide support, friendship and leadership to students and the UK community today. Being a member of a fraternity or sorority is a great way for students to be involved, form lifelong friendships, participate in community service and philanthropic endeavors and increase their leadership skills. This session provides incoming students and their families more information about the membership opportunities here at UK, as well as time to ask questions of the FSL staff. Internships One of the most important career development experiences that students can participate in is an internship. It is a great space to test out, explore and learn about different jobs and make decisions about maximizing your time at UK as you prepare for the working world. Internship experience is a key activity that employers look for when recruiting new graduates for employment opportunities. You’re invited to meet with representatives from the James W. Stuckert Career Center to learn how to find an internship, how it fits into your four-year plan and how to earn academic credit! Lewis Honors College Advising Session Lewis Honors College students, you’ll want to attend this session! Join us for advising for students admitted to the Lewis Honors College; meeting other Lewis Honors students, faculty and staff; and learning information about special opportunities within the program. Living on Campus Welcome home! Students are our top priority at the University of Kentucky. That’s why UK has invested nearly $2.5 billion in the last several years revitalizing our campus, including our housing and dining facilities. Campus is designed for you. Attend this session and learn about the Living Learning Program, discover the various residence halls and room types available and hear about all the state-of-the-art dining venues and meal plan options. Representatives from Campus Housing, UK Dining and Residence Life offices will be on-hand to share information and answer your questions. Music Ensembles Music ensembles at the School of Music are open to all UK students regardless of major, based on audition. Ensemble auditions take place a few days before the first day of class every fall, with auditions also sometimes taking place before the spring semester. Ensembles include concert bands, orchestra, choirs and athletic bands. Come join us to learn about how you can be a part of our outstanding music ensembles.
Office for Institutional Diversity Center for Academic Resources and Enrichment Services (CARES) This session provides details about academic support services and student programming targeted to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native-American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander students as well as students receiving the William C. Parker Scholarship. Presenters will share information about the Critical First-Year Program and the William C. Parker academic student contract. Prepare, Plan and Perform! Study Habits for Successful Students Research has shown there are some common behaviors, habits and strategies students use to succeed academically. This session will discuss ways you can be a successful student related to the services and resources provided by Transformative Learning. TL is a studentâ€™s one-stop shop for on campus academic resources, and our student services include academic coaching, peer tutoring at The Study and common hour exam review sessions. Pre-Pharmacy Advising All students planning to pursue pharmacy are strongly encouraged to attend this session. The pre-pharmacy advisor will present an overview of the nationally-ranked College of Pharmacy and its doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) program, admissions requirements, class scheduling and major selection for pre-pharmacy students. Tips to begin strengthening your application will be provided.
Resources for First-Generation Parents/Families This session is designed to teach first-generation families ways to help their students transition to college. You will learn about college lingo, resources and the typical academic cycle for freshmen. Additionally, families will be able to speak with a representative from the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. Come prepared with your questions. Student Support Services We are here to help. Student Support Services is a federally-funded academic support program aimed at first-generation college students, low-income students and students with documented disabilities designed to increase retention and graduation rates. Services provided include free tutoring, academic planning, personal counseling, financial aid information, study skills workshops and cross-cultural activities. UK Student Athletes Building a class schedule around practice times is the first step in finding the proper balance between academics and athletics. NOTE: This session is for varsity athletes and families only.
Pre-Professional Advising (pre-law, pre-medical and preparatory programs for other pre-professional and allied health professions) Advisors from across the university will share information to help you plan for professional school. This session is open to students from all majors to educate you on the admission process for professional degree programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry, veterinary science, law and other professional schools. Bring your questions and let this panel give you the details on what you need to know now!
Day 1 Schedule – Evening AN EVENING AT GATTON STUDENT CENTER
DINNER (on your own)
Maps of area restaurants are available at the information table in White Hall Classroom Building and Jewell Hall.
Event – Location
“SEE BLUE.” U TRIVIA NIGHT - Cats Den Showcase your useful, or useless, knowledge at Trivia Night at the CATS DEN. During “see blue.” U the CATS DEN will be hosting nightly trivia, featuring ‘00s Trivia on Mondays, The Office Trivia on Tuesdays, Disney Trivia on Wednesdays and Star Wars Trivia on Thursdays. Be sure to check out the variety of nightly activities at the CATS DEN this fall!
MOVIE NIGHT – Worsham Cinema Join us for some REEL fun in the state-of-the-art Worsham Cinema for alternating screenings of Captain Marvel and Shazam! Come for the unbeatable, free film experience – stay for the fresh popcorn! Be sure to join us in the fall for more free, can’t-miss movies!
6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
JUST WORKING ON MY FITNESS – Alumni Gym During “see blue.” U, you can visit Alumni Gym in the Gatton Student Center. The gym is open 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day. Students must have their “see blue.” U name tag with them to access Alumni Gym and any guests must be with their student. Check out the facility or hop on a treadmill and get in a quick workout! All visitors must be at least 14 years of age and show a photo ID to enter the facility.
“see blue.” U orientation leaders will be available at Jewell
Hall to assist with questions about campus and information about life as a UK student.
WILDCARD Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
NEED WIFI ON YOUR LAPTOP, CELL PHONE OR TABLET?
PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS
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Students can purchase their WildCard student ID in 380 Gatton Student Center. There is a $17 charge for a new student ID and $5 charge for an ID holder (this is optional). Each student will need to bring a government-issued ID to obtain the WildCard ID (driver’s license, passport, military ID or state identification card).
WHITE HALL CLASSROOM BUILDING INTERIOR
WHITE HALL CLASSROOM BUILDING: First Floor
M-F 8:00am – 4:15pm.
WILDCARD GATTON STUDENT CENTER
Students can purchase their WildCard student ID in 105 Bowman’s Den.
There is a $15 charge for a new student ID and $5 charge for an ID holder (this is optional). Each student will need to bring a government issued ID to obtain the WildCard ID (driver’s license, passport, military ID or state identification card).
AVENUE OF CHAMPIONS
TO ACADEMIC CORE
GATTON STUDENT CENTER
BROCKMAN SENATE CHAMBER
“SEE BLUE.” U SUMMER SENDOFF
TO PARKING STRUCTURE #5
iPad TECH HELP TEAM
FAMILY AND GUEST PROGRAM CHECK IN
CAMPUS MAP Boyd Hall
Orientation Leaders Kelley Conley – Waynesboro, Va. Drew Dear – Nicholasville, Ky. Drew Fagaly – Mason, Ohio Victoria Graves – Lexington, Ky. Shyla Harton – Atlanta Katie Kirk – Valparaiso, Ind. O’Brien Mack – Manassas, Va. Kaile McLellan – Kingsport, Tenn. Jessica Merrick – Pickerington, Ohio Ambreunah Moore – Warren, Ohio Matthey Muséy – Stone Mountain, Ga. Kameron Nelson – Chicago
Bria Northington – Louisville, Ky. Ryan Page – Nashville, Tenn. Arte’sia Payne-Watts – Louisville, Ky. Jalyn Reaves – Birmingham, Ala. Katherine Rintamaa – Lexington, Ky. Emily Sandford – Lexington, Ky. Lamontae Shively – Bloomington, Ill. Yancey Sizemore – Lexington, Ky. Briana Sweatt – Paducah, Ky. Anna Villarreal – Bardstown, Ky. Cymone Webb – Snellville, Ga.
Jacobs Science Building
Day 2 Schedule
Students 8:30 a.m.
STUDENTS - ADVISING AND REGISTRATION
Agriculture, Food and Environment Arts and Sciences Gatton College of Business and Economics Communication and Information Design Education Engineering Fine Arts Health Sciences Nursing Public Health Social Work
106 White Hall Classroom Building 110 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building 204 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building 118 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building 208 White Hall Classroom Building 106 White Hall Classroom Building
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. “see blue.” U SUMMER SENDOFF AND K WEEK SNEAK PEEK Join us at the Gatton Student Center Ballroom as you conclude your “see blue.” U Orientation. Pick up your yard sign, meet campus representatives, get ready for K Week with free goodies and much more. 11:15 a.m.
FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Panhellenic Recruitment Information – Gatton Student Center Worsham Cinema
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about UK’s Panhellenic sororities and more! Learn how to become a part of the largest women’s student organization on campus and discover opportunities within community service, social activities and scholarship. UK Panhellenic sorority women will be available to answer your questions and tell you what sorority life is really like. The session will cover what to expect during primary recruitment and how to register.
Interfraternity Council Recruitment Information – Gatton Student Center Brockman Senate Chamber Learn more about the Interfraternity Council at the University of Kentucky and the council’s fall recruitment process. This presentation will give you all of the information you need regarding IFC recruitment, the opportunities that are available to you through the fraternity experience and scholarships that are available to incoming male students. Current IFC officers will lead the session and answer questions. 11:45 a.m.
LIVING LEARNING PROGRAM (LLP), RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE ADMITTED STUDENT INFO SESSIONS
Students and families/guests are invited to attend. Agriculture Residential College – 114 White Hall Classroom Building Audre Lorde Social Justice (June 19, July 3, July 9 and July 11 only) – 219 White Hall Classroom Building Business Enterprise (June 18, 20 and 25 only – will begin at noon) – 124 Gatton Business and Economics Building Creative Arts – 102 White Hall Classroom Building First-Generation Scholar – 110 White Hall Classroom Building International Village – 212 White Hall Classroom Building Interprofessional Healthcare Residential College (IHRC) – 201 White Hall Classroom Building STEMCats – 214 White Hall Classroom Building Meet with Engineering Leadership – 118 Classroom Building – All College of Engineering students are invited to attend.
NOON - 2 p.m. RESIDENCE HALL OPEN HOUSE AND GUIDED TOUR On Day 2 of “see blue.” U, students and their families will have the opportunity to attend a residence hall open house or a guided tour. Campus Housing staff will be showcasing the four-person suite room type in Donovan Hall and will take students on a quick guided tour. All other room types will be highlighted at Boyd Hall’s open house. Students and families will have the opportunity to see their room type and get any last minute questions answered about living on campus.
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Families/Guests 8 - 8:45 a.m. BREAKFAST SERVED – Gatton Student Center Third Floor 8:45 a.m.
FAMILY/GUEST PROGRAM – Worsham Cinema, Gatton Student Center Information from the following UK programs and topics will be provided during the Family/Guest Program: Campus Safety, Counseling, Student Account Services, Transportation Services and University Health Service. The program will also include a student panel providing a chance to hear information about life at UK from current students.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. “SEE BLUE.” U SUMMER SENDOFF Meet up with your student at the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom as we conclude the “see blue.” U Orientation. We want to celebrate our Wildcat families togetherso please wait for your student to join you prior to attending this event.
myuk.uky.edu • Maintain addresses • View financial aid information • Access your financial account and pay online • Course registration and add/drop • View your grades and unofficial transcript • Degree planner UK’s official method of communication with currently enrolled students is through your assigned UK email. 9
REMEMBER TO CHECK YOUR UK EMAIL ON A REGULAR BASIS.
CAMPUS RESOURCES AGRIC ULTURE , FO O D AND ENVIRONME NT 859-257-3469 academics.ca.uky.edu SCHOOL OF HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 859-257-2855 hes.ca.uky.edu ARTS AND S CIE N CE S 859-257-8354 www.as.uky.edu GATTON COLLE GE OF BUSIN E S S AND ECONOMICS 859-257-8936 gatton.uky.edu COMMU NICATIO N AND I NFO RMATION 859-218-0290 ci.uky.edu D E SIGN - A RCH ITE CTUR E & INTERIO R DE S IGN 859-257-7617 www.uky.edu/Design EDUCATION 859-257-6076 education.uky.edu ENGINEE RIN G 859-257-1687 www.engr.uky.edu F INE ARTS 859-218-2487 finearts.uky.edu HEALTH SCIE NCE S 859-218-0573 www.uky.edu/chs N URSI NG 859-323-5108 www.uky.edu/nursing P UBL I C H E A LTH 859-218-0241 www.uky.edu/publichealth
SO CIA L WO R K 859-257-6650 www.uky.edu/SocialWork DE N T IST RY 859-323-6071 dentistry.uky.edu G R A DUAT E SCH O O L 859-257-4613 www.gradschool.uky.edu L AW 859-218-1678 www.law.uky.edu ME DICIN E 859-323-6161 med.uky.edu PH A R MACY 859-323-2755 pharmacy.uky.edu A IR FO R CE R OTC 859-257-7115 afrotc.as.uky.edu A R MY R OTC 859-257-6865 armyrotc.as.uky.edu CA MPU S R E CR E AT IO N 859-257-3928 www.uky.edu/recwell DE A N O F ST U DE N T S 859-257-3754 www.uky.edu/DeanofStudents DISA B IL ITY R E SO U R CE CE N T E R 859-257-2754 www.uky.edu/drc EDUCATION ABROAD 859-257-4067 www.uky.edu/educationabroad H O U SIN G O FFICE 859-257-1866 www.uky.edu/housing IN T E R N AT IO N A L A DMISSIO N 859-257-4708 international.uky.edu/apply
LE W I S HO N O R S CO LLE G E 859-257-3111 www.uky.edu/Honors
O F F I C E O F U N I V E R S I TY R E G I STR A R 859-257-7157 www.uky.edu/registrar
LI VI N G LE A R N I N G PROGRAM 859-257-4784 seeblue.com/llp firstname.lastname@example.org
STU D E N T ACCO U N T S E RVI C E S 859-257-3406 www.uky.edu/StudentAccount
OFFICE OF ACADEMIC S C HO LA R S HI P S 859-257-4198 uky.edu/financialaid/scholarships OFFICE OF I N TE R N ATI O N A L STU D E N T A N D S C HO LA R S E RV I C E S 859-323-2106 www.uky.edu/international
STU D E N T S E RV I C E S C E N TE R 859-257-6597 www.uky.edu/studentservices OFFICE OF U N D E R G R A D UATE RESEARCH 859-257-0049 www.uky.edu/chellgren undergraduate-research
OFFICE FOR INSTITUTIONAL DIVERSITY 859-257-9293 www.uky.edu/diversity
RESIDENCY AND ACADEMIC COMMON MARKET 859-562-2075 www.uky.edu/registrar
OFFICE OF LGBTQ* RESOURCES 859-323-3312 www.uky.edu/lgbtq
STU C K E RT CA R E E R C E N TE R 859-257-2746 www.uky.edu/CareerCenter
OFFICE OF OUTREACH AND ORIENTATION 859-257-3256 www.seeblueU.com
TR A N S F E R C E N TE R 859-257-2000 www.uky.edu/transfer
O F F I C E O F STU D E N T FINANCIAL AID 859-257-3172 www.uky.edu/FinancialAid O F F I C E O F STU D E N T O R G A N I Z ATI O N S A N D ACTI V I TI E S 859-257-8867 getinvolved.uky.edu OFFICE OF U N D E R G R A D UATE ADMISSION 859-257-2000 www.uky.edu/admission
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A Smarter Campus Starts in the Palm of Your Hand. In April, we announced the University of Kentucky Smart Campus Initiative featuring a distinctive collaboration with Apple to provide you and all incoming freshman with an iPad Air, an Apple Pencil and a smart keyboard. The iPad Air initiative – like everything we do – is rooted in student success. Beginning this year, you will use your iPads to register for classes, help with study skills and use in select first-year classes. REQUIREMENTS FOR PICKUP In order for students to receive an iPad, you MUST arrive at day one of your orientation with: • A photo ID (driver’s license, passport, state or government identification card, your WildCard, etc.) • Your linkblue username • Your linkblue account password • Student must be present to pick up iPad (parent/guardian/family/ designee are not eligible to pick up an iPad for their student) PRE-REGISTER BEFORE YOUR PICK-UP WINDOW!
DISTRIBUTION PROCESS • After the general welcome session for all “see blue.” U attendees, students will be divided into UKonnect groups, each led by a student orientation leader. • Each UKonnect group has been pre-assigned a time slot to receive their iPads during the 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. distribution window on day one. • Students will also participate in small group discussion, eat lunch and attend the campus resource fair during this three-hour window. • We have iPads for all first-time freshmen, so don’t worry if your UKonnect time slot is later in the window. • During your UKonnect group’s time slot, your orientation leader will take the group to the Cats Den for pickup and deployment. • If you need assistance or accommodations for the deployment process, or will feel more comfortable in a smaller setting, please let your orientation leader know. A second deployment location will be available for students at 330 AB Gatton Student Center from 8 – 9 a.m. and 1:30 – 5 p.m. and will also serve as a troubleshooting location for questions on day two of orientation. • During deployment, you will be asked to: • Review and sign the student iPad agreement • Login using your linkblue username and password twice • First connecting you to the university’s WIFI – eduroam • Second setting up your UKY email on your iPad Please wait to connect your iTunes account/Apple ID to your iPad until you return home. UK’s app store will not require an Apple ID for downloading.
• Students will receive a bag containing an iPad, Apple pencil and smart keyboard • iPads will be incorporated into several interest sessions and college meetings/ advising sessions – students are encouraged to use their iPad throughout the rest of their two-day “see blue.” U Orientation
Download the “see blue.” U Orientation mobile app.
Summer 2019 orientation schedule and information for new students