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On Campus Resources

Academic Information and Help

Academic Advising

  • Undergraduate Studies (undeclared), pre-professional majors, transfer students and National Student Exchange, 109 Miller Hall, 859-257-3383
  • Arts & Sciences Advising Center, 202 Patterson Office Tower, 859-257-8712
  • Business & Economics Undergraduate Resource Center, 237 Gatton College, 859-257-4627
  • Withdrawal from classes: Through the Deans of the Colleges and through the Professional Advisors
  • Retroactive withdrawal: Through a Faculty Senate Committee, application can be filled out online, presently Dr. Sobel is a consultant for this committee
  • Probation: Student must either improve (2.0 GPA overall) or will be suspended
  • Suspensions: After being suspended the student has to sit out a semester and a summer, although this can be appealed
  • Academic Bankruptcy: After being suspended or let go by the university, the student has to sit out for 2 years and then can enter through the college s/he was in when s/he left, arrange bankruptcy for some of her/his classes and do them over

Academic Ombud: Rotating faculty position to mediate academic disputes, 109 Bradley Hall, 859-257-3737

Admissions – Grad: 859-257-4613

Admissions – Undergrad: 859-257-2000

Career Center: Assistance with interviews and resume writing, credit for experiential education such as internships and paid jobs or volunteer experiences, career testing, Stuckert Bldg., 408 Rose St., 859-257-2746

Community of Concern:  Takes reports about students/faculty of concern on UK Campus, organized through Dean of Student’s office, 5th floor Patterson Office Tower, Therese Smith 859-257 -5134

Dean of Students: 859-257-3754

Disability Resource Center:  Accommodations for those with a documented disability testing, classes, academic requirements, 2 Alumni Gym, 859-257-2754

Financial Aid: 859-257-3172

Math Resource Center (Mathskeller): Math tutoring, 63 Whitehall Classroom Building (basement), Math Dept., 859-257-6108,

The Study (Academic Enhancement): Study skills and tutoring, 306B, 3rd floor, Complex Commons (between Kirwan and Blanding towers on south campus), 859-257-1356

Writing Center: William T. Young Library, 5th floor West Wing, 859-257-1368

Undergraduate Studies: 859-257-3383

Student Involvement/Services

Campus Recreation: Intramurals, Johnson Center, Lancaster Aquatic Center, 177 Johnson Center, 859-257-3928

Center for Academic and Tutorial Services (CATS): Academic support for athletes, Joe Craft Center (Memorial Coliseum), 859-257-1897

Center for Community Outreach: Volunteer opportunities, Located in the Center for Student Involvement, 106 Student Center, 859-257-9385

Community of Concern:  centralized point of contact for campus members who develop a concern about the welfare of another individual (students, faculty, or staff), 524 POT, 859-257-5134

Dining Services: 19 Food Storage Bldg., 859-257-6161

Fraternity and Sorority Affairs Office: Panhellenic Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, 575 Patterson Office Tower, 859-257-3151

Leadership Development: Leadership programming, Office of Student Involvement, 106 Student Center, 859-257-1109

Peer Health Educators (Sexperts) /PAWS group at UHS: or 859-218-3210

SafeCats Service: SAFECATS (Safe and Free Escort for Campus Area Travelling Students) is a safety escort service available to UK students and their guests Sunday – Thursday from 8:30pm to 1:30am except during official University holidays, breaks or during the summer. Students can arrange a free safety escort by calling (859) 257-SAFE (7233). Students are encouraged to call 10-20 minutes in advance of the time they need an escort. Hearing impaired students may request a SAFECATS escort by emailing SAFECATS at

Smoking/Tobacco Cessation: UK supports its employees and students who want to quit using tobacco products by offering individual and group tobacco treatment programs at no cost for one series of classes – including nicotine replacement products (typically the patch). This offer is for students and their spouses, and employees and their spouses or sponsored dependents.

Student Activities Board: 203 Student Center, 859-257-8867

Student Government Association: 120 Student Center, 859-257-3191

Student Involvement, Center for: 106 Student Center, 859-257-1109

Student Behavioral Health Clinic: University Health Service Bldg., 830 South Limestone St., 859-323-5511

Student Organizations Center: Many organizations are registered and have space in the Center for Student Involvement, 106 Student Center, 859-257-1109

Student Wellness Ambassadors: The Student Wellness Ambassadors are dedicated to empowering their peers to live safe and balanced lifestyles by providing them with information, screenings, and resources in the areas of mental wellness, drugs, and alcohol abuse. This is a group of highly motivated and well-trained students who organize educational programs and events throughout campus and the community. The Wellness Ambassadors believe that all students have the right to make their own decisions on issues – they just help provide them with quality, research-based information. 859-257-9687

Substance Education and Responsibility: The mission of the office is to provide knowledge and information that empowers UK students and community youth to make safer and healthier lifestyle choices in the areas of alcohol, drug use and mental wellness. The Office of Substance Education & Responsibility is located in rooms 565 and 518 of the Patterson Office Tower. Some of their services may count for court mandated alcohol education classes

  • COACH: Alcohol education program, sometimes required if students violate alcohol policies (1st offense), Dean of Students Office, 859-257-3754
  • PRIME: Alcohol education program, for students for 2nd offense, or for those who need special attention           

University Health Service: University Health Service Bldg., 830 South Limestone St., 859-323-APPT

Violence Intervention and Prevention Center: Services for survivors of physical and sexual violence; Also offer programming and student activities, Lower Level Frazee Hall, 859-257-3574 (8:30a-5p)

Specialty Populations

Adult Student Services: Programs, scholarships, advocacy and support for adults responsible for dependents (other than a spouse), adults starting or returning to college after an absence of several years, and veterans, 100 Funkhouser Bldg, 859-257-2000, 866-900-4685

Center for Academic Resources and Enrichment Services (CARES): CARE’s mission is to provide a comprehensive academic support system as well as enrichment services to aid in increasing the retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students, 104 McVey Hall, 859-323-6347 (M-Th 8a-6p, Fri 8a-5p)

Disability Resource Center: 2 Alumni Gym, 859-257-2754

First Scholars Program: Martina Martin, 859-257-3532

GLBTQ student organizations: Gay-Straight Alliance (UKGSA)

International Center: Bradley Hall, 859-323-2106

OUTsource: GLBTQ resource center, 125 Student Center, 859-323-3312

Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Center: 133 Student Center (across from Bookstore), 859-257-4130

Office for Institutional Diversity: 311 Main Building, 859-257-9293

Student Support Services: Serves 1st generation, low income, and/or students with disabilities, 6 Alumni Gym, 859-257-9797

Veterans Resource Center: 124 Funkhouser Bldg., 859-257-1148 Monday – Thursday 08:30-16:00

Violence Intervention and Prevention Center (VIP): Lower Level Frazee Hall, 859-257-3564



University of Kentucky Counseling Center   859-257-8701

201 Frazee Hall

Jesse Harris Psychological Services Ctr. 859-257-6853

644 Maxwelton Court


Family Center 859-257-7755

205 Scovell Hall

School Psychology Clinic                                    859-257-1381

Provides services for children with an Autism Spectrum disorder and their families.

641 Maxwelton Court



Emily Waits 859-323-3778

University Health Clinic fax: 859-323-1119

B-163 Kentucky Clinic



Student Behavioral Health 323-5511

fax: 323-1119 or 257-9816

Scott Littleton, MD – Director and psychiatrist

Matt Neltner , MD –  Psychiatrist

Lori Molenaar, ARNP – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Various psychiatry residents also rotate through this service



Student Employment: 103 Scovell Hall, 257-8894

Student Financial Aid, Office of: Grants, Loans, Scholarships, Federal Work Study, 128 Funkhouser Bldg., 257-3172

Residence Life, Office of: 537 Patterson Office Tower, 257-4783

Dining Services, Administrative Office: 257-6161


For Employees

Employee Records 257-1666

Smoking/Tobacco Cessation: UK supports its employees and students who want to quit using tobacco products by offering individual and group tobacco treatment programs at no cost for one series of classes – including nicotine replacement products (typically the patch). This offer is for students and their spouses, and employees and their spouses or sponsored dependents.

Counseling through REFER: Employee Assistance Program. First Session is free. Following session costs are based income on a sliding scale. Employees with UK HMO will be charged their normal therapy copay.  205 Scovell Hall, 257-1467 or 257-7755

Work + Life Connections Coordinator: All faculty, regular employees (FTE 0.50 or greater), spouses, sponsored dependents, unmarried children up to the age of 26 (or older if disabled before the age of 26) and UK retirees are eligible for up to five free sessions. Ann Bassoni, MSW 257-9433


Emergency Numbers

UK Police 911 from campus

#8573 from cell

257-7750 for non-emergencies

UK Emergency Room 323-5901

Switchboard 257-9000

Switchboard Med Center 323-5000


Off Campus Resources

Inpatient Services

Irene Nooe Adult Crisis Stabilization Program (859) 246-7201

3479 Buckhorn Dr.

St. 106 FAX (859) 246-7232

Lexington, KY 40511


Eastern State Hospital (859) 246-7000

1350 Bull Lea Rd

Lexington, KY 40511


UK Samaritan 226-7070

310 S. Limestone

Lexington, KY 40508


The Ridge Behavioral Health 269-2325

3050 Rio Dosa Drive

Lexington, KY 40509

Crisis Line

Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Veteran’s Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, Press 1 (phone) (online chat)

838255 (text)

24/7, 365 days a year; don’t have to be registered w/VA or enrolled in VA healthcare; open to veterans, families, friends

University of Kentucky Counseling Center (UKCC) offers on call counselors for students residing on campus. Student can access the on call counselor outside of UKCC hours by talking to their res life staff and expressing their need to talk to a counselor.

Bluegrass Domestic Violence 24 hour crisis line: 1-800-544-2022

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center 24/7 hotline: 1-800-656-4673 or (859) 253-2511

Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Hotline: (859) 245-5258 or Toll Free 1-800-752-6200


Emergency Numbers

Lexington Police: 9-911 from campus

Ambulance: 9-911 from campus

Fire: 911 from campus


NA/AA numbers and Meeting Locator Websites

Alcoholics Anonymous: (859) 276-2917

Al-Anon: (859) 277-1877

Narcotics Anonymous: (859) 253-4673

Kentucky Hotlines List:


211 United Way

211 is a national data base of health and human service providers (i.e. food pantries, housing assistance, clothing banks etc). To find local resources you can do so by searching the online data base at or calling 211 from your phone. It is difficult to reach them from on campus phones were 9 must be dialed, but cell phones can connect.


Community Action Council

Provides referrals for God’s Pantry and has several assistance programs including: child development, clothing banks, emergency assistance, family services, financial assistance, food, housing assistance, senior services, volunteer opportunities, and youth services. 1-800-244-2275


The University of Kentucky Counseling Center (UKCC) offers individual, group, couples and career exploration/major decision-making counseling for students who are enrolled in six (6) credit hours or more  in the current semester. In addition to these services, UKCC also offers various drop-in workshops for students, and provides outreach campus-wide through presentations on an extensive list of topics. Appointments for individual, group, couples, and career/major decision-making counseling can be made by contacting UKCC at 257-8701. UKCC is open Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm for emergency calls and/or walk-in appointments for students who are in crisis. Students who reside in on campus residence halls and are in crisis after business hours can access the On Call Counselor through any Residence Life staff member. An extensive list of the topics offered for groups, workshops, and outreach presentations are available on the UKCC website at