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We can't wait to welcome you to our Kentucky Home.

By clicking the button below, you'll see options for our in-person visit opportunities.

Be sure to scroll through and check out all of our different visit experiences. Sign up for a Campus Tour or a visit with an academic program - or both!

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Admitted Student Days

We're excited you're considering attending the University of Kentucky this fall! Our Admitted Student Day program will allow you to learn more about your next steps, gather valuable advice from current students in your anticipated area of study, and tour campus. During the student’s college meeting, family and guests will attend a session with the UK Parent and Family Association.

Register for an Admitted Student Day

Travel Advisory Notice and Visitor Safety Guidelines

Read this before registering for an in-person visit.  

We've made some changes to our on-campus visit experiences to keep our Wildcat Community - which includes you, our guests - as safe as possible.

Visitor Safety Guidelines

Open Houses and Events

From virtual Big Blue Open Houses to in-person Senior Saturdays, if you're looking to get to know us better, we've got an event planned just for you. 

Undergraduate Admission Events

Virtual Visitor Center

Want the on-campus visit experience you expect from us from your home? Go on a live virtual tour of campus or meet with a member of our recruitment team to learn about admissions. We're here to introduce you to our campus and answer all your questions through these LIVE virtual events.

More Virtual Visit Opportunities

Whether you want to virtually visit live or at your own pace, we've got you covered. Check out additional visit opportunities - including meetings with academic colleges and programs - on our Virtual Visit site. 

Visit Virtually

Diverse Student Visit Opportunities

Meet 1-on-1

Meet virtually with a current student or a member of our Diversity Recruitment team to learn more about UK.

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Diversity Student Ambassadors

Meet as a Group

Interested in becoming a Wildcat but have questions about our community for diverse students? We would love to present virtually to your class or group about what it looks like to join our University of Kentucky community.

Once you've requested a virtual session, Assistant Director of Admissions for Diversity Recruitment Alexis Meza de los Santos or Chaquenta Neal will be in contact with you to schedule a presentation.

Be your own tour guide! If you prefer to visit campus on your own or over the weekend, or if you are unable to register for a guided Campus Tour on a date that works for you, the Self-Guided Campus Tour is a great way to get to know UK. When you register below, we'll send you all the information you'll need to explore our campus at your own pace.

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16 Academic Colleges

UK is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.

200+ Majors and Programs

UK has a strong faculty core that supports 200+ academic programs spread across 16 degree-granting colleges, the Lewis Honors College, Graduate School and the UK Library system.

550+ Student Organizations

We inspire students to explore the many opportunities for involvement in UK’s community beyond the classroom and residence life experience.

$2.7 Billion

invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.

120 Kentucky Counties

Students from every county in Kentucky.

50 U.S. States

Students from every US State.

100+ Countries

And students from all over the world.

There's Something for Everyone

The possibilities are endless for meeting new people and finding your community at UK.

Meet Our Wildly Powerful Community

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We can't wait to meet you!