University of Kentucky Visitor Center
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. Sign up for a Campus Tour or a visit with an academic program - or both!
Once you click below, be sure to scroll through and check out all of our different visit experiences to make sure you create the best campus visit for you.
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.
This visit is reserved for students who have been admitted to UK for Fall 2021 and one additional guest.
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.
Rising Senior Friday
At the University of Kentucky, we're ready to help you do more and be more. On Friday, June 4, we're hosting a special opportunity for rising seniors to visit our campus and explore what's possible. During your time with us, you will have the opportunity to hear about our admissions process, take a tour of our campus, and chat with some of our academic colleges.
This event is reserved for rising high school seniors (Class of 2022) and one additional guest.
Diverse Student Visit Opportunities
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.
First-Generation Student Visit Opportunities
We Love Lexington
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.
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.
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.
We inspire students to explore the many opportunities for involvement in UK’s community beyond the classroom and residence life experience.
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.
Students from every county in Kentucky.
Students from every US State.
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.