Advising and Student Support

  • Priority registration windows for winter and spring terms are open until November 20.  Students should check myUK GPS to see when their advising window opens. All students must meet with their academic advisor prior to winter/spring registration. 

Experiential Opportunities 

  • The University is hosting a Student Leadership Fair on Monday, November 5 from 1:00 to 3:00 in the UK Student Center Ballroom.  Attending students can explore ways to get involved and build their leadership skills. 
  • Faculty directing the college's Summer 2019 Ghana study abroad program are hosting an info session on Monday, November 5 at 2:00 p.m. in room 115 of Funkhouser. Scholarships are available. Those with questions should contact yolanda.jackson@uky.edu
  • The UK Counseling Center is seeking mental health peer advocates for the spring semester.  The program is open to all majors, and students may receive internship credit. For more information, click here

Club Meetings

  • The Agronomy Club is meeting on Tuesday, October 9 at 8:00 in N6 of Ag North.  All students wanting to connect with peers and professionals in agronomy and related fields are encouraged to attend.  Visit the club Facebook page for more information.  

Events

  • UK SAB is hosting ESCAPE ROOM event on Monday, November 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 in the Student Center Ballroom. Team of up to eight will have fifteen minutes to get out of themed rooms such as Mansion Escape, Area 51 and Fallout Bunker. All students are welcome to join this interactive experience. 
  • On November 8 from at 6:00 in the Kincaid Auditorium of Gatton, the UK ISC Department presents their 19th annual James C. Bowling Executive-in-Residence Lecture. This year's executive-in-residence is Denise Kaufmann, Partner and Director of Client Development, Ketchum North America. Kaufmann's lecture is "Storytelling: How Brands Express Themselves." The Excellence in Public Relations Award winner Ellen Gregory, VP of Marketing & Communications, Midway University, will be recognized. The event is free and open to the public.

Job Postings 

  • The Kentucky Burley Company (KBC) is accepting applications for a position in agricultural operation. KBC is a local startup working to bring automatic harvesting and processing technology to crops that are grown in Kentucky and beyond. Duties include, but are not limited to, ensuring efficient processing of agricultural commodities and excellent customer service. Starting pay is $10.00/hr. Applicants should resume and availability to Lincoln.day@kyburleyco.com.
  • Rising graduates interested in environmental work are encouraged to explore nationwide job postings through The Nature Conservancy, a global non-profit organization focused on today's most urgent environmental issues. For more info, click here

Fundraisers 

  • The Horticulture Club is accepting advance orders for poinsettias now through November 30. The order form is available on the club Facebook page or by contacting the club at hortclubuk@gmail.com. A good color selection is available, and 6" poinsettias will have 4 or more blooms per plant and come with a container cover.
  • Ag Student Council is hosting its annual Cooking for a Cure fundraiser on Wednesday, November 14 from 11:00 to 1:00 on the ground floor of Ag North, adjacent to the Ag Deli.  They are seeking cooks with great soup or chili recipes to participate in the cook-off.  Click here for details. 
  • Now until November 16, the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association is organizing a campus-wide drive for the Big Blue Pantry.  Just in time for the holiday season, they are soliciting non-perishable food items and toiletries to be given to students in need.  For more information, including drop-off locations, click here