2019 Program

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will begin welcoming Fall 2019 freshmen at the University's Merit Weekends, happening March 8-9, March 22-23, and March 29-30.

These two-day events allows top potential students early registration for classes and one last look at campus before they make their final decision about where to attend college.  Merit Weekend is open to a select number of high achieving high school students and is an invite-only event. 

Friday Schedule

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Check-In (March 8 & 22), Singletary Center for the Arts
Check-In (March 29), UK Student Center

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Academic College & Enrollment Management Resource Fair

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Campus Tour

9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

ALEKS Math Placement Exam, Nursing Building
9:15 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.Foreign Language Placement Exam, William T. Young Library
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Honors Open House/ Luncheon

Presentation at 12:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Welcome Presentation, Singletary Center Concert Hall
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.UKonnect Session #1
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.College Meetings (Students and Families)
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Interest Sessions (see program above for more information)
6:45 p.m.

Living Learning Program Sessions

Honors Follow-Up Session

Foreign language/ Math Exams, Classroom Building

Saturday Schedule (Students)

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.UKonnect Session #2 (see program above for details)
9:30 a.m.Advising and Registration, Ag Info Center in the Ag Science Center
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Department & Programs Resource Fair, Gatton Student Center's Champions Kitchen

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Merit Weekend Check-Out

K-Week Sneak Peak

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Campus Tour

Saturday Schedule (Family and Guests)

8:45 - 11:00 a.m.Family and Guest Breakfast + Program, 
Gatton Student Center
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Department & Programs Resource Fair, Gatton Student Center's Champions Kitchen

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Merit Weekend Check-Out

K-Week Sneak Peek

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Campus Tour

Email Set-Up

It is very important for students to manage their email effectively. All new students should set up their uky email and sync their account their cell phone.  Instructions are below: 

Major-Specific Information

Students may see program-specific curriculum information by visiting this page and selecting their major. 

Accepting Your Financial Aid Award

How To: Read & Accept Your Financial Aid Award

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Questions?

Questions may be directed to Lesli Hall, orientation coordinator and advisor for exploratory and pre-professional students.