K Week



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K Week Schedule



Check-in & Check it out!

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. | Singletary Center
(Hallway outside Concert Hall)


Start your day with A&S and enjoy donuts and coffee while learning about the types of research and organizations you can get involved in Arts & Sciences.


Welcome to the College of Arts & Sciences!

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Singletary Center
(Concert Hall)


A&S is the most diverse college on campus, discover how you can get the most out of your experience at UK.


Lunch on the lawn

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Main Building Front Lawn


Join A&S for lunch, meet your faculty mentor and pick up your A&S t-shirt.


Get started on the right foot

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Various Locations*


Ask questions, get answers! Learn how to succeed your first year in college by hearing from current A&S students.

  • In Memorial Hall:
    Biology, Chemistry, Environmental & Sustainability Studies, Geological Sciences, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Physics 
  • In Biological Sciences Building 116:
    Anthropology, Chinese Language and Literature, Classics, Economics, English, Foreign Language and Int’l Economics (FLIE), Gender and Women’s Studies, Geography, German, History, International Studies, Japanese Language and Literature, Linguistics, Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Philosophy, Political Science, Russian Studies, Spanish, Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Studies
  • In Chemistry Physics Building 153:
    Health, Society and Populations, Psychology, Sociology

Win Prizes!

Engage with A&S social media throughout the day and gain entries for fabulous prizes including UK gear, headphones and a poster celebrating the 31-0 basketball season of the Wildcats. You can gain one entry for each activity throughout the day. Winners will be notified via e-mail. Remember to use #ASkweek15 to be eligible to win.

  • Join fb.com/groups/UK2019
  • Like the College of Arts & Sciences on Facebook:
  • Follow the College of Arts & Sciences on Twitter and Instagram:
    twitter.com/UKarts_sciences | instagram.com/ukartsci
  • Friend A&S on SnapChat

During the day’s events:

  • 9 – 10 a.m. | Take a picture during the Check In & Check It Out! event and post to Instagram #ASkweek15
  • 10 a.m. – noon | Tweet an interesting tidbit or fact you learned during the Growth Mindset presentation or during the faculty panel. Make sure to tag your post #ASkweek15
  • Noon – 2 p.m. | Take a picture with someone in your same major during lunch and post to Instagram #ASkweek15 or take a picture at the photo booth and post to Facebook #ASkweek15
  • 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Tweet one thing you have learned about A&S today or what you are excited about for the first day of class tomorrow #ASkweek15

Did You Know?

  • Only seven faculty members taught courses in the arts and sciences in 1866 when the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky admitted its first students.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences was formally established on April 14, 1908.
  • Today, the College of Arts and Sciences is comprised of:
    • 18 departments
    • 14 interdisciplinary programs
    • 26 majors, 34 minors
  • A&S is home to more than 5,800 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 400 faculty members.
  • The College of Arts & Sciences is led by Dean Mark Lawrence Kornbluh.
  • A&S is home to a number of Living Learning Communities:
    • Wired – Building Connections
    • STEMCats – Careers in Science, Medicine & Research
    • LEXengaged – Social Justice & Leadership
    • Greenhouse – Environment & Sustainability
    • Creative Arts
  • UK’s Clinical Psychology, English, Geography and Hispanic Studies programs rank in the top 20 programs among public institutions.
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