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Academic Support

There are many resources to support your academic success as an online student. We encourage all online students to utilize these UK resources.

Here is what you need to know about academic support at the University of Kentucky.

Academic Advising

Students who have been admitted to a program should contact your program representative found on your program’s page within the UK Online website to find out who is your assigned academic advisor.

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Placement Testing

The Academic Preparation and Achievement (APA) program provides placement testing for incoming students who have not yet met statewide minimum test scores or high school GPA requirements for college readiness.

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Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center works with all students to document disabilities and communicate accommodations to faculty.

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Distance Learning Library Services

Library services, such as full-text online databases, book loans, and research assistance, are available to online students at the Distance Learning Library page.

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GRE Prep Seminar

Transformative Learning offers free ETS-certified virtual GRE Prep Seminars for UK students.

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Presentation U

For help with presentations, reports and essays, visit the Presentation U page.

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The Writing Center

For access to the online writing consultations and e-tutoring writing services, visit the Writing Center page.

Graduate Student Success Pathways

Graduate Student Success Pathways is an online navigational tool, like a compass, that can help you in any stage of your graduate study by charting a personalized professional enhancement plan to guide you from wherever you are to exactly where you want to go.

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Find Online Courses

To find online courses, visit the Course Catalog, select the relevant term, and click on “Advanced Search Options”. Select “Fully online sections offered”, and search using any of the available options.

UK Bookstore

Your course textbooks may be purchased online from the UK Bookstore page and mailed directly to your home.

Visit the UK Bookstore
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