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Learn about the tech requirements for taking classes online and how to access support related to your courses, software, and student account.


The term "linkblue" refers to your student account which is used to access student account information (myUK), log into online courses (Canvas), and connect to other campus-wide systems, such as the APEX Degree Planner. To activate a new linkblue account, visit this new student linkblue page; to manage or reactivate your existing linkblue account, visit this linkblue account manager page.


Canvas is the learning management system used by majority of instructors for coursework. Access your online course by logging into your Canvas page with your linkblue login. Get help using Canvas by reviewing Canvas tutorials or clicking the Help icon in the Canvas global navigation bar.


Zoom is a cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing, online meetings, and virtual collaboration. Login to your UK Zoom account or view training Resources.

Hardware Requirements

Review minimum recommendations and guidelines for computer and Internet connections on the Student Hardware & Software Guidelines page.

Software Downloads

View UK’s complimentary software downloads which could assist in your work during your time at the University.

Technology Policies

View UK’s Information Security Policy and the Code of Student Conduct that govern the use of technology and protect student privacy. These policies prohibit the sharing or misuse of passwords and establish disciplinary consequences for violations.

Technology Support

Need assistance with technology? Contact ITS Customer Service or review self-help topics.

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