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YouK: Summer Discovery Program

We’re Rethinking Our Summer!

This program is specially designed to give students the opportunity to live on campus early, acclimate to campus life and take two in-person classes.

Classes begin June 30 and will continue through August 11.

Students will live in a residence hall, have a full meal plan for our outstanding dining halls, access to gyms, wellness support and academic support. Additionally, our talented student organizations will provide programming throughout the six-week session that include opportunities to make friends for life, such as movies on the lawn and more. 

Download a list of available courses for the YouK: Summer Discovery Program (pdf)

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First-Time Freshmen

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Transfer Students

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Summer Courses, on Campus or Online

Current Students Register on myUK

Currently Enrolled UK students can register for summer courses by logging in to myUK.

Visiting Students Apply at takeaclass.uky.edu

Visiting students can easily apply on our Streamlined Non-Degree Application.

Be Part of A Wildly Powerful Community

It has been an unprecedented time for all of us.

But we are emerging toward a return to normal operations this summer and fall. That’s why we are transitioning our Summer 2021 course catalog to accommodate what works best for students like you. From a fully residential six-week experience on campus with two in-person classes for incoming Freshman taught by world-class faculty, to in-person classes for local commuter students or online classes for students anywhere in the world.  

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Academic Excellence

Whether in-person or online, UK delivers a high-quality education experience.

We draw on the resources of a flagship university that includes undergraduate, professional, media, and agricultural colleges—one of only a handful in the country with the array of programs on one campus.  

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