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Orientation Schedule

CESL Students

Fall I 2018

New Student Arrival: Monday August 13

Classes Begin: Wednesday, August 22

Fall II 2018

New Student Arrival: Monday, October 15

Classes Begin: Monday, October 22

 

Undergraduate Students

  • Saturday, August 11 – Arrival Date and Residence Halls Open for International Students 
    • 2-6 p.m. – Shopping Trip: Shuttles depart from Bradley Hall at 2:00pm and 4:00pm
    • 7-9 p.m. – Game Night: Patterson Hall
  • Sunday, August 12 
    • 1 p.m. – Shopping Trip: Shuttles depart from Bradley Hall at 1:00pm
    • 4-6 p.m. -- Welcome Picnic at E.S. Good Barn
    • 7-9 p.m. – Movie Night: Pitch Perfect 3; Gatton Student Center
  • Monday, August 13
    • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1-3 p.m. – Placement Testing at W.T. Young Library Room B-108A
    • 3 p.m. – Central & North Campus Tour: Depart from Bradley Hall
    • 5-7 p.m. – Living in the US: Gatton Student Center 330AB
  • Tuesday, August 14
    • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1-3 p.m. – Placement Testing: W.T. Young Library Room B-108A
    • 3 p.m. – South Campus Tour: Depart from Bradley Hall
    • 6-8 p.m. – Multicultural Dinner with International Student Council: Bradley Hall Courtyard
  • Wednesday, August 15  
    • 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. – International Student Orientation: White Hall 114
    • 6-8 p.m. – Ice Cream Party with IHP: Bradley Hall Courtyard  
  • Thursday, August 16
    • 9 a.m. – International “see blue.” U Orientation for freshman: White Hall
    • 3:30 p.m. – Tour of Downtown Lex: Depart from Gatton Student Center Starbucks
  • Friday, August 17 
    • 9 a.m. – International “see blue.” U Orientation for transfer, exchange, and non-degree: White Hall
    • 8 p.m. – K Week Kick Off
  • Saturday, August 18
    • 9:30 pm – Campus Ruckus: Pieratt Fields (Johnson Center Fields)
  • Sunday, August 19
    • 4-6 p.m. – Craft and Chat: Bradley Hall Courtyard
  • Monday, August 20
    • 6 p.m. – We Are UK: South Campus Courtyard (behind The 90)

 

Graduate Students

  • Wednesday, August 8 – International Graduate Students Arrival
  • Thursday, August  9
    • 8:30am-4:00pm – International Graduate Student Orientation at 330AB of the Bill Gatton Student Center
    • 8:00am-4:00pm – International Teaching Assistant Orientation (TA’s only)
  • Saturday, August 11
    • 2:00pm; 4:00pm – Shopping Trip: Shuttles depart from Bradley Hall at 2:00pm and 4:00pm
    • 7:00-9:00pm – Game Night at Patterson Hall
  • Sunday, August 12 
    • 1:00pm – Shopping Trip: Shuttles depart from Bradley Hall at 1:00pm
    • 4:00-6:00pm -- Welcome Picnic at E.S. Good Barn
    • 7:00-9:00pm – Movie Night – Pitch Perfect 3 at Gatton Student Center
  • Monday, August 13
    • 5:00-7:00pm – Living in the US at Gatton Student Center 330AB
  • Tuesday, August 14
    • 3:00pm – South Campus Tour: Depart from Bradley Hall
    • 6:00-8:00pm – Multicultural Dinner with International Student Council at Bradley Hall Courtyard
  • Wednesday, August 15  
    • 6:00-8:00pm – Ice Cream Party with IHP in Bradley Hall Courtyard  
  • Thursday, August 16
    • 3:30pm – Tour of Downtown Lex: Depart from Gatton Student Center Starbucks
  • Friday, August 17 
    • 8:00pm – K Week Kick Off
  • Saturday, August 18
    • 9:30 pm – Campus Ruckus at Pieratt Fields (Johnson Center Fields)
  • Sunday, August 19
    • 4:00-6:00pm – Craft and Chat at Bradley Hall Courtyard
  • Monday, August 20
    • 6:00pm – We Are UK at South Campus Courtyard (behind The 90)

Make-up Orientation will be Tuesday, August 28 in Bradley Hall room 207 at 2:30pm.

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