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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Additional Learning Opportunities

There are plenty of ways students can earn credit at the University of Kentucky. To learn more, see the information below. Distance Learning Programs are administered by the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education; all other programs are administered by the Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management.

UK Online Programs

UK Online Programs, a unit of the Teaching and Academic Support Center (TASC), provides a wide variety of faculty and student support services to enable development and delivery of credit courses and programs throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and around the world, with over 10,000 enrollments annually. UK Online students enroll in 15 full degree programs, over 700 courses, 5 certificates and state-mandated training while residing in over 200 cities and towns in more than 100 Kentucky counties. UK Online Programs delivers course work in cooperation with Teaching and Academic Support Center staff, UK academic departments and colleges, and other institutions of higher education statewide and nationally. Available advanced delivery modes include online instruction, interactive video, video-desktop conferencing, videostreaming, Web 2.0 technologies and hybrid models.

Specific support includes:

  • online and hybrid course development and support;
  • technical coordinators at interactive video and videoconferencing sites;
  • extensive online faculty and student support services;
  • exploration of new technologies for distance learning delivery/modeling;
  • strategic planning with academic units;
  • support for collaborative distance learning programming;
  • marketing for UK Online courses and programs; and
  • coordination with Distance Learning Library Services.

For more information on UK Online Programs, call 859-257-3377; or visit:

Summer School

UK’s summer school consists of a single 12-week term. Most courses will not meet for the entire twelve weeks but will follow standard meeting blocks: 1st 4-weeks, 2nd 4-weeks, 3rd 4weeks; 1st 6-weeks, 2nd 6-weeks, 1st 8-weeks, etc. Summer School courses provide educational enrichment and give students the opportunity to accelerate their academic progress. Information regarding admission procedures and Summer School calendar dates are listed in the Academic Calendar.

The Summer School Schedule of Classes can be viewed online in early December. For information about summer school, contact:

Summer School

Winter Intersession

Winter Intersession classes for 2020-21 are scheduled to begin on December 21, 2020 and end on January 12, 2021. For more information on Winter Intersession courses, please contact:

Winter Intersession