Here at UK, we believe that getting involved in a student organization or activity makes all the difference. Getting connected to your campus community is a great way to enhance your collegiate experience. Count on the Center for Student Involvement to help you navigate your way through all the involvement opportunities that await you at UK!
For more information on student organizations at UK, search the organizational listings or contact the Peer Resource Team (PRT) for a one-on-one involvement consultation with a student leader.
Want to get connected to the pulse of campus? Look no further than Student Government (SG), Residence Life, Student Activities Board (SAB), and Greek Life. SG is THE voice of the students and is your chance to become involved in decisions affecting UK students. Through Resident Student Association (RSA) and Hall Government, Residence Life allows you to create positive change where you live. The Student Activities Board brings the fun to campus through enlightening lecture series, iconic new films and the best music around the nation. Looking for a one-of-a-kind experience? Get involved with one of the many social, service and honors Greek organization. Whatever you choose, tap into the energy of UK's campus life.
Leisure and Recreation
Looking for a way to unwind after a day in the classroom? Then look no further than the many leisure and recreation opportunities at UK. The Cat's Den is a constant source of entertainment with pool tables, gaming centers and the big screen always focused on UK sports. If you’re looking for a little competition, head over to the Johnson Center and challenge some friends to an impromptu basketball game or break your best mile time on the indoor track.
UK Athletics has the best fans in the SEC and that’s seen throughout the hundreds of sporting events each year. For football and basketball tickets, you’ll want to visit the ticket office at the Joe Craft Center (make sure to bring your Wildcard ID). Make sure to support all the UK athletes as they dominate the SEC!
Destined for fame and greatness? Get your start with UK’s Student Media opportunities. Maybe you’re a future TV producer, the next great DJ or a groundbreaking news reporter. Whatever your passion, Wildcat Student TV, WRFL 88.1 and the Kentucky Kernel can help you get a jump on your booming media career.
Arts and Culture
Connect to your cultural side with the best in the Arts. Is theater your passion? Check into the Guignol Theater for opportunities to showcase your artistic prowess. Looking to immerse yourself in art? Come over to the UK Art Museum and the Rasdall Gallery to see renowned artists as well as some of UK’s finest student masterpieces. Craving a concert? The Singletary Center for the Arts hosts the best in music and dance every year. Don’t forget to look into the Student Activities Board which specializes in planning fantastic events for UK students each week.
Service and Outreach
There’s no better way to connect to your new UK community than through service and outreach. Take advantage of the plentiful outreach opportunities on our campus including the Center for Community Outreach, Habitat for Humanity, Greek Service Organizations and many others! Enhance your college experience by giving back to others!
"With courage and initiative, leaders change things (Jesse Jackson)." Learn more about your ability to create change through UK's Leadership Development Opportunities. Immerse yourself in the Emerging Leader Institute, a 3-credit hour course for freshmen and sophomores interested in advancing leadership skills. Interested in helping fellow students connect? Try the Peer Resource Team for all things involvement and leadership. As you become a leadership expert, learn how to participate in Leadership Summit, a weekend program for UK's student leaders. Finally, celebrate the successes of our UK community through the annual Honors and Awards banquet every April. So get started---what will your leadership legacy be?