Student Support

The Pharm. D. curriculum is rigorous and challenging. As you progress through your academic program, the UK College of Pharmacy seeks to support you in your personal, academic, and professional development.

Student Affairs, located in the College of Pharmacy, 114 Suite, offers a wide range of personal and academic support to students.

Counseling Services

During your time in pharmacy school, you may experience personal difficulty such as family problems, relationship issues, stress and anxiety.

Nicole Keenan, Director of Student Success and Career Development is available to provide support by appointment. Please email (nicole.keenan@uky.edu) or call 859-257-5266 to schedule.

Students can also receive free and confidential counseling through the UK Counseling & Testing Center (859-257-8701) or UK Student Behavioral Health (859-323-5511).

Counseling and Testing Center
University Health Services

Student Health

Pharmacy students are eligible for services through University Health Service.

University Health Services

Academic Support

The doctor of pharmacy curriculum is rigorous and challenging. Getting the most out of academic course work requires a great amount of effort and involves skills in time management, note taking, test taking and general organization.

Students seeking academic assistance, study skill development, or other academic support should contact Nicole Keenan, Director of Student Success and Career Development at nicole.keenan@uky.edu or 859-257-5266.

The UK Thomas D. Clark Study, located in the W.T. Young Library, offers study-skills classes, tutoring, and other academic enhancement programs. Contact The Study at 859-257-1356 for more information, or visit them on the web at: http://www.uky.edu/UGS/study/.

Students experiencing test anxiety or other personal issues may seek assistance through the UK Counseling & Testing Center (859-257-8701) or http://www.uky.edu/StudentAffairs/Counseling/

Multicultural Affairs

The UK College of Pharmacy seeks to provide an environment that celebrates diversity and supports students from a diverse background in their academic and professional achievement. In addition to services provided through the Officve of Academic and Student Affairs, pharmacy students are encouraged to take advantage of services provided by the Health Center Student Diversity and Enrichment Services Office, the Center for Academic Resources and Enrichment Services (CARES), and any of the University's other offerings that support institutional diversity (http://www.uky.edu/Diversity/resources.html).

Scholarships

Scholarships are offered by the College of Pharmacy to students in all academic years. Applications are provided annually for those students eligible for each award type (e.g., enhancement for PY1 students, academic excellence and sponsored scholarships for PY2, PY3 and PY4 students).

Students may also be eligible to continue receiving undergraduate scholarships upon enrollment in the College of Pharmacy. The scholarship administrator for the specific aware should be contacted to determine continuing eligibility.

Other Student Resources

UK offers a wide range of support services to students, to assist them in their personal and professional growth.

 

 

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