Welcome from the Acting Dean

Dear Students,

Congratulations on your admission to the UK College of Medicine!

This is an exciting time. You have your whole medical career ahead of you, and I am thrilled that you’ll be beginning it with us. The UK College of Medicine is dedicated to advancing medicine through education, research, and advanced clinical care across four campuses and multiple departments and programs. Our work toward raising the standards of care — even through the pandemic, thanks to amazing efforts by our team of faculty, staff, and learners — has led us to a time of unprecedented growth in the college.

Becoming a doctor is quite a journey. When you commit to learning at the UK College of Medicine, our wonderful team will accompany you and support you in your journey. The UK College of Medicine team includes medical students, residents and fellows, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, scientists, clinicians, administrators, and staff, united in our ultimate mission for a better, healthier Kentucky. And now, you are a vital part of that team.

Charles “Chipper” Griffith, III, MD, MSPH
Acting Dean, UK College of Medicine

Important Dates

Orientation Week

Save the date! The Office of Medical Education will host a mandatory orientation week on Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28. Make sure you do not have scheduling conflicts for this week.

White Coat Ceremonies | Save the dates

Bowling Green Campus - Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 2 p.m. (CT)

Lexington/RPLP Campus - Friday, July 28, 2023 at 10 a.m. (ET)

Northern Kentucky Campus - Friday, July 28, 2023 at 3 p.m. (ET)


Admitted Student Newsletter Archives

Contact Student Affairs

Lexington Campus

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Bowling Green Campus

Northern Kentucky Campus

Shannon Schumacher


Morehead/RPLP Campus

Bodie Stevens


Additional Contacts

Financial Aid

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Academic Success

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Housing Guides

Lexington/Morehead Housing Guide

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Bowling Green Housing Guide

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Northern Kentucky Housing Guide

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Student Requirements

Learn about the necessary requirements for College of Medicine students.

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