Campus, Dining and Residence Hall FAQs

Students should avoid travel and not return to reside in the residence halls at this time if at all possible. For students who do not have other housing options, you are eligible to stay in the residence halls; if so, please contact the residence director on-call phone at (502) 352-5447 to make necessary arrangements. 

Students who reside in rental houses or apartments that are not owned by Kentucky State University should direct questions regarding their leases to their landlords and are advised to make the decision that best aligns with their personal circumstances.
Student Health Services will be open Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for all students. Our nurse practitioner will be available during those times. If you experience symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (fever or respiratory issues), you are asked to first call Student Health Services at (502) 597-6271 to make an appointment to be seen; you will be directed to enter the health center through the rear entrance of the building to avoid exposing others.    

If you experience symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (fever or respiratory issues) when the health center is closed, you are encouraged to contact the Kentucky Department of Public Health COVID-19 Hotline at 800-722-5725 to speak to a trained health care provider. You may also contact the on-call resident director at (502) 352-5447 for immediate assistance or email the nurse practitioner at

The Center for Emotional Wellness (formerly known as the Counseling Center) at Kentucky State University will remain fully available through virtual means for our students. We understand that students may experience uncertainty and anxiety during these times, and your health and safety are always of paramount importance to us.
Call to schedule your appointment  Contact numbers for counselors, including emergency contact information, can be found below. After contact is made, you will be linked with one of our counselors for a virtual session. The application software that we will be using is “Zoom.” This application is HIPPA compliant and free to download on any computer or mobile device—all you need is WiFi access. After setting your appointment with one of our counselors, you will then be provided with a link that will give you access to the portal for your session.

You are highly encouraged to utilize these services if you would like support during these potentially stressful times. Be safe and take care.

Ms. LaShonda Duncan, Mental Health Counselor
(502) 936-4565

William Mynk, Mental Health Counselor
(859) 582-8423

Frankfort Regional Hospital
(502) 875-5240

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
(800) 273-8255