University College

University College

As each student begins their college journey, it is our hope that they will find that the transition to this new experience is a rewarding opportunity to learn and grow.  This guide allows you to see step by step what each student’s experience consist of, and the role University College plays as we help each student see their success.

The University College at Kentucky State University has the singular mission to provide a series of programs, services, events and curriculum to promote and support the academic success of the university’s undergraduate students. University College is an interdisciplinary, collaborative unit that offers student-centered programs and services that enhance exploration, engagement, and success. With its outcomes-oriented philosophy, University College will provide seamless, robust, focused, and comprehensive educational support. By fostering productive academic habits through advising, success coaching, learning support, and first-and second-year experience programming, University College will effectively and rapidly increase the likelihood for undergraduate academic success and retention. The College will strengthen students to confidently declare an academic major, enhance personal growth and development to become a global citizen, and enable students to progress successfully towards degree completion.

University College consists of the following units:

  • New Student Orientation
  • Pre-College Academy
  • First & Second Year Experience
  • Undergraduate Advising
  • The Thorobred Learning Center

KSU Students

New Student Orientation Pre-college Academy