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Academic Ombud
Faculty member who assists students and instructors with academic problems or conflicts
window of time where everyone can add or drop classes; usually about a month long.
Faculty or staff member who helps you select classes to complete your major and is a resource for you if you have any questions.
Online degree planner to track your progress toward UK’s graduation requirements
used for essay exams and can be found at any bookstore near campus
online tool to view homework assignments and study guides and a way for your professor to communicate with students
Common Hour Exams
an exam given to multiple sections of the same class at the same time
remote control-type device used for attendance points and survey responses and to make sure you are still awake in class
Dead Week
a week you wish you were dead just kidding! Week before finals to be used as study time. Assignments may be due if indicated in the syllabus but professors are advised to not assign new material or have quizzes during dead week.
Academic head of each college
Department chair
Faculty member who oversees the operation of each academic department.
The college version of F; a friendly way of saying you failed
a stop put on your account if you have not paid your tuition, met with your adviser or have unpaid parking tickets or library fines
The Lab for Economic and Accounting Proficiency that provides free tutoring to students taking ACC 201, ACC 202, ECO 201 and ECO 202
Exams you take in the middle of the semester
Math tutoring center where students can get help in various math courses
website where students can pay tuition, register for classes and view their unofficial transcript.
classes taken where a letter grade will not be assigned
Chief academic officer of the university
Registration Window
period of time where you can register for classes
“Contract” between professor and student that maps out course expectations and assignments for the semester
Teaching assistant
The Study
Resource center that provides many different aids in one central location to help you learn more effectively and enhance your learning experience