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Fall 2020 Plans and Coronavirus Response

We ensure that our faculty, students, staff, and stakeholders have the resources they need to make responsible decisions while moving the College's mission forward during this challenging time.

Campus Restart Playbook Coronavirus Website

Innovative Partnerships

We prioritize unique, multidisciplinary collaborations. This approach allows us to discover creative solutions to issues in Kentucky and in the World. Our students benefit from these partnerships and enter the workforce with diverse education, research, service and real-world experiences.



From clinics to kitchens, parks to politics, our graduates are improving lives across Kentucky and beyond. Take a look at what we have to offer, and you'll find an uncommon opportunity awaits you.

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The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service provides practical education and resources to help people, businesses, and communities work together to solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

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We provide the support and infrastructure to facilitate and expedite solutions to important unanswered questions that impact agriculture, the environment and the health and well-being of society, at home and abroad.

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Diversity & Inclusion

We create a welcoming and inclusive environment that allows our faculty, staff and students to reach their highest potential. We recognize people with diverse backgrounds and experiences are essential to decision making, problem solving and innovation.

Office of Diversity
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Finals Week

University of Kentucky Finals Week for all studentsSee the schedule here:

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Staff Appreciation 2020

While the traditional staff appreciation day and outstanding staff awards program held in conjunction with Roundup will not take place this fall, the college plans to honor staff in a combination of...

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First Day of Spring Semester

First day of classes for all students


International Reach

We seek to prepare highly motivated and culturally adaptive graduates who are competitive in the global economy. We teach them to build and nurture relationships with people in Kentucky and around the world. We find opportunities and provide resources for international study, research and professional work.

International Programs Education Abroad

How did you celebrate the 50th #EarthDay today? Amanda Gumbert, water specialist with @UKExtension, gives us 10+ activities we can do at home to care for our planet.

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Is your week's calendar full of Zoom meetings? Show your agricultural pride with a new college background. We're adding new images weekly >>

Learn to use a Zoom virtual background here >>

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Our college is proud to have a record-setting THREE scholars join the UK @GainesCenter Fellowship program including Iyahna Wilson, Alex Davis, and Lexi Gauger.


Transformative Research

For more than 130 years, CAFE faculty have provided research results to farmers and residents. Our researchers address challenges with agribusiness, consumers, food processing, nutrition, community development, soil and water resources, the environment and international trade. From traditional labs and research farms to high-tech diagnostic and research centers, we offer science-based, practical solutions that impact the everyday lives of Kentuckians and people around the world.

College Research
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