COVID-19 Advising Changes

How do I contact my advisor? 

Email is the preferred method for contacting your advisor.  All CPH advisors will have access to email during regular operating hours (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.).  Advisors will make every effort to respond to your inquiry within one business day.   

I have an advising appointment.  How will my advisor conduct my advising appointment?  

Zoom – Prior to your appointment, your advisor will provide to you a Zoom link to connect virtually to your advisor.  If you do not have access to the required equipment (computer, web cam, internet), then please let your advisor know ASAP so you can establish an alternative. 

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Email Jennifer Stevens, Academic Advisor, at jennifer.stevens@uky.edu.

How do I declare my major in the College Public Health?

High School Seniors

Apply to UK for admission as a Pre-Public Health Major. Complete your application online at www.uky.edu/admission.

Students admitted as freshmen will be admitted as pre-majors in the College of Public Health. Full admission is typically granted the sophomore year after meeting the selective admission criteria.

Selective admission criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 in the pre-major courses. (See below for the pre-major requirements).
  • A grade of B or better in CPH 201

Current UK Students

Public Health is a selective college with pre-major (PBPH) and upper division (BPH) students. Pre-major applications are accepted throughout the year. Upper Division (BPH) applications are only accepted during the spring term for admission beginning in the fall.

Have questions? Email Jennifer Stevens, Academic Advisor, jennifer.stevens@uky.edu

Change Major to Pre-Public Health (PBPH)

Submit a major-change form in MyUK. You are encouraged to submit an application even if all pre-major courses have not been completed.

A student will be granted admission to the Pre-BPH Program based on the following criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 in the currently completed College of Public Health Pre-Major courses. (See below for the pre-major requirements).

Change Major to Public Health (BPH)

Submit a BPH application between February 1 and June 1. A student will be granted admission the BPH program based on the following criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 in the pre-major courses. (Pre-major courses must be complete prior to the beginning of the fall term).
  • A grade of B or better in CPH 201

BPH Application

Application Open

Application Close

Notification Deadline

Spring Only

1-Feb

1-Jun

1-Jul

Transfer Students

Apply to UK for admission. Complete your application online at www.uky.edu/admission. Transfer students will be admitted based on the selective admission criteria completed at the time of application.

If the pre-major courses have not been completed at the time of application to UK, a student will be admitted as pre-major (PBPH) so long as the required GPAs (3.0 on completed pre-major course requirements and 2.75 cumulative grade-point average on all college work attempted) have been met.

Pre-BPH Application Form

If you have NOT completed all of the pre-major courses, submit the major-change form in MyUK.

BPH Application Form

If you have completed all of the pre-major courses and meet the GPA requirements, submit the BPH application form.

Questions?

Not sure what to fill out? Contact Jennifer Stevens, Academic Advisor.