Additional Resources

UofL is a new place, with new people, offices, resources and lingo to learn about. To help make it easier for you, we've put together a few other important resources we know you'll find helpful.

UofL New Cards App

The UofL New Cards app puts answers at your fingertips. It includes phone and web connections to frequent campus contacts, dining options and hours, personalized Welcome Week schedule, links to other key resources, and more. Download it today in the Apple or Google Store and login with your ULink credentials.

First Year FAQ

You're going to have a million and one questions along the way. Some of those are specific to you, but a lot of those questions are ones that many new students have. The First Year FAQ addresses those frequently asked questions and puts them in one spot to help make it easier for you. You don't know what you don't know, so read through them as you prepare to start at UofL.

UofL Lingo List

If you hear a word you don't understand, check this comprehensive glossary of common acronyms and terms. If you're still not sure what it means, check with a mentor or advisor, or contact us at We're all happy to help.

Cards Courier Newsletter

We want you to have an amazing first year, and the great info in Cards Courier will help you do just that. In the fall and spring, we'll email you the newsletter at key points in the semester to inform you of things like:

  • Timely information to help you know how to get involved
  • Updates on campus events and activities
  • Important dates and deadlines, such as advising and registration timelines
  • Key pieces of advice from upperclass student mentors and leaders

Look for your first Cards Courier at the start of the semester via your UofL email account.