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Academic advising at the University of Louisville promotes a teaching and learning partnership dedicated to student success. It is to your advantage to meet with your academic advisor at least once a semester and to know your advisor well. The advising experience will provide you with the information and skills necessary to make intelligent, informed decisions throughout your college career. Your academic advisor can assist you in connecting with valuable resources on campus. Your academic advisor will guide you and teach you about career choices, degree requirements, university policies and procedures, and how to be a successful student. It is your responsibility to take the lead in developing a relationship with your advisor by communicating with your advisor on a regular basis. For more information visit https://louisville.edu/advising/.
ADA Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
The University of Louisville is committed to equal opportunity for all qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Auxiliary aids and academic adjustments are available to students with disabilities who qualify, to afford them an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the University's educational, social, and cultural activities, programs and services.
The Disability Resource Center (DRC), Stevenson Hall 119 (tel: 502-852-6938) is responsible for the coordination of disability-related accommodations for qualified applicants for admission and enrolled students with disabilities. Eligibility for services and what accommodations may be appropriate is determined by staff of the Disability Resource Center after review of documentation of disability and an interactive process involving, as appropriate, the student, DRC staff, and/or faculty or other staff. The DRC staff member will inform the student of the decision whether or not a requested accommodation is to be granted. The university is not obligated to provide a student’s specific choice of accommodations, provided that it offers alternate accommodations that are effective in affording the student equal access to the university’s programs, activities and services.
Submitting Documentation of Disability
All students seeking assistance from DRC must disclose the presence of a disability. In most cases, the student will be asked to submit documentation of disability for review by the DRC. Upon receipt and review of the documentation, an intake appointment will be scheduled. Contact the Disability Resource Center for additional information about guidelines for diagnostic criteria.
After review of documentation, DRC staff will contact the student for an intake appointment. At this meeting, the student's eligibility for support services and anticipated accommodations will be discussed. Policies and procedures regarding specific support services, such as letters for faculty, exam accommodation, supplemental note-taking service, etc., will be discussed.
Timeliness of requests; requesting Specific Auxiliary Aids and Services
Because sometimes accommodations may be necessary for a student to participate in one course but not in another (and because sometimes necessary accommodations vary depending on the nature of the specific class), it is the responsibility of the student to request such aids and services each semester. Such accommodations should be requested as soon as possible, as the interactive process of reviewing medical documentation, consulting with health care providers as necessary, and determining what accommodations are appropriate—and, if necessary, to obtain any necessary auxiliary aids and support services—may take time. While requests for accommodations are always handled as expeditiously as practicable, belated requests increase the danger that an auxiliary aid or support service may not be obtainable in a timely fashion.
It is recommended that students submit requests for instructor letters, exam accommodations, and supplemental note-taking services no later than two weeks prior to the beginning of each term. Some services (such as interpreter service and taped textbooks) may require more advance notice. Please contact the DRC for additional details on requesting services such as reader service or interpreter service, including any applicable timeliness guidelines. Although DRC staff will make every reasonable effort to accommodate all requests, untimely requests may result in delay of service.
Academic requirements may, as necessary, be modified to ensure that they do not discriminate against qualified applicants or currently enrolled students with disabilities. At the student's request, DRC staff may recommend academic adjustments should they be necessary to afford qualified students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from UofL’s programs, activities and services, and provided that such adjustments do not fundamentally alter the course in question or the student’s program of study. In addition, lowering academic standards (e.g., “grading on a curve” that is not applied to students without disabilities) is not a reasonable modification. Students can ask the appropriate DRC staff member to provide a memo recommending academic adjustments for each class in which the student is enrolled. Because of the diversity of individual needs relating to disabilities and the uniqueness of each class, students must discuss their requests for course modifications or substitutions individually with DRC staff.
Resolution of concerns; formal grievance process
Questions or concerns related to policies and procedures not resolved with individual DRC staff may be directed to the Director of the DRC. Should a student feel the university has denied the student’s rights under the ADA, the student may present a grievance to the ADA Coordinator (502-852-5787, firstname.lastname@example.org). A grievance should be filed within 180 days after the complainant becomes aware of the alleged violation. The student should submit a written statement regarding the nature of the complaint, results of any meetings with DRC staff, and requested resolution. All ADA grievances that state a claim of discrimination (that is, if all information available is assumed to be true, would the acts or omissions complained of constitute a violation of the ADA) will be promptly investigated and a decision will generally be rendered within 60 calendar days of the date of receipt. Should a grievance required more than 60 days to resolve, the parties to the complaint will be promptly notified.
Office of Admissions
Air Force ROTC
333 Eastern Parkway
First Floor Dougherty Hall
Hours: MTWRF 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The Air Force offers a commissioning program for students in all academic disciplines, including nursing, law, engineering and pre-med. The first year of AFROTC does not incur an obligation. Graduates are commissioned as lieutenants and serve in a variety of career fields ranging from pilot and navigator through financial analyst. A variety of scholarship opportunities are available. AFROTC field training counts as an engineering co-op.
Army ROTC is a leadership development course designed to commission students with a college degree as second lieutenants in the US Army. Any University of Louisville student can register for the first year of the ROTC introductory class. The ROTC class can count for a physical education or an elective credit toward most degrees. Graduates of our program commission as second lieutenants and serve in one of the many career fields employing the latest in technology. Scholarship opportunities are available to assist qualified students. Interested students should direct specific questions regarding registering for classes or scholarship opportunities to the Army ROTC Department in Dougherty Hall.
Assistance for Student Problem Resolution
The University of Louisville offers students a number of ways in which they may seek assistance with problems or to attain information in both academic and non-academic matters. We recommend that the student initially work with the department to resolve the conflict or misunderstanding. The following resources are available to the student for further assistance.
Student Grievance Officer
Responsible for informing students of their rights and obligations under the grievance procedure and especially the deadlines that have been established. The Student Grievance Officer shall seek to resolve informally as many grievances as possible.
Affirmative Action Office (AAO)
The official University procedure for civil rights violations is to notify this office that receives, investigates, and reports on complaints regarding illegal discrimination, including sexual or racial harassment or disability discrimination.
Dean of Students Office
Student Activities Center Room W301
Hours: M - F 8AM - 5PM
Responds to questions and concerns from student regarding non-academic issues. This office will refer a student to the best place for his/her problem resolution and handles complaints that may constitute a violation of the Code of Student Conduct.
Cardinal Stadium – Gate 2
2800 S. Floyd St.
Hours: M - F 9 AM - 5 PM
The University fields an outstanding athletic program, providing intercollegiate competition in 21 athletic programs. To try out for these teams or to work in a support capacity, contact the Athletic Department. Prices and schedules are available at the Ticket Office or online at https://gocards.com.
Bad Weather Schedule
Baptist Campus Center (BCM)
South of Miller Hall at the base of the SAC ramp
Hours: MF 9 AM - 5 PM; TWR 9AM - 8P
Campus Minister: Brian Hinton, Brian.Hinton@KYBaptist.org
On Tuesday evenings at 7:45PM, we have an on-campus worship service opportunity, which includes a pre-worship meal. On Wednesdays’, we have opportunities for service projects and social events. Whether you are committed to your faith or you have questions about spirituality, this is a place for you! We will have relevant messages and small group discussions that will challenge and encourage.
We explore the Bible as we engage topics that involve our culture and campus. We have several small group Bible Studies that meet throughout the week in our BCM building and elsewhere on campus.
You can get more information by visiting the website or by swinging by the office.
The BCM invests in international and domestic students through Converge and Connect conferences. We are also involved in a variety events on campus.
Let us know how we may be able to serve you! We would love to connect!
Louisville, KY 40292
Tuition Refund Guidlines
Louisville, KY 40292
Cashiering Office Hours: M - F 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Customer Service Hours: M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Students with a valid ID may cash personal checks in amounts up to $25. This cashing a check option is available to currently enrolled students between the first day of a semester to two weeks prior to end of that same semester. The privilege of cashing checks will be denied to students for one year when a check is returned by their bank. Currently, a returned check fee of $25.00 is assessed for each returned check. Checks are also accepted for payment of fees. ATM machines may be found throughout the campus.
Tuition and Fees - Cost of Attendance
Campus Health Services
Our mission is to support and enhance students' educational experience by providing clinically excellent, affordable and confidential integrated medical, mental, health promotion and violence prevention services as well as specialized healthcare services to the general University community. Utilizing an ecological health model, we assist the University community in achieving academic and life goals.
Providing primary medical care, psychiatric care, sick visits, physicals, adult immunizations, travel health visits and immunizations, female health, sexual health and STI testing, contraceptive services with emergency contraception available on site.
Medical and Psychiatric Services:
215 Central Ave, Suite 110
Health Sciences Campus
401 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 110
Louisville, KY 40202
Hours of Operation:
MTTF 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Days and hours of operation are subject to change
Campus Health accepts most major health insurance plans. VISA, MasterCard, money orders, and checks are accepted for payment. Campus Health does not accept cash. Payment is expected at the time of service. The Primary Care Health Fee (PCHF) covers most in-office visits and point of care testing.
Student Health Insurance:
The University of Louisville sponsors an ACA-compliant student health insurance plan which is available to all on campus students carrying at least 6.0 credit hours. For more information, go to our website or contact the Student Insurance Advocate at 502-852-6519.
Educational programming and services to promote overall health, well-being and resilience.
SAC 3rd Floor, Room W309
A unit within Campus Health Services, dedicated to activating students’ wellbeing and building their resilience capacity. This is achieved via services, programs and resources throughout campus, including: Flash Nap workshops, cooking workshops, Nutrition Navigators, safer sex supplies, HIV testing, sexual health & relationship workshops, resilience yoga, mindfulness & meditation workshops, chair massage, fitness assessments and wellbeing coaching.
PEACC: Prevention, Education, and Advocacy on Campus and in the Community
Sexual Assault, domestic violence advocacy services and education
SAC 3rd Floor, Room W309-H
A unit within Campus Health Services working to end power-based personal violence by providing the campus community with tools and support to help make that happen. U of L’s PEACC program believes that every student has the right to live, learn, and love free of violence and fear. In addition to the prevention efforts, PEACC provides confidential advocacy to those who are affected by sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. A trained advocate will listen and can assist with accommodations, resources, and reporting options.
BRICC: Building Resiliency in Campus Community
Alcohol and substance abuse risk reduction
Miller Hall 143A
2005 South First Street
A unit within Campus Health Services providing leadership in advancing policies, programs, resources and experiences that increase resiliency and reduce high risk drinking and substance use in the campus and community. BRICC’s efforts target individual, group, organization and community levels. We envision a resilient campus and community free from high risk drinking and substance abuse.
502-852-6636, FAX 852-5427
Campus Housing promotes a safe, convenient, inclusive, and healthy living-learning environment which provides opportunities that help engage students, facilitate student and faculty connections and encourage student success. The program provides an intentional development program for first year students with opportunities that help connect students, facilitate student and faculty connections and encourage student involvement on campus and in the off-campus community. While the on-campus program is designed to help first year students, Campus Housing has an affiliated community presence in privately owned and managed apartment communities off campus. These are designed for the returning student who is ready for more independent living. The affiliates are a university resources that promotes student success and academic achievement.
Living on Campus
Campus Housing can house students during the academic year and summer. To apply for housing, visit Campus Housing’s website. To learn more about policies within the residence halls, please visit the Residence Hall Policies. Campus Housing offers many residential options across a spectrum of prices to meet students’ needs. For more information, please review the Cost of Living on Campus.
Campus Housing’s mission statement promotes a focus on safety, convenient, inclusive and healthy living-learning environment, providing opportunities that engage students, facilitate student and faculty connections and encourage student success. The core values of our program mirror that mission.
- Student Focus – Our residents come first.
- Respect – We demonstrate fairness, consistency and compassion in our interactions with others.
- Integrity – We conduct ourselves at all times in a professional and ethical manner. Honesty and openness are hallmarks of the way we conduct our business.
- Caring for Community – Developing comfortable places to live and learn, while providing students opportunities to learn civic responsibility.
- Intentionality – We are singly focused on making every interaction with our residents count. Staff are trained to have intrusive conversations with students to enable them to more effectively assist students with issues that may be affecting their experience at UofL.
Student Learning Outcomes
Campus Housing promotes a safe, convenient, inclusive, and healthy living-learning environment which provides intentional development opportunities that engage students, facilitate student and faculty interactions, promote academic success, and encourage student involvement on campus and in the off-campus community. While the majority of bed spaces are dedicated to first-year students, Campus Housing continues to increase the availability of spaces for returning students, and has an affiliated community presence in privately owned and managed apartments off campus. The affiliated communities are designed for the returning student who is ready for more independent living.
- Sense of Belonging: Students will be able to construct meaningful relationships to foster a sense of belonging within the campus community.
- Knowledge of Campus Resources: Students will identify and utilize appropriate campus resources to assist in their academic, professional, and personal success.
- Life Skills: Students will be able to employ healthy strategies and skills for personal management of life tasks.
- Well-being and Self-care: Students will be able to employ healthy behaviors to achieve personal well-being.
- Identity Development: As a result of campus housing creating an inclusive environment, which promotes and fosters global citizenship, students will be able to examine their own personal identity.
- Social Responsibility: By participating in community engagement opportunities, students will be able to develop a sense of social responsibility.
The Cardinal Card is the official identification card for UofL students, faculty, and staff. The card is also used for entry into residence halls, facilities and classroom buildings, meal plan funds, off-campus retail and dining, athletic tickets, library privileges, gym/facilities, and free TARC rides among many other uses.
Incoming freshman and transfer students will receive a Cardinal Card during their orientation session. Students who do not attend orientation and have already registered for classes can receive a card starting August 1, 2019 for the Fall 2019 semester and December 16, 2019 for the Spring 2020 semester.
There is no charge for the first card; a photo ID is required. Replacement cards are $15.00. Upon issuance of a replacement card, the old Cardinal Card cannot be reactivated.
The Cardinal Card may not be altered in any way. This includes punching holes or adding stickers. You can visit our office to get a hole punched in your card.
Cardinal Cards will remain active as long as you are enrolled at the university. If your enrollment should lapse, you should retain your card. Failure to comply may result in the charge of a replacement fee upon your return.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
Houchens Bldg, Rm LL05
2211 South Brook Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
502.852.7520, FAX 502.852.7628
Health Sciences Campus
Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30am-11:30am
Chestnut Street Parking Garage (Parking Office)
414 E. Chestnut Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
University Career Center
The University Career Center engages the campus community in comprehensive career and professional development connecting passion to purpose through innovative and inclusive career services.
To utilize UCC services fully, students must register through Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake. Among these services are:
Exploring Majors & Careers
Career Coaches are available to help you choose a major or career field. A one-on-one appointment is a great place to begin the conversation. Career coaches utilize career assessments to assist students with career exploration.
Internships are essential to be competitive in today’s job market. Our Internship Coordinator helps students locate internship opportunities, whether paid or for academic credit (or both).
Job Search Assistance
Career Coaches also assist students in implementing a targeted job search. Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake contains a variety of positions including student employment, Federal Work Study, internship, co-op, and professional entry level.
Need help finding a part-time job that is flexible with your school schedule? Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake also contains employers looking to hire students for part-time jobs.
Great resumes get interviews and great interviews land jobs. Let us help you practice your interviewing skills, either in a personal appointment or through online video platforms. Our staff will provide feedback to help you improve.
The University Career Center hosts several career fairs each year to promote job opportunities face-to-face. These events provide you the opportunity to connect with organizations.
It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know. We can help you develop a strategy to expand your network based on connections with alumni, professional associations relevant to your field, and through a presence on networking websites like LinkedIn.
Resume & Cover Letters
Resumes and cover letters are important documents for your job search that work together to help you secure an interview. We can help develop a customized document that tells your career story on paper in an effective way.
Document Drop Program
It is important to receive feedback on your resumes and cover letters. Students can submit their documents via our website and get a written critique in as little as two business days.
Sometimes students have a brief question. We’ve got you covered! Drop-in advising hours are available in fall and spring terms without an appointment.
Career Treks are trips to area employers and expose you to the inner-workings of an organization. It is a great way to network and learn more about a particular industry. Transportation is provided by the University Career Center and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Graduate & Professional School
The University Career Center can help you identify graduate and professional school programs and provide advice on the application process.
We can visit your student organization, class, or other campus group to speak on a variety of important career-related topics.
Career Videos and Resources
Our website contains a variety of print and video resources covering a wide array of career topics.
The University Career Center collaborates with the career centers in the College of Business, Speed School of Engineering, and the Brandeis School of Law.
Please visit our website for more information: https://louisville.edu/career.
Code of Student Conduct
Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities
Please call 502-852-6528 or visit the Commencement website for current information.
The university holds commencement ceremonies in May and in December. The University-wide ceremony features speakers, awards, and conferring of degrees. Students receiving degrees at the end of the spring term may participate in the May commencement ceremony. Students receiving degrees at the end of the summer and fall term may participate in the December commencement ceremony. For information on the ceremony please visit the Commencement website.
All graduating students must apply for their degrees according to deadlines. https://louisville.edu/registrar/commencement-information.html In order to participate in the commencement ceremony, graduates must order regalia according to deadlines. https://louisville.edu/commencement/ordering
W310 Swain Student Activities Center
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
Community service is a wonderful way to make new friends, connect to your community and just feel better. If you are interested in volunteering your time, consider such programs as Alternative Service Break trips, Vote Everywhere and MLK Day of Service. Additionally, the student-led Engage Lead Serve Board (https://www.uoflelsb.org/) functions from the Office of Student Involvement and gets students involved in designing, planning and implementing programs focused on civic engagement, community service and leadership. Connect today! Students may visit the website for a list of upcoming events: https://louisville.campuslabs.com/engage/events.
215 Central Ave, Suite 201
502-852-6585, FAX 502-852-0291
Hours: MTWRF 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Urgent consultation walk-in hours: MTWRF 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fall and Spring semester evening hours may vary; call for more information.
Closed on University Holidays, Oaks Day, and administrative closings, e.g., for inclement weather.
The mission of the Counseling Center is to provide services and programs that support the psychological well-being, holistic development, and retention of University of Louisville students. The Center seeks to promote an environment that is conducive to positive personal growth and educational achievement. We are committed to diversity in the provision of services and in supporting the University community, while honoring the unique needs and concerns of individuals and traditionally underrepresented groups. We are dedicated to achieving excellence in all aspects of service provision, consultation, training, and research.
The University of Louisville Counseling Center provides short-term individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological testing (including LD/ADHD assessments). Our clients seek services for a variety of areas of concern, including psychological, personal/social, academic, and career issues. Currently enrolled students are eligible for an initial assessment at the Center. The initial assessment provider will then determine, along with the student, what form(s) of treatment will best meet their needs. This may include services at our Center or may require a referral to an outside agency. Counseling services are confidential to the limits specified by the law (see our website for more information).
In addition to direct service, Counseling Center professionals provide consultation to faculty and staff members, and participate in outreach, training, advocacy, program development, and research. Our clinicians work in conjunction with the University community to promote a healthy campus environment that maximizes academic success and student retention.
Credit Union (Student)
331 West Cardinal Blvd
Louisville, KY 40208
120 E Brandeis Ave.
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
Phone: (502) 852-6656
Fax: (502) 852-0913
The Cultural Center creates educational opportunities for members of the university community to critically think about their beliefs, values and assumptions as it relates to culture. Our vision is an inclusive and accepting campus climate free of bias and hate where students, faculty, staff, and alumni work together to create positive change in the campus and local community. Under the direction of the Office of Diversity & International Affairs, the Cultural Center advocates for students, celebrate diverse cultures, engages the campus through social justice education and supports the retention and scholarship of under-represented students.
The Cultural Center hosts a number of signature events and programs including the Diversity Dialogue series, Graduation Celebration, MLK Week, Heritage and Identity Celebrations and Fall Fest. The office also coordinates a number of student success initiatives and serves as the home base for several student organizations.
The Cultural Center is located across from the Porter Building (also known as the College of Education), adjacent to Miller Hall and to the west of the University and Alumni Club.
Dean of Students Office
The Dean of Students Office supervises and provides organizational and fiscal coordination to the following departments: Intramural and Recreational Sports, Student Involvement, Off Campus Student Services, Student Clubs and Organizations, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Civic, Leadership and Service, and the Student Government Association (SGA). The Dean of Students Office directly administers the non-academic disciplinary process including informal meetings and formal conduct hearings, the production of the Code of Student Conduct and the Student Handbook. In addition, the Dean of Students Office coordinates special co-curricular programs such as the National Student Exchange (NSE) and the Alternative Spring Break trip (ASB).
The Dean of Students Office also responds to questions and concerns from students regarding non-academic issues. This office will refer a student to the best place for his/her problem resolution and handles complaints that may constitute a violation of the Code of Student Conduct.
Disability Resource Center
The Disability Resource Center fosters an inclusive campus climate through education, service, collaboration, and outreach to the University of Louisville community. We provide support for students with documented disabilities by promoting equal access to all programs and services. The population of students with disabilities on our campus includes students with sensory impairments, mobility impairments, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders, psychological disorders, chronic health conditions, and a wide range of other disabilities. Students are encouraged to contact the Disability Resource Center to establish eligibility for services and to discuss specific accommodation needs.
Drug-Free Schools and Crime Awareness, Campus Security Information Report 1993, and Communities Act Amendments of 1989
Purpose and Goal
The University of Louisville is committed to protecting the safety, health and wellbeing of all students, faculty, and staff and other individuals in our workplace. We recognize that alcohol abuse and drug use pose a significant threat to our goals. As a recipient of federal grants and contracts, the university gives this notice to students, faculty and staff that it is in compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-690, Title V Subtitle D) and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989. Students, faculty and staff are herein notified of the standards of conduct that will be applicable while on university property, business, and/or at university sponsored activities. This policy is incorporated and is a part of the official University of Louisville Policies and Procedures.
This policy recognizes that student, faculty, and staff involvement with alcohol and other drugs can be very disruptive, adversely affect the quality of work or academic performance of student, faculty and staff, pose serious health risks to users and others, and have a negative impact on productivity and morale.
As a condition of employment or enrollment, the university requires that students, faculty and staff adhere to a strict policy regarding the use and possession of drugs and alcohol. The university encourages students, faculty, and staff to voluntarily seek help with drug and alcohol problems.
Under university regulations, federal law, state law, and, in some instances, local ordinance, students, faculty and staff are prohibited from the unlawful possession, use, dispensation, distribution, or manufacture of illicit drugs on university property, on university business and/or at university sponsored activities. Under this policy, students, faculty and staff are required to abide by state laws concerning alcoholic beverages. Basically, Kentucky laws (KRS 244.085) state that, if one is under the age of 21, it is unlawful to:
- Possess or consume alcoholic beverages,
- Misrepresent one’s age for the purpose of purchasing alcoholic beverages, or
- Use a fake ID in an attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages.
No matter what one’s age, Kentucky law states that it is unlawful to:
- Procure any alcoholic beverages for anyone under 21 years of age or
- Drink or be drunk in a public place.
University campuses and buildings are considered as public places for purposes of these laws, except for a facility licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, and except for a facility used as a private residence, unless university regulations state otherwise. Ordinances of the Greater Louisville area basically parallel the state laws.
The specifically defined standards of conduct, the disciplinary procedures, and the appropriate sanctions are detailed in the codes of student conduct and in Personnel Policies and Procedures (PER-5.01), Staff Handbook (Disciplinary Action, page 8.2) and The Redbook.
In addition, it is a violation of state law to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of any substance that may impair one’s driving ability (drugs or alcoholic beverages).
Prescription and over-the-counter drugs are not prohibited when taken in standard dosage and/or according to a physician’s prescription. Any student, faculty, and staff taking prescribed or over-the-counter medications will be responsible for consulting the prescribing physician and/or pharmacist to ascertain whether the medication may interfere with job or academic performance.
The illegal or unauthorized use of prescription drugs is prohibited. It is a violation of our drug-free workplace to intentionally misuse and/or abuse prescription medications. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken if job or academic performance deterioration and/or other accidents occur.
Consequences For VIolating This Policy
Under university regulation, students who violate this standard of conduct are subject to disciplinary action from a minimum of a warning to a maximum of suspension from the university. Students who reside in university housing are subject to further disciplinary action that may vary from a warning to termination of their housing contract.
Notice of Drug-related Conviction
In compliance with the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, any employee shall notify the immediate supervisor if the employee is convicted of a criminal drug offense occurring in the workplace or while on university business within five days of the conviction. The university shall take appropriate sanction and remedies in accordance within its policies. The provisions of this section are applicable to students who are employees of the university. If the employee is under a federal contract or grant, the university shall notify the contracting or granting agency of the conviction and of its actions. This section of this policy is also applicable to students who receive a Pell grant (federal grant).
The scope and impact of health risks from alcohol and drug abuse are both alarming and well documented, ranging from mood altering to life threatening, with consequences that extend beyond the individual to family, organizations and society at large. The university, therefore, conducts regular programs to educate its students, faculty and staff that consumption and use of drugs may alter behavior, distort perception, impair thinking, impede judgment, and lead to physical or psychological dependence.
Alcohol and/or drug abuse may lead to the deterioration of physical health by causing or contributing to various health conditions including but not limited to fatigue, nausea, personal injury, insomnia, pathological organ damage, some forms of cancer, pancreatitis, heart attack, respiratory depression, birth defects, convulsions, coma, and even death. Alcohol and drug abuse may also result in deterioration of mental health by causing or contributing to various conditions such as increased aggression, hallucinations, depression, disorientation, and psychosis.
Alcohol consumption causes a number of marked changes in behavior. Even low doses significantly impair the judgment and coordination required to drive a car safely, increasing the likelihood that the driver will be involved in an accident. Low to moderate doses of alcohol also increases the incidence of a variety of aggressive acts, including spouse and child abuse.
Moderate to high doses of alcohol cause marked impairments in higher mental functions, severely altering a person’s ability to learn and remember information. Very high doses cause respiratory depression and death. If combined with other depressants of the central nervous system, much lower doses of alcohol will produce the effects just described. Repeated use of alcohol can lead to dependence. Sudden cessation of alcohol intake is likely to produce withdrawal symptoms, including severe anxiety, tremors, hallucinations, and convulsions. Alcohol withdrawal can be life threatening. Long-term consumption of large quantities of alcohol, particularly when combined with poor nutrition, can also lead to permanent damage to vital organs such as the brain and the liver.
Mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy may give birth to infants with fetal alcohol syndrome. These infants have irreversible physical abnormalities and mental retardation. In addition, research indicates that children of alcoholic parents are at greater risk than other youngsters of becoming alcoholics.
Training and Counseling Resources
Continuous efforts are made to make students, faculty, and staff aware of the on-campus and off-campus programs that provide information and professional services on matters related to the abuse of alcohol and drugs.
The Counseling Center and Student Health Services provide assessment and referral services to University students, as well as serving as an alcohol and other drug information/education resources center. For further information, call 852-6585. Services for faculty and staff are available through the Employee Assistance Program. For further information, call 502-589-HELP.
Other counseling, treatment, and rehabilitation services are available in the Greater Louisville area.
The toll free number for Drug Information Services for Kentucky (DISK) is 1-800-432-9337.
In the Greater Louisville area, the number for Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is 582-1849; the number for Narcotics Anonymous is 499-4423. (Check local telephone directory for listings).
Seven Counties Services (589-4313) offers a crisis and information center with a 24-hour, 365-day-a-year hotline for those with alcohol or drug abuse problems. Ten Broeck Healthcare (896-0495) offers acute care residential treatment for adults with alcohol or other drug problems.
Many other services are available and may be located by looking in the local phone directory yellow pages under "Social Services" or "Alcoholism" or in the "Community Service Guide" section at the front of the telephone directory. Treatment for alcoholism and/or other drug use disorders may be covered by the employee benefit plan. However, the ultimate financial responsibility for recommended treatment belongs to the employee.
All information received by the university through the drug-free workplace program is confidential communication. Access to this information is limited to those who have a legitimate need to know in compliance with relevant laws and university policies.
Employee Relations and Compliance
Human Resources Employee Relations
Hours: MTWRF 8:30 AM – 5 PM
Employee Relations assists the management of each department of the University with problem prevention by fairly and effectively managing its staff according to University policy. Much of the activity of this office involves employee counseling, policy interpretation and development, advice to managers and employees, problem solving, and interaction with the various units about policy and legal requirements. This office also coordinates the handling of all staff grievances and appeals, complaint investigations, unemployment compensation, and DOT Random Drug/Alcohol Testing Program.
Engage Lead Serve Board (ELSB)
W310 Student Activities Center,
(502) 852-4333, Fax (502) 852-7332
EngageUofL portal: https://louisville.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/elsb
The Engage Lead Serve Board is an arm of the Student Government Association responsible for planning and promoting community engagement opportunities for students. We strive to enhance the education of students by providing structured experiential and developmental opportunities that encourage community engagement, model good leadership, and allow active service. ELSB is comprised of (6) committees (Animal Welfare, Equality & Justice, Green Initiatives, Human Prosperity, Mental & Physical Health, and Public Safety) and (5) programs (Alternative Service Breaks, Vote Everywhere, Freshmen LEAD, Task Force Freshmen, and Training & Leadership). Students interested in contacting ELSB can reach them at email@example.com.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (often referred to as FERPA, or the Buckley Amendment) requires that students have the right to inspect and review most education records maintained about them by the University of Louisville, and, in many cases, decide whether or not a third party may obtain information from them. No one will have access to a student's education records, nor will their contents be disclosed, without the written consent of the student, except as provided by the Act.
Fort Knox Center
Fort Knox Army Education Center
Bldg. 65, 31 Warehouse Street, room 205
Fort Knox, KY 40292
(502) 852-7706 FAX
The Fort Knox Center offers upper division and graduate course work on an evening schedule. Degree programs include B.S. Organizational Leadership and Learning and M.S. Human Resource and Organization Development. Schedules are published in the regular course schedule and separately by the Fort Knox Center. Courses primarily support the Fort Knox and surrounding communities, but are open to all U of L student through normal registration procedures. Tuition is capped at $250.00 per semester hour for all undergraduate courses taught on Fort Knox. Student services support and computer lab access are available to local area students.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
W310 Student Activities Center,
502-852-0316, FAX 852-7332
Hours: M - F 10:00 AM - 6 PM
Fraternities and sororities offer an exciting opportunity to participate in campus life. Nineteen national fraternities and thirteen national sororities are represented on campus. Visit our website to find out how to join a sorority or fraternity.
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
The weather is always perfect in the planetarium so climb aboard our virtual spaceship as we take you through our solar system to the edges of the known universe. Or, chill out to your favorite music in our laser music shows. Check out our special events and live presentations about exciting, current astronomical events. Public shows are on weekends (Friday evenings, Saturday afternoons and one Sunday each month). Admission: $6 per person (up to 4 tickets per show - must show UofL ID). Call 502-852-6664 or check our website for updated show schedules and special program information.
Hazing and Initiation Activities Policy
Revised: June 16, 2015
The University is dedicated to promoting a safe and healthy campus environment for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. As such, the University does not tolerate hazing.
As required by KRS 164.375, the University has adopted a policy prohibiting hazing activities that applies to the conduct of students, faculty and staff, as well as visitors, other licensees and invitees on campus.
Hazing. Engagement, encouragement, or facilitation, by any organization or by any individual on behalf of an organization or group (recognized or not recognized by the university), or visitor within the University of Louisville community in any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers mental or physical health; creates an atmosphere of servitude; involves dangerous, demeaning, or ridiculing activities; involves the forced consumption of liquor or drugs; for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition of continued membership in, a group or organization. It is also a violation to allow yourself to be hazed. The express or implied consent of the individual will not be a defense. Apathy or acquiescence in the presence of hazing is not a neutral act; it is a violation of the Code.
Violation of this policy by any student or student group will subject the individual and/or student group to the Student Code of Conduct https://louisville.edu/dos/students/codeofconduct. University faculty or staff, are subject to disciplinary action under the provision of the Redbook.
Violations of this policy are subject to referral to appropriate University, and law enforcement officials, as well as to regional and national affiliated offices, for action or prosecution.
University of Louisville History
If you're calling U of L for information about telephone listings, campus telephone operators can help you 24 hours a day at 502-852-5555.
North Information Center 502-852-6565
1999 S. First Street
M - F 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed on weekends and University holidays
Tammy Lawson, Manager
West Information Center 502-852-6571
2307 South Third Street
M - F 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed on weekends and University holidays
Tammy Lawson, Manager
- Visitor services
- Parking information
- General UofL contacts and information
- One-day visitor parking permit
- One-day replacement parking permit
- Belknap Campus tours
- Maps Lost & Found
- Metro Louisville general information
- TARC schedules
Information Technology Services
We’re dedicated to supporting your technology experience at UofL. Through our wide selection of applications and core services, we’re here to help you in the pursuit of your learning, teaching, research and administrative goals.
Students automatically get a UofL email account when officially admitted as a student. You’ll need to check this account for all important university emails (including those from your professors). Your email account is part of our @louisville.edu Office365 cloud-based system. Log in with your userID@louisville.edu and password at: https://outlook.office365.com.
You can use the online OWA (Office for Web Application) or through MS Outlook on your computer or device. Students also get Office 365 products for free, which includes applications like Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote plus 50GB of cloud storage. You can install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on up to five devices, including PCs, Macs, phones or tablets. See https://louisville.edu/email/student-accounts for more information.
Log in to ULink, (https://ulink.louisville.edu) to register for classes, search for your schedule, look for your grades, review your transcript, or manage your computer accounts and more all in one, convenient location. ULink connects you to all the services and information you need while at UofL.
CardBox is our free, unlimited file storage and collaboration tool. An easy-to-use Box account with mobile, online and desktop applications. Users can share folders, files, collaborate within and outside of the university, plus integrate automatic back-ups for O365 and personal folders. To request a CardBox account, go to ULink > My Page > IT Information > Computer Accounts.
There are four types of WiFi access available on each campus, depending upon your needs and UofL sign-in options. ULsecure is the preferred UofL wireless network for students, faculty and staff. To access the ULsecure network:
- Select ulsecure from your device's list of available wireless networks.
- Enter your ULink user ID. At the prompt, enter your password.
- Accept the ULsecure certificate and authenticate your device, if prompted.
Got questions? Need help accessing the wireless? HelpDesk agents are available to assist you with any technology questions – including email, wireless, passwords, and much more!
Use our online service, online support chat or call a HelpDesk consultant at (502) 852-7997. Go to https://helpdesk.louisville.edu>.
Need some 1:1 help? iTech Connect offers personal assistance on the Belkap campus. Staff can help with wireless connectivity, passwords and much more. Drop by iTech Connect next to the iTech Zone Computing Center on the lower level of Miller Information Technology Center, M-F 8am-5pm for face-to-face help.
Visit iTech Xpress at https://louisville.onthehub.com/ and sign-in to look for discounted software and links to technology partners for personal computers. Go to the online UofL Campus Store at https://www.bkstr.com/uoflstore/shop/technology for options on a range of discounted computers and accessories. Additionally, several computer vendors offer discounts to higher education on personal purchases made online directly through vendor web sites.
Miller Information Technology Center
502-852-6661, FAX: 502-852-7410
Use of Intellectual Property
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) provides and promotes student success through support, advising, and advocacy regarding immigration, cross-cultural, and personal matters. ISSS supports a welcoming environment through educational, social, and cross-cultural programming. ISSS serves the international population, facilitates intercultural and international education, and fosters a global campus community. Our focus includes:
- Ensure and facilitate compliance with US federal regulations related to immigration and the attendance of F1 and J1 student and scholars at the University of Louisville
- To Support Student Success - Foster platforms for academic and professional development and success of international graduate, undergraduate, and exchange students and scholars on campus
- Advocacy and Promotion of International and Global Understanding and Perspectives
- Connect International Students with the Campus and Local Community
International Service Learning Program
W310 Student Activities Center
502-852-6934, FAX 502-852-7332
Hours: MTWRF 8:30 AM – 5:00PM
The International Service Learning Program provides experiential education in which students engage in activities that address human and community needs together with structured opportunities intentionally designed to promote student learning and development. This interdisciplinary program contributes to campus internationalization by infusing the classroom with various cultures to prepare students to be more receptive to global and comparative perspectives.
Intramural and Recreational Sports
Student Recreation Center
502-852-6707, Fax 502-852-6709
Hours: MTWRF 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
This department offers a wide range of recreational sports opportunities for student, faculty and staff including competitive sports, informal recreation, fitness, sport clubs and special events. It operates recreational sports facilities in the new Student Recreation Center and the HSC Fitness Center. These facilities are open to students, faculty, staff and alumni members (except HSC Fitness Center) and their dependents with a currently validated university ID. Use of the new Student Recreation Center requires a membership for faculty and staff, The HSC Fitness Center is free for faculty and staff.
On October 28, 2013, the department moved into the new Student Recreation Center on 4th Street between Kurz and Minardi halls. The new center is 128,000 square feet and features 6 basketball courts, 14,000 square feet of strength and fitness equipment, 117 pieces of cardio equipment, an indoor soccer court, martial arts room, 3 group fitness studios, an indoor track, squash and racquetball courts and an indoor golf simulator. There is also a snack bar featuring healthy smoothies and local produce options.
The LGBT Center
Lost and Found
The Louisville Cardinal
UofL Print and Mail Services, powered by Canon
Belknap Counter Services
Swain Student Activities Center W119
Hours: M - F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Package Locker Lobby: Open during regular posted hours for the SAC
HSC Campus Mail Services
Library Commons Building
Hours: M - F 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
HSC Campus: Print Services
School of Dentistry, Room 54
Hours: M - F 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
UofL Print and Mail Services, operated by Canon Solutions America provides printing and mailing services for the University community.
Print Anywhere for Student Printing
Student mobile printing and Print Anywhere, which allows a student to send a print job from wherever they are and retrieve it from their personal secured print queue at any Canon print device on campus.
How Student Printing Works:
- First, send a print job in one of these ways:
- From a university computer, select one of the PrintAnywhere drivers from the printer list.
- Email an attachment to BWprint@louisville.edu or CLRprint@louisville.edu.
- From inside the louisville.edu network, upload a file to your Print Central dashboard.
- Then, retrieve your print job:
- Find any Canon print device with a PrintAnywhere label
- Swipe your Cardinal Card or log in using your UofL username and password (Add cash to your card at vending stations or through the Cardinal Cash web portal.)
- Select the job you want from your personal, secure print queue and print it out
Student Mail Services
Students residing in university housing on the Belknap Campus will pick up their mail and packages at the UofL Print and Mail Services Center in the Swain Student Activities Center in the Herman and Heddy Kurz Pavilion wing in room W119.
Letter and magazine mail can be picked up at the counter Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with Student ID. Package delivery will be through our parcel locker system. Parcels received for students will be placed in lockers and an email/text will be sent to the student’s UofL email address and cell phone on file with student housing. Students will receive a code to open the locker and retrieve their parcel. Lockers are accessible during normal SAC posted hours. Oversize parcels will be kept behind the counter and can picked up during counter service hours. All student mail and packages will be held for 10 business days before being returned to sender.
The Print and Mail Center offers full commercial production printing services through our on campus digital print center or via our team of local contracted vendors. From large-scale marketing campaigns to a single research poster, every project is approached with a high level of attention to detail and brand consistency. Visit us for help and expert advice from our Canon print professionals.
Full Service Printing
- Postcards and flyers
- And more...
- Research posters
- Yard signs
- Canvas and fine-art printing
- Sizes up to 44” wide
- Saddle binding
- Coil and comb binding
- Embossing and foil stamping
- Die cutting
Direct Mail Fulfillment
- Addressing services and other variable-data printing
3 Houchens Building
502-852-2749, FAX 502-852-2752
Hours: MR 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; TW 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Metropolitan College (MC) is a joint venture between the University of Louisville, Jefferson Community and Technical College and UPS. This nationally recognized partnership provides access to a tuition-free post-secondary education for undergraduate students and outstanding employment opportunities. To participate in this program as a UofL student, you must be admissible to the university and meet Metropolitan College admission requirements (Earned 60 or more transferable college credit hours or have an ACT composite of 21 or above and a high school grade point average of 3.0 or above). A strong student services component is built into the MC program to assist students as they manage working at UPS while balancing school and personal life. In addition, MC provides comprehensive career counseling services tailored to each student's needs to facilitate effective career exploration and planning.
UofL Metroversity information:
Kentuckiana Metroversity, Inc. is a cooperative effort consisting of the following institutions: Bellarmine University, Indiana University Southeast, Ivy Tech Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Spalding University, and the University of Louisville. A full-time student, (must be in good standing and earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at their home school) of any of these schools may enjoy cross registration, double degree programs, library privileges, innovative off-campus experiences, and extracurricular activities at any of the other schools (certain restrictions apply). Full-time U of L students should consult with their academic advisor and the Registrar's Office to ensure proper enrollment.
Military and Veteran Student Services
Houchens Building, LL32
Hours: Mon – Fri; 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Office of Military and Veteran Student Services (OMVSS) is here to support current military and veteran students as well as dependents receiving military educational benefits. Our charge is to address questions and concerns regarding veteran issues such as VA benefits, admissions, transfer, housing, financial aid, and other circumstances common to military-to-civilian life transitions.
The VA Certifying Official is located in our office, to ensure that you have access to educational benefits.
We work with various university faculty and staff. We offer assistance with and/or information on:
- payment extensions or financial aid while waiting for educational benefits
- military transfer credit
- withdrawals due to deployments or call to active duty status
- referrals to service agencies
- access to veteran service providers on campus
- student rights and responsibilities
- events for veterans and military families
For information regarding benefits and additional services, visit https://louisville.edu/admissions/apply/transfer/veterans.
Non-Academic Grievance Procedure
Off Campus Student Services
Office of Student Involvement
W310 Swain Student Activities Center
University of Louisville
Off Campus Student Services provides services and support for off campus students at the University of Louisville. Whether you are enrolling in one class or embarking on a new career, the Office of Student Involvement provides a friendly, supportive environment where students may come for information, advocacy, or a place to study or relax. Sign in to EngageUofL (https://www.louisville.edu/engage) to connect to campus activities right away!
Parking and Transportation Services
Floyd Street Garage
2126 S. Floyd Street, Suite 100
502-852-PARK(7275), FAX 502-852-6680
Belknap Campus Shuttle (TARC Route #94)
Operates from 6:40am - 9:40pm Monday - Thursday
6:40am to 7:40pm on Friday when classes are in session
Health Sciences Center Campus
Chestnut Street Parking Garage
414 East Chestnut Street
502-852-5112 FAX 502-852-1622
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed 1 - 2 PM)
Health Sciences Center Campus Shuttle
Operates 6:00am-10:00pm Monday-Friday
Any motor vehicle parked on University property, other than in paid meter spaces and designated pay parking locations, must display a valid University of Louisville parking permit. The Parking Offices issue parking permits, accept parking fine payments, provide a motorist assistance (MAP) program for minor vehicle problems such as flat tires, battery, keys locked in vehicle. An evening campus mobility service (Cardinal Cruiser) is also provided to assist individuals to and from their vehicles. The service is provided through University Police from dusk until dawn, seven days a week simply dialing 852-6111. Parking rules and regulations are published annually, issued with permits, and serve as guidelines for parking on campus. Replacement permits, for one-day, may be obtained from either of the Parking Offices. Persons with accessible parking needs should contact the Parking Office. A University accessible parking permit is required to park on campus in H/C designated spaces. A number of alternative transportation programs are offered at the University. You can view these alternative transportation programs at https://louisville.edu/sustainability. Contact the Parking Office at 852-7803 for campus events requiring special parking accommodations two weeks in advance of the event. Website: https://louisville.edu/parking
REACH (Resources for Academic Achievement)
Resources for Academic Achievement (REACH) is the university’s centralized academic support unit for undergraduate students. REACH conducts multiple services and programs from the Belknap Academic Classroom Building (BACB), Ekstrom Library, and the Academic Leadership Center (JB Speed 107). These academic support services and retention programs offer students the opportunity to better prepare and adapt to college life and to improve their academic skills and performance in college courses. REACH’s mission statement, values statement, goals, and annual reports are available at: https://reach.louisville.edu/about/.
The Learning Resource Center (BACB 248, 250):
Scheduled Tutoring offers students small group tutoring sessions each week for many 100, 200, and some 300 level courses. These sessions provide guided study and review of course material. Tutoring sessions can be scheduled for 60 minute recurring, weekly sessions. Online tutoring sessions are also available, and scheduled drop-in hours are available for select science lab courses, select languages, and other courses. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/tutoring/tutor-scheduled.html.
Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) provides weekly class reviews and exam reviews to help you succeed in selected courses that have been historically difficult. PAL facilitators work closely with the faculty of these courses to integrate how to learn with what to learn. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/tutoring/tutor-PAL.html.
Individual Tutoring is available for students who have documented physical or learning disabilities and need accommodated tutoring sessions. Documentation must be provided to REACH from the Disability Resource Center at the time of a student’s request. Students receive individualized tutoring and additional tutoring time in scheduled onsite appointments each week. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/tutoring/.
Graduate Exam Preparation Workshops are offered for free through our partnership with The Princeton Review. Workshops and free, full-length practice tests are available for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, and OAT. Interested students may also receive tutoring if preparing for CLEP, a national testing program designed to help students earn testing credit for selected general education courses. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/seminars/gradschools.html.
Language Conversation Tables offer students conversation opportunities for practice in speaking a new language. Tables vary each semester, but may include Spanish, French, Arabic, ASL, German, and others. These sessions are useful, additional practice to prepare for the classroom and real world scenarios. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/tutoring/.
Supplemented College Reading Course (GEN 105) (BACB 248) helps first-time, first-year and transfer students with less than 24 credit hours who are admitted to the university with identified college reading deficiencies. Under KY state law, identified students are required to register for a section of GEN 105 (1 credit hour) in their first college semester. All GEN 105 course sections require concurrent registration with a linked general education course in Biology, Psychology, or History. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/courses/gen105.html.
The Hackademic Series, available to all U of L students, are 50-minute workshops on key topics that impact students’ academic success. Topics always include college strategies: time management, note-taking, textbook reading, test-taking, preparing for finals, and becoming a disciplined student. The Hackademic Series is offered both online and on-site. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/workshops/workshops.html.
The Math Resource Center (BACB 241):The Math Resource Center (MRC) offers drop-in tutoring to students enrolled in most 100 and 200 level university mathematics courses, as well as Special Topics in College Mathematics courses (GEN 103 and 104). Resources include knowledgeable tutors, a mini-computer lab for mathematics software, and Web-based instruction. The MRC also offers online tutoring appointments for select math courses. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/tutoring/tutor-drop-in.html.
Special Topics in College Mathematics (GEN 103/104) are intervention courses for college readiness required by KY state law for students who are admitted to the university with identified college mathematics deficiencies. GEN 103 (for non-STEM majors) or GEN 104 (for STEM majors) is based on ACT or SAT Math subscore, or a placement test score that does not meet the requirement for the general-education MATH or quantitative reasoning course for the student’s intended major. GEN 103 and GEN 104 are computer-based courses (three elective-credit hours each) that focus on pre-algebra and algebra topics—such as linear equations and factoring—and utilize an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. Successful completion of GEN 103 and/or GEN 104 is required for entry to general-education mathematics or quantitative reasoning courses. Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/courses/gen103-4.html.
Math Xcelerator Program offers students who place into GEN 103 a free, four-week intensive review during the summer. Students qualify if their ACT math sub-score is between 0-18, SAT math sub-score is between 0-490, or their Accuplacer score is between 200-262. Successful completion of the program reduces the amount of intervention coursework for the fall semester. Find more information at https://louisville.edu/reach/summermath.
The Speed Calculus Preview Program is a fee-based summer program designed for first-year engineering students. Students are referred to this program based on scores earned on the online Algebra Readiness Exam available to all admitted engineering students prior to their first fall semester. This program provides an advanced algebra review to help students prepare for calculus in the J.B. Speed School of Engineering. Find more information at: https://louisville.edu/reach/summermath.
The Computer Resource Centers (1st floor Learning Commons in Ekstrom Library and the Academic & Leadership Center, JB Speed 107) can help students understand the most common technologies used on campus, including Microsoft Office Suite products, Blackboard, ULink, email, wireless network access, and basic computer operations. Tutoring and test review sessions are provided for select CIS College of Business courses (Ekstrom Library location) and targeted Speed School of Engineering courses that students typically find difficult (Academic & Leadership Center location). No appointments needed at either location! Find more information at: https://reach.louisville.edu/tutoring/tutor-drop-in.html.
Recognized Student Organization (RSO)
W310 Student Activities Center and Red Barn RSO Resource Center
Hours: MTWRF 10:00AM – 6:00PM
The University of Louisville hosts over 400 student organizations covering a wide variety of student interest. These groups provide a wonderful opportunity to become involved in campus life and to connect with other students on campus.
Student Involvement oversees all Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) on campus and assists with the formation of new groups, leadership training, new member intake and the planning of numerous campus events. The staff is available to consult with individuals and organizations to help them succeed and get involved.
All students as able to access our RSO resource, EngageUofL, through https://louisville.campuslabs.com/engage/. Create an account and get started!
George J. Howe Red Barn
Red Barn Programs Office
Mailing Address: W310 Student Activities Center
For Red Barn Information call 502-852-7467 or 502-852-0321.
The Red Barn is a multipurpose facility for educational, cultural, social and educational events sponsored by students, alumni and University groups. The Red Barn established in 1969, is now the home of the Red Barn Programs Office. The Red Barn Programs Office is also responsible for raising money to provide scholarships and emergency awards for U of L students and program funds for U of L student groups through four endowed programs which are the: Harold Adams Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Red Barn Alumni Association (RBAA) including the Florence M. Strickler Endowment and the RBAA Endowment, the Dennis C. Golden Torchbearer Program including the Dennis C. Golden Torchbearer Endowment and the George J. Howe Endowment and the George J. Howe Student Leadership Gift Account. The Red Barn is available for use by recognized student organizations and departments on a first come, first serve basis. The Red Barn can also be used for private events, including wedding receptions.
This office is responsible for registration, drop/add, class schedule information, Undergraduate catalog, academic records, official and unofficial transcripts, enrollment certifications and degree verifications, recording of grades, visiting student letters, and diplomas.
When a student drops below a full-time course load, his/her eligibility for financial aid or participation in athletics may be jeopardized. Health insurance may also be affected. Change of address may be done via ULINK or in person. Name changes require appropriate documentation (updated social security card, Visa, etc.), a photo ID and signature authorizing the name change.
Grades and class information are available via the student’s ULINK account.
Schedule of Classes:
Official transcripts may be obtained from the Registrar's Office (31 Houchens Building) upon written request. Students may submit their requests over the web via ULINK. A fee is charged for this service. Upon graduation, a student is eligible to receive one free official transcript. Unofficial transcripts can be viewed via ULink.
Religious Holy Days and Observances
Residency Determination for Admission and Tuition Purposes
KRS164.020(8) requires the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education to determine tuition and approve the minimum qualifications for admission to a state supported postsecondary education institution and authorizes the Council to set different tuition amounts for residents of Kentucky and for nonresidents. The administrative regulation, 13 KAR 2:045, establishes the procedure and guidelines for determining the residency status of a student who is seeking admission to, and who is enrolled at, a state-supported postsecondary education institution. Students who wish to seek a change in their initial residency determination may file an appeal for review of residency status with the Registrar’s Office. An application for review must include completed affidavit and verifiable documentation. Applications for review will be considered in accordance with the Kentucky administrative regulation 13 KAR 2:045. The appeal must be submitted according to the published deadlines. The affidavit, state regulation, university policy, deadlines, and instructions may be found and printed from the residency web site or may be obtained from all Offices of Admission and the Registrar’s Office (Houchens 31).
University of Louisville Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) Event Policy & Guidelines
Advice and Tips to Avoid Being Scammed
College students are a vulnerable population for scammers. There are scams that have been created specifically to target the college population. Scammers want you to make decisions in a hurry, and they might even threaten you once they have your money. Before you give up your money or personal information to anyone, slow down, check out the story, do an online search, consult an expert, or discuss it with a family member or friend.
Below are some tips and warning signs to avoid being victimized by a scam:
- To avoid scam attempts — Never give out your personal information (name, address, date of birth, banking account information, user name, password, or social security number) to anyone unless you are 100% sure of the entity being a legitimate organization or financial institution. Make sure you always log into a website by going directly to the organization’s URL, and always check the address bar to make sure you have not been redirected to a copycat site as part of a fraud. Whenever in doubt, contact the company directly, and if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
- Free Public Wi-Fi — Whenever using an unsecured connection, never login to sensitive sites, like your bank account. Additionally, using password protection software and encryption can also make your activities harder to track.
- Behavior blackmail — Always be mindful of your behavior and surroundings. Make sure you do not upload sensitive pictures or videos to social media sites that may be a bit reckless, embarrassing, or harmful to your reputation. Scam artists prey on vulnerable situations; they access this information and use it as a tactic for blackmailing students to extort money.
- Fake credit card or financial scams — Be aware of credit card or financial loan solicitations that are received through email or phone calls. Scammers are using these methods as a tactic to gain access to your valuable personal information. Never respond to any phone or email solicitation attempts for these offers. If the offer sounds too good to be true, it most likely is a fraud. If you are looking for loans to pay educational expenses, consult the University of Louisville’s Financial Aid Office or reputable loan providers. Never give out your personal information to any unknown source.
- Advance fee scams — If you are presented with an offer that requires you to pay an upfront fee to receive funds or services in return, do not respond to the email or immediately discontinue the phone call. Solicitations for upfront fees are most likely coming from a fraudster; do not provide any upfront payment or personal information.
- Never deposit a check and wire money back — By law, banks must make funds from deposited checks available within days, uncovering a fake check can sometimes take weeks. If a check you deposit turns out to be a fake, you are responsible for repaying the bank.
- Spot imposters — Scammers often pretend to be someone you trust, like a government official, a family member, a charity, or a company you do business with on regular basis. Never send money or give out personal information in response to an unexpected request whether it comes as a text, a phone call, or an email.
- Hang up on robocalls — If you answer the phone and hear a recorded sales pitch, hang up and report it to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov). These calls are illegal, and often the products are bogus. Do not press 1 to speak to a person or to be taken off the list. That could lead to more calls.
- Be skeptical about free trial offers — Some companies use free trials to sign you up for products and bill you every month until you cancel. Before you agree to a free trial, research the company and read the cancellation policy. Always review your monthly bank statement for charges you do not recognize.
- Sign up for free scam alerts from the FTC at https://ftc.gov/scams. Get the latest tips and advice about scams sent right to your inbox.
Sexual Harassment Policy
The University of Louisville strives to maintain the campus free of all forms of illegal discrimination as a place of work and study for faculty, staff, and students.
Sexual harassment is unacceptable and unlawful conduct and will not be tolerated in the workplace and the educational environment.
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment, or participation in a university-sponsored education program or activity; (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or academic decisions affecting such an individual; or (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's employment or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.
Faculty, staff, students, and administrators must adhere to this anti-harassment policy. The Provost, Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors, and heads of departments, divisions, and offices are specifically responsible within their particular organizations for publicizing, implementing, and enforcing this policy.
Discrimination in any University employment or academic decision against persons who seek redress under the procedures outlined below is prohibited.
If an individual is shown to have violated the sexual harassment policy, the individual will be subject, depending upon the seriousness of the violation, to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment or expulsion from the University.
The Provost, Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors, and heads of departments, divisions, and offices are required to enforce this policy. Failure to do so constitutes a violation subject to separate disciplinary action.
Student Activities Board
Student Activities Center W310
EngageUofL portal: https://louisville.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/student-activities-board
The purpose of the SAB is to provide social, multicultural, recreational, and educational activities which are sensitive to and serve the needs of the entire campus and surrounding community, with an emphasis on the student body. Such activities include the Floyd Theater movies, comedy shows, daytime activities, concerts, and homecoming festivities. Any student can become involved with the Student Activities Board, for its membership is open to all students at UofL. It provides an excellent chance to become involved in campus life and a chance to meet your fellow students and administrators. The Student Activities Board coordinates and produces all of its own events. Experience can be gained in booking bands, comedians, and movies; planning events as well as vast technical endeavors. If you are interested in becoming a part of the Student Activities Board or co-sponsoring an event with us, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Student Activities Center W310.
Student Activities Center Administration
Student Affairs Administration
Dr. Michael Mardis
Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Dean of Students
W301 Student Activities Center
FAX (502) 852-1429
Student-Athletes, Certification of Academic Requirements
The Registrar’s Office certifies the completion of academic requirements set forth in Bylaw 14 of the NCAA Operating Bylaws as published in the NCAA Manual. Status reports are provided to the Athletics Department, not directly to the student-athlete.
Student Computer Accounts
W301 Student Activities Center
502-852-5787, FAX 502-852-1429
Hours: M - F 8:00 AM - 5 PM
The primary purpose for the imposition of non-academic discipline in the University setting is to protect and preserve a quality educational environment in the campus community. The University's Code of Student Conduct is set forth in writing to give students general notice of non-academic prohibited conduct, behavioral expectations, and protections afforded under the Code. The Dean of Students administers the imposition of non-academic student discipline in the University setting as it pertains to the Code of Student Conduct. Anyone wishing to report an alleged incident of non-academic misconduct may make such a report in writing to the University Police or the Dean of Students Office (W301, SAC).
Days and hours of operation are subject to change. Please call number listed or 852-5555 for current information.
Student Financial Aid Office
110 Houchens Building
502-852-5511, FAX 502-852-0182
Hours: We provide walk-in counseling to both current and prospective students Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. On Thursdays, the office and call center (502-852-5511) will be open from 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
This office disburses over 120 million dollars in aid annually to U of L students from a variety of financial aid programs. These programs include grants, scholarships, part-time employment in the form of Federal Work-Study, and loans.
On ULINK students may view items they need to complete from their To-Do-List and view and adjust their financial aid. Students should frequently check their university email for important financial aid announcements regarding their eligibility.
In our office, students may use our designated student computer terminals to file the FAFSA online, complete financial aid forms, and search for scholarships. Students may also come to our office for counseling, which is available on a walk-in basis or by appointment.
Students should utilize our Call Center (852-5511) for general information and questions regarding their financial aid status and awards. If needed, students may then be referred to a counselor for specialized assistance on the phone.
Days and hours of operation are subject to change. Please call number listed or 852-5555 for current information.
Student Government Association (SGA)
W310 Student Activities Center
502-852-4606, FAX 502-852-4606
Health Sciences Campus (HSC)
29 B Bldg. 852-5041
SGA Executive Officers:
Jasper Noble, President
Kayla Payne, Executive Vice-President
Sabrina Collins, Academic Vice-President
Lydia Burns, Services Vice-President
Student Grievance Officer
The Student Grievance Officer is responsible for informing students of their rights and obligations under the University grievance procedures that have been established (see Redbook). The Student Grievance Officer shall seek to resolve informally as many grievances as possible. Grievances may involve both academic and nonacademic issues.
Dr. Joy Hart
Student Leadership Programs
W310 Swain Student Activities Center
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
In the Office of Student Involvement, we believe everyone is a leader and we have a variety of offerings. Consider such programs and organizations as Student Activities Board and Engage Lead Serve Board, as well as Alternative Service Break Board and the Student Organization Advisory Board. The focus of all these groups is to develop your skills and training for leadership, as well as assist other students in finding ways to get involved on campus. Just check out our Student Leadership Programs portal for leadership opportunities.
Student Orientation Staff (SOS)
Office of Admissions, Houchens 150
Phone Number 502-852-7276
Fax Number 502-852-6526
This staff is hired each year to help direct summer orientation programs for new students. They work with these students in a variety of areas including small groups, academic advising and overall acclimation to the University. Candidates must be in good academic standing (minimum GPA 2.8) and have a desire to help new students learn about U of L.
Student Records Policy
Lower Level Room 17, Ekstrom Library
Phone Number 502-852-6752
If you have any questions about the current UofL student records policy, UofL's internal procedures for the protection of our students' privacy rights under the U.S. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), or the privacy of UofL student records or access to U of L student records, you may contact the university's FERPA officer via the University Archives and Records Center.
Student Success Center
Belknap Academic Building
The Student Success Center provides support to students throughout their academic journey. Its goal is to keep everyone on a path to graduation, even if the path takes a few turns along the way. The SSC includes first-year peer mentoring and programming efforts to promote retention; academic advising and support to students who have not selected a major, are transitioning between majors, or who have not been admitted into their program of choice; and student success coordinators, who are available to help students overcome obstacles and complete the path to graduation. For additional information about these and other SSC programs, check out https://louisville.edu/studentsuccess.
Student Sexual Misconduct Policy
The Student Sexual Misconduct Policy outlines options for a student who believes he/she may have been or currently is a victim of sexual misconduct by a student, university visitor or employee within the university community.
Study Abroad and International Travel
The Office of Study Abroad and International Travel is located on the first floor of the International Center. The office provides support, resources, and services to the University of Louisville by serving as a liaison between UofL faculty, staff, students, and the global community. By promoting and facilitating international educational experiences in seventy countries, the office is able to provide opportunities for international study, research, internships, and practical experiences outside of the United States. These enriching experiences foster critical thought, intellectual and social growth, knowledge and proficiency for professional success and responsible global citizenship.
310 Davidson Hall
502-852-6606, FAX 502-852-1871
Hours: MTWRF 8 AM - 4PM
This office serves as a national, regional, state and University testing agency. Campus testing includes: placement tests in Math, Reading & Latin, faculty makeup testing and credit by exam tests (CLEP-College Level Examination Program) which U of L accepts. There are over 100 national entrance and certification exams administered by both our front office and the Prometric Center #1102 including the American College Test (ACT), the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). This office also serves as a testing site with certified proctors for online or correspondence study exams. Registration materials for exams are available on the Testing Services website.
Thorntons Academic Center of Excellence
502-852-7100, FAX 502-852-7924
Hours: MTWR 8 AM - 9 PM
F 8 AM - 5 PM
MTWRF 8 AM - 5 PM
This office provides academic support for all students involved in the University's intercollegiate athletic programs.
University Administration and Deans
Neeli Bendapudi, Ph.D.
Beth A. Boehm, Ph.D.
Robert Keynton, Ph.D.
Vincent J. Tyra, B.S.
Ralph Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
Bradley R. Shafer, J.D.
Dan Durbin, M.P.A.
Rhonda Bishop, M.B.A.
Thomas A. Hoy, J.D.
John D. Drees, B.A.
Mark Watkins, M.S.
John Elliott, M.B.A.
Shannon I. Rickett, J.D.
Sajid Mian, M.B.A.
V. Faye Jones, M.D., Ph.D., MSPH
Michael Mardis, Ph.D.
Tracy Eells, Ph.D., M.B.A
Jim Begany. M.S.
Gale Rhodes, Ed.D.
Robert S. Goldstein, M.P.H.
M. Rehan Khan, M.B.A.
Abdulrasul Ramji, Ph.D.
Connie C. Shumake, M.Ed.
Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Ph.D.
Todd Mooradian, Ph.D., MBA
T. Gerard Bradley, D.M.D.
Amy S. Lingo, Ed.D.
Paul DeMarco, Ph.D.
David Jenkins, Ph.D.
Craig Blakely, Ph.D.
Colin Crawford, J.D.
Toni M. Ganzel, M.D.
Teresa Reed, Ph.D.
Sonya Hardin, Ph.D.
Emmanuel Collins, Ph.D.
University Campus Store
For your convenience the University of Louisville has campus stores located on both the Belknap Campus and the Health Sciences Campus (HSC).
The campus stores offer New and Used textbooks for sale and also offer Rental and E-Textbooks on select titles. School supplies, greeting cards, convenience items, general reading, and reference books, study aids, exam materials such as Blue Books and Scantron Sheets, backpacks, school spirit gifts, and U of L clothing and accessories are also available. The HSC campus store also carries a selection of medical equipment such as Stethoscopes and Scrubs.
Textbooks may be purchased in store or online via the campus stores web site or directly from your schedule in U-Link. Online orders can be picked up at the campus stores or be shipped to your home or office via UPS for an additional charge. Save time by having us process your book order for you! Rental textbooks are yours to use for the full term, just don’t forget to return them undamaged by the last day of finals in order to avoid any replacement fees.
Textbooks may be returned within the first week of class for a full refund. The return must be accompanied by the original sales receipt and the books must remain in their original condition. With a receipt and a copy of your drop slip, we will process refunds for dropped class books for 30 from the first day of classes. All other items, excluding electronics, can be returned within 30 days of purchase with a receipt as long as the items are still in new condition.
The campus stores accept Cash, Personal Checks (for the purchase amount and with valid ID), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Cardinal Cash. Financial aid is done using your Higher One Card.
The campus stores offer buy back of textbooks year round. Please present the books and your valid/current U of L Student ID and we can check the current buy back values for you. The best time to sell back your books is during finals as we are then preparing for the next semester.
Belknap Campus Store
Student Activities Center E-101
East Side, Lower Level)
2100 S. Floyd Street
Regular Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Health Science Center Campus Store (HSC)
555 S. Floyd Street, K Wing
Regular Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
Please note that both campus stores follow the U of L Emergency Closing schedule. Special hours will be posted on the campus store website under the calendar of events.
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University of Louisville Dining Services
The University of Louisville Libraries, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, consists of six libraries which house collections of over two million print items and have access to an abundance of electronic resources. The Libraries’ online catalog lists many of the titles owned by UofL and is accessible from any Internet-connected computer. To access the catalog and other electronic indexes and full text databases, go to https://library.louisville.edu.
Access & User Services 502-852-6757
Research Assistance 502-852-0433
|Day||East Wing||West Wing|
|Monday - Thursday||7:30 am - 2:00 am||24 hours|
|Friday||7:30 am - 6:00 pm||24 hours|
|Saturday||9:00 am - 5:00 pm||24 hours|
|Sunday||Noon - 2:00 am||24 hours|
|For exceptions, holiday, and summer hours, check Ekstrom Library's hours page.|
Ekstrom Library is the largest library in the University Libraries system supporting the majority of disciplines on the Belknap campus. The library’s collections include extensive print, online and media resources. It also provides group and individual study spaces, graduate research carrels, computers, copiers, printers, scanners, instructional spaces, interlibrary loan and course reserves. Additionally, students may borrow laptops, iPads, digital cameras, and other equipment. The Research Assistance and Instruction department of Ekstrom Library provides in depth research support. Ekstrom Library partners with the REACH Computer Lab, the Digital Media Suite (for creating and editing images, sound and video), and the University Writing Center, to provide a range of academic support services. Starbucks located in the west wing provides a popular gathering spot for students. The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice, the Delphi Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, and the McConnell Center are all located on the second floor.
Archives and Special Collections
Location: Lower Level 17, Ekstrom Library
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (for exceptions, holiday, and summer hours, check ASC's Prepare for Your Visit page
Archives and Special Collections (ASC) is made up of four subunits: Digital Initiatives, Photographic Archives, Rare Books, and the University Archives and Records Center. Together, they house more than 2 million fine art and documentary history photographs, literary and historic manuscripts, university records, oral histories, maps, and rare books for use within the Archives and Special Collections Research Room on the lower level of Ekstrom Library. Their collections document life in the greater Louisville area, from business, cultural, and political history to the lives of Louisvillians from various walks of life. In addition, collections such as the Standard Oil of New Jersey photograph collection and William Marshall Bullitt collection of rare mathematics and astronomy materials document life and culture on a more global scale. The University Libraries Digital Collections provide online access to primary source materials including photographs, maps, and illuminated manuscripts; while the Oral History Center provides indexing and sometimes digital access to the oral history collections.
Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library
Location: Main Floor, Schneider Hall
|Monday - Thursday||8:30 am - 6:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 5:00 pm|
|Saturday - Sunday||Noon - 5:00 pm|
|For exceptions, holiday, and summer hours, check Art Library's hours page.|
The Art Library provides information and reference service in the fine arts, architectural history, photography, pottery, printmaking, fibers, graphic design, interior architecture, glassmaking and art education. The 90,000 item collection includes books, journals, videos, DVDs, and artist’s books. Photocopying and image scanning equipment are available.
Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Location: Second Floor, Library & Commons Building, Health Sciences Campus
Hours: Open 24/7.
|Monday - Thursday||7:00 am - 11:00 pm|
|Friday||7:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Saturday||9:00 am - 9:00 pm|
|Sunday||9:00 am - 11:00 pm|
The newly renovated library features group study rooms outfitted with glass writing walls and flat screen monitors capable of connecting to student devices as well as ample semi-private study spaces featuring natural light, large work surfaces, and comfortable seating. Food and drink are welcome. Laptops and iPads are available for check out. The library provides hundreds of eBooks, online clinical information tools and thousands of online journals. Library staff is available in person and online to assist in research. As the largest health sciences library in the state, and the oldest west of the Alleghenies, Kornhauser is the primary source of biomedical information in Kentucky. It also houses rare books, a historical collection, and an archive which preserves the history of the health sciences in the Ohio Valley.
Location: Law School
|Monday - Thursday||8:00 am - 11:00 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|Saturday||9:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|Sunday||1:00 am - 11:00 pm|
|For exceptions, holiday, and summer hours, check Law Library's hours page.|
The library of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law contains approximately 427,000 volumes and microform volume equivalents, emphasizing primary and secondary resources in United States law. Special collections include the papers and correspondence of U.S. Supreme Court Justices John Marshall Harlan and Louis D. Brandeis. The library is a hardcopy depository for U.S. Supreme Court records and briefs.
Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library
Location: School of Music Room 160
|Monday - Thursday||8:00 am - 8:00 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Saturday||Noon - 5:00 pm|
|Sunday||1:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
|For exceptions, holiday, and summer hours, check Music Library's hours page.|
The Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library is the largest academic music library in the state. The circulating collection, containing more than 150,000 volumes, includes more than 50,000 music scores, 35,000 books, and 20,000 sound recordings and videos. Special collections include the Jean Thomas Collection, the Isidore Philipp Archive, an early American sheet music collection, and the Ricasoli Collection of music manuscripts. The library also serves as a repository for materials related to the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
University of Louisville Policy for Hosting Events with Alcohol for Recognized Student Organizations and Councils
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2126 S. Floyd St.
Hours: MTWThFSSu 24 hours
The welfare of both people and property are the primary concerns of the University of Louisville Police Department (ULPD) and the Department of Public Safety. ULPD functions as a law enforcement agency within the University and seeks to educate the campus community regarding personal security and crime prevention, offering educational programs and safety materials. The “Card Cruiser” initiative is a transportation service provided from dusk until dawn by ULPD utilizing their security and police officers.
Department of Theatre Arts/University Theatre
Studio Arts/HPES Building
Main Office: 502-852-7682
The Theatre Arts Department has two different venue spaces on campus.
The Thrust Theatre located at 2314 South Floyd St. Built in 1992 and seating 164 patrons, the Thrust theatre is named after the thrust stage at its center. The space offers a variety of staging options and encourages interaction with the audience.
The Playhouse Theatre Located at 1911 South Third St. Built in 1874 This proscenium theatre with a 24-lineset single purchase counterweight system facility has a 308 person seating capacity. The ornate proscenium with vaulted truss wood supports and the stained-glass windows surrounding the house creates a magical environment in which to see and perform theatre.
The Department of Theatre Arts Box Office is located in the Studio Arts Building, right in front of the Thrust Theatre. It is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and one hour prior to curtain time during the UofL academic year.
Mainstage show times are scheduled for 7:30 pm Wednesday-Saturday and 3:00 pm on Sundays. Studio Series show times vary, check the studio page for more information. Check the UofL events calendar for changes and updates to the show schedules.
The mission of the Women’s Center is to offer support and resources to empower women with the goal of promoting an inclusive and equitable campus community and to develop engaged and compassionate leaders. Our vision is that the Women’s Center will be a safe and inclusive place of connectedness, empowerment and support for our growing multidimensional society.
The Center offers:
- Leadership opportunities and support through our students groups: Women 4 Women Student Board (W4W), American Association of University Women (AAUW) at UofL, Empowering Ladies Together (ELT) and Student Parent’s Association (SPA)
- Participation and involvement through our programs: Global Leadership Program Trips, College Women’s Leadership Conference, Elect Her, Human Trafficking Awareness Conference, International Women’s Day, Self-Defense Workshop, Cards against Catcalling, $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop, Clothing-Exchange Project, Campus Talk, Equal Pay Day, Student Veteran Support Group events, Women’s Equality Day, Equal Pay Day & more!
- Student women veteran program support and information
- Global leadership and cultural trips ~ Peru, Morocco, Spain, India & more…
- Sponsorships to national conferences
- Mentoring and information on student resources
- Emergency feminine/personal hygiene products
- A Lactation/ Wellness Space in Strickler
Students interested in becoming involved may contact us at email@example.com.
The information presented in the Student Handbook is correct to the best of the knowledge of the Dean of Students Office at the time of last editing and is presented in this format solely as a convenience to the student. It is the responsibility of the student to contact the individual office or department that hosts each policy or information piece to ensure that the policy or information is still current.