GROWL stands for Gathering for Registration, Orientation, Welcome and Leadership.
During GROWL sessions you will meet with an advisor one-on-one, have your photo taken for your UPIKE ID, talk with a financial services representative and finalize your housing and meal plan. You will also take a bus tour of Pikeville and spend time with other new UPIKE Bears while making friends and having fun!
We encourage your family to attend, as well.
In order to schedule an appointment for GROWL, you must be accepted to the University of Pikeville. The University must have your application, ACT/SAT scores and highschool/GED transcripts on file before you can register for GROWL.
If you are a high school student and have taken college courses while in high school, we must have received these transcripts, as well, in order for your acceptance to be complete.
If you are a transfer student, we must have received transcripts from all prior institutions you have attended.
If you have questions pertaining to your admissions status, please call 606-218-5251 for further information.
Prior to your GROWL appointment, you will need to pay a $50 student deposit. This deposit will solidify your commitment to the University of Pikeville and be the first step in becoming a new student. This is not a fee, this will serve as a deposit on your student account until you advise the Business Office of your intended use. You can use this deposit on your studen account until you advise the Business Office of your intended use. You can use this deposit to pay any future fees/fines, as a portion of your graduation fee, or as a payment to any potential balance. In the event that you do not attend the University of Pikeville, this deposit will be forfeited. You can pay this deposit in person with cash or check or online by clicking the link below. If you you chose to pay with a credit/debit card, there will be a fee. If you chose to pay with an electronic check, there is no fee. Should you have any questions, please contact the Business Office at 606-218-5200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click HERE to pay your student deposit.