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Office of Student Success
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
Dear Future Bear,
Welcome to the UPIKE family! We would like to invite you and your family to be part of the GROWL program. We are anxiously awaiting and planning for your arrival to campus.
As a new student at UPIKE, it is vital to attend a GROWL session. We have set aside several dates, both in-person and online, for your convenience.
Please do not delay in paying your enrollment deposit and registering for a GROWL session. You can reserve your spot by clicking the button below or by calling the Office of Admissions at (606) 218-5251, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Please note that all On-Campus/In-person GROWL sessions will be conducted using social distancing guidelines and masks will be required at all times.
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 high school/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.
Please call (606) 218-5251 for questions on your admissions status.
For more information about GROWL, contact the UPIKE Office of Admissions by calling (606) 218-5251 or email email@example.com.
During our on-campus sessions you will receive your course schedule, meet fellow students, learn about financing your education, preview campus life, talk with faculty, and get your UPIKE ID. Prior to your in-person session you will have access to pre-orientation information available on Canvas, our learning management system.
During our live online sessions you will receive your course schedule, meet fellow students, learn about financing your education, preview campus life, and meet your faculty. Prior to your live GROWL session you will have access to pre-orientation information available on Canvas, our learning management system.
If you have taken a course at a college or university after you completed high school, you are considered a transfer student. Taking dual credit courses during high school does not classify you as a transfer student.
Note: If you applied to the associate degree in nursing program and received your acceptance letter, you will be placed into the Nursing GROWL session on May 12.
New Students (Incoming First-Year Students, Transfer Students, Former Students Returning to the University)
Expand the following timeline to read housing assignment notifications:
Any student who experiences issues while completing this application should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 606-218-5224 for assistance.
Changes to housing or roommate assignments may be requested after the first three weeks of the Fall 2021 semester.
Important ADA Housing Accommodation Reminder
New students who anticipate the need for ADA housing accommodations are highly encouraged to submit their documentation for the 2021-2022 academic year to the Center for Disability Services by July 5, 2021 to increase the likelihood of the University’s ability to meet the accommodation and be able to participate in Group Housing or the Returning Student Housing Selection processes.
Students who submit their ADA Housing Accommodation documentations after this date may be accommodated where space allows.
1 . Pay $75 enrollment deposit by clicking here. The deposit will be applied to your student account. If you have questions or concerns regarding the payment of the deposit, please contact John Yancey at email@example.com or (606) 218-5306.
Once enrollment deposit is processed, you will receive UPIKE login credentials, which includes access to:
2. Visit upike.edu/growl, Reserve your spot by clicking here or by calling the Office of Admissions at (606) 218-5251, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
3. Expect a call or text from a Student Success Advisor prior to your GROWL date to discuss your academic goals and create your class schedule.
4. Students and families are encouraged to meet with Student Financial Services prior to GROWL. Appointments are available on campus, via phone, or Zoom. Call (606) 218-5254 to schedule your appointment
Reserve your spot online here or by calling the Office of Admissions at (606) 218-5251, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Yes. All new students are required to attend the GROWL session in its entirety.
There are activities that need to be completed before you begin classes in the fall.
Yes. Families are encouraged to attend GROWL since they play an important role in a student’s success. We offer sessions planned specifically for them. When you register for your GROWL session you will be asked for parent/guardian contact information and the names of two guests who will attend with you if you chose to attend an in-person GROWL session.
You are permitted to bring up to two guests with you to GROWL. We ask that you and your guests bring a mask and wear it at all times. If not, we will provide one for you and your guests. If you feel sick in the week prior to GROWL, or have had contact with someone you know to have COVID-19, we ask that you notify us by phone so we can reschedule your GROWL session.
This is a casual program and you will be moving around. Dress comfortably, but keep in mind that you will take a photo for your student ID card.
You are encouraged to contact local hotels to make arrangements for an overnight stay. The following locations are within walking distance of campus. Ask for an UPIKE discount!
831 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501
Hilton Garden Inn
849 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501
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