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Shaping Passions Into Professions
Shaping Passions Into Professions

We launch critical and innovative thinkers, creators and doers.

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We Build Community within the College and beyond; Converge and Collaborate across disciplines to leverage our breadth; Empower and Transform members of our community to foster their success; Excel through our intellectual leadership; and Engage and Partner with our constituents and peers.


20+ Degree Programs

Our degree programs and cutting-edge curriculum will challenge you to find your passion. Our staff of professional advisors and dedicated faculty will give you the hands-on, industry experience you need to turn your passion into your profession and graduate world-ready.

96% of Students Receive Financial Aid

96% of first-time, full-time undergraduates at the University of Kentucky received some type of financial aid. We have need- and merit-based scholarships for all majors and all grade classifications within the College.

15+ Student Involvement Opportunities

Students can choose to get involved in an organization that aligns with their major or something else entirely. Whatever you are passionate about, we have an involvement opportunity for that.

Our Intercollegiate Debate Team is nationally-ranked.

The Kentucky Kernel is an Associated Collegiate Press Top 100 Pacemaker Award winner.

Visit our Getting Involved page for a full list of involvement opportunities in the College of Communication and Information.

Featured News


Join the College of Communication and Information Oct.16-20 for the Fall 2023 CI Career Week full of career and internship-focused events to help connect students with employers, alumni and peers with similar interests.

Kroger's Erin Rolfes to deliver 2023 James C. Bowling Executive-in-Residence Lecture

 Erin Rolfes, director of corporate communications and media relations for The Kroger Co., will deliver the 2023 James C. Bowling Executive-in-Residence lecture 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Grand Ballroom 212C of the Gatton Student Center at the University of Kentucky.

Meet the new editor: Lexington Herald-Leader's Rick Green to give public talk, attend CI student, faculty and staff receptions

School of Journalism and Media and UK campus and Bluegrass Pro SPJ chapters welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning editor back to Kentucky Oct. 3 with public event and student, faculty and staff receptions.

Nominations sought for 2023 James Madison Award

The University of Kentucky Scripps Howard First Amendment Center is accepting nominations for its James Madison Award, which honors a Kentuckian who is a champion of the First Amendment. The Center, in the College of Communication and Information’s School of Journalism and Media, is accepting nominations to recognize those whose contributions protect or expand First Amendment freedoms.


Upcoming Events


Rose Street

President's Room, Singletary Center

President's Room, Singletary Center



John Ramsey '95
Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

Senior Project Manager and Integrated Product Team Leader, Spaceport Command and Control System, Kennedy Space Center

Lauryn Haas

Erika Engstrom
School of Journalism and Media, Research, Diversity and Inclusion, Graduate Program in Communication

Director, School of Journalism and Media

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