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FastTrack is open to all incoming freshmen and takes place the week before classes start in August.

This year, FastTrack will be held August 12-18, 2017.  Through the program, students experience coursework in a variety of disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Composition & Communication, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and Introduction to Nursing.  Students will have the opportunity to work closely with senior professors and academic advisors while learning about academic expectations and campus life in preparation for success at UK.

Participation in FastTrack allows you to move into your residence hall early, experience college-level coursework prior to the start of the semester, discover on-campus resources and activities, while developing relationships with fellow, first-year students in your major, and enjoying faculty-student interaction inside and outside of the classroom.

NOTE:  All students who have been accepted into the STEMCats Living Learning Program must participate in FastTrack.  Complete the application below to reserve your space.


  • The cost for this program is only $109. (This includes 6 dinners) You can pay via credit card online at the end of the registration process or you can mail in a check after you complete the online registration.
  • Early move-in cost is $138 ($23 per night x 6 nights) and will be charged to your student account.
  • Funds for other meals can be added to your account by going to UK PLUS ACCOUNT.

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

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You will be responsible for your own housing.

Pell Grant

Some STEMcats students may qualify for a waiver of the FastTrack fee if they are eligible for a federal Pell Grant, as determined by submission of the FAFSA and award package from the Student Financial Aid Office. Please note - there is NO GUARANTEE - but If you are in STEMcats and you qualify for a federal Pell Grant, please complete the application and submit it without payment.

You will be contacted regarding your eligibility for this waiver. Inquiries should be directed to

Payment Method for $109 Program Fee
The cost of the program is $109. This includes instruction, program costs and 6 dinners. If you live on campus during FastTrack, you will be billed separately on your UK statement for housing.

You will be prompted to complete your payment online once you click on "Submit".

Make check payable to the University of Kentucky and mail to:
Attn: FastTrack
202 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027

Your registration is not complete until your check is received. 

Click "Submit" to complete this form.

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