Training & Resources
Associations & Organizations
List of Specialized and Programmatic Acccreditors
List of Off-Campus Sites
UK Core Assessment
UK Core Assignment Mapping Instructions
Aligning UK Core Assignments
All instructors at the university are encouraged to take advantage of the services offered by the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT). The CELT staff offers consultations and workshops for all instructors at the university, including those teaching Core courses.
Administrative Unit Assessment
Resources related to Administrative Unit Assessment including orientation video, Powerpoint, examples, Workshop announcements and videos are available on the Administrative Unit Assessment Sharepoint Site.
Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLO)
Resources related to Program Student Learning Outcomes Assessment including templates, training videos, guidance documents and more can be found on the Program Student Learning Outcomes SharePoint site. This is also where plans and reports are submitted and stored for each program. If you are a program director or assessment staff for your college and need access to this site, please email OSPIE@uky.edu
Periodic Program Review
Resources related to Periodic Review including cycle, orientation, manual, examples, timelines, and templates are located on the Periodic Review Sharepoint Site
New Programs/ Program Changes
Burning glass is a labor market tool that allows users to assess alignment between academic programs and labor markets. The University currently has access to two products (labor insight and program insight) that merges data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), IPEDS (Department of Education), and actual job postings. Programs use these tools to assess curriculum alignment, potential salaries and employment opportunities, and identify business partnerships. For more information please contact OSPIE.
CPE has a number of policies and resources related to New and Existing Programs. OSPIE supports state regulatory requirements related to new program, program changes, and program review. Please contact OSPIE directly if you have any questions related to these areas.
DHS CIP Codes/OPT Extension for International Students
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) STEM Designated Degree Program List is a complete list of fields of study that DHS considers to be science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields of study for purposes of the 24-month STEM optional practical training extension described at 8 CFR 214.2(f). Under 8 CFR 214.2(f)(10)(ii)(C)(2),
Please contact OSPIE if you have questions about the list or changing a CIP Code
Contact Elizabeth Leibach in the International Center if you have questions directly related to students
Program Closure or Suspension of Admissions
The University is required to submit a teach-out plan to students for any program in which admission has been suspended or closed. Programs who have made this decision should contact OSPIE and submit a teach-out plan.
Please note, these activities also require University Senate approval. You can find more guidance here.
The University is required to have a policy and procedures for ensure that all substantive changes, as described in SACSCOC's substantive change policy, are reported in a timely fashion. OSPIE monitors substantive change through a number of mechanisms including an initial review of all new programs and program changes.
Please make sure you start here: