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School of Human
Environmental Sciences

102 Erikson Hall,
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
tel: (859) 257-3887

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The Vision of the School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Kentucky is to be a leader in improving the quality of life of individuals and families in Kentucky, the region, and the nation through rigorous academic programs, state-of-the-art research, community-driven extension, and engagement opportunities.



The Mission of the School of Human Environmental Sciences is four-fold:

  • Provide quality undergraduate and graduate education to prepare students for professional positions serving the growing needs of individuals and families;

  • Engage in research and discovery creating knowledge for improved quality of life for individuals and families;

  • Enhance life-long learning for the citizens of Kentucky to equip them with the knowledge and skills to improve the quality of life for themselves, their families, and their communities; and

  • Expand engagement by the School of Human Environmental Sciences in improving Kentucky families, schools, communities, farms, and businesses.
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