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Updates for Students

Need to Talk to Someone?

If you are feeling anxious or have concerns, we encourage our students to reach out to our Counseling Center.

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Resources

Access Online Tutoring

A video explaining how to access the Online Tutoring resources available to all our students.

Community Resources

BCTC Counseling Department

(859) 246-6550

Cooper Campus, Academic Technical Building, Suite 102

Newtown Campus, Science Education Center, Suite 101

 
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hour helpline
1-(800) 273-TALK (8255)
God’s Pantry
Referral needed; Contact BCTC Counseling Department
Ampersand
24 hour helpline and wrap around support for those impacted by violent crimes
Crisis Counseling, Therapy, and Groups
Support Line: (859) 253-2511
KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services (DCBS) SNAP benefits
(855) 306-8959
Lex Give United Way of the Bluegrass Lexington Resource Locator
2.1.1
Lexington Health Department
WIC, Public Health and Education, Needle Exchange, and Food Handlers Testing and Permit
Multiple locations (859) 252-2371
Greenhouse 17
Victims of Domestic Violence Undisclosed location
1-(800) 544-2022
Lexington Housing Authority
300 New Circle Rd.
(859) 281-5060
Salvation Army
Single women
Single parents and their children
736 W. Main St. (859) 252-7706
Lexington Rescue Mission
Support for those experiencing homelessness
(859) 381-9600
The HOPE Center Men 18 and older 360 W. Loudon Ave. (859) 252-7881 Community Action Council
Prep Academy, Housing and Mental Health, Senior Services, and Emergency Assistance (859) 233-4600
Arbor Youth Services Unaccompanied children 6 wks to 17 536 W. 3rd St.
(859) 254-2501
 
Catholic Action Center
Unaccompanied men and women over 18
1055 Industry Rd.
(859) 255-0301
One Parent Scholar House
Affordable Housing for single parents and children, on site child development, support, guidance, and encouragement for parents as they attend parents
1156 Horsemans Lane, 40504
(859) 252-4828
The Nest
Parenting classes, Crisis care center, and Childcare
Counselor for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Physical and Sexual abuse
530 North Limestone St. (859) 259-1974
Maxwell Street Legal Clinic
Kentucky Equal Justice, free and/or low cost legal services
(859) 233-3840

Free Wifi Hotspots

As part of the FCC's "Keep Americans Connected" program many providers are making their wi-fi hotspots available to the public. We will update this list as we obtain more information about hotspot locations.

Nearby Public Institution Wifi Hotspots

  • EKU
    • Intramural Fields
    • Carter Building parking lot
    • Arlington Golf Course parking lot
    • EKU Ravine
    • Moberly parking lot
  • UK-Wireless internet access is provided in the following outdoor areas.
    • Fine Arts corridor (between Guignol Center and Maxwell Place)
    • The rear common and dining areas of Gatton Student Center
    • The rear of Memorial Hall
    • The ear courtyard of Jacobs Science Building
    • The main entrance side of the Rosenberg College of Law
    • Parking lot access may be attainable when parking in lots directly adjacent to University buildings.

Outdoor Wireless Access

BCTC campuses have wireless access available in the outside areas immediately around the campus. These images show areas outdoor wireless coverage is available at our campuses. Please note these are approximations. Weather conditions and the device you are using will impact your ability to get a usable connection.

When using the outdoor wireless, please be considerate of other users and practice appropriate social distancing measures.

We are working to expand outdoor wireless coverage at our campuses. This information will be updated as the expanded coverage becomes available. 

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas in the parking lot.

cooper campus wireless coverage in parking lot

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas in the parking lot and the outdoor tables near the student lounge.

overhead map of Danville Campus with wireless coverage area highlighted

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas along the sidewalk and in the parking lot. overhead map of lawrenceburg with wireless coverage areas highlighted

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas along the sidewalk, the green spaces behind the building, and in the parking lot.

overhead map of Leestown A-Building with wireless coverage areas highlighted

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas along the sidewalk and in the parking lot behind the N Building.

overhead map of Leestown N-Building with wireless coverage areas highlighed

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas in the parking lot behind the M Building.

wireless coverage at leestown m building

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas of the Classroom Building patio and parking areas, as well as the highlighted areas of the Science Education Center parking lot.overhead map of Newtown campus with wireless coverage areas highlighted

Coverage is available in the highlighted areas along the sidewalk, the green spaces behind the building, and in the parking lot. overhead map of Winchester campus with wireless coverage areas highlighted

Training and Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC is your one-stop shop to find information and assistance for your classes from Blackboard training, Student Self-Service best practices and help with other systems.

Virtual Student Activities

Looking for something to do from the comfort of your home? We've got a few ideas to keep you entertained. Provided and collected by Student Engagement and Leadership (SEaL).

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Contacts Quick Reference

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Letters from Dr. Akakpo

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