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NKU R.O.C.K.S. Scholars

ROCKS Students

We are so excited that you are considering applying for the NKU R.O.C.K.S. Program!

To apply for NKU R.O.C.K.S. 2022-2023, follow the instructions below:

Important Dates

Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
Acceptance Letters sent via email: typically 2 weeks after application submission
Cost of Program: Free (Limited Spaces Available)
R.O.C.K.S. Summer Institute Dates: August 13-17, 2022

Apply for R.O.C.K.S.!


Expectations of Students in the Program:

  • Program check-in & Housing move-in at Norse Commons are August 13, 2022. (Scholars will need to sign up for a time). R.O.C.K.S. Scholars will be moving into their fall housing assignments at this time. STudents should bring the items they will need for the Fall Semester.
  • The R.O.C.K.S. Program ends August 17, but August 19-20, students will be participating in the (mandatory) 2-day Northern Exposure Orientation for First-Year Students. Click here for more information.
  • Every Friday (July 9 - August 6), accepted R.O.C.K.S. Schoars will receive a newsletter detailing information about the program. The newsletter will be sent to their NKU email addresses.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us via email ( Walk-ins are welcome in the NKU Student Union, 3rd Floor. Calls are also welcome at (859) 572-5214.