Return and Finish College

KentuckianaWorks College Access Center (KCAC) can help you achieve the goal of completing your education - graduating from a vocational/technical training school, a community college, a four-year college or university, or a certified training program.

Meet with a counselor at our Louisville or Jeffersonville office when you need assistance to explore your career interests and get personal assistance to find ways to pay for college.

Contact us to ask a question or schedule an appointment
(502) 584-0475 (Louisville) or (812) 218-1669, Press 7 (Jeffersonville, IN)
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Explore Online Resources

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Know How 2 Go Ky

 Whether you need to earn your GED, you’re ready to apply to college, or you have some college credit and want to complete your education, Know How 2 Go Ky can help you jump start your life and career.

Project Graduate

Thousands of you left a Kentucky college with 90+ credits, but without a degree. Kentucky colleges want you back and have special programs to fast-track returning students with a high number of credit hours.

As a returning student with more than 80 credit hours, you have nearly finished your degree. That makes you eligible for exclusive incentives, such as a waiver of application fees, priority enrollment, and individual advising.

Especially for Veterans

Visit the GI Bill website to learn about all educational benefits provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn about educational and vocational counseling and apply for benefits online.

Did you know you can also use your post-9/11 GI Bill for on-the-job training, apprenticeships and non-college degree programs?

Especially for Employees

Metropolitan College Metropolitan College is a workforce development and educational opportunity partnership that includes Jefferson Community and Technical College(JCTC), the University of Louisville, Louisville Metro and Commonwealth of Kentucky Governments along with UPS,  ResCare/Community Alternatives Kentucky (CAKY), and Humana.

Employees of UPS, ResCare/CAKY, and Humana may qualify to attend one of the two participating schools (full-time or part-time) tuition free.

Degrees at Work

Degrees At WorkReturning to college is possible and affordable. Even while working. Degrees at Work helps make returning to college a reality. Contact the Degrees at Work program to find out which employers provide college access assistance to their employees.

Find Internships or Summer Jobs

Businesses want to hire college graduates with experience, but you can’t get experience if they won’t hire you. An internship helps solve this dilemma. While you’re still in school, you’ll get real experience that counts in the real world. Visit Greater Louisville Inc. to find an internship, read success stories, learn about cover letters and resumes, and more. Intern to Earn begins its college career tour in early February and concludes at the end of April.

Youth Opportunity Showcase

 The Youth Opportunity Showcase is an annual job fair for young adults, ages 16 through 21. The event is free to both employers and job seekers. The event offers young adults the opportunity to connect with local employers about full-time, part-time and summer job opportunities. The Youth Opportunity Showcase is sponsored by KentuckianaWorks, Louisville Metro Government and the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

Mayor's SummerWorks Program

The Mayor's SummerWorks Program: This summer jobs program for young adults, ages 16-21, in Metro Louisville, is funded by donations from local individuals, foundations and business leaders, and job commitments from employers. The mayor’s vision is to place these young people in jobs that will increase their skills, offer career exploration and prepare them for the workforce. If you will be between the ages of 16-21 on June 1, 2013, click here to register for SummerWorks2013. Register by Jan. 21, 2013, to be included.