Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
Guide for new college students

Press Release Date:  Monday, April 27, 2015  
Contact Information:  Tim Ballard
(502) 696-7372

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 27, 2015) “Surviving College,” a guide that helps college freshmen succeed during their first year on campus, is available free from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

The 36-page booklet includes the following sections:

·         Majors and class schedules.

·         Staying healthy and safe on campus.

·         Learning styles and study tips.

·         Campus life.

·         Financial basics.

KHEAA also provides “Surviving College for Adults,” which is geared toward nontraditional students.

To order a free copy, email Please include your mailing address.

Online versions of both are available on

KHEAA is the state agency that administers the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES), need-based grants and other programs to help students pay their higher education expenses.

To learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7214.