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Campus Access

Campus Access works with the Office of University Events to ensure electronically controlled entryways and rooms are unlocked for scheduled and approved events.  In the event that a facility does not unlock according to the schedule established with University Events, please email campusaccess@uky.edu.

Classroom, AV Support and Student Technology Services

Classroom, AV Support and Student Technology Services

Classroom, AV Support and Student Technology Services provides support for the use of multimedia technology in the education, research and service missions of the University of Kentucky. Traditional classroom equipment and support is provided for the entire campus. We provide audio visual equipment for special events, such as continuing education programs, professional association meetings, and other University related functions, which are held on campus. Equipment must be picked up by faculty or staff from the Classroom, AV Support and Student Technology Services office.

Commencement

Commencement

For all Commencement needs and inquiries, please email the Commencement Coordinator at commencement@uky.edu or visit their website: www.uky.edu/Commencement

Physical Plant Division (PPD)

Physical Plant Division (PPD)

Facilities Services offers a number of services to help plan and make your event successful. This includes equipment such as, tables, chairs, staging, trash and recycling bins and trash removal services for individuals or groups hosting events on campus. The information found on our website is designed to guide you in ordering these services, providing the detail and pricing method for each service. PPD services can be scheduled in EMS when submitting your event and/or meeting request. For questions or to get a price estimate, contact Molly.Obryan@uky.edu or call 257-8646. 

For any medical building on campus, requests for services can be made by filling out a work request form. For questions or to request more information about services in medical buildings on campus, please visit the MCPPD team page for contact information.

Production Services

Production Services

Production Services provides sound, lighting, and video projection support for all kinds of events on campus, both large and small. From concerts to lectures, movies to plays, fashion shows to press conferences, and everything in between, we provide the technical support you need to make your program a success. Please email EventProduction@uky.edu or call 859-257-6617 to find out how we can help you with your event. Requests for user services can be made online.

If you are a UK student and would like to work with the technical production of events, please email EventProduction@uky.edu or call 859-257-3164 to see if the Production Services team would be a good fit for you.

Purchasing/Approved Caterers

Purchasing/Approved Caterers

The mission of the Purchasing Division (including Central Purchasing, Hospital Purchasing, and Capital Construction Procurement) is to provide service and support, in a legal and professional manner, to purchase quality goods and services at the best value to the University Community. Information for approved caterers and vendor application information can be found on their websites

Risk Management

Risk Management

The University of Kentucky has a dedicated Risk Management Office. Their responsibilities include:

  • To implement and use a risk management process to identify, measure, and control or finance risks of loss;the most cost efficient methods will be selected and these will be monitors andadjusted as needed

  • To climate or control practice and conditions that cause loss

  • To assume or retain risks of loss of a predictable and non-catastrophic nature that will not adversely impact the operating budgets or financial position of the University

  • To transfer through contract or insurance those catastrophic risks that cannot be appropriately financed internally at an acceptable cost

For Risk Management questions, call 859-257-3708.

Student Involvement Box Office

Student Involvement Box Office

The Student Involvement Box Office is a full-service operation. The Box Office manages ticketing needs for a number of on-campus events, organizations, and venues (excluding Athletics, UK Opera Theatre, UK Theater, and Singletary Center events). The Box Office also acts as a collection hub for DanceBlue donations, DanceBlue dancer fees, Alternative Service Break program fees, and other program and registration-related fees.

The Box Office is located between the main Information Desk of the Bill Gatton Student Center and Auntie Anne's Pretzel Stand. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm and our online purchasing portal, found here, is available 24/7. For ticket sales or inquiries, contact us at 859-257-TICS. 

If you would like to know more information about our ticketing services for your events, please contact the Box Office Manager at stephanie.fisher@uky.edu.

Summer Conference Housing

Summer Conference Housing

Looking to rent out space on campus for Summer Conference Housing? Look no further than our central, modern, and spacious facilities for individual and group needs. The overnight accommodations you need whether you're bringing a few colleagues or your entire high school sports team. See here for more details.

Transportation Services

Transportation Services

Parking and Transportation Services will honor the University of Kentucky's mission and vision and strive to improve the quality of life of the campus community through our commitment to providing responsive, sustainable and reliable access to infrastructure and mobility solutions at the University by the efficient use of resources.

Parking and Transportation Services provides parking options and promotes commuting alternatives and intercampus mobility for University of Kentucky employees, students and guests.

To request special event parking, call Brandy Campbell at 257-9680, or submit a request form.

UK Dining

UK Dining

UK Dining welcomes the opportunity to serve you. UK Dining offers an outstanding array of food and beverage selections designed to meet a variety of needs. UK Dining is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of catering services, from a simple coffee break to extravagant receptions and dinners. UK Dining's catering staff strives to develop and produce customized menu events. UK Dining invites you to contact our experts to assist you in planning your next event.

Whenever possible, all catering orders should be placed 10 business days prior to your event. While UK Dining makes every effort to accompany last minute orders, they cannot guarantee your first choice selections can be fulfilled.

To order catering, please contact us at (859) 257-1741, or click here for online ordering.

Contact Information:     Edwina Taylor - Catering Coordinator     Taylor-edwina@aramark.com     859-257-2027     

    Michael Petty - Director of Premium Services     Petty-michael@aramark.com     859-285-5098       

Catering Office Location:     Gatton Student Center Suite A153     Lexington, KY 40506

Hours of Operation :     8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Click here for online ordering.

UK Fire Marshal

UK Fire Marshal

The University Fire Marshal handles fire prevention and training, fire suppression systems, fire extinguisher inspection and maintenance, life safety audits, emergency evacuation planning, and building code compliance. This department has the delegated authority for plan review and approval of in-house construction and renovation projects (i.e., non-capital projects which do not exceed a cost of 1,000,000).

UK Police Department

UK Police Department

The University of Kentucky Police Department's mission is to promote a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors at the University. We will provide quality police services ethically, fairly and equally in partnership with the members of our community. When security is required for an event, UKPD will send a cost estimate to the event sponsor primary contact. The cost center number entered on the request form will be used to bill charges. To modify your payment source, or inquire about police services, contact UKPD.