Parking & Campus Services


Parking for guests is provided in the Akers & Fine Arts parking lots, the Commuter lot behind Hamann-Ray Science Center, the Upperclass lots behind the Johnson and Trustees dormitories, Kinlaw Library lot, James Street lot (by the soccer field), Miller Center for Communication Arts lot, and the Kresge lot. 

Please refrain from parking in the Administration lot behind the cafeteria, in the lot directly behind the Fletcher-Early Student Development Center, and anywhere on the semi-circle. The semi-circle is to be kept available for handicap parking as necessary for the Baccalaureate and Commencement Services in Hughes Auditorium.  

For the Graduate & APS Commencement at 10:00 a.m., a handicap drop-off point will be provided at the turn-around at the rear of Hughes Auditorium off Bethel Street with parking in the Kinlaw Library lot.  Handicap access to the building will be at the rear of the building as well.

For the Traditional Undergraduate Commencement at 2:00 p.m., handicap parking – as well as a drop-off point – will be available in the Luce Center lot directly behind the building.  Handicap access to the building will be provided at the rear of the building.  Handicap pickup after Commencement must be at the rear of the building.

Please refer to the Campus Map to become familiar with these areas.



An ATM is located in the Student Center.



The University telephone switchboard is located in the Hager Administration Building, which is open 24 hours a day (859-858-3511).  Persons in dormitories may simply dial "0" on the lobby phone to reach the switchboard.  For medical emergencies, call "9,911" from a courtesy phone. 



We request that guests wear attire appropriate to the dignity of the occasion.  In keeping with our University policy of being a smoke-free campus and with State Fire Regulations, we request that guests refrain from smoking on campus.  Pets are not permitted in any campus facility.



The Student Center is available for family and friends to gather, with services of the Hiccup Cafe' available.  Pool tables, ping pong, table games, TV viewing, and plenty of comfortable seating will be provided, along with free WiFi. The Hospitality Center will be open:

  • Friday, May 5 -  1:00-5:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 6 - 7:30 am - 2:00 pm