Event Planning

Planning events is oftentimes a rewarding experience for students but requires multiple steps and precautions to ensure that student safety is an utmost priority. 

Dean of Students, Student Organization Event Policy

All Registered Student Organizations are The updated Student Organization Event Policy effective as of February 1, 2023 is linked here. This policy outlines the requirements for all student organizations to follow when hosting events of any kind on or off-campus. 


All events other than business meetings must be submitted to the Office of University Events via meetatbigblue.uky.edu at least two weeks in advance.


Organizations must create an event in BBNvolved to track attendance at all events. If alternative attendance tracking methods are used, the registered student organization hosting the event must upload the attendance to their BBNvolved event within 24 business hours (Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM and not including national and university observed holidays and closures) of the event end.


For information regarding hosting events or to request a room reservation on campus visit the Office of University Events to request space and learn all the UK guidelines for events. Please visit meetatbigblue.uky.edu to start planning your event at the University of Kentucky! For questions regarding EMS or about campus event policies, contact the Office of University Events at events@uky.edu or 859-323-8054.