Planning events is oftentimes a rewarding experience for students but requires multiple steps and precautions to ensure that student safety is an utmost priority. The Office of Student Organizations and Activities provides tools and tips to assist in ensuring your event planning process runs as smoothly as possible.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-323-8054.
The Cats Den offers a $250 subsidy to any registered student organization that hosts a program in the space on a Friday or Saturday. This money can be used to offset the cost of games, food, advertising, technical support or any other service offered by the Cats Den staff. Plan ahead as the Cats Den is booked early for different events during the semester. To sign up, email the Director Dustin Adams (email@example.com) with the name and contact information for your organization.
Sell/Solicit Request Form (PDF)
This form is to be used when fundraising or soliciting on campus for your student organization. Return the completed form to the Student Center Director's office, located on the first floor of the Bill Gatton Student Center. For a copy of the UK policy, clickhere.
UK Student Organizations Regulations
Registration of Organizations - AR 4:1 (PDF)
Hazing Prevention Policy - AR 6:10 (PDF)
Use of University Facilities by Student Organizations - AR 9:2 (PDF)
Student Rights and Responsibilities (Link)
University of Kentucky Campus Signage Policy (PDF) See page 2 for contact information to request signage approval.
Event Planning Guidelines (PDF)