Petitions to Address the Board may be submitted in hard copy or electronically. To submit a Petition in hard copy, please complete and submit this form to the Office of the President no later than two (2) business days before the start of the meeting (e.g., for a Friday, 1:00 p.m. meeting, petitions must be received by Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.). You may use mail, email, or hand-delivery to submit the form.

To submit a Petition electronically, please complete the on-line form below. Use the Tab key to move from field to field, or cursor and click to select a field for typing. Do not press the Enter key. Click the Submit button at the bottom to send the form. The Reset button clears all information from the form. The same deadlines apply as shown above.

To ensure the proper recognition of speakers, no change in the original presenter may be made, except possibly as determined by the Board Chair or a Board Committee. For more information and guidelines related to Petitions to Address the Board, see GR II, Governance of the University of Kentucky. The process of petitioning to address the Board of Trustees is shown in this flow chart.

Note: The blue fields with asterisks (*) are required. You must provide a telephone number and email address in order for your request to be considered.

* Relationship to the University - please check the most appropriate category:         
* Please indicate if you will speak pro, con, or neutrally on this topic.      
* Have you contacted any University units about this topic previously?   


The University of Kentucky is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services, and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the Office of the President within 24 hours of the meeting. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Office of the President
101 Main Building
Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: (859) 257-1704 Fax: (859) 257-1760 Email:

Updated January 26, 2018 by Web Administrator