If you're using a GPS or maps application, please follow directions to Parking Structure #5:

409 South Limestone, Lexington KY, 40506 

For a print version of the directions to campus, please click hereThe Visitor Center is now located in the Gatton Student Center. 

Walking directions from South Limestone Garage to the Visitor Center: After you've parked in Parking Structure #5, follow signs to the third floor pedway to campus in stairwell A. Cross the pedway and take the left fork. Cross Administration Drive. Enter the Gatton Student Center form the doors nearest the large, blue UK logo. The Visitor Center will be immediately on your left. 

Additionally, see a list of Lexington-area hotels and discounts. Guests should identify themselves as visitors to the University of Kentucky when booking over the phone.

Directions and Parking

Traveling North on I-75 (From Southeastern Kentucky)

Take Exit 104 (marked Athens/Lexington). Turn left off the ramp onto Athens-Boonesboro/Richmond Road and follow to downtown Lexington for approximately 8 miles. Turn left onto South Upper Street. Go through four stoplights and turn left into Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506].

Traveling South on I-75/I-64 East or West (From No. Kentucky/Louisville or Eastern Kentucky)

Take Exit 113 (marked Paris/Lexington). Turn right off the exit ramp onto North Broadway (US 68). Follow through downtown for 3.5 miles. One block past Hyatt Regency Lexington, turn left onto Maxwell Street. At the second light, make a right onto South Upper Street. Enter Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506].

From Bluegrass Parkway (From Elizabethtown or Western Kentucky)

Turn right off the exit onto Route 60 (Versailles Road). Follow until it becomes a one-way street, West Maxwell Street. After crossing Broadway, take a right at the second light onto South Upper Street. Enter Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506].

Traveling North on US-27 (From Nicholasville Road or Harrodsburg Road)

Take US 27-N (Nicholasville Road) and continue straight (27-N turns into Limestone Street). After driving under the third skywalk, turn left into Parking Garage #5 – [409 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506].
 


 

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Contact Us

Visitor Center

Monday–Friday from 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET

 

A242 Gatton Student Center

Lexington, KY 

40506-0676

(859) 257-3595

ukvc@uky.edu

 

Visitor Center Associate Director

Grace Johnson

Visitor Center Associate Director

009D Main Building

gracejohnson@uky.edu

859-257-3547

Visitor Center Director

Taylor Blair

Visitor Center Director

009B Main Building 

taylor.blair@uky.edu

859-257-3595

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