K Week Schedule of Events - Saturday, August 18, 2018:


New Student Induction Ceremony

8/18/2018, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Memorial Coliseum

Students, family members, and guests are invited to join President Eli Capilouto and other members of the university community to commemorate the start of a new school year. All new students are expected to attend this annual university celebration where they will be officially inducted into the UK family. Parents, families, and guests are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by K Week.



8/18/2018, 6:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m.

Pieratt Fields (Johnson Center Fields)

All new students will gather with their K Teams to continue getting to know one another and start meeting others. You won't believe all the ways we are going to help you meet your new friends and classmates! Sponsored by K Week.


Big Blue U

8/18/2018, following Caturday

Kroger Field

Following Caturday, join the Big Blue Nation with a march into the stadium for one of K Week's best traditions. You’ll learn UK cheers and songs, hear from UK coaches, and get your class photo taken on the football field! Be sure to wear UK blue (maybe your new K Week shirt?!) to show your Wildcat pride. Student football season vouchers will be sold after the event at Ruckus (based on availability). Go Cats! Sponsored by UK Athletics.


Campus Ruckus

8/18/2018, following Big Blue U

Pieratt Fields (Johnson Center Fields)

Following Big Blue U...What better way to kick off the new school year than with SAB? Join us at our annual back-to-school bash as we showcase many of the numerous organizations on campus with a night full of free food, free fun, and fireworks! We’ll have a variety of inflatables available, and each organization will have a cool carnival game prepared to break the ice with new students. Sponsored by Student Activities Board.