Family Weekend


Save the Date! September 17-19, 2021


First-Generation Student Services is exited to welcome families to campus for Family Weekend this Fall! Family Weekend will be held in-person on September 17th-19th, 2021 with the UK vs. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football game on September 18th kicking off at 12pm. 



This year First-Generation Student Services has a special VIP experience for our first-generation student families. In addition to the events planned by the UK Parent and Family Association, first-generation families will have VIP events to connect with other families and the first-generation staff from UK. More information about VIP events will be shared soon!  


To register for the First-Gen VIP events, please fill out this form. For questions about First-Gen VIP events, contact Leah Vance-Berg at 


Parent and Family Association event tickets will go on sale July 19 - August 27 at Information about purchasing tickets to the UK vs. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football game on September 18 (kick-off at noon) can be found at If you are interested in purchasing a 3-game mini-pack, visit the UK Football mini-pack ticketing website for more information. 


We encourage you to:

  • Mark the dates on your calendar for September 17-19, 2021! Family Weekend events typically begin on Friday evening and end on Sunday afternoon.

  • Ask your student if they would like to participate in Family Weekend.

  • Book your hotel rooms early. Hotels tend to fill up quickly during home football game weekends.

  • Sign up to become a member of the UK Parent and Family Association at to receive information about Family Weekend in the Cat Chat email newsletter this summer

  • Follow @UKParents on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram to receive timely updates on Family Weekend events and ticketing.

If you have questions about Family Weekend, email