Overnight Accommodations

Merit Weekend

Overnight accommodations on-campus are not available during Merit Weekend - for overnight accommodations please visit Lexington Hotels.


"see blue." U Overnight Accommodations 

Students and their guests have the opportunity to stay on campus during their “see blue.” U Orientation. Although it is not required to stay on campus, students and parents enjoy the experience of staying on campus and the close proximity to the sessions. Those choosing to stay on campus can check-in at Jewell Hall, located on north campus, on day 1 of their "see blue." U Orientation at 4 p.m. and should check-out no later than 2 p.m. on day 2.  If families live a considerable distance away and wish to arrive on campus the night prior to their student's "see blue." U Orientation, they may make reservations to include the night before.  Those choosing to arrive the night before should check-in no earlier than 4 p.m.  Making reservations prior to arrival is highly encouraged.  Walk-ups are welcome. Payment is by credit or debit card only; no cash please.  UK is a tobacco-free campus - this includes overnight accommodations in Jewell Hall.  Make your reservations online using the links below:

Orientation Session 1 - June 17-18 

Orientation Session 2 - June 18-19

Orientation Session 3 - June 19-20

Orientation Session 4 - June 20-21

Orientation Session 5 - June 24-25

Orientation Session 6 - June 25-26

Orientation Session 7 - June 26-27

Orientation Session 8 - July 1-2

Orientation Session 9 - July 2-3

Orientation Session 10 - July 8-9

Orientation Session 11 - July 9-10

Orientation Session 12 - July 10-11


Students and guests are charged a $35 fee, per person per night. - THIS FEE IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE ORIENTATION FEE AND IS AN ADDITIONAL FEE PAID TO THE SUMMER CONFERENCE HOUSING OFFICE. This rate includes linens.  Complimentary overnight parking is available in the South Limestone Garage (PS #5), located on South Limestone Street. Guests in wheelchairs or those needing special accommodations should contact the Summer Conference Housing Office by email at uksch@uky.edu, or visit us online for more information on accommodations.

If you live close to Lexington, you may opt to stay at home. If you or your family/guests prefer, you may choose to stay in a hotel. Information on Lexington hotels is available at http://www.visitlex.com/hotels/.

The following is provided for your convenience:

Lexington Hotels


Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau : 301 East Vine Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507 / Phone: 1-800-845-3959

Bluegrass Airport: 4000 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510 / Phone: 859-425-3114

Bluegrass Cab : 859-223-8888  

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