Transportation e-News - August 10, 2017

University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
August 10, 2017

Move-In to Impact Travel and Parking on Campus

University of Kentucky Move-In will impact parking and transportation routes throughout the campus on three major move-in days: Saturday, Aug. 12, Thursday, Aug. 17 and Friday, Aug. 18. Area drivers are encouraged to use the WAZE app for traffic updates.

ONE-WAY STREETS: (see map)

  • MLK Blvd. between Good Samaritan parking lot and Avenue of Champions: One-way southbound
  • Lexington Ave. between Maxwell St. and Avenue of Champions: One-way southbound
  • NOTE: Employee (E) lot entrance north of the Joe Craft Center CLOSED at Lexington Avenue; enter and exit only at Rose Street
  • Avenue of Champions between Rose St. and Limestone (No Thru Traffic): One-way westbound
  • Huguelet Dr. between University Dr. and Rose St.: One-way westbound 
  • Hilltop Ave. between University Dr. and Woodland Ave.: One-way eastbound
  • Woodland Ave. between Hilltop Ave. and Columbia Ave.: One-way northbound
  • Sports Center Drive between Woodland Ave. and the Employee (E) lot north of the Nutter Football Training Facility: One-way southbound


Due to the need to quickly unload vehicles near residence halls, several areas of campus will be NO PARKING zones from 12:01 a.m. to 6 p.m. on each of the Move-In days. Additionally, several streets on and bordering campus will have closures or other changes to traffic flow to accommodate Move-In. Watch for NO PARKING signs and bagged meters in these areas.

Vehicles parked in the NO PARKING areas listed below will be TOWED.  Owners will be responsible for all tow-related charges. If your vehicle is towed, contact 859-257-1616.

Saturday, August 12; Thursday, August 17; Friday, August 18:

  • University Drive: Both sides from Cooper Drive to Hilltop Avenue
  • Complex Drive: from University Drive to Sports Center Drive
  • Sports Center Drive: between Woodland Ave. and the Employee (E) lot north of the Nutter Football Training Facility
  • Avenue of Champions: metered parking in front of Roselle Hall
  • Martin Luther King Boulevard.: between Maxwell Street and Avenue of Champions
  • Lexington Avenue: area between the Employee (E) lot entrance and Avenue of Champions
  • E Lot between Kelley Building and Med Center Annex #5: the 5 spots in the lane just north of Medical Center Annex #5
  • Woodland Avenue: between Hilltop Ave. and Sports Center Dr., no parking anytime


Students and parents participating in Move-In will be permitted to park in the following designated parking areas:

  • Blue Lot at Kroger Field: all 3 move-in dates listed above
  • Red Lot at Kroger Field: all 3 move-in dates listed above
  • Memorial Coliseum Lot: all 3 move-in dates listed above
  • South Limestone Garage (PS #5): all 3 move-in dates listed above
  • Green Lot at Kroger Field: Saturday, Aug. 12
  • Orange Lot at Kroger Field: Saturday, Aug. 12

For more information, visit the UK Fall Move-In webpage.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to tune into 1700 AM (WQKH 253) to hear campus parking and transportation information. The station broadcasts 24 hours, 7 days a week.