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North campus events to impact traffic, parking

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2022) — Several events planned for north campus during the week of Monday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Oct. 2, will impact parking and traffic in the vicinity. 

Career fairs

Several career fairs will take place in the Gatton Student Center next week. The student center visitor lot will be reserved for attendees during these events, and permit holders should anticipate increased traffic in Cornerstone Garage, as well. Fairs include:

  • Engineering, Computer Science and STEM Fair, noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Gatton Student Center Visitor Lot will be reserved from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Business, Communications, Liberal Arts and All Majors Fair, 2-6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28. The Gatton Student Center Visitor Lot will be reserved from 7 a.m. To 3 p.m.
  • Equine Career and Opportunities Fair, 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29. The Gatton Student Center Visitor Lot will be reserved from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information about the career fairs, please see this story.

Big Blue Madness campout

Big Blue Madness Campout will take place Oct. 1-2, with parking impacts beginning on Friday, Sept. 30. impacts will begin on north campus on Friday, Sept. 30. 

Employees who typically park in the College View Lot, located off Rose Street, will notice an impact starting at 3 p.m. Friday, when the lot will close to additional traffic. Individuals who park in the College View Lot Friday morning should make plans to remove their vehicles prior to 7 p.m. Vehicles remaining in the lot after 7 p.m. will be relocated to the Memorial Coliseum Lot.

In addition, 40 spaces in the Gatton Student Center Visitor Lot will be reserved from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

Beginning at 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, move-in will begin for the Big Blue Madness Campout, with ticket sales set for 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2. 

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