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Voting Now Open for Appreciation Day T-Shirts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 9, 2019) — Employees are marking their calendars for Thursday, May 23, when the University of Kentucky takes time to thank all those who make the university a prosperous, connected community.

UK Appreciation Day is scheduled 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Kroger Field. In addition to new ways for employees to engage in the annual event, UK Appreciation Day will feature some traditional activities that employees have enjoyed over the years, including the T-shirt giveaway.

Vote for Your Favorite T-Shirt Design

UK employees can vote now through April 17 for their favorite T-shirt design. The design with the most votes will be printed on T-shirts to be given away at the event. To vote, click here

Department T-Shirt Orders

Department orders for Appreciation Day T-shirts must be completed through the Staff Senate online order form no later than April 30, 2019. Every department that completes the form will receive a confirmation code on May 20 to bring when picking up orders between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., May 23, the day of the event. There will be plenty of parking at Kroger Field to pick up shirts that day, and permits are not required to park. Department T-shirts that are not picked up by 1:30 p.m. will be returned to the general Appreciation Day giveaway.

Department orders can be placed here:

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: #uk4ky #seeblue