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Big Blue Madness Campout to impact parking, traffic


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2022) — Big Blue Madness Campout will take place Oct. 1-2, with parking impacts beginning 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 before 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. on Friday.

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

UK Police will be on site to help facilitate a safe environment for campers, students and all members of the campus community. To reach UK Police, dial #UKPD from any mobile phone. 

For more information about Big Blue Madness, visit the UK Athletics website.

For more information on parking options and transportation alternatives, visit and follow UK Transportation Services on Twitter @UKParking.