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Sunday, October 8, 2023

Student Activities Board Field Day

12 – 3 p.m.
Stoll Field

Challenge yourself and homecoming candidates at Homecoming Field Day! Join in on the fun with mini games, including puzzles, crafts, physical games and more! All while getting to know your homecoming candidates during this interactive event. Don't forget to grab some FREE Kona Ice! Find us and your homecoming candidates on Stoll Field, October 8th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm! 

DanceBlue : Color Me Blue 5K!

12:30 – 1 p.m. registration, 2 p.m. start time
Alumni Commons
Join DanceBlue in the fight to cure pediatric cancer October 8, at 2 p.m., in Alumni Commons, for their annual run/walk with colored powder! "Color Me DanceBlue 5K" will be a journey through campus, cheered on by DanceBlue students! Click here to register until 11:59 p.m. ET. UK Alumni can use code UKALUMNI to register for $30. 

Volleyball vs. Ole Miss

1:30 p.m.
Rupp Arena

Come join the takeover of women’s sports at Rupp Arena as Kentucky volleyball takes on Ole Miss Sunday, October 8th at 1pm. It is National Hero Day with discounted tickets for everyday heroes. UK Students can enter to win a Nike UK duffel bag with a blanket and bucket hat. UK Staff (+ 1 guest) and students receive free entry with their UK ID. For more information or to purchase tickets today visit UKAthletics.com/Tickets
 

Women’s Soccer vs. Vanderbilt

3 p.m.
Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex

Wear white and grab a pom pom upon entry to support your Kentucky women's soccer team as they take on the Vanderbilt Commodores Sunday, October 8th at 3pm at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex! UK Staff (+ 1 guest) and students receive free entry with their UK ID. For more information or to purchase tickets today visit UKAthletics.com/Tickets.

Paint the Town Blue

Calling all Wildcats - it's time to Paint The Town Blue! Our annual Homecoming celebration is right around the corner and we need your help to spread UK spirit all across campus and downtown. As a UK fan, there's nothing better than showing off your Wildcat pride. This year we're going bigger and bolder to welcome back alumni and get everybody pumped up for the big game. This community-wide spirit opportunity is open to all fans: student organizations, sororities and fraternities, UK offices and departments, local businesses, alumni and friends. 

Here's all you have to do to participate: Get out all your blue and white decorations and have fun! Want to create a banner? Great! Have a box full of pompoms? Hang them from the ceiling! Paint a Wildcat on your storefront window. Let your creative spirit loose and show us what you've got. The most spirited entry will receive special recognition at the Homecoming Block Party at the brand-new Alumni Commons on Wednesday, October 11, as well as a trophy.  

Not only will you be supporting UK, you'll also get some great exposure for your organization, business or office space during homecoming when alumni and friends flood Lexington. And did we mention bragging rights for having the most spirit? It's easy to join in. Simply clink the link to register for Paint the Town Blue. Click here to register. 

All decorations should be submitted here by Monday, October 9, at 11:59 p.m. Judging will occur Tuesday, October 10 between 2 and 4 p.m. 

Monday, October 9, 2023

Homecoming Kickoff

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Gatton Student Center Social Staircase

Happy Homecoming week! Come celebrate a kickoff to the week of events in the Gatton Student Center Social Staircase! There will be free swag, make and takes, and music for everyone! 

Royalty Showcase

7 – 9 p.m.
Gatton Student Center Harris Ballroom

Come scout out the talent of the nominees before Homecoming! Royalty Showcase allows the candidates to introduce themselves to the student body, show their talents, passion for University of Kentucky, and explain why they are the best choice for King and Queen. The showcase consists of introductions, a talent portion, Q&A session, and scores from the judges. At the conclusion of the showcase, voting will open for the student body to vote for their chosen candidate. To participate, arrive at the Harris Ballroom on October 9th from 7-9 p.m.! 👑💙🏟

College of Social Work 85th Anniversary Time Capsule

Upload your pictures, memories, and digital memorabilia to help us celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the College of Social Work. This digital time capsule will be opened during the 100th Anniversary of the College of Social Work in 2038. Virtual submissions for the time capsule will be accepted through October 20th. Click here to learn more.

Swag Cab

Various locations and times throughout the week
Catch the Swag Cab on campus during 2023 Homecoming Week! We’ll be cruising through campus with special guests each day to provide lucky students with a ride to class and a chance to win prizes if they can correctly answer trivia questions – Cash Cab style! Flag us down for your chance to win!

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Mr. & Ms. Black UK Pageant presented by Black Student Union and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Gatton Student Center Grand Ballrooms

Student Organizations and Activities Homecoming Trivia

4 - 5:30 p.m.
Gatton Student Center Cats Den

Are you the biggest Kentucky fan? Test your knowledge and join us in the Cats Den for a fun evening of UK themed trivia, part of Homecoming Week activities! Kentucky bookstore prizes will be awarded to winners of trivia! Go Cats!

College of Social Work 85th Anniversary Time Capsule

Upload your pictures, memories, and digital memorabilia to help us celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the College of Social Work. This digital time capsule will be opened during the 100th Anniversary of the College of Social Work in 2038. Virtual submissions for the time capsule will be accepted through October 20th. Click here to learn more.

Swag Cab

Various locations and times throughout the week
Catch the Swag Cab on campus during 2023 Homecoming Week! We’ll be cruising through campus with special guests each day to provide lucky students with a ride to class and a chance to win prizes if they can correctly answer trivia questions – Cash Cab style! Flag us down for your chance to win!

Homecoming Virtual Game Night

8 p.m. EDT 
Online  

Spend a few minutes relaxing and socializing with fellow alumni without leaving the comfort of your home during our virtual game night! Click here to register.
 

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

BSU Annual Alumni Basketball Game

8 p.m.
Seaton Center

Tell a friend to tell a friend, we're backkkk! You know what time it is! BSU presents our annual alumni basketball game. We are calling out ALL THE OLDHEADS & UNDERGRAD here at the university to go head to head. This will be hosted in the Seaton Center Gym. The game will start at 8 PM. It is highly recommended for early arrival. Food and drinks will be provided!

Student Organizations and Activities and Residence Life Homecoming Bingo

5 - 6 p.m.
Gatton Student Center Cats Den
 
Stop in the Cats Den for a fun game of Bingo, part of Homecoming Week activities! Themed UK prizes will be awarded to the winners of each round! Bring a friend and come play! 

College of Social Work 85th Anniversary Time Capsule

Upload your pictures, memories, and digital memorabilia to help us celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the College of Social Work. This digital time capsule will be opened during the 100th Anniversary of the College of Social Work in 2038. Virtual submissions for the time capsule will be accepted through October 20th. Click here to learn more.

Swag Cab

Various locations and times throughout the week
Catch the Swag Cab on campus during 2023 Homecoming Week! We’ll be cruising through campus with special guests each day to provide lucky students with a ride to class and a chance to win prizes if they can correctly answer trivia questions – Cash Cab style! Flag us down for your chance to win!

Wildcat Wednesday

9 – 11 a.m. 
Outside Whitehall Classroom Building

Hey Wildcats! Come celebrate Wildcat Wednesday during Homecoming week with the Student Activities Board and the Student Alumni Association, get your picture with the Wildcat, grab a bagel, doughnut, and coffee outside in the White Hall Classroom Building Plaza.

College of Fine Arts Tour of the School or Art & Visual Studies

3 – 4 p.m. 
Meet inside the Cornerstone Exchange (by Cup of Common Wealth) |401 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

Join the College of Fine Arts for a tour of the School of Art & Visual Studies Building. Learn about how the renovation of this former tobacco processing warehouse became a state-of-the-art creative learning space for artists, and visit our unique classrooms for fiber arts, ceramics, digital media, and more. The tour will conclude in the Bolivar Gallery with a self-guided exploration of the Disordered Creatures exhibit. Click here to register.

Block Party

4 – 8 p.m. 
Alumni Commons

Join us for a good old-fashioned block party to get you excited for Homecoming 2023! We’ll have food, music, and games. The entire UK and Lexington community is welcome at this family-friendly event.

Thursday, October 12, 2023

College of Social Work 85th Anniversary Time Capsule

Upload your pictures, memories, and digital memorabilia to help us celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the College of Social Work. This digital time capsule will be opened during the 100th Anniversary of the College of Social Work in 2038. Virtual submissions for the time capsule will be accepted through October 20th. Click here to learn more.

Swag Cab

Various locations and times throughout the week
Catch the Swag Cab on campus during 2023 Homecoming Week! We’ll be cruising through campus with special guests each day to provide lucky students with a ride to class and a chance to win prizes if they can correctly answer trivia questions – Cash Cab style! Flag us down for your chance to win!

College of Social Work Alumni Association Virtual Trivia Tournament

Starting Thursday, Oct. 12 and ending Saturday, Oct. 14
Join us for a virtual trivia tournament where you and your classmates can win prizes for showing off your UK and CoSW knowledge! Click here to register.

Golden Wildcat Reunion Registration

Noon – 5 p.m. 
The Campbell House Lexington | 1375 S. Broadway | Lexington, KY 40504
Welcome to Lexington! Attendees are asked to stop by the Campbell House Lexington to pick up all event tickets, nametags, and itinerary. *Note: if you are unable to stop by during the times listed above, all materials will be transported to future events.

College of Social Work Classes Without Quizzes

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
Join us for Dr. Kalea Benner’s Introduction to Social Work and Diverse Populations Course and take a step back in time to your college days with fellow UK alumni and friends by joining us for a classroom-style lecture. Don’t worry — there won’t be a quiz at the end! Click here to register.

College of Communication & Information Classes Without Quizzes

2 – 3:15 p.m. 
Join us for a variety of College of Communication & Information courses and take a step back in time to your college days with fellow UK alumni and friends by joining us for a classroom-style lecture. Don’t worry — there won’t be a quiz at the end! Click here to register
•    ISC 491: ISC Campaigns | Presented by Alyssa Eckman | White Hall Room 213 
•    COM 252: Intro to Interpersonal | Presented by Kelley Hodgson | Patterson Hall Room 129
•    COM 553: Media Criticism: Film | Presented by Alan DeSantis | Patterson Hall Room 119

College of Education 100th Anniversary College Carnival

3 – 5 p.m.  
Taylor Education Building Lawn | 597 S. Upper St., Lexington, KY 40508
 
Join the College of Education as we celebrate the Homecoming Week kickoff to our year-long 100th anniversary. Students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to join us for games, food, and information booths from all of our student groups. If you are interested in attending, please email Nathan Rudder at nathan.rudder@uky.edu to register. 
 

Lewis Honors College Classes Without Quizzes

3:30 – 6 p.m.  
Lewis Honors College Room U133
 
Join us for HON 301: Positive Psychology in the Workplace presented by Dr. Laura Bryan! Take a step back in time to your college days with fellow UK alumni and friends by joining us for a classroom-style lecture. Don’t worry — there won’t be a quiz at the end! Click here to register.
 

College of Dentistry Donald E. Knapp, DDS, PhD, Memorial Lecture

3:30 – 6 p.m. 
College of Dentistry | 800 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508
Join us for the Donald E. Knapp, DDS, PhD, Memorial Lecture. Free CE credit will be offered for all alumni who attend. The lecture will be from 3:30-5 p.m. followed by a reception from 5-6 p.m. Click here to register.

SAB School Spirit Stuff A Pillow

4 – 6 p.m.
Barker Plaza

You know Stuff-a-Plush, but what about School Spirit Stuff-a-Pillow? In honor of homecoming weekend, this fun twist on a staple SAB event will allow students to stuff a FREE UK designed pillowcase! Whether you're in the dorms or off campus, this piece of personalized home decor will fill your space with UK spirit. School Spirit Stuff-a-Pillow will be held on October 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Barker Plaza, while supplies last! 

DanceBlue U

4 – 6 p.m.
Main Lawn

Dance Blue University is an opportunity for students to see what DanceBlue is all about and prep for the spring Dance Marathon! Enjoy Kona Ice, field games and getting to know DB leave ready to fundraise for the DanceBlue Hematology/Oncology Clinic! If you think you want to dance in the Marathon, we would love to see you there! 

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

5 – 8 p.m.
Join UK Alumni Association and VisitLex downtown for Central Bank Thursday Night Live! Join thousands of your closest friends for live music, local food and beverage vendors, and the hottest party in town featuring RAGS AND RICHES. Don’t forget to stop by our booth to pick up some homecoming swag, while supplies last. 

College of Public Health Hall of Fame

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
Longship Club | Kroger Field | 1540 University Dr., Lexington, KY 40506
The Annual Hall of Fame ceremony is held to honor those alumni who have exhibited service in the area of public health. The awards are presented to each inductee as a way to honor their contributions to the field of public health, hospital or health system leadership, health outcomes, and/or population health. Click here to register.

Golden Wildcat Society Induction Dinner & Pinning Ceremony

6 – 9 p.m.
Gatton Student Center Harris Ballroom | 160 Ave of Champions, Lexington, KY 40508

Enjoy a delicious dinner and recognition at one of the iconic locations on campus. Members of the Class of 1973 will receive their pins and be inducted into the Golden Wildcat Society. *Note: Attire is business.

J. David Rosenberg College of Law Golden Wildcat Reunion

6 – 8 p.m. 
Spindletop Hall | 3414 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511

Join us for a dinner to celebrate our Golden Wildcats who graduated in 1973! The dinner is free for attendees. Click here to register.

College of Medicine Welcome Reception

6 – 8 p.m.
The Origin Hotel | The Summit at Fritz Farm | 4174 Rowan, Lexington, KY 40517
We are excited for you to join us for a welcome reception at The Origin Hotel! Click here to register.

College of Dentistry 12th Annual Barrels & Kegs Tasting and Silent Auction

7 – 9 p.m.
Hilton Downtown Lexington | 369 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507
Join us for the 12th annual Barrels & Kegs Tasting and Silent Auction! Tickets are $50 per individual, $80 per couple, and $25 for students. The silent auction ends at 9 p.m. Click here to register.

Friday, October 13, 2023

Alumni Association’s A Day at the Races

Keeneland
All Day

College of Social Work 85th Anniversary Time Capsule

Upload your pictures, memories, and digital memorabilia to help us celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the College of Social Work. This digital time capsule will be opened during the 100th Anniversary of the College of Social Work in 2038. Virtual submissions for the time capsule will be accepted through October 20th. Click here to learn more.

Swag Cab

Various locations and times throughout the week
Catch the Swag Cab on campus during 2023 Homecoming Week! We’ll be cruising through campus with special guests each day to provide lucky students with a ride to class and a chance to win prizes if they can correctly answer trivia questions – Cash Cab style! Flag us down for your chance to win!

College of Dentistry General CE Course and Alumni Breakfast

7:30 – 11:30 a.m. 
Hilton Downtown Lexington | 369 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507
Join us for a presentation from Dr. Fanta! Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will be followed by Dr. Fanta’s course starting at 8:15 a.m. Click here to register.

College of Health Sciences Breakfast and Open House

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. 
Charles T. Wethington Building | 900 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40536
The college is hosting this in the Wethington Building, our home since 2002. The Dean of the College of Health Sciences will be joining us in addition to our student ambassadors as well as faculty and staff who can give you updates on recent successes and plans for the future as well. If you like to see the labs and classroom spaces, we will have students who can lead these small tours. There is no cost to attend. Click here to register.

Campus Bus Tour

9 – 11 a.m.
Sit back and relax as you view the transformation of campus. The tour will include visits to W.T. Young Library, Gatton Student Center, Wildcat Alumni Plaza as well as many of the newly renovated colleges and buildings across campus. Click here to register.

Lyman T. Johnson Awards Luncheon

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Gatton Student Center Harris Ballroom | 160 Ave of Champions, Lexington, KY 40508

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association’s Lyman T. Johnson Constituency Group, with the support of the Office of Institutional Diversity and the Office of the Provost, will continue the tradition by hosting an awards luncheon in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom to honor an African American student and alumni recipient from each nominating college. Click here to register.

Young Alumni Keeneland Tailgate

11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
This is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with your classmates, bet on the ponies, and enjoy the beautiful landscape at Keeneland. We will be tailgating on “The Hill” next to the Entertainment Center. We will have a dedicated spot, with tents, tables, and chairs. We will also have general admission tickets for those who want to go inside the track to see the races.

College of Medicine Alumni Keeneland Tailgate

11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with your classmates, bet on the ponies, and enjoy the beautiful landscape at Keeneland. We will be tailgating on “The Hill” next to the Entertainment Center. We will have a dedicated spot, with tents, tables, and chairs. We will also have tickets for the grandstand for those who want to go inside the track to see the races. Register here. 

College of Health Sciences Keeneland Tailgate on The Hill

11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Join us at one of the best destinations for sports fans for an afternoon of exciting thoroughbred horse racing. Keeneland Race Course offers world-class racing in a historic venue and is a perfect way to spend a fall afternoon. This ticket includes a tailgate on The Hill and a general admission ticket. Click here to register.

College of Dentistry 55th Anniversary Lunch for the Class of 1968

12 p.m.
Hilton Downtown Lexington | 369 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

Join us for lunch at the Hilton for the Class of 1968! This lunch is free to the Class of ’68 and their plus one. Click here to register.

College of Medicine Castle & Key Distillery Tour

1:30 p.m. 
Castle & Key Distillery | 4445 McCracken Pike, Frankfort, KY 40601

This distillery opened in 2018 and has become one of the favorites to visit. You will be led on a walking tour of the grounds, production area and finish with a taste of their wonderful bourbon. There are two different tours at 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. We will assign which tour you will be on when you arrive. The cost to attend is $30 per person. Register here for the tour and optional transportation to the distillery. Click here to register. 

College of Pharmacy 50th Class Reunion Dinner

3:30 – 7:30 p.m.  
Lee T. Todd Atrium | College of Pharmacy | 789 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

Join us for the College of Pharmacy 50th Class Reunion Dinner! We will start with a tour of the Lee T. Todd Jr. Building (College of Pharmacy) at 3:30 p.m., followed by cocktail hour and dinner with the Class of 1973 and UKCOP leadership. This event is free, but please click here to register.

College of Fine Arts Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Faisal Abdu'allah

4 – 5 p.m. 
Gatton Student Center Worsham Cinema | 160 Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY 40508

The UK Art Museum invites alumni and community members to participate in the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series with award-winning artist Faisal Abdu’Allah. Learn more here.
 

College of Nursing Alumni Association Reception

4 – 6 p.m. 
LexArts | 161 Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40507

Enjoy a casual evening of networking with the College of Nursing Alumni Association (CONAA). This event is free to attend. Food and drinks will be provided. A cash bar will be available. The CONAA Board members will make short announcements and present awards. Click here to register.

Golden Wildcat Reception

5 – 7 p.m.  
The Campbell House Lexington | 1375 S. Broadway | Lexington, KY 40504

Enjoy an early evening reception as a fun way to connect with the Class of 1973 50-year reunion. Light appetizers will be served. Click here to register.

Women’s Swim & Dive vs. Eastern Michigan

5 p.m.
Lancaster Aquatic Center

The Kentucky women’s swim & dive team take on Eastern Michigan at 5pm at the Lancaster Aquatic Center. Free t-shirts for the first 100 fans. Admission is free for all fans. Come cheer on the Cats! 

College of Dentistry 55th Anniversary Dinner for the Class of 1968

6 p.m.  
Hilton Downtown Lexington | 369 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

The Class of 1968 and their guests are welcome at this dinner. Tickets are $50 per person. Click here to register.

J. David Rosenberg College of Law Homecoming Open House

6 – 8 p.m.
Meet at the front lobby of the Rosenberg College of Law outside the Grand Courtroom

Join us for an open house in the J. David Rosenberg College of Law! We will meet in the front lobby outside of the Grand Courtroom. Click here to register. We hope to see you there!

UK Tri-Delta Centennial Celebration Alumnae Gathering

6 - 9 p.m. 
Malone’s Prime Events & Receptions, 373 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington, KY 40502

Sisters, along with guests/spouses are invited to celebrate at one of Lexington’s favorite eateries, Malone’s Prime Events! Cost to attend is $55 per person and includes a buffet provided by Malone’s Prime Events. A cash bar will be available. For additional information on donating, sharing your memories or purchasing merchandise visit this link.

College of Dentistry Alumni Reception

6:30 – 9 p.m. 
Spindletop Hall | 3414 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511

All classes are welcome to attend this reception! The full dinner buffet will begin at 7 p.m. followed by the Distinguished Alumni Awards at 7:45 p.m. and Anniversary Class Photos at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person or $90 per couple. Click here to register.

UK Libraries Celebrating 50 Years

6:30 p.m. 
Fasig-Tipton Farm Seattle Slew Room | 2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 

Mark your calendars to join UK Libraries for a lively, five-course dinner at one of Lexington's picturesque horse farms, where we'll enjoy fine Kentucky cuisine and celebrate five decades of leadership in preserving Kentucky's story, one interview at a time. Special guest speakers include award-winning Kentucky chef Ouita Michel, UK President Eli Capilouto, and more. Reserve your individual tickets or table of 8 now. For more ways to show your support, consider a gift to the Terry L. Birdwhistell Endowment Fund. Learn more at libraries.uky.edu/nunncenter50

College of Medicine Reunion Class Dinner

6:30 p.m.  
The Origin Hotel | The Summit at Fritz Farm | 4174 Rowan, Lexington, KY 40517

Join your friends and classmates for your class reunion dinner, provided by the College of Medicine. The evening will be filled with old and new faces, and guest speakers. The dinner will be held in The Origin Hotel Ballroom. Register here for you and your guest to attend.

Big Blue Madness 

7 p.m.
Rupp Arena

Big Blue Madness, the annual tipoff to the Kentucky men’s and women’s basketball seasons, will take place Oct. 13 in Rupp Arena at 7 p.m. Click here to learn more.

Men’s Soccer vs. JMU

7 p.m.
Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex

Join us at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex Friday, October 13th for some early Halloween fun with a candy giveaway, as the men's soccer team takes on the James Madison Dukes at 7pm! UK Staff (+ 1 guest) and students receive free entry with their UK ID. For more information or to purchase tickets today visit UKAthletics.com/Tickets.

NPHC’s Step Show

7 – 11 p.m.
Gatton Student Center Ballrooms

University of Kentucky! It's that dynamic time of year again, The 2023 NPHC Step Show will take place on October 13, 2023, at 7 p.m. in Gatton Student Center Ballrooms! Come be a part of culture, community, and celebration through the time-honored tradition of stepping by our very own National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities. Hosted by UK's very own Ja'Mahl McDaniel and Jason Brooks, this will be a night you don't want to miss! 

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Residence Life’s Welcome Home Tours

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Every Residence Hall

Welcome Home, Wildcat! We invite you to take a journey back to where it all began and join us for a tour! Discover the vibrant community that thrives with in our residence halls and relive the memories that shaped your college experience. 

Campus Bus Tour

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. 
Sit back and relax as you view the transformation of campus. The tour will include visits to W.T. Young Library, Gatton Student Center, Wildcat Alumni Plaza as well as many of the newly renovated colleges and buildings across campus. Click here to register.

Rifle vs. Morehead State

9:30 a.m. 
Buell Armory at Barker Hall

Come support your Kentucky rifle team as they take on Morehead State at 9:30 a.m. at the UK Rifle Range located in the Buell Armory at Barker Hall on campus. Free admission, donuts, and posters for all fans!

College of Dentistry Anniversary Brunch for the Class of 1973

9:30 – 11 a.m. 
UK College of Dentistry | 800 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536

Dean Okeson is hosting the Class of 1973 for brunch at the UK College of Dentistry. The brunch is free to the Class of 1973 and a plus one. Click here to register.

UK Tri-Delta Centennial Celebration Open House

10 a.m. - noon* (*time subject to change, dependent on UK Football game
Delta Delta Delta House, 468 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508
Relive your memories and reminisce with sisters at our beloved Tri-Delta House! Enjoy brunch and networking with Delta Rho members. Cost to attend is $15 per person. For additional information on donating, sharing your memories or purchasing merchandise visit this link.

College of Pharmacy Homecoming Tailgate

3 hours prior to kick-off 
Gluck Equine Research Lawn | 1400 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503

This year we are honoring the classes of 1973, 1983, 1993, 2003, 2013, and 2018! Everyone is invited to our annual bash under the big tent three hours prior to kickoff (exact time TBD) on October 14, 2023! Grab your tickets here and get ready for a fun-filled weekend reconnecting with the pharm fam! $10 gets you a meal, non-alcoholic beverages (cash bar will be available), and entertainment.

Tailgate

4 p.m.
Get ready to cheer at our Tailgate Tent Party as the Wildcats take on the Missouri Tigers. Enjoy tailgate food along with exciting games, entertainment, giveaways and performances by the UK Cheerleaders and Pep Band! Click here to register. We will also have College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication and Information, College of Dentistry, Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, Lewis Honors College, The Martin School, College of Medicine, College of Public Health, Singletary Scholars, College of Social Work, PrideCats and Lyman T. Johnson Constituent Groups joining us.

Caturday Kickoff: Student Tailgate Experience

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
South Lawn

Food, inflatables, T-shirts, yard games, and music.

Gatton College Homecoming Tailgate

2.5 hours prior to kick-off
Kroger Field | White Tent Outside of Gate 9 

Gatton College of Business and Economics Alumni – join us as we cheer the CATS to victory! The Gatton College tailgating tent will be located inside the white fenced tailgate area in front of Kroger Field. All tailgates begin 2.5 hours prior to kickoff. Food and beverages will be provided. Click here to register.

Football Game, UK vs. Missouri

7:30 p.m.
Kroger Field

It’s Tigers vs. Wildcats in this SEC matchup against Missouri for the 2023 Homecoming game! Click here to purchase tickets. Don’t miss halftime at Kroger Field for the crowning of the 2023 UK Homecoming King and Queen! #GoCats 

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Farewell Breakfast with Golden Wildcats

8 a.m.  
The Campbell House Lexington | 1375 S. Broadway | Lexington, KY 40504

Say goodbye to fellow alumni during a breakfast at the Campbell House and join us for one final event to wrap up the 2023 Homecoming festivities. This event is free to attend. Food and drinks are available for purchase on-site. 

College of Medicine Farewell Breakfast

8 a.m. 
The Origin Hotel | The Summit at Fritz Farm | 4174 Rowan, Lexington, KY 40517

As we wind down your reunion weekend, join us for a continental breakfast at The Origin Hotel. Click here to register.

Women’s Soccer vs. Mississippi State

3 p.m.
Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex

The women's soccer team takes on Mississippi State on Sunday, October 15th at 3pm at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex for the annual pink match. Wear pink in support of the fight against breast cancer. There will be a pink soccer scarf giveaway for the first 250 fans. UK Staff (+ 1 guest) and students receive free entry with their UK ID. For more information or to purchase tickets today visit UKAthletics.com/Tickets.

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