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You're invited to elevate your event experience! Whether you're an external visitor or representing your esteemed department or organization, we've got you covered. Choose from our impressive selection of 23+ rooms tailored to meet your every event need. Collaborate with our dynamic UK Events team to finesse the finer details. Secure your date in style with Meet at Big Blue. Let's make your event one to remember. Submit an event request to begin your journey with us. 

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Important Information

It is important to understand you are submitting a REQUEST for events and/or space. Reservation of space and event approvals are not guaranteed for every request. Requestors may receive two confirmations (one for space and one for event approval) if the space requested is not managed by the Office of University Events.

Meet at Big Blue

Looking for a space to study or work on a project? Need a ballroom or conference room for an event? Learn how to reserve a spot at GSC.

Event & Conference Space Layouts

Discover our 21 room options within the Gatton Student Center. Our versatile spaces are great for any event. We offer Executive Boardrooms, Ballrooms, the Social Staircase, Worsham Cinema, meeting rooms, and more.

Let's Get Digital

To maintain a clutter-free campus, we kindly request all flyer submissions to be made through our digital signage system. For guidance on sizing and color usage, please refer to our UK Brand page before submitting.

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Digital Signage: Social Staircase

Need help scheduling your university event?

The Office of University Events exists to guide your organization through UK’s event submission process. Let our team assist you by identifying on and off campus vendors and let our production specialists take your event to the next level with light shows, sound systems, and unparalleled service and technical knowledge!

 

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See What's Happing Inside

Keep yourself informed about the newest events and occurrences within the Gatton Student Center. Whether it's university events, various organizations and clubs, or more, discover your community and make friends in the living room of campus.

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BBNvolved

Discover unique opportunities at the University of Kentucky by checking out the BBNvolved calendar. From student clubs and organizations to campus events, BBNvolved offers a comprehensive guide for students to get involved and staying informed.

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Looking For More?

How can I utilize the tables in the GSC common area?

Apart from the room options, we offer three tabling locations in the Gatton Student Center. This area can be found around the Social Staircase on the 1st floor and 2nd floor. 

How do I schedule a space inside the GSC?

Use EMS, the University Events event scheduling software, to book space in the Gatton Student Center. Within this system, clients can search for available spaces and request additional services (furniture, AV needs, etc.)

Does GSC provide Tables and Chairs?

Yes. To discuss your setup needs, please consult your event manager.

Does GSC charge for spaces?

Please see Room Rates above or download the full Room Rate Guide HERE

WePresent and Crestron AirMedia

Having trouble connecting to the display in your meeting room? 

Check with the front desk staff to help assist with connection issues. 

Blue Box Ticketing

The Student Involvement Box Office manages ticketing needs for a number of on-campus events, organizations, and venues (excluding Athletics, UK Opera Theatre, UK Theater, and Singletary Center events).

The Box Office also acts as a collection hub for DanceBlue donations, DanceBlue dancer fees, Alternative Service Break program fees, and other program and registration related fees.

For ticket sales or inquiries, contact us at 859-257-TICS (8427)

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