Directions to EKU

Please be sure to print your parking pass ahead of time or pick one up in the lobby of the Whitlock building when you arrive. All events take place in the Whitlock building.

For Orientation, Spotlight and Honors Events, please park in the Alumni Coliseum lot.

  • From Cincinnati, Ohio

    Take I-75 South to Lexington, I-75 / I-64 (approximately 8 miles) to I-75 / I-64 split. Continue South on I-75 Richmond / Knoxville. Travel approximately 22 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. Turn left at traffic light #6 to park at Alumni Coliseum. From the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum. The Whitlock Building will be located behind the water tower.

  • From Louisville, Kentucky

    Take I-64 East to Lexington, I-75 / I-64 (approximately 8 miles) to I-75 / I-64 split. Continue South on I-75 Richmond / Knoxville. Travel approximately 22 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. Turn left at traffic light #6 to park at Alumni Coliseum. From the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum. The Whitlock Building will be located behind the water tower.

  • From Huntington, West Virginia

    Take I-64 West for 104 miles to exit #96 (Fort Boonesborough S. P.) and remain on State Highway 627 until intersecting I-75 at exit #95 (will save 20 minutes road time). Travel approximately 7 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. Turn left at traffic light #6 to park at Alumni Coliseum. From the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum. The Whitlock Building will be located behind the water tower.

  • From Lexington, Kentucky

    Take I-75 South and travel approximately 22 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. Turn left at traffic light #6 to park at Alumni Coliseum. From the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum. The Whitlock Building will be located behind the water tower.

  • From Bowling Green, Kentucky

    Take I-65 North approximately18 miles to exit #43 (Glasgow) and travel East on the Cumberland Parkway through Somerset to exit #41 on I-75. Travel North on I-75 for approximately 48 miles departing the interstate at exit #87. Turn right at the end of the off ramp and head East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. Turn left at traffic light #6 to park at Alumni Coliseum. From the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum. The Whitlock Building will be located behind the water tower.

  • From Knoxville, Tennessee

    Take I-75 North approximately162 miles departing the interstate at exit #87. Turn right at the end of the off ramp and head East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. Turn left at traffic light #6 to park at Alumni Coliseum. From the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum. The Whitlock Building will be located behind the water tower.


For Campus Visits, Colonel for a Day and Major Meetup Events, please park in the Commonwealth Building lot.

  • From Cincinnati, Ohio

    Take I-75 South to Lexington, I-75 / I-64 (approximately 8 miles) to I-75 / I-64 split. Continue South on I-75 Richmond / Knoxville. Travel approximately 22 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. At light #7 (green sign next to signal) turn left in front of the football stadium.  Go straight through the next light; road will bend slightly to the left.  Turn left into the next driveway in front of Commonwealth Office Tower.  Go straight up the hill to the upper level parking.  Once there, park as near the far end of the parking lot as possible and follow the signs to the Welcome Center in the Whitlock Building. Make sure to leave your parking pass in the window. 

  • From Louisville, Kentucky

    Take I-64 East to Lexington, I-75 / I-64 (approximately 8 miles) to I-75 / I-64 split. Continue South on I-75 Richmond / Knoxville. Travel approximately 22 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. At light #7 (green sign next to signal) turn left in front of the football stadium.  Go straight through the next light; road will bend slightly to the left.  Turn left into the next driveway in front of Commonwealth Office Tower.  Go straight up the hill to the upper level parking.  Once there, park as near the far end of the parking lot as possible and follow the signs to the Welcome Center in the Whitlock Building. Make sure to leave your parking pass in the window.

  • From Huntington, West Virginia

    Take I-64 West for 104 miles to exit #96 (Fort Boonesborough S. P.) and remain on State Highway 627 until intersecting I-75 at exit #95 (will save 20 minutes road time). Travel approximately 7 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. At light #7 (green sign next to signal) turn left in front of the football stadium.  Go straight through the next light; road will bend slightly to the left.  Turn left into the next driveway in front of Commonwealth Office Tower.  Go straight up the hill to the upper level parking.  Once there, park as near the far end of the parking lot as possible and follow the signs to the Welcome Center in the Whitlock Building. Make sure to leave your parking pass in the window.

  • From Lexington, Kentucky

    Take I-75 South and travel approximately 22 miles to Richmond and depart interstate at exit #87 (2nd Richmond exit). Make a left and cross over the interstate heading East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. At light #7 (green sign next to signal) turn left in front of the football stadium.  Go straight through the next light; road will bend slightly to the left.  Turn left into the next driveway in front of Commonwealth Office Tower.  Go straight up the hill to the upper level parking.  Once there, park as near the far end of the parking lot as possible and follow the signs to the Welcome Center in the Whitlock Building. Make sure to leave your parking pass in the window.

  • From Bowling Green, Kentucky

    Take I-65 North approximately 18 miles to exit #43 (Glasgow) and travel East on the Cumberland Parkway through Somerset to exit #41 on I-75. Travel North on I-75 for approximately 48 miles departing the interstate at exit #87. Turn right at the end of the off ramp and head East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. At light #7 (green sign next to signal) turn left in front of the football stadium.  Go straight through the next light; road will bend slightly to the left.  Turn left into the next driveway in front of Commonwealth Office Tower.  Go straight up the hill to the upper level parking.  Once there, park as near the far end of the parking lot as possible and follow the signs to the Welcome Center in the Whitlock Building. Make sure to leave your parking pass in the window.

  • From Knoxville, Tennessee

    Take I-75 North approximately 162 miles departing the interstate at exit #87. Turn right at the end of the off ramp and head East on the Eastern bypass for one mile and you will see the main EKU campus on the left. At light #7 (green sign next to signal) turn left in front of the football stadium.  Go straight through the next light; road will bend slightly to the left.  Turn left into the next driveway in front of Commonwealth Office Tower.  Go straight up the hill to the upper level parking.  Once there, park as near the far end of the parking lot as possible and follow the signs to the Welcome Center in the Whitlock Building. Make sure to leave your parking pass in the window.


Accommodations

The following hotels provide discounts for EKU visitors:

For additional listings of hotels in the Richmond area, please refer to the city or Richmond's Tourism website.