University of Kentucky

King Alumni House

Make this your home away from home. Conveniently located on campus at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Rose Street, the coffee pot is always on and the staff looks forward to meeting you. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The King Alumni House has a number of rooms available for receptions, meals, educational events and overnight lodging.

  • The Great Hall and Library can accommodate up to 200 people for catered receptions and open houses. When the weather is right, the Library opens to a gorgeous Patio.

  • The Library can be rented separately for intimate seated meals of up to 40 people.

  • Ballroom seats up to 100 guests for a meal or 150 guests for a lecture-style meeting, and can accommodate almost any setup configuration.

  • The Lounge is perfect for a small, casual gathering of up to 20 people, equipped with a wide screen TV, bar area and small bistro tables.

  • The Board Room and Past Presidents Room offer private, corporate-style meeting spaces for up to 12 people.

  • The Guest Suites come complete with TVs in the bedroom and living area, as well as a coffee maker, microwave oven and compact refrigerator in each unit. Two rooms are available (one queen and one double-twin), both with a queen size sleeper sofa.

Rental rates, facility user categories and rental policies can be found on our Facility Use Policy.

To make a reservation or obtain additional information, click Online Rental Form or contact Nancy Culp at 859-257-7162 or 1-800-269-ALUM, or e-mail her at

Wedding Receptions will be considered depending on set-up needs. (Special note: No dancing, band equipment or portable chairs allowed on hardwood floors in Great Hall).

MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express accepted. Journal Vouchers and PRDs (DAVs) accepted for university events.