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Honors College

Directions to Campus


IF YOU ARE TRAVELING NORTH ON I-65 (from Nashville):

  1. Take exit #20B for the William H. Natcher Parkway (towards Owensboro).
  2. Take exit #7 off the William H. Natcher Parkway for US-68/80.
  3. Turn right off the exit ramp.
  4. You will travel approximately 2 miles, go under a train trestle and come to a stop light at University Boulevard.
  5. Turn left on University Boulevard and stay in the right lane.
  6. You will pass our baseball field, football stadium, and basketball arena (all on your right). Just past the basketball arena will be a parking structure at a stop light intersection; go straight at this stop light while still staying in the right lane.
  7. Approximately two blocks up the street on your right you will see the entrance into our Alumni Square Garage.


IF YOU ARE TRAVELING SOUTH ON I-65 (from Louisville):

  1. Take exit #26 for US-234 (Cemetery Rd).
  2. Turn right off the exit ramp.
  3. Continue travelling for 2.3 miles until you reach the intersection of US-234 and US-31W. Continue past this intersection and keep to the left lane.
  4. After passing a stop light and two stop signs, turn left at the next stop light, which puts you onto Adams/Kentucky Street, and stay in the left lane.
  5. After traveling approximately one mile, turn left onto Alumni Ave.
  6. After reaching a stop sign, turn left onto Kentucky Street and stay in the right lane. Quickly make the next right which takes you to our Alumni Square Garage.



  1. Take exit #7 off the William H. Natcher Parkway for US-68/80 
  2. Turn left off the exit ramp 
  3. From this point, follow the same directions for people traveling north on I-65 beginning with step #4.



Visitors may park in the Welcome Center located inside the Alumni Square Parking Garage. Also, visitor parking permits are available at the Parking and Transportation Services office located on Campbell Lane. Additional visitor parking maps are available here.

Please feel free to call the Honors College at (270) 745-2081 if you have any trouble the day of your visit.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14