Directions to EKU

We look forward to seeing you on campus. Here are tips for making your trip and visit go as smoothly as possible.
 

Parking

Please register in advance for a free visitor parking pass from EKU Parking. For on-campus events and daily visits, please park in the Alumni Coliseum lot.

Directions

Get directions to Alumni Coliseum using our Parking Map at EKU Parking (look for Alumni Coliseum on the Building List), or by searching 641 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY in your GPS. We also have detailed directions from major nearby cities, including Cincinnati, Louisville, Lexington, and others.

Once you’ve arrived at the Coliseum parking lot, walk around the left side of the Coliseum to the Whitlock Building. Located behind the water tower, the Whitlock Building is where you’ll find our Welcome Center.

  • 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 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. 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.

Accommodations

The following hotels provide discounts for EKU visitors:

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

We can’t wait to see you on campus soon!