Credentials for working media can be requested via the Internet. Football
and men’s basketball should be requested through www.sportssystems.com/Kentucky.
For all other sports, contact the individual sport’s SID and they will follow up with you.
Football Media Credentials
Credentials for working media and photographers for UK’s home football
games should be requested through the Internet at this site:
Requests for season passes should be submitted no later than July 31. Requests
for single games should be made as far in advance as possible. The University
of Kentucky follows guidelines set by the NCAA and the Southeastern Conference
in issuing credentials. On a space-available basis, season credentials are
granted to daily newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and television stations
that cover the UK football program on a regular basis – i.e., weekly
news conferences and all home games. Because of limited space, season credentials
to radio stations will be limited to one per station that employs a full-time
Credentials will not be mailed. On game day, credentials may be picked up
at media will call, located between gates 11 and 12 of Commonwealth Stadium,
beginning two hours prior to kickoff. Credentials may also be picked up at
the Media Relations Office in the Joe Craft Center, Monday through Friday from
9am to 4:30pm.
Approved parking passes will be mailed in advance, per the outlet’s
instructions listed on their credential application.
Football Photo Credentials
Photo credentials will be issued only to accredited media outlets – daily
newspapers, specialized publications and television stations.
Only the official website of each participating institution and representatives
of contractual rights-fee paying media will be granted access. Other media
representatives not earning credentials through the criteria listed above will
not be granted credentials to UK football games for the purpose of staffing