Frequently Asked Questions
Get started planning your event.
Download the Event Planning Checklist [PDF] to walk through the process of planning an event at UofL's Shelby Campus, or review the frequently asked questions below.
What are the mailing, GPS, and invoice addresses for Event and Conference Services?
For shipping event or vendor materials:
Kristen Frarey or Steve Lux
Event and Conference Services
University of Louisville - Shelby Campus
Founders Union Building Ste. 110
312 N. Whittington Pkwy.
Louisville, KY 40222
For GPS Mapping:
9001 Shelbyville Rd.
Louisville, KY 40222
This address will take you to the entrance to campus on Shelbyville Rd, directly across from PF Chang's. Follow N. Whittington Pkwy. all the way to either the Burhans Hall or Founders Union Building. Burhans Hall will be toward your left and Founders Union will be on your right (Founders is the closer building to Hurstbourne Pkwy.)
To mail invoice payments:
Make checks payable to: University of Louisville
6250 Reliable Parkway
Chicago, IL 60686-0062
Consult a map of Shelby Campus for additional information.
How do I obtain Internet access?
The laptop/device and user must be able to search for available networks and be able to select/accept/join the ulopen network. This is not a secure network and you may be prompted to accept risk. When or if prompted, click to accept the risk.
Open the internet browser of your choice, i.e. Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
Use the guest user ID and password provided.
Note: If you are a UofL employee or student, you may use ulsecure along with your University username and password.
Where should I park, is there a fee and do I need a permit?
We offer complimentary parking in two spacious lots. Our guests do not need a permit to park.
Parking lots are located on the west side (left) of the building. Handicapped accessible parking spaces are on the east side (right) of the building.
Parking is available in the lot behind the building. Handicapped accessible spaces are located closest to the building.
Download a parking map. [PDF]
Do you have vending machines and where are they located?
There are two vending machines, one snack and one soda machine, located in the lower level of the Founders Union building. Vending machines are also located in the lower level of the west wing of Burhans Hall.
What is your food and beverage policy?
No outside food or beverage is allowed on Shelby Campus for meetings, corporate events or conferences. Catering is provided by our in-house, preferred caterer.
You can order all food and beverage through your coordinator and receive one invoice after your event. Learn more about catering.
Where is a good place to go for lunch?
If you prefer not to use our award winning caterer, there are dozens of dining options within a short drive from Shelby Campus. Contact your coordinator for a list of restaurants and attractions near Shelby Campus.