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The UofL Conference Center is located on ShelbyHurst Campus.

UofL's ShelbyHurst Campus is located on Shelbyville Road, near Hurstbourne Parkway, less than 20 minutes from the heart of downtown and the Louisville International Airport. There are dozens of dining options and several hotels within minutes of campus.







  • Driving Directions to ShelbyHurst Campus
    People attending an event in a meeting room in Founders Union.

    Host your next event at ShelbyHurst Campus.

    Located in Louisville's east end, ShelbyHurst Campus offers flexible, modern space for corporate or social events. Contact us today to see how we can help make your next event a huge success.

    From I-65 North

    Take the I-264 East (Watterson Expressway) exit. After traveling approximately seven miles, take Exit 20A (Shelbyville Rd. E, US 60/Middletown). Be sure to stay right as you exit. ShelbyHurst Campus is approximately two miles down on the left, at the stoplight at Whittington Pkwy.

    From I-65 South:

    Take the I-264 East (Watterson Expressway) exit. Follow the directions above.

    From I-64 East:

    Take Exit 12B (I-264 East/Watterson Expressway). Then take Exit 20A (Shelbyville Rd., US 60/Middletown). Be sure to stay right as you exit. ShelbyHurst Campus is approximately two miles down on the left, at the stoplight at Whittington Pkwy.

    From I-64 West:

    Take Exit 15 (Hurstbourne Pkwy., Middletown/Jeffersontown/ShelbyHurst Campus). Turn right onto Hurstbourne Pkwy. Travel approximately two miles to the intersection at Shelbyville Rd. (US 60). Turn left onto Shelbyville Rd. ShelbyHurst Campus is approximately 1⁄4 mile down on the right, at the stoplight at Whittington Pkwy.

    I-71 South:

    Take the I-264 West (Watterson Expressway) exit. This is a left turn. Travel approximately two miles, then take the Shelbyville Rd. East exit (US 60/Middletown). ShelbyHurst Campus is approximately two miles down on the left, at the stoplight at Whittington Pkwy.

  • Parking

    We offer complimentary parking in two lots. Download a map of available parking [PDF]. If you have questions about accessibility, please visit our FAQ page.

    Burhans Hall

    440 N. Whittington Pkwy.
    Louisville, KY 40222
    Phone: 502.852.0360

    Parking lots are located on the west side (left) of the building. Handicapped accessible parking spaces and access to the elevator are on the east side (right) of the building.

    Founders Union

    450 N. Whittington Pkwy.
    Louisville, KY 40222
    Phone: 502.852.0360

    Parking is available in the lot behind the building. Handicapped accessible spaces are located closest to the building.


  • Overnight Accommodations

    There are two hotels within walking distance to ShelbyHurst Campus and many others within a few miles of campus, representing over 300 sleeping rooms. Rates vary based on dates and availability. It may be possible to negotiate a group rate for your event - contact us for assistance.

    *Shuttle service available

    Homewood Suites by Hilton® Louisville East
    9401 Hurstbourne Trace
    Louisville, KY 40222
    502.429.9070
    Distance: Three-minute walk from ShelbyHurst Campus.

    Residence Inn® by Marriott® Louisville East
    120 North Hurstbourne Parkway
    Louisville, KY 40222
    Distance: Eight to ten-minute walk to ShelbyHurst Campus.

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Louisville East
    9940 Corporate Campus Drive
    Louisville, KY 40223
    502.426.9191
    Distance: 1.7 miles from ShelbyHurst Campus.

    Hampton Inn by Hilton - Louisville East/Hurstbourne
    1150 Forest Bridge Rd
    Louisville, KY 40223
    502.426.1822
    Distance: Less than 1 mile from ShelbyHurst Campus.

    Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham - Louisville
    751 Cypress Station Drive
    Louisville, KY 40207
    502.899.5959
    Distance: 4 miles from ShelbyHurst Campus*.

    Home2 Suites by Hilton - Louisville East/Hurstbourne
    1150 Forest Bridge Rd
    Louisville, KY 40223
    502.326.3824
    Distance: 1.2 miles from ShelbyHurst Campus*.




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The Location Is Perfect

"We have used this facility, annually, and will continue to do so. The location is perfect and the facilities are clean and comfortable."


Kelly Paine
Louis T. Roth & Co.