Shelby Campus Policies

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Booking Procedure

Reservations are not guaranteed until full payment has been received. Half the payment is due upon making the reservation. The balance is due within 30 days of that date. There are no refunds for cancellation once the deposit and/ or final payment has been made.


Payments may be made by check, money order, Visa or MasterCard. We do not keep credit card numbers on file. If you pay by credit card, you will need to submit your number every time you make a payment to us. Reservations are not held until we receive at least half of the venue fees as a down payment. The balance is due within 30 days of the initial payment date.

Food and Beverage

All federal, state, and local laws pertaining to food and beverage purchases or consumption must be strictly followed. You may use any caterer with an operating license. Alcohol is allowed on Shelby Campus. For details, please contact Anita Sturgill Block at 502.852.0360. No alcohol will be served to persons under the age of 21.

We reserve the right to discontinue service of alcoholic beverages to any group or individual guest should our personnel determine that to continue such service would not be in the best interest of the guest or the university. All food/beverage and alcohol served is subject to a 20% service charge. We do not charge Kentucky sales tax. You must present a final bill from your caterer to us at least ten working days in advance of your event. We must have a copy of the caterer's license at least 30 days prior to your event.


Please note that no refunds will be given for the venue.

Business Hours

The Shelby Campus Event and Conference Services Center is open for private events 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. If your event is going to last past 12:00 a.m., special arrangements must be made with us.

Private Property

No firearms are allowed on university property at any time. No fireworks, fire hazards, glitter, rice, birdseed, or confetti are allowed inside the venue. With permission, certain items are allowed outside the venue.

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