Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Thornton’s Academic Center for Excellence

Building Name: Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

Building No.: 0108, 108A


Year of Construction: Stadium 1998, Expansion 2010; Thornton’s ACE; under construction

No. of Stories: Stadium – 6, Academic Center - 3

Square Footage: 639,405

Primary Use:

Stadium for University football games with a seating capacity of 55,000 spectators. Academic support services for student athletes in a 49,490 sq.ft. state of the art Academic Center.


UofL Athletics staff and students, spectators, stadium concession vendors & staff, ULA retail store staff, Brown & Williamson staff, PNC staff.