The University of Kentucky Athletics Department strives to be elite in all facets. It aims to educate students through graduation, compete for championships in all 22 varsity sports and prepare young people for the next phase of their lives. From the eight-time national champion Kentucky men’s basketball team to the defending national champion rifle team, UK student-athletes are supported with scholarships, academic resources, cutting-edge facilities, equipment, coaches and staff to create the best possible educational and competitive experience.

Widely regarded as having one of the most loyal and passionate fan bases in the country – the Big Blue Nation – the Wildcats have long benefited from remarkable donor support. Fans and alumni empower students to be successful in the classroom and in competition, while gaining skills and knowledge that position them a lifetime of success. To learn more about UK Athletics, click here. To support UK Athletics, please contact the K Fund at (859) 257-6300 or