Undergoing Maintenance July 4th Weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky Athletics Department official website,, including UK Athletics’ official blog Cat Scratches, will be undergoing maintenance and be unable to be updated for a brief amount of time starting Friday, July 2 at 3:01 a.m. ET and running through Sunday, July 4. Although the website will not be able to be updated, certain components will still be visible to all users.

UK Athletics encourages fans and frequent viewers of the website to go to Kentucky’s official Facebook pages or to follow UK Athletics’ official Twitter accounts for the most up-to-date information about UK Athletics during the maintenance days. Fans can also go to official Facebook and Twitter accounts for several sports and coaches for updated information. A full list of official Facebook and Twitter accounts are listed below.

Over the coming holiday weekend, UK Athletics’ host site will be moving its core infrastructure to a data center that ranks as one of the most prominent technology facilities in the United States. As a result of this move, will see a significant expansion of its core infrastructure environment and network connectivity.

The move is expected to be completed within 24 to 36 hours, however, it may carry into Sunday. Throughout the move, will remain visible to the world, but UK Athletics will be unable to post new content to the website during this move.

UK Athletics thanks you in advance for your understanding and patience and wishes everyone a fun and safe holiday weekend. Go Cats!

Official Twitter and Facebook accounts:

Main news Twitter account - @UKAthleticsNews
Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart - @UKMitchBarnhart
Facebook Fan Page -

Link to a full list of Twitter and Facebook accounts: