Parking & Transit Office

Announcements & Lot Closures

Starting May 16th, there will be no drive-thru access along Memorial Drive   Lot 36 (west side of Memorial Drive) will be undergoing construction   Lot 39 (east side of Memorial Drive) will remain open for permit holders to park in.

Two other lots will close on May 16th. Lot 17 (behind Summerfield Hall) will be closed until the beginning of August.

Lot 72 will be closed until June 3rd for part of the Central District construction.  It will reopen the week of June 6th.

A full list of closures and detours can be found on the DCM website.

Current Restrictions

Due to the construction along Memorial Drive this summer, Jayhawk Boulevard will be open for drive-thru.  The Gold and Reserved parking around Jayhawk Boulevard will be restricted as usual.

Yellow zones will be open May 16-June 6. They will be restricted June 7-July 29, and then open again August 1-19.

Housing zones will be open May 16-August 19.

Red, blue, and gold zones are restricted year-round.

Calendar of Lot Closures and other parking events coming soon in this space.

Getting To Class

From lot 125 to Wescoe:

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You must have a permit or pay by the hour to park in a KU lot
Parking is self-funded, receiving no state funding or tuition money
15,000 parking spaces on campus
Main campus closed to drive-through traffic 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
Anyone with a valid KU Card can ride buses free
Parking meters using Parkmobile now accept credit cards
Follow parking on Twitter: @parkingKU
Visitors should park in parking garages or at meters
Red, Blue, and Gold zones are ticketed Monday through Friday year-round
Using a yellow annual parking permit costs $1.28 per day
To use ADA parking, you must register your placard with Parking & Transit and buy a parking permit
In residence hall zones, we patrol continuously and issue tickets day and night starting at 7 a.m. Monday and ending at 5 p.m. Friday when classes are in session
You don’t need to own a car to have a car – rent 1 of 4 cars by the hour with Hertz on Demand
48 hours before closing lots for events, we'll post a real estate sign with the date and time at the entrance
Walking time from lot 57 (Stadium) to Wescoe: 6.5 minutes
Walking time from lot 90 (Recreation Center) to Wescoe: 8.5 minutes
Going to Watkins Health Center? Park at the meters, pay for 1 hour