Transportation Services

Office Closing Early 12/13

Our office will be closing at Noon on Friday, December 13 (stop day) for an all staff meeting and training. We will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, December 16.


Airport Shuttle Launching in time for Winter Break

We are offering up to 40 trips per day for 3 days at the end of the fall semester, and 3 days before the beginning of the spring semester. Visit our airport shuttle page for details and the signup form.


Basketball season has begun!

Please see our events page for game dates and parking restrictions.

Current Restrictions

All zones are currently restricted including all parking garages. 

Jayhawk Boulevard is closed from 7:45 am to 5:00 pm.  Only buses, service permits and gold permit holders have permission to drive-thru.

Accessible stalls and Limited Mobility stalls are restricted 24/7/365. A state issued placard or license plate with the wheelchair logo is required to be on display to park in these stalls.

Rule Change: Escalating Tickets

All fines $25 or higher will now escalate.

Fine escalates $10 upon each subsequent issuance (e.g. $35, $45, etc. up to $75).

*Towable Offense. When the citation reaches $75, and every time after, the vehicle is automatically towable at owner's expense. Parking privileges will be revoked after 2nd tow for either violation.

Restricted areas include but are not limited to service vehicle stalls, state vehicle stalls, campus community parked at a guest meter, posted No Parking zones, etc.

Please see Rules & Regulations section 12 for additional information.

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
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
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 
Using a yellow permit costs $1.93/day. Park & Ride is $1.41.
You don’t need to own a car to use a car – check out Enterprise Carshare.