Parking & Transit Office

Current Restrictions

Traffic on Jayhawk Boulevard is restricted from 7:45 AM-5 PM Monday through Friday. 

Parking in Red, Blue, and Gold lots is restricted 7 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday (some Blue and Gold lots are restricted for staff permits only until 7:30 PM). Parking in Yellow lots is restricted from 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday. Parking in Housing lots is restricted 24 hours per day from 7 AM Monday to 5 PM Friday.

Permits can be purchased online.


Lots 102 and 103 are closed for construction. Lots 101, 104, and 105 as well as section E of lot 300 remain available for those with Daisy Field permits to park in. For more information on parking options related to the construction closings, visit the Student Housing page or the Daisy Hill parking page.

Beginning September 24, access to lot 90 will be limited to the entrances along 18th street (view map).

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