Parking & Transit Office

Permit Sales for 2016-17 student parking permits will not begin until July 5. You will receive an email from us in your official KU email when the portal is open!

Current Restrictions

Due to the construction along Memorial Drive and Mississippi Street this summer, Jayhawk Boulevard will be open for drive-thru.  The gold and reserved parking around Jayhawk Boulevard will be restricted as usual and violators may be towed.

Yellow zones are restricted June 7-July 29 from 8 am to 4 pm.  They will be open to park in for free from August 1-19.

Housing zones are open to park in for free May 16-August 19.

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

Summer Construction


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