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.

Announcements & Lot Closures

Information on current lot closures and traffic re-routes related to construction projects can be viewed on Design and Construction Management's website.

Due to central district construction, there have been updated restrictions for the 2016 Spring Semester for residents of Daisy Hill and Jayhawker Towers. Please refer to the maps below for details.

Residents of Daisy Hill can consult the Daisy Hill parking maps to see which lots their permit is allowed to park in ; residents of other halls (including Jayhawker Towers) can check the Residence Hall parking maps.

We are now enforcing restrictions using License Plate Recognition.

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