Parking & Transit Office

8. Parking Garages

Regulations have been updated to FY17, effective August 1, 2016. Current regulations are still available in PDF form.

8.0 Parking & Transit operates two parking garages on campus.

The Allen Fieldhouse Garage is located north of Allen Fieldhouse at Naismith Drive & Irving Hill Road, with one  entrance on Irving Hill Road.

The Mississippi Street Garage is located north of the Kansas Union at 13th & Oread, with two entrances on Oread Avenue and Mississippi Street.

A third parking garage is projected to open in the Central District in Spring 2017.

8.1 Toll. Hourly charge for parking in the garages is garages is $1.75 for the first hour, and $1.50 per each additional hour or any portion thereof. Lost tickets will be charged a $15 replacement fee.

8.2 Faculty, staff and students are eligible to purchase permits for either the Allen Fieldhouse Garage or the Mississippi Street Garage. Permits valid in one garage only, not both (see section 5.6 for permit restrictions). Eligibility for Allen Fieldhouse Garage permit determined by primary office (faculty and staff) or graduate program location (students). Application for permit should be made at Parking & Transit office. Applicants may be placed on a waiting list.

8.3 Allen Fieldhouse Garage. Restricted 24 hours all year.

8.4 Mississippi Street Garage. Restricted 24 hours all year. Any valid KU permit will be honored in this garage after 5 p.m. until 7 a.m. daily, except home football game days and other posted events. Contact office to add this access to surface permits.

8.5 Vehicles caught leaving a garage without payment or permit, including passbacks, will be assessed a ticket (see section 10.5 or 10.7) and a police report may be made.


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
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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