Parking & Transit, a Division of Campus Operations

3. Accessible Parking

Regulations have been updated to FY18, effective August 1, 2017. Current regulations are still available in PDF form.

3.0 An official state-issued ADA license plate or placard is required and must be displayed to park in accessible and limited mobility parking spaces.

3.1 Placard/Tag Registration. Registration of official state-issued ADA placard or license tag with Parking & Transit is required. Owner must follow rules for on campus usage.

3.2 Registered owners of motor vehicles which bear an official state-issued disabled placard or license tag which are being operated by or used for the transportation of the registered owner affiliated with KU, must also purchase a University of Kansas parking permit/e-permit.

3.3 Proof of ownership of state-issued ADA placard (photo ID with State of Kansas wallet ID card or registration receipt) must be presented for registration and purchase of ADA permit/e-permit, and upon request at traffic control booths in order to gain entrance to the central core of campus.

3.4 Visitors with state-issued ADA placard parking on campus 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday must present identification (see section 3.2) at traffic control booth to verify ownership in order to park free at meters with state-issued ADA placard; pay hourly toll in parking garages; or purchase a visitor permit/e-permit in the Parking & Transit office or at the traffic control booths located at the Chi Omega Fountain or next to Danforth Chapel.

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