Parking & Transit, a Division of Campus Operations

Parking Fees

 For a complete list of all annual, event, visitor, service, construction, and temporary parking permit prices, please refer to the 2016-2017 Parking Fees (PDF).

  Permit Type                Annual Semester
1. Gold 1,2,3,5
517
285
2. Blue 2,3,5
385
211
3. Red 2,5
343
190
4. Yellow 2,5 274 158
5. Park & Ride 2 200 110
6. Carpool (per person) 3 229 -
7. University Housing 2 300 165
8. Parking Facility Gold 3 601
-
9. Parking Facility Blue 3 469
-
10. Parking Facility Red 3 427
-
11. Parking Facility Yellow 3
317
-
12. Retiree1,2,3
100
-
13. Motorcycle/Moped Blue
79
-
14. Motorcycle/Moped Red
79
-
15. Temporary/Medical
See 6.1 in PDF file
16. Service/Construction1
See 6.1 in PDF file
17. Departmental Pass
158
-
18. Child Care Load
37
18
19. Evening Only Permit 4
-
57
20. Reserved (Covered) 5 1,616 -
21. Reserved (Not Covered) 5 1,292 -

1 Permits include campus access authorization.

2 Valid 5 p.m. - 7 a.m. weekdays and on weekends in Mississippi Street Garage.

3 Upon successful application.

4 Valid in Mississippi Street Garage only.

5 By approval of Office of the Provost.


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