Parking & Transit Office

Announcements & Lot Closures


Lot 34 Red is closed from June 13th through August 11th. Please use lot 61 directly east of lot 34 during this time.

Lot 18 is closed from June 13th through August 11th.  The accessible stalls will be moved to the very east end of lot 18 behind Stauffer-Flint. 

Lot 1 is closed from June 10th through August 11th.  Please use lot 11 or lot 52 during this time.

Lot 117 will close on Wednesday June 1st and will not reopen until the beginning of August.  The meters and accessible stalls for Watkins Health Center will be moved to the NE corner or Lot 90.  

Lot 300E will close June 1st and will reopen at the beginning of August.  You can still access lots 300F and 300G by using the road behind the Lied Center.

Starting May 16th, there will be no drive-thru access along Memorial Drive   Lot 36 (west side of Memorial Drive) will be undergoing construction   Lot 39 (east side of Memorial Drive) will remain open for permit holders to park in.

Lot 17 (behind Summerfield Hall) will be closed starting May 16th until the beginning of August.


A full list of closures and detours can be found on the DCM website.


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.

Calendar of Lot Closures and other parking events coming soon in this space.

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