2. Visitor Parking
Regulations have been updated to FY18, effective August 1, 2017. Current regulations are still available in PDF form.
2.0 Visitors are considered to be persons (other than current and recent students, staff and faculty) who occasionally visit the campus for pleasure, conferences, or business. Spaces that are designated by “Visitor Parking” or “Guest Only” signs are not to be used by faculty, staff, or students. Any person operating a vehicle registered to a current university student or employee is not eligible for visitor status.
2.1 Access to central campus is very limited. Visitors may park in a parking garage (see map) for $1.75 for the first hour and $1.50 for each additional hour. Visitor permits/e-permits are available for a few parking lots where a parking garage is not within a reasonable distance of visitor’s destination, and are valid in regular permit stalls or long-term parking meters within the color zone indicated. Several metered and pay-by-phone parking areas are specifically available for the convenience of visitors, including lots 90, 94, 301 and 302.
Once parked, visitors may use any bus to get around campus, which is a fare free zone. Bus stops can be found in or near most parking lots. Routes and schedules are online at www.lawrencetransit.org.
2.2 Visitors are required to observe all University of Kansas parking regulations and to park in designated visitor or metered parking areas. If parked at meter, all visitors must pay the proscribed fee. Parking tickets are assessed against a vehicle, not the vehicle operator.
2.3 Visitor permits/e-permits may be purchased by individuals or departments. (See www.parking.ku.edu/parkingfees.shtml for current rates.) Faculty, staff and students are not eligible to use daily visitor permits purchased by departments. In order to be credited for unused visitor permits, departments must return permits on or before the day permits are valid. Unused permits for hooded meters and unused garage validation codes will not be credited. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to order permits.
2.4 A surcharge of $25 will be added to all visitor permits, hooded meters, reserved stalls and garage validation codes ordered less than two (2) business days in advance of date they are needed.