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Accessible Parking

There are 435 accessible parking spaces on the KU Lawrence campus, including recent (and ongoing) improvements to the following parking lots:


  • Lot 2 - converted to ADA parking, with a total of 14 ADA spaces (an increase of eight spaces) between Marvin and Budig halls.
  • Lot 54 - when construction is completed in late September, lot 54 will have 6 ADA spaces (an increase of three spaces), with access to Murphy and Green halls, and the Engineering buildings. 
  • Murphy Hall Circle Drive - grade was leveled, and rebuilt with 5 ADA spaces (an increase of three spaces) on the west side of Murphy Hall.  

In addition, we plan to add another 30 spaces over the next several years, to improve accessibility to campus buildings.  It is our goal to be as responsive (and flexible) as possible with the location of these new spaces. 

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
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
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 
Using a yellow permit costs $1.93/day. Park & Ride is $1.41.
You don’t need to own a car to use a car – check out Enterprise Carshare.