Students may only purchase one car permit/e-permit, and a limited number of permits will be available for each area on a first come, first served basis. If permits are sold out for the area in which you prefer to park, you will be able to sign up for a waiting list.
Please consider whether walking or riding a bus to class may be more convenient than purchasing a parking permit.
In 2018, parking garages began using License Plate Recognition instead of gates. Important info on this change is available here.
Commuter students* (those who are living off-campus) are eligible to purchase the following permit types:
* Freshmen living off campus are only eligible for Park & Ride permits.
Yellow permits are sold for specific parking lots. Students may only park in their designated lots 9a.m.-3 p.m., but may park in any yellow zone before 9 a.m. or after 3 p.m.
$302 / year
||51, 53, 56, 57, 60, 92, 94|
|Rec Center/Cap Fed/Hoglund||
||71, 90, 93, 117, 125, and 127|
$350 / year
|Mississippi Street Garage||
||Valid only in Mississippi Street Garage, or any surface yellow lot before 9 a.m. or after 3 p.m. Access from Mississippi Street or Oread Avenue.|
|Central District Garage||
||Valid only in Central District Garage, or any surface yellow lot before 9 a.m. or after 3 p.m. Access from 19th & Ousdahl.|
A reduced permit price for remote parking, valid in lot 301. Bus route (41) to the central core of campus runs 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Monday–Thursday, and until 7 p.m. on Fridays. The full schedule is available at lawrencetransit.org.
$220 / year
Two or more students may form a carpool, valid for parking in either lot 52 or lot 61. an application form will be available by July 15.
$252 per student / year