Regulations - 1. General Regulations

The University of Kansas, through the Board of Regents and its administrative officers, is authorized by state law to establish parking rules and regulations and to assess penalties for infractions of these regulations. Regulations are established by the Parking Commission with the approval of the Provost.

Any motorized vehicle operated on the property of the University of Kansas is subject to all regulations governing parking at the institution. All drivers who bring their vehicles onto campus are responsible for knowing and understanding the rules and regulations that apply to vehicle use here.

Parking is restricted year-round. All campus parking shall be restricted to vehicles with permits/e- permits which authorize parking in that area or where the meter fee or garage toll has been paid.

University parking permit owners are responsible for the proper operation and parking of the vehicles that they register, regardless of who operates the registered vehicle.

The university assumes no responsibility for security of vehicles or their contents while moving or parked in any area subject to university jurisdiction.

1.1 Finding Authorized Space. The responsibility of finding an authorized space rests with the driver. Lack of space, mechanical problems, inclement weather, or other adversities are not considered valid excuses for failure to comply with the parking regulations.

1.2 All communication regarding tickets and permits/ e-permits will be conducted through email, using university registered email addresses (see University Electronic Mail Policy).

1.3 Transportation Services is not responsible for incorrect information given out by anyone other than Transportation Services employees.

1.4 Failure of Transportation Services to strictly enforce any parking regulation shall not be construed as a waiver for the future enforcement of the regulation.

1.5 Tickets are sent via KU-registered email and/or placed on vehicles at time of issuance. Transportation Services is not responsible for emails not read by recipient or tickets removed from vehicles thereafter. If a ticket is issued to a student, FERPA prohibits us from discussing the situation with anyone other than the student. Tickets issued to non-students may not be discussed with anyone other than the person cited.

1.6 Alternative Modes of Transportation. KU Transportation Services operates or sponsors several transportation options.

  • The university bus system, KU on Wheels, is operated in coordination with Lawrence Transit. City and coordinated routes operate year-round, while university routes operate when fall and spring classes are in session. All university students, staff, faculty and affiliates may use the KU Card to ride buses free. Use “MyBusLawrence” app (for iPhone and Android devices) for real time bus information. Routes and schedules are available on the Lawrence Transit website.
  • SafeRide is a program for students, funded by student fees, which offers a free ride home late at night from anywhere inside the city limits. It operates 10:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. seven nights per week during fall and spring semesters, and three nights per week during the summer semester. Use “KU SafeRide” app (for iPhone and Android devices) or call 785-864-SAFE [7233] to request a ride during hours of operation. Information is available on the Transportation Services website.

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