Parking & Transit Office

Current Restrictions

During the summer class session from June 3 until July 25, Yellow lots are restricted 8 AM-4 PM. Valid Housing permits or Park & Ride permits may park in Yellow during this time.  Traffic on Jayhawk Boulevard is restricted from 8 AM-2 PM Monday-Friday (although some areas are not available due to construction even during unrestricted hours) Red, Blue, and Gold lots are restricted as usual.

Housing lots (designated for Residence Hall parking) are open for free parking during the summer.


Lot 34 is currently being re-paved; the project should be completed by August.

Phase two of the Jayhawk Boulevard Reconstruction project is currently underway. For details on road closings and affected lots, see this page or select the "construction" button at

Lots 102 and 103 are currently closed for construction. Lots 101, 104, and 105 as well as section E of lot 300 remain available for those with Daisy Field permits to park in. For more information on parking options related to the construction closings, visit the Student Housing page.

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