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Off-Peak Parking for Students

Students who only need evening parking can save money by purchasing an off-peak permit instead of paying meters or paying the hourly rate at visitor lots. Off-peak permits are available at Parking & Transportation Services. Students who don't want to purchase an off-peak permit may pay an hourly rate in the South Limestone Garage (PS #5) or use a 45-minute or 3-hour meter located throughout campus.

Additionally, the W.T. Young Library Visitor Lot may be used when going to the library. Students with a valid C, R, or K permit do not need to purchase an additional off-peak permit.

View the Off-Peak Parking Map (PDF).

Evening Permit Fees

Parking Type Cost Per Semester Cost Per Year
Off-Peak Permit * $74.00 $148.00
* Price effective for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.

Where to Park with Valid C, R, K or Off-Peak Permit

Time Range Lots & Structures Available
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. University Drive Garage (PS #1)
Rose Street Garage (PS #2)
** South Limestone Garage (PS #5)
Press Avenue Garage (PS #6)

Any surface parking lot with a sign that specifies "Any valid UK permit required 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m."

** The South Limestone Garage closes at night. Vehicles parked overnight may receive a citation. View the hours of operation.

Where to Park -- No Permit Required

Time Range Lots & Structures Available
7:30 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. Any surface parking lot with a sign that specifies "Any valid UK permit required 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m."
Gate 1 - Administration Drive (S. Limestone)
Gate 2 - Washington Avenue
Gate 3 - Rose Street
Large and Small Student Center Lots
Large "E" lot on Columbia Avenue near W.T. Young Library
Parking Structure #1

24-Hour Controlled Lots

Time Range Lots & Structures Available
24 hours Most "R" Residential lots are controlled for permits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The type of permit required and hours of control are specified on the permit control sign located at the lot's entrance.
24 hours Some "E" Employee lots are controlled for permits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The type of permit required and hours of control are specified on the permit control sign located at the lot's entrance.

Remember: Read the permit control signs. Contact PTS with your questions regarding late afternoon or evening parking if they have not been answered above.

Bus Night Route

If you need information and a schedule for the campus bus night route, click here.