Sale of student residential parking permits for new students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2022) 2022-2023 Student Residential(R) Parking Permits will go on sale beginning at noon on Tuesday, June 14 for on-campus student residents, regardless of rank. Sales will continue until permits are exhausted.

To buy a permit online, log in to your customer account. The appropriate residential parking permit for your housing assignment will appear as an option to purchase. Housing assignments must be finalized before residency permit options can be displayed.

Purchases can also be made in person at the UK Transportation Services Customer Service Center located at 721 Press Ave. Regular indoor office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Permits purchased online can be mailed to your home mailing address or picked up in person at our Customer Service Center. If you plan to pick up, please allow 24 hours for processing. Pre-purchased permits can be picked up at the exterior express window, which opens at 6:30 a.m. on weekdays, or inside our office from 7:30 a.m.

All outstanding parking tickets must be paid before a permit purchase can be processed. Quotes can be paid online or at the customer service center.

Permit Details

Parking permits are priced based on proximity and predictability. R2, R5 and R7 residence permits for the new academic year cost $504. Residence permits for the green lot (R10) cost $336 for the school year. Permits for Shawneetown and Greg Page Apartments (R19) cost $168. (R19 permits will go on sale later this summer, starting Thursday, July 7.)

Residence permits are only available for purchase for a full academic year.

Students who choose to purchase a residence permit are required to park in their designated area.

Additional parking permit options are available for residential students who are looking for a lower cost alternative or who do not need or want regular or close access to their vehicle. Perimeter parking (K) is available for purchase by the semester ($136) or the full academic year ($272). Remote parking is available for $168 for the full academic year.

For more details on residential parking options, including parking area classifications and locations, please visit the Student Residence Permits page.

For students who choose to park on campus, note that 2022-2023 parking permits will be valid as of Saturday August 13 and must be displayed upon arrival. Residential permits will also be enabled for entry and exit from closed parking structures beginning Saturday, August 13.

The permit renewal period also provides students with a good opportunity to consider alternate modes of transportation to, from, and around campus, rather than single-occupant vehicles. Transportation services offer several attractive incentives to encourage employees and students to consider sustainable options, such as biking, taking the bus, walking or carpooling. For more details on these programs, visit the Incentives section of the website.

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