Commuter/Off-Campus Student Parking at KU

Students living at home or off campus who wish to park on campus are required to register for and display a valid student parking permit:

  • Between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, all commuter student permits are valid only in their assigned lots.
  • All commuter student permits are valid after 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays in other lots, only in white-lined spaces.
  • Permits are required during the fall and spring semesters, but not during the summer months.
  • Commuter upperclassmen are undergraduate students with 32+ credits entering the fall semester of the current academic year who reside off campus but not in privately owned housing communities served by the University's campus shuttle service. They will be issued a C (commuter) decal.
  • Commuter Underclassmen are undergraduate students with fewer than 32 credits entering the fall semester of the current academic year who reside off campus but not in privately owned housing communities served by the University's campus shuttle service. They will be issued an X (commuter underclassman) decal.