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Spring semester parking permit sales start Monday, Dec. 5

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LEXINGTON, K. (Dec. 2, 2022) — Beginning Monday, Dec. 5, UK Transportation Services will offer 2023 student spring semester parking permits for sale online and on-site.

The following permits will be available: periphery (K) and off-peak (O). To learn more about parking permits in general, visit the Transportation Services' website.

Online orders that are placed by noon on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, can be mailed. Orders placed after that date and time must be picked up in person at the Transportation Services’ Customer Service Center.

UK Transportation Services’ Customer Service Center is located at 721 Press Avenue, in the Press Avenue Garage. Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. An exterior express window is also available as a pick-up option for pre-ordered permits, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please allow 24 hours for processing purposes.

Please also be aware that any outstanding parking citations must be paid before a new permit can be issued. Citations can be paid online, in person, or over the phone.

Eligible students who do not have a parking permit or who want to upgrade from a periphery (K) permit may submit a lottery request online for commuter (C) and residential (R) permits, provided they meet the eligibility requirements. Drawings are typically held two to three weeks after the beginning of each semester and notification is sent to lottery winners via email.

Spring semester off-peak (O) permits cost $80, while semester periphery (K) permits are $136. For details about parking areas, see our daytime student parking map and our off-peak parking map.

UK Transportation Services’ Customer Service Center will be closed during winter break –Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 – but online sales will be available during that time. The office will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3.


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