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Spring 2021 Student Parking Permit Sales Start Monday, Nov. 16

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2020) — Beginning Monday, Nov. 16, University of Kentucky Transportation Services will offer 2021 student spring semester parking permits for sale online and on-site. The following permits will be available: periphery (K) and off-peak (O).

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) students who park at the Cooper campus can also purchase C10 permits beginning on Nov. 16. However, these permits are not available online and must be purchased in person or over the phone by calling 859-257-5757.

To learn more about parking permits in general, visit the Transportation Services website.

Online orders that are placed by noon Monday, Jan. 11, will be mailed. Orders placed after that time must be picked up in person at the Transportation Services’ customer service center, located at 721 Press Ave. in the Press Avenue Garage (PS #6). 

Customer service center hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. UK Transportation Services will also have special hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, to assist students who can't get to the office during regular business hours. 

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

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 the spring semester and notification is sent to lottery winners via email. Learn more about the lottery process here.

Spring semester off-peak (O) permits cost $80, while semester periphery (K) permits are $136 and semester C10 permits are $160.

The UK Transportation Services’ customer service center will be closed during winter break, Dec. 21 through Jan. 1, but online sales will be available during that time. If you have questions or need more information, please call our office at 859-257-5757 or email UK Transportation Services.

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