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Summer Parking Permits Available for Purchase Starting Monday, May 2

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 29, 2022) — Summer parking permits will go on sale for students beginning on Monday, May 2. The permits cost $10 per week and can be purchased for any number of weeks.

Summer permits are not available for purchase online, but may be purchased at our customer service center, located at 721 Press Ave., from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are also available for purchase by phone by calling 859-257-5757.

As a reminder, a valid University of Kentucky parking permit is required when parking on campus during the summer session, Monday, May 9, through Friday, Aug. 12.

Parking is generally more plentiful on campus during the summer, with additional options available for any valid UK permit. Summer permits authorize students to park in most student lots, as well as Cornerstone Garage (PS #5), the Scott Street area lots, and the Sports Center area lots. Please see our summer parking map for more details.

In addition, portions of the Rose Street Garage (PS #2) and the Sports Center Garage (PS #7) will also be open for any valid permit. Rose Street Garage levels 1-2 will be restricted to E2 and R2 core permits, but the upper levels will be available for any valid permit. Likewise, levels 2 and 3 of the Sports Center Garage will be available for any valid permit.  Please note that employee lots remain restricted to designated permits throughout the summer months. While most lots are controlled for permits from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays , many employee intermediate lots revert to any valid permit after 3:30 p.m. weekdays. 

Some lots remain on control for specific permits 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These include employee reserved lots, the Nutter Center Lot, Memorial Coliseum residential areas (R17 and R18), Complex Drive, the Football Training Center Core Lot, and Seminary area residential lots (R29 and R30).

Please note that even when lots are not controlled for permits, they are still monitored for other parking violations including, but not limited to, parking in fire lanes, parking on yellow lines, and unauthorized parking in ADA-accessible areas.

If you have questions or need more information, please call the Transportation Services office at 859-257-5757 or email UK Transportation Services.

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