Sales of student residential parking permits 2022-2023
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 31, 2022) — 2022-2023 Student Residential(R) Parking Permits will go on sale beginning Wednesday, June 1 for returning residential students with a 2022-2023 on-campus housing assignment.
This priority presale window is available only to returning students, on a first-come, first-served basis and will continue through Friday, June 10.
Once the presale window closes, all remaining residential parking permits will be offered for sale to all residential student population on campus, regardless of class ranking. Sales to all students in residence will begin at noon on Tuesday, June 14 and will continue until permits are exhausted.
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.
The sale dates for the different types of student permits are available online.
Purchase of a permit
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 our Customer Service Center, located at 721 Press Ave. Regular indoor office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 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 our 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 our Customer Service Center.
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 activated 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 our website.
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