Student Online Vehicle Registration Procedures


Everyone parking on the EKU campus must have a parking permit.

  • Parking permits cost $60 and are valid for the Academic Year.  The fee is charged to your student account and may be paid at Student Accounting Services, Room 210 in the Whitlock Building.
  • Commuting students receive a Brown Zone C permit and must park in the Zone C  lots.
  • Residence Hall students receive a Blue Zone R permit and must park in the Zone R lots.

You may register for your EKU Student Parking Permits for the 2016 academic year beginning Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

  • Log onto EKU Direct
  • On the main menu, click on the “Vehicle Registration” option.
  • Select the correct permit type from the drop down menu and click "Continue".  Parking Zone lettering has changed this year.  All Commuters are now Zone C instead of Zone A.  All Residence Halls are now Zone R instead of Zone B.  Brockton is now Zone B instead of Zone C. 
  • Select your primary vehicle from the “Registered Vehicles” list and click “Purchase Permit”. 
  • If your vehicle is not listed, scroll down to “Add a Vehicle”.  Enter your vehicle information and click on “Add Vehicle”.  The next screen will now have the “Select a Vehicle”.  Click on your vehicle and click on “Purchase Permit”.  Click “OK”.   Please verify that all vehicle information is correct.
  • The confirmation page will verify that you have purchased a permit. However, this confirmation page is NOT a parking permit and should not be displayed in your vehicle.

Commuter Permits must be picked up in the Parking Office, Mattox Hall, suite A.  If you are living in a Residence Hall and register your vehicle by Wednesday, August 12, 2015, your permit will be at your Residence Hall on Move In Day.  If you do not register by August 12, 2015 you will need to pick up your permit in the Parking Office, Mattox Hall, suite A. 

You will receive the Campus Parking Map & Vehicle Parking Regulations when you receive your permit.  This will provide you with additional information about parking rules for the EKU campus.  Please read this document and contact the Parking Office if you have questions or concerns:   859-622-PARK (7275).