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Parking Types

Freshman residential students receive a Green Zone Z permit for access to park in the Zone Z lots. Upperclassman residential students receive a Blue Zone R permit for parking in the Zone R lots. Commuter students receive a Brown Zone C permit for parking in Zone C lots. Full details on parking regulations at EKU can be found here. For any remaining questions, see our FAQs.

Enforcement in employee lots, handicap spaces and spaces with pay to park are enforced at all times.

COMMUTER PERMITS (Brown) REQUIRED:  C Brown

Zone C  lots from 2:00 AM through 7:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Zone E lots from 4:30 PM through 7:00 PM, Jones Lot. This lot will be available from 9:00 PM through 2:00 AM Monday through Friday.

General Parking Lots (Orange) 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

RESIDENCE HALL PERMITS (Dark Blue) REQUIRED:  R Dark Blue

Zone R lots 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

General Parking Lots (Orange) 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

FRESHMAN PERMITS (Green) REQUIRED: Z Green

Zone Z lots 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

General Parking Lots (Orange) 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

GRAND CAMPUS PERMITS (LIGHT PURPLE): GC LIGHT PURPLE

Zone GC lot is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

EMPLOYEE PERMITS (Yellow) REQUIRED: E Yellow

Zone E lots from 2:00 AM through 7:00 PM Monday through Friday, with the exception of Jones Lot. 
General Parking Lots (Orange) 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Employee Parking is limited to employees of the University only. Graduate assistants do not qualify for employee parking permits. Full-time students who are part-time employees are not eligible. 

GENERAL PARKING (Orange Lots): G Orange

General parking is open to all Eastern Kentucky University parking permit holders. Permits are required from 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Parking is permitted without a permit from 5:00 PM through 7:00 AM, Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday. 

HANDICAPPED PERMITS  (Light Blue): H Light Blue

Parking spaces have been set aside in strategic locations for those who qualify for handicapped parking. A state handicapped permit is not valid for EKU handicapped spaces. To be eligible to use Eastern Kentucky University designated handicapped spaces, a person must obtain from EKU Parking and Transportation Services, the form to be completed by the Licensed Healthcare Provider. Qualified persons will be issued an EKU Handicap Permit. Permits for temporary disabilities are also available.

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