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Permit Registration

  1. Any student, faculty or staff member, or person with university business desiring to park on property owned or controlled by the university, except at paid meter spaces or in pay parking lots, must display a valid UofL parking permit from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Resident (Yellow, Orange and Brown) parking areas are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
  2. Parking permits may be purchased on the Belknap Campus at the Parking Office located in the Floyd Street Parking Garage and on Health Sciences Center Campus at the parking office located in the Chestnut Street Parking Garage. The permit application is also available on our webpage at A parking permit may not be issued to an individual who has unpaid parking citations.
  3. Green parking permits are available to faculty, staff, alumni and graduate students. Purple parking permits are available to all members of the University community. Resident parking permits are available to all students who live in a University of Louisville residence facility. Student residents who wish to purchase a Resident parking permit will be required to present proof of ownership of a motor vehicle (registration, title or insurance card). Student residents will be permitted to purchase only one Resident parking permit. The color of Resident permit is determined by location of residence facility. Red and Blue permits are available to faculty and staff. Retirees may purchase Blue parking permits. Graduate assistants are eligible to purchase a Blue permit upon verification of appointment.  Graduate Assistants purchasing Blue permits must do so in the Parking Office, and the permit must be returned/exchanged upon end of appointment. Chestnut Magenta permits and Jewish Hospital Parking Garage permits are available to HSC faculty and staff. 620 White permits are available to faculty, staff and students. Gold permits are issued to members of the Board of Trustees. Silver permits are issued to members of the Board of Overseers, University of Louisville Foundation and Athletic Association.  Accessible permits and accommodations are available to students, staff and faculty with medically verifiable disabilities.
  4. When a student attends classes on both campuses, the permit required will be determined by the number of enrolled credit hours on each campus.