2019-20 Academic Year Permits Available

Parking permits for the new academic year are now on sale. Choosing to order your permit online will save you time. All permits ordered online prior to August 2, 2019 will be mailed to the address provided. Online orders placed after that point will need to be picked up at our office.

Kenton Garage Closure

In order to perform maintenance work, Kenton Garage will be closed for the majority of the summer; from May 13 to August 1. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. Regular maintenance is necessary to prevent future problems.

Paying/Appealing a Citation?

Please click Parking Portal above and create a guest account if necessary, then you will be able to find your citaion and pay or appeal it.


Parking Tips

If you're having trouble finding parking, you can rely on Lot O and the Welcome Center Garage, the two most under-used locations on campus. The exchange is an extended walk to your destination. Use this map to find those lots and plan your route.


Faculty/Staff Reserved Parking

Reserved parking spots in Lot N, the Admin Strip, and Lot C are still available. Please contact the parking office to inquire about obtaining reserved parking.



Create and effectively meet the parking and transportation demands of the University community, while providing a wide range of quality services within the scope of available resources.



Parking Services at Northern Kentucky University, along with the assistance of the Department of Public Safety are committed to providing:

  • Quality parking and related services
  • Safe and well maintained parking facilities
  • Promote policies that are customer focused, friendly and economically sound and services that support the mission of the University
  • Ensure space availability for permit holders through citation issuance

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