Updated March 18, 2019


Summer Permit Sales

Starting on April 22nd, the remaining 2019 academic student year permits will be sold at a new rate for the last part of the academic year: $58 for the the summer semester.

Food for Fines

Food for Fines is returning, brought to you by Parking Services. The program provides the opportunity for NKU students, faculty, and staff with qualified parking citations to pay them off through donations of five (5) 5-oz cans of chicken. All donations will go to FUEL NKU. Food for Fines begins April 1, 2019, and will run through April 12, 2019.

  • Customers may participate in the program with up to three (3) citations.
  • One citation per five (5) 5-oz cans of chicken.
  • Customers that have an immobilized vehicle may not participate in the program.
  • All donations must be made at the Parking Services office to participate.
  • All $40.00 citations apply, in addition to the "Out of Zone" violation.


Parking Advisories

These tables describe events with varying parking accomodations that may impact traffic and parking availability. For all events that charge for parking, only cash is accepted.

Large BB&T Arena Events

The following section lists large upcoming BB&T Arena events that will cause traffic delays before and after the event. It is advised to come to campus well before these events to guarantee parking and to reach your destination on time.

All BB&T Arena events make use of Lots D, I, and O, as well as Welcome Center Garage, and typically charge $5 for parking. If an event uses additional lots, it will be indicated by the fourth column, and a differing cost will be indicated by the fifth column. On Basketball days, Lot O is closed at 7:00am.

Date Times Name Extra
7:30am - 8:00pm
7:30am - 3:30pm


Other Upcoming Events

This table describes events that are not otherwise described above. Bold rows indicate large events with probable traffic delays before and after event or events that will otherwise cause significant parking or traffic complications. Blank cells indicate that we have not been given that particular info.

Parking lots are designated with their letters with the exception of the garages:
KDG: Kenton Drive Garage
WCG: Welcome Center Garage
UDG: University Drive Garage

Event Name Dates Times Lots Prk. Cost
Academic Showcase Day 3/22 9:00 - 12:00pm KDG  
7th Annual KY Physiology Society Meeting 3/23 8:00 - 3:00pm KDG $0
Lincoln Awards 3/26
5:00pm K, L $0
Tailgate 3/26 All Day V  
Presidential Inauguration
3/29 8:30 - 5:00pm
All Lots
VIPs in O
Kenton County Academies of Innovation and Technology
3/29 4:00 - 9:00pm KDG Garage Rate
Villa Madonna Prom 4/05
10:00am - 10:30pm KDG $0
NCLEX 4/12
2:00 - 10:00pm
8:00 - 4:00pm
8:00 - 4:00pm
UDG $7
Highlands High School Prom 4/13 Noon - Midnight
KDG $0