Freshmen Allowed to Park?
Approximate Parking Permit Cost
- $30-$40 per quarter for general permits
- $85-$170 per quarter for restricted permits
Common Parking Tickets
No parking zone: $20
Best Places to Find a Spot
- With a restricted permit, in whichever lot the permit is valid
- Side streets (one hour only)
- Visitor lots
Good Luck Getting a Spot Here
- Any general lot when there is a special event on campus
- Street parking that has no time limit
Getting a Parking Permit
General and restricted permits are decided through a lottery. Permits for general lots are handed out generously, therefore lots fill up quickly. Students who receive general permits are placed on a wait-list to obtain permits for restricted lots of choice.
Did You Know?
Parking tickets issued by DU's Parking Department often go unpaid and unnoticed. Unpaid city and county parking tickets, however, can lead to a boot on your car that costs $50 to remove, plus the fine of all accumulated parking tickets.