the parking garage

Parking Services

Purchase permits, plan for your visit and see all rules and regulations for parking at Kansas State University.

Parking Permits

Students, faculty and staff can order a permit in the Parking Portal. Please be sure to have your vehicle make, model and license plate number ready when ordering. Students must be enrolled and have their housing arrangements before they order a permit. A confirmation email is sent after the online process is completed. How to edit or add vehicles to your existing account.

Parking Portal


parking garage

See options for reserved, preferred, student and timed stalls in the garage.

parking lot

Learn about timed parking, metered stalls and using the ParkMobile app.

Car driving past Anderson Hall

View visitor parking tips and see options for temporary permits.

aerial shot of parking lot

Prepare for your event campus event and reserve parking now.


student on parking bridge

License Plate Recognition (LPR)

Beginning Fall 2023, Parking Services will utilize License Plate Recognition technology. Virtual registration users license plate as entered in the online parking portal will serve as their permit. LPR technology will:

  • Eliminate the need for physical hang tags
  • Enable campus employees greater flexibility when choosing permit types
  • Allow Parking Services to more efficiently patrol campus parking
  • Acclerate the vehicle registration process
  • Ease the visitor parking process by utilizing the ParkMobile app


Learn more about LPR


Campus Parking Maps

Browse Campus Parking Maps for Manhattan and Salina campuses, including the parking garage, labelled surface lots and locations for parking bicycles and scooters.

View campus parking maps