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Economy Commuter Parking

Economy Parking areas are not available in the summer

Three (3) parking areas for Commuters at half the price, within 10 minutes of campus by shuttle or walking.


  • Affordable
  • East side of campus – Church Street Methodist remote lot at Front Ave and South Broadway is a 10-minute walk to The Hill 
  • EC permits are VALID in Staff (S) lots after 5 pm until 3 am
  • Two areas on the west side of campus are a 10-minute walk to the Ag Campus and Vet School (UT Culinary Institute and University Commons
  • Transportation from remote lots
    • University Commons location is served by the Cherokee Mills Shuttle (every 20 minutes) and FREE KAT Trolley (runs every 30 minutes)
    • UT Culinary Institute is served by the T Bus Neyland Route


  • ONLY VALID in these 3 areas
  • EC Permit is NOT valid in Commuter (C) areas (between 6 am and 5 pm)
  • Limited Hours
  • NOT available for Football and Special Events
  • NO Overnight Parking (the same as regular Commuter lots)
  • The east side location next to Church Street Methodist is only a 10-minute walk to The Hill (no shuttle)


EC1 Remote lot next to Church St Methodist between Front St and South Broadway  7 am to 5 pm Subject to Closure for Special Events
EC2 – University Commons Parking in the University Commons Garage
(look for the PC signage) The north end of the garage – NOT behind Publix
7 am to 8 pm Subject to Closure for Special Events
EC3 – UT Culinary Institute and Creamery Neyland Dr across from Sorority Village 7 am to 5 pm Subject to Closure for Special Events