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Accessible Parking Permits for Visitors

Visitors needing accessible parking are required to get a new UT Daily Accessible Parking Permit.

Visitors need to provide the following to park on campus:

  • State-issued accessible placard/license plate, and
  • State registration for the accessible placard

Daily Accessible permits are available at:

  • Parking & Transportation Services office – 2121 Stephenson Dr (located off Neyland Dr & Joan Cronan Way)

The permit is valid in all marked campus accessible spaces and all campus unreserved spaces and has no fee.

After 5 pm, an accessible parking plate/placard is sufficient.

Please note: Circle Park unreserved spaces are LIMITED to 45 minutes.

Visitor Parking

Parking for our students, faculty, and staff is our first priority; however, we want our visitors to have access to safe, convenient parking as well. We also recognize that visitors to campus have different needs with different time restrictions.

Quick Trip?

FREE 45 minute Visitor parking is available at Circle Park

  • Location – the center of campus – convenient to Undergraduate Admissions, Communications, Human Resources, and Graduate School.
  • Stop at the Circle Park booth to receive the timed stamped permit
  • Monday-Friday from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm
  • FREE parking is NOT available during Special Events
  • Overnight parking is not allowed
  • Circle Park does NOT have public parking on Home Football Gamedays

Parking limits in Circle Park are strictly enforced, so watch the clock!

Longer Visits

Hourly Visitor parking is available at the Volunteer Hall Garage 1545 White Ave

  • Location – north side of campus behind the College of Law, enter off White Ave
  • Cost – $1.00 for every half-hour.
  • Monday-Friday from 7:00 am until 11:00 pm
  • Overnight parking is not allowed.
  • The Volunteer Hall Garages does NOT have public parking on Home Football Gamedays.

Campus Tours

If you are coming to campus for a campus tour, please park at Volunteer Hall Garage 1545 White Ave (please note this is NOT the White Ave garage, this garage is located next to the Volunteer Residence Hall) which is .2 mile to the new Student Union and the NEW Visitor Center (room 282).

Click Here for more information and a walking map

Here for a Conference or Event?

Arrangements for conference parking may be made in advance through Parking and Transportation Services by calling 865-974-6031. The conference parking rate is $5.00 per vehicle and must be requested at least seven (7) days in advance by the organizing department/program/or college.

You may also want to check with the department putting on the event. Some visitor permits are sold directly to departments for their guests or resale to their visitors (for camps and events).

FREE parking option after 6 pm

Terrace Ave garage G17 at 1800 Lake Ave

  • Mon- Fri weekdays 6:00 pm to 3:00 am
  • Sat-Sun weekends 6:00 am to 3:00 am
  • NO overnight parking in this garage
  • NOT AVAILABLE home football games