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About UT Parking and Transit Services

Self Support Operation: Parking Services at the University of Tennessee Knoxville is an auxiliary department.  The University does not contribute for capital outlay or operational costs. All costs of operation, including staff and benefit costs, debt service, maintenance and construction of parking lots, and in the future, parking structures, are paid for by income received from parking fees, special event revenue, the student transportation fee, citation revenue, and other miscellaneous funds.

Responsible for planning and managing our own parking resources. Included in the areas of responsibility falling to each campus Parking department individually: annual operations, maintenance and repair of parking lots and parking structure(s), bond indebtedness, General Fund support, new construction projects, establishment of required reserves, and payment of expenses.

A parking permit are required when parking on campus.

Parking Enforcement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Governance – Parking and Transit Services reports to the UT Traffic and Parking Authority, a committee that reports to the Chancellor.

Rules and Regulations