• All KSU employees with active parking permits are enrolled in payroll deduction for parking. 

    Employees seeking a lower cost option can relinquish their Faculty/Staff permit for an Economy lot parking permit, which is valid for parking in a specific area. Economy parking permits are $10/month, and economy permit options are listed below. Employees seeking an economy parking permit can stop by Card Services or Parking & Transportation.

    Marietta campus

    1. Marietta East Economy: located in Lot 8, Lot 11, and Lots 18/19 (reciprocal with Kennesaw East Economy Parking).

    There is also the option to utilize the shuttle lots located at Lot 40 on the Marietta campus and 3305 Busbee on the Kennesaw campus. This area is available free of charge to faculty/staff and offers Big Owl Bus shuttle service for fast and easy access to both campuses. Please remember, that while this lot is not assessed a parking fee you will still need to obtain the associated decal for your vehicle.

    New Economy Parking Maps
    Download the Kennesaw Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Parking Map
    Download the Marietta Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Parking Map

    Employment Type & Dual Status
    Parking status is determined by the classification on your KSU ID.

    Non-Benefitted Employees (includes all temporary employees and regular employees working less than 30 hours per week):


    • Pay employee parking fees through payroll deduction; or
    • If enrolled in classes, pay student parking fees through enrollment; HR proactively matches student and employee records after drop/add and turns off payroll deductions for these employees for the current semester if enrolled in classes

    Benefitted Employees (full-time, part-time regular employees working greater than 30 hours per week)


    • Pay employee parking fees through payroll deduction
    • If enrolled in classes, for the summer semester, must request student parking fee waiver ($26) by sending an email to bursars@kennesaw.edu to avoid paying student parking fees in addition to employee parking fees. This applies to summer only; in fall and spring, the parking charge will not be assessed.

    Student Employees (student assistants or graduate research assistants)

    • Pay student parking fees through enrollment and an elective fee
    • Do not pay employee parking fees through payroll deductions while occupying a student assistant or GRA position
    • Will be categorized as either a benefitted or non-benefitted employee if working in a non-student assistant classified position
  • West Economy Parking located in the Church Lot and West Lot


    Town Point Economy Parking located at the Town Point Shuttle Lot


    Kennesaw East Economy Parking located in the East Parking Lot


    Marietta East Economy Parking located in Lot 8, part of Lot 11 and Lots 18/19 (reciprocal with Kennesaw East Economy Parking).


    Download the Kennesaw Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 parking map

    Download the Marietta Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 parking map

  • Shuttle parking lots are available at a lower price than other parking lots. Shuttle lot users will need to use the Big Owl Bus to arrive at campus and back. The shuttle can be tracked using the TransLōc App, available on the App Store or Google Play or you can visit kennesaw.transloc.com for the latest real-time arrival information.

    Busubee Drive/Stadium Route


    Town Point Route

  • West Parking (Red)

    Kennesaw Campus

    • Lot A and West Parking Deck

    Marietta Campus

    • Lot 28a and Parking Deck 60

    Central Parking (Green)

    Kennesaw Campus

    • Lot D, Lot J, and Central Parking Deck

    Marietta Campus

    • Lot 21, Lot 35, and Lot 51

    East Parking (Yellow)

    Kennesaw Campus

    • East Parking Deck

    Marietta Campus

    • Lot 22, Lot 36, Lot 37, and Lot 38.
  • Resident Parking (Dark Blue)

    Kennesaw Campus:

    • Recommended for students living at University Village, University Village Suites, and KSU Place. Includes access to the North Parking Deck.

    Marietta Campus:

    • Recommended for students living at Hornet Village, Courtyard Residences, University Columns and Common Residences. Includes Lots 9, 11, 13, 14, 28b, and 43.

    South Resident Parking (Light Blue)

    Kennesaw Campus:
    • Recommended for students living at Austin Residence Complex. Includes access to the Austing Residence Lot and South Housing Lot.
  • Carpools are an important alternative to single occupancy vehicles on campus, effectively reducing the demand for parking as well as parking costs for students and employees. A carpool is defined as: two or more employees or students who qualify for parking on campus, and drive to campus together in one vehicle on a daily basis.

    Permit Requirements:

    Faculty, staff, and students with a valid KSU ID and who meet all eligibility and priority requirements for an individual parking permit may register as a member of a carpool. For students, a new carpool registration form must be submitted each semester to Parking and Transportation/Card Services for approval.

    • At least one member must act as the Carpool coordinator, and is responsible for the following:

    1. Payment for permit either through payroll deduction (KSU employees only), or Bursar’s account.
    2. Returning hangtag if the carpool is disbanded and/or parking is no longer needed
    3. Notifying Parking and Transportation/Card Services when a carpool member leaves and/or a new carpool member joins.

    • Each vehicle used while carpooling must be linked to the carpool hangtag.
    • One carpool hangtag will be issued per carpool, and must be transferred back and forth to the car of any member of the carpool group.
    • If more than one vehicle in the carpool group is on campus at once, a citation will be issued.
    • Each carpool member will be issued 5 occasional parking passes for the shuttle lot to use on days when circumstances require members to drive separately.
  • The Department of Parking & Transportation seeks to make campus accessible to all community members, regardless of mobility limitations.  ADA parking is available throughout campus in designated visitor lots and KSU permit-controlled parking lots.  

    Employees and Students - Permit Controlled Lots
    A state-issued Disabled Person Parking license plate or placard must be displayed at all times in vehicles parked in any ADA accessible space.  Additionally a valid KSU parking permit must accompany the state-issued placard or license plate.

    KSU parking permit holders with a state-issued Disabled Person Parking license plate or placard may park in any ADA space on campus, as well as metered/visitor ADA accessible spaces.

    Visitors and ADA Parking
    Accessible parking is available in all designated visitor parking areas for a fee.  Visitors displaying the appropriate state-issued license plate or placard may park in any ADA designated parking space.

    Parking options for Students and Employees with a valid State–issued disability hangtag or license plate:

    • Purchase an annual, semester, or monthly KSU parking permit.
    • KSU parking permit holders with a state-issued Disabled Person Parking license plate or placard may park in any ADA space on campus, as well as metered/visitor ADA accessible spaces.
    • When not parked in an ADA space, KSU permit holders must park in their permitted area.

    Rules and Regulations

    • A state-issued Disabled Person Parking license plate or placard must be displayed at all times in vehicles parked in any ADA accessible space.
    • To park in a KSU permitted area, a valid KSU parking permit must accompany the state-issued placard or license plate.
    • Handicapped parking fraud may result in a fine or a misdemeanor offense. Misdemeanors are issued by KSU Public Safety.

    Restrictions

    • Parking and Transportation has the right to reserve lots/ramps for event parking on campus. Parking may be sold in advance or at the gate on a first come basis. Lots restricted for an event will be posted at the entrance to the lot and/or on our website at parking.kennesaw.edu.
    • Parking and Transportation has the authority to close a lot for construction, maintenance or safety issues.  Permit holders will be notified in advance of lot closures.
    • The permit holder is responsible for returning their permit and notifying KSU Parking and Transportation when employment is terminated or the parking assignment is no longer needed. Payroll deduction cancellations will not be processed until the permit is returned to KSU Parking and Transportation.
    • All citations and other unpaid fees due to KSU Parking and Transportation must be paid prior to applying or accepting a permit assignment.

    Accessible Resources
    For students with further accessibility requests or questions, please contact the Office of Student Disability Services.

    For employees with further accessability requests or questions, please contact the Benefits Department of KSU Human Resources

  • Motorcycles do not need a parking permit. However, motorcycle owners must register their vehicle information in Owl Express for safety and security purposes. Motorcycle parking is available on campus in areas marked for Motorcycle Parking Only. Motorcycle parking is available in several parking areas/lots around campus and marked by signs.

    Motorcycles may also park in parking decks in areas marked for Motorcycle Parking Only. If you wish to park a motorcycle in a deck, carefully drive around the gate at the entrance to enter the deck.

    Motorcycles MAY NOT park in any regular vehicle parking space. Parking in a regular parking space will result in a citation.

  • KSU provides electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on both Kennesaw and Marietta campus. Level 1 (120v) and Level 2 (240v) chargers are available to KSU permit holders.

    Rules and Regulations

    Level 1 charging locations:

    • Kennesaw West Deck – 1st level- 1st row (behind level two stations) and 3rd row
    • Kennesaw East Deck - 8 spaces on 1st level, behind level 2 charging stations
    • Kennesaw Central Deck - 2 spaces behind level 2 stations on 2nd level

    Level 2 charging locations:

    • Kennesaw West Deck – 1st level near the Paulding Avenue entrance
    • Kennesaw East Deck – 1st level adjacent to the handicap parking spaces
    • Kennesaw Central Deck – 2nd level near elevators 

    • Kennesaw North Deck – 2nd level adjacent to the visitor parking spaces
    • Marietta P-60 Deck – 4th level near elevators

    Usage Guidelines:

    • Level 2 EV charging stations are meant to be “top-off” locations only. It is anticipated that primary charging will happen at home. There is a two-hour maximum time limit for EV charging at level 2 charging stations. Vehicles parked in a level 2 EV charging space beyond the two-hour maximum time limit are subject to citation.
    • A charging vehicle must obtain a valid KSU parking permit and an EV permit at all times.
    • EV vehicles are only allowed to utilize the EV charging stations in the zone that they are permitted for.
    • Charging of electric vehicles is limited to charging station spaces only. Vehicles are considered in violation of these guidelines under any of the following conditions:
        • Electric vehicles parked in nearby or adjacent spaces utilizing the charging stations will be subject to citation (defined as taking the charging cable from the charging station and using it to charge a vehicle parked in another spot).
        • Electric vehicles parked in non-charging station spots and using a regular electrical outlet for the charging of their vehicles will be subject to citation.
    • Vehicles may not be parked in EV charging spaces unless they are actively charging. Vehicles will be cited if parked in an EV space while not actively charging.
    • KSU assumes no responsibility or liability for damage to vehicles using the electric vehicle 
charging stations.

    Restrictions:

    1. KSU Parking has the authority to adjust charging at their discretion, based on demand or to regulate usage.
    2. Non-electric vehicles parked in EV charging spaces are subject to citation.
    3. Electric vehicles parked in an EV space while not charging will be subject to citation.
  • The KSU Department of Parking requires all contractors and vendors working on campus for more than four consecutive days to become long-term contractors and sign-up for paid contractor parking.

    Please Note: All long term visitors needing un-escorted off-hours access to buildings on campus are required to undergo a background check by KSU Human Resource Department. 

    The fee for paid contractor parking is $23.00 per month, per vehicle. Economy parking is available to long-term visitors in a limited capacity for $10.00 per month, per vehicle. Before qualifying for long-term contractor status*, a list of all work vehicles that require a permit must be sent to the responsible Project Manager along with driver name, vehicle make, model, color, year, and license plate number.

    The following methods are available for paying your parking deduction as a long-term visitor:

    An LTV parking permit incurs a $23.00 monthly fee, and may park in any Faculty/Staff parking area. Payment may be made by setting up a reoccuring montly credit card payment, or one can pay the monthly equivalent to your tenure at KSU in full, upfont.  Click here to setup one of these payment options.

    Payments may also be made by check, payable to the KSU Department of Parking.  Forms and proof of payment must be submitted to Card Services, 2nd floor of the Student Center on both campuses.

    Registered Visitor Form  
  • Kennesaw State University encourages alumni to remain active within the KSU community.  As part of this initiative, alumni are able to purchase parking passes that allow them to park in all visitor parking areas for a monthly fee.

    Alumni may pay for visitor parking and purchase hourly or daily parking.  Additionally, alumni visiting campus for an extended period of time may purchase an alumni permit.  Alumni passes are priced at $23.00 per month, and are valid in any visitor parking area on Kennesaw or Marietta Campus.  Requests for alumni permits are handled via email by the KSU Parking and Transportation Office.

    Requesting an Alumni Permit
    Please submit an Alumni Parking Permit request to parking@kennesaw.edu with the following information:

    • Customer name, address, email address, and phone number.
    • Customer vehicle information: license plate number, vehicle make, model, and color.
    • Number of months the permit will need to be valid (i.e. 4 months). 

    Purchasing an Alumni Permit
    After receipt of an Alumni Permit request, Parking and Transportation will send an invoice to the customer and email address on file.  Invoice payments will need to be submitted via check by mail or in person to the KSU Parking and Transportation Office located on Kennesaw Campus.
    Checks should be written out to:  KSU Parking and Transportation

    Checks should be mailed or delivered to: 
    3499 Campus Loop Rd
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    MD 4800 

    Using Your Alumni Permit

    Upon receipt of payment you will receive an email notification of permit activation.  Your permit’s activation length will correspond to the length of parking purchased.  Your vehicle license plate number will serve as your permit.   Any vehicle/license plate changes will need to be submitted to the parking office in order to update the permit access. 


    Rules and Regulations

    1. Alumni must purchase hourly, daily or monthly parking in order to park at KSU’s Kennesaw and Marietta Campuses.
    2. Alumni permits are validated through the customer’s license plate.  Alumni permit holders must register their vehicle that will be parking on campus.

    Restrictions

    1. Alumni permits are only valid in visitor parking areas.  Visitor parking areas on Kennesaw Campus include the V2 Lot located outside the Central Deck (Parliament Way), and the Welcome Center Visitor Parking lot on University Road adjacent to the Student Center.  On Marietta Campus visitor parking is located in Lot P2 off of Rossbacher Way adjacent to the Student Center, and on the second level of the P60 Parking Deck.
    2. Parking and Transportation has the right to reserve lots/ramps for event parking on campus. Parking may be sold in advance or at the gate on a first come basis. Lots restricted for an event will be posted at the entrance to the lot and/or on our website at parking.kennesaw.edu.
    3. Parking and Transportation has the authority to close a lot for construction, maintenance or safety issues.  Permit holders will be notified in advance of lot closures.
      The permit holder is responsible for returning their permit and notifying KSU Parking and Transportation when employment is terminated or the parking assignment is no longer needed. Payroll deduction cancellations will not be processed until the permit is returned to KSU Parking and Transportation.
    4. All citations and other unpaid fees due to KSU Parking and Transportation must be paid prior to applying or accepting a permit assignment.
  • Retirees of the university who are enrolled in the Retirees Association are welcome to park in the visitor parking areas on the Kennesaw and the Marietta campuses free of charge. Retirees are to display their Association Card on their dash while parking in the Visitor lots. Retirees not part of the Association are welcome to pay to park in the visitor lots.

    Emeritus Faculty are eligible for a parking permit that will allow them to access the faculty/staff parking locations on the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses. This permit is offered free of charge. Emeritus Faculty are encouraged to visit the Card Services office in order to pick up their permit and register their vehicle information.  

  • Kennesaw State University offers Deans, University Cabinet, and the President the option of receiving a dedicated parking space.

    Dedicated spaces are marked with a sign indicating “Permit - Only” denoting only the holder of the specific permit is authorized to park in the space. Each authorized user of a dedicated parking space is issued a unique permit number in addition to the faculty/staff decal and must park in one specific parking space in a specific Faculty/Staff parking. An unauthorized vehicle in a dedicated space will be towed provided the specific information about the vehicle can be provided by the space owner or if the space owner meets with a police officer.

    a. Unauthorized Vehicles in Dedicated Spaces

    If the owner of a dedicated parking space discovers an unauthorized vehicle in their parking space he or she should call the DPS Communications Center to report the unauthorized vehicle in their space and request it be towed. The space owner will need to provide the parking lot number, space number, along with the color, make, model, license plate number and license state of the unauthorized vehicle in the dedicated space, plus their name, KSU ID number, call back number,. The space owner may leave the scene once all necessary information about the unauthorized vehicle listed in the sentence above is provided to the DPS Communications Center. If the space owner cannot provide any portion of this information to the DPS Communications Center the space owner must remain at the space to meet the officer on site. The first available officer will be dispatched and will immediately request a tow truck upon arrival at the parking space if all required information about the unauthorized vehicle is available or the officer meets with the space owner. The police department will notify the parking department who may ticket the vehicle at their discretion, however this must not delay the vehicle being towed.

    Otherwise, the space owner may request the police officer attempt to have the owner of the vehicle contacted to have the vehicle removed instead of being towed. Again, this will be at the space owner’s discretion.

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