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CU Reciprocal Parking Agreement


University of Colorado faculty and staff who have a valid full time parking permit may take advantage of this reciprocal parking agreement. Valid parking permits include ones issued by UCB, UCCS, CU Denver and Auraria. This agreement applies only for travel related to the performance of official university business. You must display in your car window the official parking permit that was issued to you from your home campus. The CU reciprocal parking arrangement is valid for specific designated parking lots only and availability is based on "first-come, first-served."

Since ID badges are used to access the lots on the Anschutz Medical Campus, faculty and staff who use reciprocal parking on other campuses need to visit the parking office on the first floor of Bldg 500 to request a reciprocal parking permit. Those full time faculty and staff who participate in the University of Colorado Denver or Anschutz Medical Campus parking program may do so at no additional cost for the reciprocal permit. ID badges are not considered to be a valid reciprocal parking permit.

University of Colorado Boulder Reciprocal Lots

Boulder Campus Reciprocal Parking

  • Main Campus: Lot 308 and RG Zone
  • East Campus: Lot 543 and Lot 560

Note: Reciprocal parking is not available at CU Boulder when lots are reserved for events parking. Call 303-735-PARK (7275) between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Mon - Fri for information regarding scheduled events and alternative event-day reciprocal parking arrangements.

UCCS Reciprocal Lots

Colorado Springs Campus Parking Map

  • ​Lots 220 and 228 located on the Main Campus
  • Gateway Level 5
  • Lot 170 located at Lane Center
  • Lot 100 located at University Hall

CU Anschutz Medical Campus Reciprocal Lots

The Anschutz Medical Campus Parking Map

  • Georgetown Lot on the Northeast corner of 19th Avenue and Uvalda Court
  • Julesburg Lot on the Northwest corner of 17th Place and Victor Street
  • East Overflow Lot on Victor and 17th Place
  • West Overflow Lot on Revere Court and 17th Place
  • Cheyenne Wells Lot on the North side of 17th Place between Racine and Revere Streets
  • Monte Vista Lot on 19th Avenue and Racine Street
  • Snowmass Lot on Racine Street and Montview Boulevard

The Henderson garage, Kiowa parking lot and the  Ignacio parking lot are not included in the reciprocal parking.  


CU Denver Campus Reciprocal Lots

Auraria Campus Parking Map

Reciprocal parking on Auraria Campus is in the following parking lots:

  • Elm
  • Walnut
  • 5th Street Garage


CU South Denver Reciprocal Lots

Currently there is not a designated reciprocal parking area at CU South Denver.  Please refer to Visitor Parking under the CU South Denver tab.
CU South Denver parking permits are not reciprocal. They are not valid when parking at the Anschutz Medical Campus, Auraria Campus, University of Colorado Boulder Campus, or the UCCS Campus.
When parking at any of the other campuses please park in visitor parking and pay the required parking fees.


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