Parking & Transportation

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is available in nearly all lots on the Auraria Campus. Parking spaces are marked and reserved for vehicles that have a state-issued or campus-issued hangtag. See requirements below: 

  • Permit lots and spaces: an AHEC-issued permit is required
  • Daily-fee lots and garages: a state-issued hangtag for persons with disabilities is required

All accessible parking on campus follows the standard Auraria Campus fee schedule. Daily-fee lots require payment at the time of parking.


Fall 2023 Accessible Parking Permit Options and Pricing

Fall Permits are valid from August 31, 2023, through January 8, 2024.

*The Full Week Monthly Permit that includes weekends through Payroll Deductions is available $110 monthly.

  • Full-Week Semester Permit (includes weekends): $467.50
  • 4-day Semester Permit: $374.00
  • 3-day Semester Permit: $280.50
  • 2-day Semester Permit: $187.00
  • 1-day Semester Permit: $93.50

View the Accessible Parking Guide »


Campus Accessible Shuttle: 303-556-2001

The Campus Accessible Shuttle service is a transportation program for persons with disabilities who need a ride to and from the designated stops within the boundaries of campus and to CU Denver buildings located across Speer Boulevard.

Please note that riders must be at the designated stop they've requested. As well, service will only be made to the designated locations on the map; special requests for stops are not possible.

Please take note of COVID-19 Protocols

  • Safe social distancing: rides are limited to one person in the vehicle at a time (in addition to the driver) 
  • Face covering must be worn at all times

Hours Available

  • Call 303-556-2001, Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    *Please 303-556-5000 after 6 p.m. to schedule a campus safety ride with ACPD


Register for the Campus Accessible Shuttle Service

Students: Please register with your respective disability services office. Once registered, you will receive a validation sticker to place on your campus ID for use when boarding the shuttle.

Faculty, staff, visitors, and those with temporary disabilities: Contact Parking & Transportation Services for ID validation. Please call 303-556-2001 or stop by the Parking & Transportation Services office (located at the intersection of 7th Street and Lawrence Way in the 7th Street Garage).

View the Accessible Map for Shuttle route stops »

Important Note: Service to location #23 has been temporarily suspended due to construction at Colfax and Lipan. Instead, riders should request stop #19 by the Auraria Early Learning Center or #4 at Boulder Creek.



TapRide is available on Auraria Campus. TapRide will make it even easier to request Campus Accessible Shuttle and NightRider service. Riders can use the TapRide app or website to request rides to and from the designated stops within the boundaries of campus. The free TapRide app is available for both iPhone and Android devices. You may also access the TapRide website through your computer or call to schedule a ride. You may also still call 303-556-2001 to schedule Campus Accessible Shuttle service to and from the designated stops within the boundaries of campus.


For the most updated information please reference AHEC Shuttles & Motorist Assistance


Disability Resources and Services

CU Denver

Student Commons Building

1201 Larimer Street


Denver, CO 80204


Fax (303) 315-3515

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