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Parking permits are required 24/7/365 to park on the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus. Parking regulations are enforceable seven days a week, 24 hours a day, including holidays and breaks.

Campus Parking Map

Parking in the RecSports Parking Area (RPA) is restricted to those utilizing RecSports facilities during regular operating hours.

  • Commuters or staff with a current valid commuter or staff parking permit may park in the RPA lot to use the RecSports facility ONLY
  • Only S20 permit holders may park in those spaces
  • NO parking for academic/for credit class (Class at TRECs are fine)
  • Parking is limited to three hours maximum from 6 am to 5 pm. After 5 pm guests are not limited to three hours BUT are still required to have a current valid parking permit. No overnight parking
  • Additional staff & commuter permit parking as well as non-commuter permit parking is available in the SCN1 which is adjacent to the RPA lot
  • NO parking in the RPA or the SCN1 lots from 3 am to 6 am
  • Parking in the RPA & SCN1 lots is restricted for Special Events (i.e. Football)
    • Signage will indicate when these events occur

NOTE: This lot is heavily monitored to allow for maximum usage for RecSports attendees

  • Purchase a parking permit at the Parking and Transit Services office
    (2121 Stephenson Dr 7:30 am to 4:45 pm or Circle Park Information Booth 7:00 am to 4:00 pm – Monday – Friday)

    • Parking staff will indicate a parking area dependent on the specific time frame
  • Groups and individuals need to purchase parking permits in advance of activities and competitions, including events held on nights and weekends.

  • SCN1 lot next to RPA lot
  • Volunteer Blvd West – Commuter permits are valid from UT Drive to Cumberland Ave street parking

  • SCN1 and RPA lots
  • Volunteer Blvd West – Commuter permits are valid from UT Drive to Cumberland Ave street parking
  • C22 – corner of UT Drive, Volunteer Blvd, and Todd Helton Dr