Colorado Springs, CO
Tuition (in-state)
$17,768 ($6,688)
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University of Colorado - Boulder
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3 College Sophomore

Parking: There are several places where people can park but those areas can fill up quickly if you don't hurry. On the main lots you have to have a parking permit. People can park in the parking garage but have to pay per hour. Down the hill is a parking lot next to 4 Diamonds for free but spaces are limited. There's a campus shuttle that pick up students and takes them up to the main campus and back.

3 College Senior

Parking: The price of a permit is pretty expesive. If you only have two classes a week to go to, it is about 5 dollars per day that you need to park there. That is kind of pricey for a student. Spaces are usually available, but sometimes you find yourself driving around for a few minutes to catch an open spot.

3 College Freshman

Parking: There is definitely a huge need for a car on campus, because most places are not in walking distance. However, the parking is usually full.

2 College Junior

Parking: parking is horrible. The permits are expensive, its extremely difficult to find a spot to park. the campus offers free parking farther away from the classes with a shuttle service to bring us back to campus, and an overflow lot about a black further from classes. spots fill up quickly in free parking.

2 College Freshman

Parking: A single semester permit costs $198, and they sell approximately 3 parking passes per individual parking space. This means that finding parking is near impossible and since the majority of students are commuters it just adds to the issue. On top of that, I have received 2 tickets this semester already: One for having my pass fall off of my mirror onto the dash and it not being "visible" and another for parking in a "visitor" spot that had no markings implying visitors only. Parking is horrible at UCCS.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 332nd
    Best Off-Campus Parking
  • 1258th
    Most Reasonable Permit Costs
  • 1286th
    Best Parking Availability

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Student Polls

What are the best places to find a parking spot on campus?    Based on 14 responses

  • 27% The parking really isn't great here
  • 23% The parking is TERRIBLE
  • 12% Near the University Center because it is Central.
  • 12% Depends on what classes you have
  • 8% Down near 4 Diamonds, there's a shuttle bus there.
  • 8% I used shuttle because its free
  • 8% University Hall
  • 4% Centenial Hall parking lot for science majors

How convenient is off-campus parking?    Based on 63 responses

  • 16% The cost is totally outrageous, and there are never any open spots.
  • 3% The cost is totally outrageous, but you can usually find a spot.
  • 10% The cost is reasonable, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 2% The cost is reasonable, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 46% It's free, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 24% It's free, and there are usually plenty of spots.

Rate the campus parking on the following topics    Based on 64 responses

Very poor
  • Distance from class
  • Distance from dorms
  • Ease of finding a spot
  • Parking enforcement
  • Permit cost

What are the worst places to look for a parking spot on campus?    Based on 12 responses

  • 41% Anywhere
  • 35% The paking garage
  • 24% Four diamonds
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