The Special Events department offers services to departments and groups affiliated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to accommodate their special event parking needs. Use the form below to submit your event details to facilitate planning. If you have any questions, contact UNL Transit and Special Events at 402-472-8436.

Reserve campus event parking in advance

Parking and Transit Services offers advance parking reservations for campus events.

This online reservation app is provided through ParkMobile and may be completed on a mobile device or a computer.

 ParkMobile allows users to view, select, reserve, and pay for parking online. For details on ParkMobile, check

 To reserve a parking spot in advance:

  • Select the campus event you plan to attend.
  • Review options and choose the available parking area you want to use.
  • Follow the selection purchase process steps.
  • PRINT THE RESERVATION WITH QR CODE and display on vehicle dashboard when arriving at the event.

 Payment is directly to ParkMobile.

Special Events Planning Form
  • Please provide at least one week notice to Transit and Special Events Office to scheduling the event
  • A minimum of 48 hours advance notice must be given to post parking lots closed for special event
  • A minimum of 24 hours advance notice is required for event cancellation
Contact Information
Event Information
Event Date
Event Start Time
Event End Time
Can be an estimate.
Event Parking
Can be an estimate.
Require Lot Security During Event?
Require Event Staff or Parking Enforcement?
Require Media and Press Parking?
Will there be any activities in the parking lot?
E.g. displays, booths, etc.
Transportation Needs
Lets us know if you need vehicles to transport your event attendees. Buses, coaches, vans, etc. can be arranged.
e.g. Westgate Mall, 3/29/2016, 8am.
e.g. Westgate Mall, 3/29/2016, 5pm.
Para-transit Service for Individuals with Disabilities
Billing and Payment
Special Events Parking Costs

Parking Services Cost
Parking Space or Permit (Weekdays)* $7.00 per day
Parking Space (Weekends) ** $5.00 per day
Barricades/Cone Setup Fee $24.00
Meter $12.00 per meter, per day
Meter Setup Fee $6.00 per setup
Parking Attendant $13.00 per hour

* - Conference parking permits are $7 per day for the first 2 days of the event. Events lasting more than 2 days will be assigned a $18 weekly permit. We require all groups attending a conference, seminar, or workshop to have a conference permit. Unused permits may be returned to the Transit and Special Event Office for full credit within two weeks of the event end date. Unused permits are those permits that have not been removed from the original sheet they came in and may include partial sheets.

** - Except on home football game days.

Vehicle Type Cost
Vehicles (Bus, Coach, Tractor Trailer, 40' and over)
  • $45.00 per day first 2 days
  • $135.00 per week
Vehicles (Bus, Trailer under 40')
  • $24.00 per day first 2 days
  • $90 per week
Vehicle (Box Truck, extended Van 26' and under)
  • $20.00 per day first 2 days
  • $60.00 3 - 5 days

UNL works with a variety of transportation providers to meet your event needs, including vans and buses. Contact UNL Special Events to determine the options that best meet your needs and accompanying costs.

University of Nebraska Departments
If different from contact person.
External Organizations

Payment is required prior to event. If payment has not been received prior to the event, a 10% fee will be added to the total bill.

Accepted forms of payment include cash, check, or credit.

  • Cash and credit card payments needs to be made at the UNL Parking & Transit Services Office
    • Accepted credit cards include Visa or MasterCard only
  • Check must be made out to UNL Transit and Service Events and can be mailed to the following address:
    • UNL Transit and Special Events
      1931 N 14St, RM106A Lincoln NE 68588-0681.
Indicate which payment method that you will be using