BUSF Parking Contest
The BUSF Parking Contest for the spring 2015 semester
will take place January 20-22. Bids will be accepted
again beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 20,
through 4:59 p.m. on Thursday, January 22. During the
contest, bids can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include whether you are bidding on the campus resident (Ross
or Schwitzer), commuter, or faculty/staff spot in your email.
Winnings bids will be posted to the site periodically throughout
Spring 2015 Winning Bids
Campus Resident: $310
Commuter Student: $227
The Parking Contest is a fundraiser for
the Butler University Student Foundation (BUSF) to
support student scholarships, conferences, and leadership training.
Members of the Butler community will have the opportunity to place
an electronic bid for a reserved parking spot in one of three
categories: campus resident, commuter student, and
Participants may bid as many times as they'd like, and the highest
bid received by the conclusion of the contest will be the
winner of each spot. Bids will be tracked via time-stamp. In the
event that two bids of the same amount are received, the bid
received first will be considered the winner. Bids will be accepted
through 4:59 p.m. on the closing date of the contest. Bids
received with a time stamp of 5 p.m. or later are
not eligible. The time stamp on the received
message will be used to determine eligibility. Bids should be made
in full dollar increments.
Participants can check this webpage daily for updates on the
current high bid for each spot. Winners will be notified by the
Office of Alumni and Parent Programs. Winners must have a vehicle
registered with the Butler University Police Department in the same
type of classification as their winning spot. Only one winning
vehicle may be registered to each parking spot for the semester.
The parking spots may not be transferred by the winner to other
individuals or shared among multiple vehicles.
The campus resident spot will be placed in the parking
area for the residence hall (Ross or Schwitzer) of the winner.
Due to construction, ResCo will not be an eligible location
for the Spring 2015 contest.The commuter spot will be
located in the Irwin Library lot. The faculty/staff spot
will be placed either in the the Irwin Library lot or in the
lot between Holcomb and Robertson Hall, depending on the winner's
preference. Winners will have use of their spot through finals week
of the semester during which they won. The exact spot placement
within the lot will be determined by the University. Winners will
be responsible for notifying BUPD of violations for ticketing of
their spot during the semester.
If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni
Office at 317-940-9946.