BUSF Parking Contest
The BUSF Parking Contest for the fall
2013 semester will take place Sept. 11-13. Bids will
be accepted again beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September
11, through 4:59 p.m. on Friday, September 13. During the
contest, bids can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include whether you are bidding on the campus resident,
commuter, or faculty/staff spot in your email. Winnings bids will
be posted to the site periodically throughout the contest.
Fall 2013 Winning Bids
Campus Resident: $500
Commuter Student: $80
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. 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, Schwitzer, or
ResCo) or Greek house (if permitted) of the winner. The
campus resident spot must be placed within a parking lot and
not along the street. It is up to the winning student to secure any
necessary permission to place the spot at a Greek housing location.
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
If you have any questions, please contact the alumni office at