Visitor and Event Parking
Butler University has a user-based parking system, which is paid
for by permit fees. As a visitor to this campus, you are our guest
and are always welcome on our campus. Visitors who wish to park on
our University property must either park at a parking meter or in a
designated Visitor Parking Lot.
Visitors are expected to comply with the Butler University
parking regulations as well as with city ordinances and state laws.
Any citations received must either be paid or appealed within 10
We welcome you to our University and hope you enjoy your visit.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Parking
Parking at Hinkle Fieldhouse
The Hinkle parking lot is reserved during sporting events
throughout the year. During non-athletic reserved times, the lot
serves as an overflow lot for visitors and University-permitted
Parking at Clowes Memorial Hall/Schrott Center
A parking lot that serves both Clowes Memorial Hall and the
Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts is located just
north of both facilities. This lot is the University's main visitor
parking lot. During normal business operating hours there is no
charge for parking in this lot.
Parking for Admissions Events
The University will typically advise prospective students
and their families on where to park on campus. The Hinkle lot
is a University overflow lot and is available to
visitors. If you are visiting Robertson Hall, you can park in
the spaces located in the front of the building. These spaces
All meters accept quarters, dimes, and nickels only. They
provide 15 minutes for 25 cents. Maximum is 2 hours.
Meters are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If the meter is damaged, jammed, or otherwise not properly
working, do not park there. You will be liable for a citation.
Please report any problem to the Office of Parking Services,
(317) 940-BUPD (9396).
Accessible Visitor Parking
Visitors with an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) license
plate, state ADA placard/hang tag, or an Indiana Disabled Veteran
license plate may utilize any available ADA parking spot on the
University. You must, however, be the driver of the vehicle or be
the passenger. The placard/hang tag must also be valid (not
expired) and be visible. Not doing so could result in a