Park Butler

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 days.

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 Services.

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 vehicles.

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 are limited.

Metered Parking

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 citation.