In Fall 1969, University of Connecticut students could not drive through campus Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and had to pay $10 for a parking pass, equivalent to about $68 today.
Parking lots were also re-zoned, and many students were not able to park right outside their dorm buildings anymore.
Visitors were required to obtain a special Guest Permit.
Any fines from parking tickets and violations were put toward scholarship aid. Student vehicles that had to be towed resulted in a $20 fee.
Students who were eligible for parking passes were commuters, upperclassman and students who were over 21.
Today, student parking passes for the full year range from $122 to $620, according to UConn parking services.
Ashley Anglisano is a campus correspondent for The Daily Campus. She can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.