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Student Parking Information

Permit Choices
Summer Permits
Evening (off-peak) Student Permit
Add or Remove Vehicles
Off-Campus Parking Lots
Lost/Stolen Permits
Motorist Assist Program

Student Parking Permits

Parking Permits are required from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. (most areas - check signs) - Purchase Permit
Display the appropriate parking area permit on the bottom of the passenger-side windshield; unless parked at an activated parking meter or in a hourly pay lot.Correct Permit Location: Lower corner passenger side front windshield

Parking permits are the property of Transportation. Parking permits, replacement permits and/or temporary permits may not be given, traded, sold, or borrowed. The permitholder on record is responsible for any violations.

Parking Permits

Permits are available for open sale beginning in early July. Nine-digit student ID is necessary to complete the purchase process. Be sure to have your current vehicle information on hand. Commuter students with similiar class schedules can purchase a student carpool permit and split the cost of the permit.

Parking permits are sold based on:
1) number of credits and
2) availability of parking spaces

Freshmen may purchase permits/bring vehicles to campus
Resident freshmen may purchase a resident storage or resident perimeter permit; commuting freshmen may purchase Varsity Lot commuter parking. The resident storage permit is not recommended for students who require quick access to their vehicles; i.e., off campus jobs, but for students who want access to their vehicles on weekends or trips home.

Once your purchase is complete, your permit will be mailed to the address you specify at the time of purchase.

Please note: Demand exceeds parking space. Not everyone will be able to purchase a parking permit - investigate other parking options (commuters - Wolfline/park and ride ; residents - Zipcar - car sharing; Zimride - ridesharing, private parking providers.)

Summer Parking Permits

Summer permits are available for online sale beginning the first Monday in May. They are prorated and valid for the entire summer (remainder of the academic year - mid August). Transportation does not sell permits for each summer session.

Greek Village Permits

Students who are members of a fraternity or sorority at Greek Village may purchase a P permit online in July.

Safety Concerns

Are our parking lots "safe?" Statistically, campus has relatively low crime - most crimes are "crimes of opportunity." Our parking lots are well lighted and campus is patrolled by our campus police. You can reduce your risk by ALWAYS locking your vehicle and not leaving any valuable items in plain sight. If you must leave valuables in your vehicle, lock them in the trunk.

Parking Permit Refund

Graduating in December? Student permits are refunded on a prorated basis and must be returned to the Transportation office located at 2721 Sullivan Drive, Administrative Services I. Please allow three to four business weeks to process and receive your refund check.

Student Carpool Permit Now Available

Carpooling options are now available to students, faculty and staff. The benefits of carpooling include:

  • cost savings on gas and parking permits
  • improved parking options
  • free daily parking permits for individuals who need to drive separately

Find more information on the student carpool permit option and apply today!