Student Permit Information

*Important* Student Permits Are Now Sold Only On A Semester Basis (Exceptions: RH & GL) Notification to purchase for Spring 2019 will be sent October 2018 via campus email

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FALL 2018 PERMITS SOLD OUT: CC, CD, DD, F, RC, RS, V, W, Student Carpool
  • Student permits are sold on a semester basis (summer session permits are sold separately). Exception permits sold annually are: ES King or Western Manor (RH) and Greek Life Auxilary (GL).
  • A first year student is only eligible for a Resident Storage Parking (RS) permit. A first-year is defined as a student who was enrolled in high school in the 12 months prior to beginning class at NC State. First-year student permits are available for purchase on July 26 at 8 a.m. Access to the parking system is not available until that time.
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    How to Purchase a Parking Permit

    When may I purchase a permit?
    Permits are available to purchase beginning in early July. The date you can apply & purchase is based on the number of credit hours you have completed.

    Annual cost depends on the permit type you purchase.

    How do I make a purchase?

    • Unity ID.
    • Unity password.
    • Vehicle make and model.
    • License plate number.
    • No unpaid tickets.
    • Permit type you wish to purchase.
    • Debit or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express).
      Note: You can cancel your transaction anytime prior to submitting your payment information.


    There are a limited number of permits. They are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and sell out. Permits are sold based on number of credits you have and availability of parking spaces.