Student Parking

Six parking areas near residence halls are reserved Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters, for use only by resident parking permit holders. Resident permits are valid only in the assigned parking lot. All other parking permits are not valid in these resident areas. Resident parking permits are not valid in any stalls that are "Reserved or Restricted". If you park in a metered stall, you must pay the meter. Violators will be subject to ticketing.

Students living in the residence halls for the school year will be sent an email prior to the start of the fall term briefly explaining how parking will be assigned to the parking lot closest to their residence hall on a first come, first serve basis. Students will purchase parking permits on-line at

Residents who need only infrequent access to their vehicles are encouraged to purchase a permit for Lot 22 at $150 compared to a regular resident pass for $280. This lower cost alternative is located adjacent to baseball field north of the west residence complex. See Parking Lot Permit Designations Map (located under Maps lower left side of page).

Annual Resident parking permits are issued for the school year only. Students who leave the University at the end of the fall semester should return the parking permit to the Parking Services office for a pro-rated refund.

Students who will be living on campus during the summer should return the resident lot permit and obtain a valid permit for the summer at the current available pricing. Summer resident permits are not valid in reserved, restricted, or metered stalls and are restricted to the following resident lots:

Lots 2R, 8, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23

Commuting Students

Commuter student parking permits are valid for parking in commuting student parking lots in the academic and athletic areas of campus except for Reserved or Restricted stalls. The commuting student permit fees are:

  • North Commuter Annual: $135.00
  • North Commuter Fall/Spring Semester: $90.00
  • South Commuter Annual: $180.00
  • South Commuter Fall/Spring Semester: $125.00
  • Commuting student parking permits are not valid for parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.

The following are designated staff/commuter parking lots:

NORTH LOTS: 11, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25

SOUTH LOTS: 1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14, 25

Commuting students who drive infrequently may use any on-campus meter. Meter fees are required except for University recognized holidays and on weekends, starting at 5 p.m. Friday through 11:00 p.m. on Sunday. A parking permit does not negate the payment of meter fees. Fees vary by type of meter.

The Parking Services office is located in the Visitor Center, 826 Starin Road. In-Session business office hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays and during winterim and summer breaks. Phone (262) 472-1011.