Parking & Transportation

FAQs

Q: Can I purchase a parking permit at the Public Safety office?

A: No. In order to better serve our community, all permit sales are now going through our online parking portal. You can access the parking portal by clicking here.

 

Q: When I go to the parking portal, I don't see an option to buy a permit. What do I do?

A: Click on the "Login" button at the top right of the screen. Once you are logged in, you will see the option to buy a permit.

 

Q: When I go to buy a permit, it only gives me the option to buy a Commuter Student permit, but I'm a Resident Student. What do I do?

A: For the 2022-2023 academic year, there is no difference between Commuter Student permits and Resident Student permits - they are the same permit. 

 

Q: I bought an annual permit last year - do I need to buy a new one?

A: Yes - annual permits are only good for the academic year in which they are purchased. If you bought an annual permit during the 2021-2022 academic year, then it expired on July 31, 2022. The expiration date of the permit was posted on our website and on the email you received when you purchased the permit.

 

Q: Can I buy an annual permit for the 2022-2023 academic year?

A: Annual parking permits are only available to employees who purchase their permit using payroll deduction. Everyone else must purchase a new permit every term.

 

Q: I only used my permit a couple times last term. Can I get a refund?

A: No, we do not offer refunds. We offer daily parking passes at our visitor lots for those who seldom visit campus and encourage everyone to weigh the costs and benefits of a permit before making their purchase.

 

Q: I purchased my permit a couple weeks ago, but I haven't received it yet. What should I do?

A: Permits only began being mailed out on August 15. If you purchased your permit before that, then you should expect it in about two weeks.