Parking and Transportation Services


All student permits are available for pick up in the North Campus Parking Deck at this time. You must be enrolled in classes before you can obtain a parking permit. Students enrolled in more than 5 credit hours on the main campus will have the transportation fee on their account; this fee includes a parking permit. Those student without the transportation fee on their account will need to purchase a permit in the office.

Resident students will need to have their vehicle license plate information submitted to the system before they can obtain a semester permit.

Quaker Square residents will need to complete the gate-card application in the office prior to receiving their parking permit.

All students will need a photo ID to obtain a permit. Overnight validation stickers are sold separately. Feel free to contact Parking and Transportation Services with questions or concerns. 

Parking Updates:

To welcome resident students to campus and facilitate their move-in, the following parking lots and roadways will be closed:
Wednesday, Aug. 20
• College Street circle – closed at Buchtel Avenue
• Lot 22 -- located in the College Street circle near Ritchie Hall
• Lot 24 -- located at Central Hower (both sections)
• Lot 26 -- the North Campus Parking Deck
• Lot 27 -- located on the corner of Buchtel Avenue and Hill Street, near E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

Alternative parking will be available in the East Campus Parking Deck - Lot 1, as well as the various parking lots north of Forge Street.

Thursday, Aug. 21
• Lot 44 -- located behind South Hall
• Lot 46 -- located at Gallucci Hall
• Lot 47 -- located at Folk Hall
• Lot 10 -- located next to the Stile Athletics Field House
• Vine Street -- closed between Spicer and S. Union streets (Lot 6)

Alternative parking will be available in the East Campus Parking Deck - Lot 1 and South Campus Parking Deck - Lot 36.
Increased vehicular and pedestrian traffic can be expected around the residence halls over the weekend as well

Accessibility Parking Update for Wednesday Aug 20th

Accessibility parking in Lot 22, behind the Honors Complex, will have all south facing accessibility spaces open Wednesday Aug 20th during move in. Additionally, any member of the campus community with a state issued disability placard may park in Visitor A parking lot under Robertson Dining Hall. Show your placard to the attendant in the booth as you leave and they will let you exit free of charge. Parking and Transportation Services urges all employees who work near a residence hall to plan ahead for RL&H move in activates on Wednesday Aug 20th in North Quad and at Quaker Square, and Thursday Aug 21st in South Quad and at the Spicer Residence Hall.

South Campus Parking Deck Elevators Operational

Elevators B1 and B2 located on the South side of the South Campus Parking Deck, the elevators closest to the Exchange Street Residence Hall are now fully operational. All elevators in the parking deck are now working, providing access to all levels.

Exchange Parking Deck closed for repairs

The Exchange Parking Deck - lot 39, south of Mary Gladwin Hall on Carroll Street, is closed for repairs through approximately Friday, Aug. 15.

The access road from Carroll Street to E. Exchange Street will remain open, as will the South Campus Parking Deck. Temporary accessibility parking will be placed in Lot 37, the garage levels underneath Schrank Hall North and South, as well as in the surface parking spaces east of the Exchange Deck.

Additionally, both stairwells and the two pedestrian walkway bridges connected to the Exchange Deck will also be closed to foot traffic for the duration of the project.

Please contact Parking and Transportation Services for further details.


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