Faculty and Staff

A staff member is any person who is employed by the University in any capacity other than student employment, and who is not taking more than seven credit hours.

Faculty and staff may be eligible to purchase or renew one of the annual parking permits. Faculty or staff who are working remotely or a hybrid schedule may wish to use one or more of the following alternate parking arrangements instead of purchasing an annual permit:

All faculty and staff should review License Plate Recognition information to learn about the vehicle registration process and related details for parking enforcement. 

Annual Parking Permits

Permit Types

The following annual parking permits may be available for purchase by faculty and staff:

  • Reserve (RE) permits may only be purchased by those holding positions designated as eligible by the President of the University.

  • "A" and "B" permits may be purchased by any regularly employed staff or faculty member. The permit holder is responsible for any violations issued to vehicles linked to their permit. Permits may be used by the registered individual only. 

  • "ID" permits are valid in any “A”, “AB” or “ABC” space only during the hours of 7-8 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. “ID” permits are not eligible for payroll deduction and are non-refundable.

Costs and Payment Methods

Faculty/Staff Permits Fee
Reserve permit $1,000 per year
A permit $250 per year
B permit $100 per year
ID permit $20 per year

Regularly employed staff and faculty may choose to either pay the cost of the parking permit in full or opt to use pre-tax payroll deduction at the time of purchase. If payroll deduction is selected as the payment method, the cost of the parking permit will be spread over 10 months from August to May. Payroll deductions are not utilized in June or July and are not available for use with "ID" permit purchases.

If a faculty or staff member becomes ineligible for a parking permit or no longer needs it, requests for payment adjustments must be made by the following deadlines:

  • March 1 of the academic year – Prorated refunds will be issued for parking permits that were paid in full at the time of purchase
  • April 30 of the academic year – Remaining payroll deductions will be stopped for parking permits that were purchased using this option

Physical Garage Access Cards must be returned to Parking Facilities if payment adjustments are requested.

Students employed in graduate staff positions may also choose pretax payroll deduction. Temporary, adjunct and student staff are not eligible for payroll deduction.

To purchase or renew one of these permits, follow the instructions on the Purchasing a Permit webpage

Garage Access Cards and Vehicle Storage

Individuals who purchase an annual "A" or "Reserved" permit will be issued a physical Garage Access Card through campus mail. During the purchase process, faculty and staff should confirm that the campus department and building listed are correct for delivery purposes. The card must be used at the Grant Street or Harrison Street gated parking garages if the license plate recognition cameras are unable to read the license plate, e.g. if the license plate is obstructed by dirt, snow or debris or during a system outage. Individuals must return Garage Access Cards to Parking Facilities upon ineligibility, including termination of employment. Garage Access Cards expire Aug. 15 each year and should be destoryed at that time.

Use or possession of forged, stolen, altered, transferred or invalid permits may result in a citation, immobilization and/or towing of the vehicle, criminal charges, and/or disciplinary action through the University. View the Parking Tickets/Citations webpage for related information.

Vehicles may not be stored in any parking lot or garage for longer than 24 hours without permission from the Parking Facilities Office. Any vehicles in violation of this may be towed at the owner's expense.

Alternate Parking Options

Faculty and staff may be working a remote or hybrid schedule instead of regularly working on campus. In these instances, an annual parking permit may not be the most cost-effective option, and alternatives are listed below. These options are non-refundable.

Monthly Parking Permits

Short term "A" or "B" parking permits may be purchased for a period of one month. Non-temporary faculty and staff may choose the beginning date for the temporary permit during the purchase process, and the permit will expire one month from that date. The permit's effective dates will be shown in the online parking portal. These are valid in any "A" or "B" parking space, respectively, but may not be used in the Grant Street or Harrison Street parking garages. Monthly permits are virtual and do not include a Garage Access Card. Temporary "A" permits are $30 per month, and temporary "B" permits are $15 per month. 

Monthly faculty and staff parking permits must be purchased online and are not eligible for full or prorated refunds.

Parking may be restricted at any time and for any reason, including near athletic facilities for events, due to maintenance or construction, or others. Posted restrictions in parking garages or lots will be enforced. Those who park in violation of posted restrictions may be subject to receiving a parking citation, or the vehicle may be towed at the owner's expense.

Daily Parking

One-day Permit

With the purchase of a $5 daily permit, faculty or staff may park in any "A" space (unless restrictions are posted that indicate otherwise), excluding those in the Grant Street or Harrison Street parking garages.

"A" parking may be restricted at any time and for any reason, including near athletic facilities for events, due to maintenance or construction, or others. Posted restrictions in parking garages or lots will be enforced. Those who park in violation of posted restrictions may be subject to receiving a parking citation, or the vehicle may be towed at the owner's expense.

Daily faculty and staff parking permits must be purchased online and are not eligible for full or prorated refunds.

Hourly Garage Parking

Faculty or staff may park in either the Grant Street or Harrison Street parking garage and pay the following rates:

Time Rate
0-30 Minutes $1.00
30-60 Minutes $3.00
Each Additional Hour $1.00
Maximum 24 consecutive hour period $10.00

A pay station is available in the main lobby of the Grant Street Parking Garage that accepts MasterCard, Visa or Discover debit or credit payments only. In addition, a pay-in-lane card option is available at all exits of the Grant Street Parking Garage, i.e. lanes 4, 5 and 6. No cash payments are accepted for garage parking.

The Harrison Street Parking Garage utilizes the pay-in lane option only as no pay station is available. Only debit or credit cards are accepted.

Metered Parking

Metered parking is available at various locations on campus. Payment for metered parking is collected through the "PassPort" app available on smart phones or by contacting the vendor at the phone number provided at each metered location. This is a short-term option for a period of up to two hours.

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