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Save the Date for Parking Permit Sales

Online parking permit sales for the 2023-2024 academic year will begin July 3 and continue through July 20.

Please remember to update your vehicle information when purchasing a new permit. The use of license plate recognition software will make it essential to have accurate license plate information in our database.  Your license plate will function as your permit for Faculty/Staff, Pavilion Garage Reserved and Commuter permit purchases. Residential permit purchasers will still receive a permit decal in the mail that must be displayed on their vehicle. Failure to provide accurate and updated license plate information may result in a $25 fine. Please note that license plates must always be visible from the drive aisle. For those that do not have a front license plate but would prefer to back into a space, front vanity plates may be obtained from the Parking office. 

Online sales for parking permits will begin at 8 a.m. CDT on the following dates:

Faculty and Staff (Your license plate will be your permit. No hangtag will be issued):

July 3


July 10: Residential East

July 11: Residential Central

July 12: Residential West

July 13: Residential South & Campus Walk

July 14: Residential Northwest 

July 17: The Quarters of Oxford via contract through Student Housing (Commuter Red Only)

*Please note, permits are limited for residential zones. If your designated zone’s surface lot permits are no longer available, or if you prefer garage parking, Residential Garage permit options will be available. While you can request to be put on a waiting list, there is no guarantee we will be able to fulfill that request within the school year. For those vehicle operators that do not need regular access to their vehicles, a vehicle storage option will be available.

Commuter (Your license plate will be your permit. No decal or Pavilion Garage hangtag will be issued):

July 17: Seniors/Graduate Students (90+ hours completed)

July 18: Juniors (60-89 hours completed)

July 19: Sophomores (30-59 hours completed)

July 20: Freshmen (0-29 hours completed)

*Please note, Commuter Blue permits are limited. Commuter parkers will have the option of Commuter Blue, Commuter Red or Pavilion Garage permits based on availability. 

**Student parking permit classification is determined by residence (please see attached Save the Date poster link for residence zones) and hours completed if Commuter as indicated by the Registrar’s Office.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact or (662) 915-7235.