Parking and Transportation is launching online permit sales. Commuter students are the first group to have the opportunity to take advantage of this convenient service. You can secure your permit online for the Spring 2014 semester now by clicking on the "purchase parking permits" button on the right side of this page. You may still come to the office to purchase your permit if you choose. If you experience any difficulties, please contact our office.
Students, faculty and staff, your input is important to us! Please assist us by completing our customer service survey. Follow this link to take the survey. Thank you!
If you do not need your permit for the Spring 2014 semester you must return it to our office by December 31, 2013 to receive a partial refund. There is no refund available for permits after December 31, 2013. Please note that our office is closed from December 23, 2013 until January 2, 2014 for the winter break. To return your permit you must come to our office to complete a refund form.
Improved transit service to Cardinal Court!
The Office of Parking and Transportation and Connect Transit worked together to provide increased frequencies to the Cardinal Court apartment complex. The Redbird Express Blue Route will now include Cardinal Court. Signs will be posted at the complex outlining the various transit lines that service the complex. Follow the links below for an abbreviated schedule of stop times to Cardinal Court, as well as Tri-Towers and Shelbourne Apartments. Reminder: Connect Transit makes every effort to keep the routes running on time, but outside factors can influence this process. Please plan to arrive at your bus stop 5 minutes before the scheduled pick up time.
As of Monday, January 14, 2013, smoking is prohibited in outdoor high traffic areas such as the Quad and the In Exchange garden. The changes to the policy, proposed by the Student Government Association and approved by the Academic Senate, are based on the results of a student survey. More information on the policy and a link to a map of no-smoking zones on campus can be found at http://policy.illinoisstate.edu/health-safety/5-1-7.shtml.
What is Zimride?
Zimride is a simple way to find friends, classmates and coworkers going the same way you are. Combining social networks and route-matching, Zimride makes it easy to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. Zimride is the leading provider of online social rideshare and carpool matching systems in North America.
Is it secure?
Yes, Illinois State Zimride is a private system that requires an Illinois State University email address to access. To help provide information about your potential rideshare partners before sharing the ride, Illinois State Zimride allows users to create social profiles and optionally link your account with Facebook to display mutual friends.
How do I get started?
Just register for an Illinois State Zimride account at zimride.illinoisstate.edu and log in with your ilstu.edu or illinoisstate.edu email. You can also click to Login with Facebook if you are a part of the Illinois State Network on Facebook.
For the most up to date information on Uptown Normal construction, please visit the Town of Normal's Web site.
Having trouble figuring out where to park with your permit? View the Office of Parking and Transportation color coded campus parking lot map.
You may also find the maps listed below helpful as you navigate campus parking spaces.
Accessible Spaces (State issued disability placard required.)
Business Permit Space Locations (Two hour limit applies.)
Loading Zone Space Locations (One half hour time limit applies.)
Service Vehicle Space Locations (Reserved for University vehicles only.)
Check out routes, stops and times by accessing the brochure below.
2013-2014 Faculty-Staff Permit Renewal Form
2013-2014 Business Permit Renewal Form
2013-2014 University High School Parking Permit Form
2013-2014 Laboratory School Parking Permit Form
2013-2014 Returning Resident Hall Student Parking Permit Form
2013-2014 Freshman/Transfer Student Resident Hall Student Parking Permit Form