Due to unforeseen circumstances, the date to purchase your parking permit online has been moved to July 22nd.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Parking permits for the 2015-2016 academic year will be available for online sales beginning on June 2nd, depending on your university classification. A complete schedule is listed below:
University Faculty and Staff
Returning Residence Hall Students
Commuter Students (all non-residence hall students)
Freshman/Incoming Residence Hall Students
August 7th is the last day to purchase permits online. Any permit purchases after August 7th must be completed in person at the Office of Parking and Transportation. Please avoid long lines at the beginning of the semester and purchase your permit online. Permits can be shipped to your home address or reserved for express pick up in our office.
In compliance with the State of Illinois' Smoke-Free Campus Act, Illinois State University will become smoke and tobacco-free on July 1st. With the enactment of this new law, smoking and tobacco use will be prohibited on all campus property, including buildings, grounds, parking lots, and vehicles that are owned or operated by a state-supported institution of higher education.
How does this act affect the campus transients? Smoking and tobacco use in private vehicles is allowed in unenclosed parking lots; however, smoking and tobacco use outside of vehicles in university owned or operated parking lots is prohibited. Parking garages are considered enclosed structures where smoking is prohibited.
A list of frequently asked questions regarding this act can be found by following the link below:
The Smoke-and Tobacco-Free Campus Act is available by following the link below:
During the summer semester, Parking Rules and Regulations are enforced on campus. Valid parking permits are required in restricted lots and parking meters are enforced 24/7.
Summer Semester Hours of Operation (May 11 - August 14):
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5:30 pm
Exiting after hours will result in a no charge exit.
Curious how Illinois State University parking permit rates compare to other universities in Illinois? A cost comparison chart can be found here.