Permits

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Current Students, Faculty, and Staff

Due to current circumstances, permits will not be required on campus until August 1, 2020. The cost of a parking permit will be adjusted accordingly at the time of purchase. 

2020-21 Permit Costs for Faculty and Staff
Permit Cost
RED Surface Lot Permit + North Garage Access $425/year
RED Surface Lot Permit + South Garage Access $275/year
RED Surface Lot Permit $125/year
BLUE Graduate Assistant Surface Lot Permit $50/year
RED Surface Lot Permit (2-person carpool) $30/year
RED Surface Lot Permit (3-person vanpool) FREE
RED Surface Lot Permit (daily) $2/day
WHITE Remote Lot Permit FREE
  • For 2020-2021, Faculty and staff parking permits are valid from August 1 through June 30.  
  • Due to current circumstances, permits will not be required on campus until August 1, 2020. The costs listed above will be adjusted accordingly at the time of purchase.
  • If you are interested in requesting a Carpool Permit, please access the online form.
  • Permits purchased online are payroll deducted in equal installments throughout the year, so you won't pay the full price at one time.
  • When you register online, you will be able to print a receipt indicating the expiration date of your permission/permit. Permission to park on campus is connected to your license plate and stored electronically, the receipt does not need to be displayed in the vehicle. If you are not eligible for payroll deduction or wish to pay for your permit in full at the time of purchase, you may come to the Campus Services Center beginning August 1, 2020 to do so. 

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2020-21 Permit Costs for Students
Permit Cost
YELLOW Remote Lot Permit (one semester) $100
YELLOW Remote Lot Permit (two semesters) $200
YELLOW Remote Lot Permit (1 week temporary) $15/week
BLUE Surface Lot Permit - Graduate Students (one semester) $150
BLUE Surface Lot Permit - Graduate Students (two semesters) $300
BLUE Remote Lot Permit (Summer term) $60
Garage Overnight Parking (one semester, permit additional) $520
Garage Overnight Parking (two semesters, permit additional) $1,040
  • Student parking permits for the 2020-21 school year will go on sale Monday, Aug. 3 at 8 a.m.
  • Fees for permits purchased online will automatically be applied to your bursar account.
  • When you register online, you will be able to print a receipt indicating the expiration date of your permission/permit. Permission to park on campus is connected to your license plate and stored electronically, the receipt does not need to be displayed in the vehicle. It is your responsibility to renew when your permission expires.
  • Information about accessible transportation and parking is available from the Miller Center for Student Disability Services website.

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Departments and Offices

Representatives of departments (academic and administrative) and offices may request to purchase parking garage vouchers or departmental visitor permits online for guests to the campus. Parking garage vouchers may be used by University employees, visitor parking permits may not be used by students or employees at any time.  Students and employees requiring parking privileges on campus must register their vehicle.

  • Parking Garage Vouchers: $5 ea. - valid for one paid exit from either parking garage
  • Departmental Visitor Permits: Department representatives may issue electronic daily permits to visitors through their online parking portal for $2.00 per day.

A departmental charge code is required to purchase parking garage vouchers or departmental visitor permits.  

Purchase Parking Garage Vouchers

Purchase Departmental Visitor Permits

Contractors and Vendors

Contractors

Contractors are required to park in the Fryman gravel parking lot on Bonham Rd. and be shuttled to and from their worksite.  No parking permit is required and no overnight (10 p.m. - 6 a.m.) parking is permitted in this lot.  Contractor shuttle vehicles left on campus require a parking permit, please contact your University project manager for approval to park overnight.

Contractors who require campus parking should contact their University project manager for approval to purchase a temporary parking permit. Temporary parking permits cost $10 per week or $35 per month.

Campus parking lots may not be used as construction material laydown areas or for storage. Contact your University project manager for instructions to arrange for laydown areas or storage.

Vendors

Vendors who work with Miami University on a time-and-materials basis or who supply services to Miami University on an ongoing (as opposed to contract) basis may be eligible to purchase an annual parking pass for a fee of $125.  Delivery vehicles DO NOT require a parking permit while making deliveries but must be parked legally.  Please contact the Purchasing and Central Services office for authorization to purchase annual permits.

Visitors

Parking for visitors may or may not require a permit. See the information below for parking restrictions.

Permit Required

  • At all times for University surface lots (except for Special Events, see below)
  • From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, on Spring, Oak and Maple Streets

Permit Not Required

  • Any parking meter
  • Campus Avenue Garage (hourly rates and event parking rates apply)
  • North Campus Garage (hourly rates and event parking rates apply)
  • The south sections of Maple Street and Oak Street do not require a permit after 6:00 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends. Please follow posted signage.
  • Between noon Friday and 10 p.m. Sunday on weekends of home football games

Purchase a Permit

Visitors may purchase a permit online for $3 per day. Registration requires the license plate number, make, model, and color of the vehicle to be registered. You will not receive a physical permit, but instead, your license plate will be updated in our system with the correct parking permission. Students and contractors are NOT permitted to purchase visitor permits.

Purchase Visitor Permit

Citations

Visitors who received a University parking citation should pay their citation online. Please direct any questions to the Campus Services Center.

Special Events

Family Weekend

  • Parents and community members may ride the BCRTA (Butler County Regional Transit Authority) buses for the customary fare of $2 per ride.
  • The Campus Avenue Parking Garage (South Garage) offers parking at $1.00 for the first hour and $0.50 for each additional hour.
  • The North Campus Garage offer parking at $1.50 for the first hour and $1.00 for each additional hour.
  • Campus parking meters require $0.50/15 minutes between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Parents may park in any campus lot without a permit.
  • Limited RV parking with electrical hookup is available in the West Millett lot. Advance reservations are needed. The fee is $50 for a football weekend. Call the Athletic Ticket Office at 513-529-4295.

Spring Commencement Weekend

  • A permit is not required Thursday through Sunday of Commencement weekend; all university parking lots and parking garages are open to the public.
  • Yager Stadium parking is available at the Millett Assembly Hall, Ditmer, Cook Field, and Leonard Howell lots.
  • On both Saturday and Sunday, we strongly recommend that you use our shuttle service from the Ditmer and Cook Field lots to avoid traffic congestion.