Summer 2017 student parking registration dates announced

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Student parking registration for summer 2017 will be available exclusively online on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, May 2 (Maymester, Summer Session I, or all sessions)
  • Sunday, June 25 (Summer Session II only)

All students, regardless of semester standing, are eligible to register for summer parking.


  • Active Penn State ID and Access account
  • License plate(s) information (vehicles must be owned by the student or a member of the student’s immediate family)


Upon completion of the registration, students print a temporary permit to display on their dashboard for immediate parking. Students may return to their account to print the permit if a printer is not available when completing the registration.

All summer student parking permits must be picked up in person at the Parking Office, located at 1 Eisenhower Parking Deck. The office is open on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and students must show their Penn State ID to receive the permit. Upon receipt, the printable temporary permit must be discarded and the permanent permit displayed on the rear view mirror of the vehicle.

Any students encountering issues while registering online are urged to avoid double clicking or using the back button, as these actions may result in errors with your transaction. If issues arise while attempting to complete the registration, please exit the site and contact the Parking Office for assistance.

Information regarding available permit options can be found via the links below:

Resident Student Permits

Off-Campus Student Permits


Students eligible for upgrades, such as select graduate assistants, student athletes and those with a state-issued Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) placard, must visit the Parking Office to obtain an upgraded permit. General student parking registration must be completed online prior to applying for any upgrades. Students registering for short-term, one-day or motorcycle-only permits must also register at the Parking Office.


Students interested in carpooling or sharing their ride for one-time trips are encouraged to sign up for Zimride, Penn State’s free online ride-matching service. This private network matches those looking for a ride with those willing to share theirs.


For more information regarding student parking registration, contact the Parking Office by phone at (814) 865-1436 or by email at

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