One-day Permits

If you will be visiting campus for more than a few hours or if you would like to purchase visitor parking in advance of a visit, one-day parking permits are available for purchase for $8 per day for the following areas:

  • Yellow D (East Deck)
  • Yellow F (Eisenhower Deck)
  • Nittany Deck
  • Red A
  • Orange lots
  • Commuter lots (Lot 44, Stadium West, Porter North)

Click on the One-Day Permit Lots Google Map to view a map of the valid parking areas associated with a one-day permit.

One day parking permits may be purchased at any Parking Information Kiosk, the Parking Office, or at the Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center. For the permit to be valid, the date information for that day must be scratched and the permit must be displayed on the rear-view mirror of the vehicle. If overnight parking is needed on campus for multiple days, please visit the Parking Office.

The Parking Office accepts cash, check or money order, LionCash+, and major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) for permit purchases.  The Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center and all Kiosk Information Booths accept cash payment only.

Visitor Motorcycle Parking

Due to safety concerns related to motorcycles entering and exiting through gated parking facilities, motorcycle parking at the East, HUB and Nittany parking decks is now prohibited. Visitors traveling to campus by motorcycle are directed to use pay station or metered parking options available throughout campus. For more information on available visitor motorcycle parking options, please contact the Parking Office