Off-Campus Student Permits

Students living off campus who wish to park on campus at University Park are required to register for and display a valid student parking permit. Commuter permits are designed for off-campus students who possess overnight parking at their residence, but wish to wishing to park on campus for class and other activities. Off-Campus Storage permits are designed for off-campus students in need of a permanent parking location for their vehicle.

 

STUDENT COMMUTER (SCR)

Location:

Student Commuter (SCR) parking is comprised of three parking areas (highlighted in black on above map):

  • Jordan East (east of Bryce Jordan Center)
  • Stadium West (west of Beaver Stadium)
  • Porter North (north of Medlar Field - not available during summer sessions)

Permit rates:

Dual semester (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018)

Single semester (Fall 2017) Summer sessions (all) Summer session II only
$90 $45 $33 $19

Permit information:

  • Student Commuter permits are restricted to students residing in off-campus housing.
  • Valid for parking in the Commuter lots all day, except between 2 - 4 a.m., seven days a week.
  • Between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday - Friday, the student Commuter permit is only valid in the Commuter lots.
  • Valid in many additional campus lots (see yellow-shaded lots on the student parking map) after 4 p.m. on weekdays and throughout the day on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Not valid from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. in the Commuter lots or campus parking decks.
  • Access to central campus is available via the campus bus service. View the CATABUS Loop and Link schedules for times and stops.
  • For home football games, Jordan East, Stadium West, Porter North, Porter South, Orange L East, Orange A West OPP, Orange B Softball, Orange O, Yellow H Shields, Yellow H Wagner, and Yellow H Intramural Building are restricted from all parking from midnight Friday night until the resumption of normal traffic patterns after the game. Any vehicle that remains in the lot after midnight will be ticketed and towed.
  • Valid for parking at Jordan East and Stadium West for most Bryce Jordan Center and Pegula Ice Arena events, as well as for State College Spikes baseball at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
  • Jordan East was previously known as Lot 44, black lots were previously red, and SCR permits were previously known as R44 permits; these changes have not impacted permit access

Availability:

Fall 2017/spring 2018 online registration is now available - REGISTER HERE

PURPLE 43 (OFF-CAMPUS STORAGE)

Location:

Purple 43 is located along Hastings Road between University Drive and Porter Road (highlighted in purple on above map).

Permit rates:

Dual semester (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018)

Single semester (Fall 2017) Summer sessions (all) Summer session II only Weekly
$378 $189 $126 $63 $21

Permit information:

  • Purple 43 permits are restricted to students residing in off-campus housing with at least 29.5 approved credits completed.
  • Purple 43 permits are not permitted in any other student lot. All permits sold on a first come, first served basis.
  • Valid in many additional campus lots (see yellow-shaded lots on the student parking map) after 4 p.m. on weekdays and throughout the day on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Not valid from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. in the Commuter lots or campus parking decks.
  • Purple 43 now includes what was previously known as Lot 83 East, located near the corner of Hastings Road and Porter Road below the outdoor running track.

Availability:

Limited number of Lot 43 permits now available - REGISTER HERE

EVENING/WEEKEND

Evening/Weekend permits are only available to graduate students enrolled in the RIDEpass mass transit program and graduate students residing in off-campus housing not enrolled on any courses or earning any credits. The monthly rate is $6 per month, and permits must be purchased in person at the Parking Office at 1 Eisenhower Parking Deck.

Evening/Weekend permit information:

  • Evening/Weekend permits are valid for campus parking only after 4 p.m. weekdays and throughout the day on Saturdays and Sundays in many campus lots (see yellow-shaded lots on the student parking map).
  • Between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday - Friday, the Evening/Weekend permit is not valid in any campus parking lots.
  • Evening/Weekend permits are not valid from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. in any campus parking lot, seven days a week.