Parking Frequently Asked Questions

Questions

What do I need to do if I sold my car?

You will need to get the permit off of your car or show proper documentation that the vehicle has been sold. Bring your old permit, or proper documentation, to the Parking & Transit Services office and we will exchange it for a $5.00 fee.

What do I do if my vehicle breaks down in an illegal parking area?

Contact Parking & Transit Services at 325-2661 to avoid citations. After hours, contact MSU Police Department at 325-2121.

Can I appeal a citation?

If you feel you have received a citation that you did not deserve, you can appeal your citation online.

What do I do if I am visiting campus?

Visitor permits are required of all who visit campus unless metered or timed parking is used. A visitor permit may be obtained through our online Visitor Permit portal, by coming to our office located at the Roberts Building, or by purchasing a visitor (3045) permit on the ParkMobile App.

Does any vehicle on campus require a parking permit?

All vehicles parked on MSU campus, day or night, must have a valid MSU permit properly displayed on the vehicle. This includes students, staff, visitors, vendors, rental and temporary vehicles.

How do I get a parking permit for my vehicle?

Faculty, staff and student permits can be registered for online. A visitor permit may be obtained through our online Visitor Permit portal, by coming to our office located at the Roberts Building, or by purchasing a visitor (3045) permit on the ParkMobile App.

What do I do if my parking permit is lost or stolen?

It is your responsibility to report this to Parking Services immediately and complete a lost and stolen form in order to receive a new permit.

Where do commuter students park?

Commuter students must park in their correct zones between the hours of 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday. Signs are located near the entrance of each parking zone. After 3:00 PM, commuters are allowed to park in any commuter zone. After 6:00 PM, students can park in staff but must be back in their zone by 7:00 AM.

Where do resident students park?

Resident students must park in their correct zones between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday - Friday. Signs are located near the entrance of each parking zone. After 6:00 PM, students can park in staff but must be back in their zone by 7:00 AM.

What happens if someone else drives my vehicle and receives a citation?

You are responsible for any citations issued to the vehicle.