Parking Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to do if I sold my car?
You will need to get the permit off of your car. Bring your old permit to the Parking & Transit Services office and we will exchange it for a $5.00 exchange 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 parking is used. A visitor permit may be obtained at the Parking Services office. Anyone who parks in metered parking must pay the meter.
Does any vehicle on campus require a parking permit?
All vehicles parked on MSU campus, day or night, must have a current 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. You may purchase one permit online. Additional permits can be purchased at Parking & Transit Services.
What do I do if my parking permit is lost or stolen?
It is your responsibility to report this to Parking Services immediately to obtain a new permit. The permit will be half the cost of the permit fee at that time.
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. The parking map also has each zone clearly marked. 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. The parking map also has each zone clearly marked. 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.