Skip to main content

Employee Parking Information

All vehicles parked on University property must display a valid UD parking permit and a valid license plate.  Employees are assigned parking according to hire date and building information provided by Human Resources.  Human Resources will add all employees with current parking permits to the waiting list automatically.  As space becomes available, employees on the waiting list will be notified by Parking Services.  Parking permits will be revoked upon leaving the university.

Permit Information

This year's permit sales letter (.pdf) contains all the information employees need to purchase their parking passes.

Employee Permit Cost Chart.jpg

  • Night permits only valid after 4:00 pm in single-letter lots: August-August $240.00. Spring permits $120.00
  • All-year motorcycle and motor-powered bicycle permits: $132.50 or $5.00 additional for permit holders
  • Monthly temporary employee or volunteer permits: $30.00
  • Permit Replacement Fee:  $20.00

Faculty and staff will be issued a hangtag parking permit, which must be suspended from the rearview mirror of the vehicle. Sticker permits for motorcycles must be attached to the vehicle. 

** Permits are transferable by their owners from one vehicle to another, but not transferable from one person to another.

When permits are forgotten, faculty and staff members must obtain one-day passes from the Parking and Visitor Information Center (College Park & L Street), Lot C Visitor's Center (Stonemill & Evanston), or at Parking Services Office (Fitz Hall, Rm 191).

Citations issued to a vehicle displaying a University permit are the permit owner's responsibility.  Misuse of a permit will result in a fine totaling twice the amount of an annual fee for a permit, vehicle impoundment, and loss of annual parking privileges.

University disability permits are sold to faculty and staff with disabilities, and are valid in ANY disability space on campus. Those requesting disability permits are required to provide Parking Services with a copy of their state disability registration for verification. 

Employee permit holders with a temporary disability may present a doctor's statement to obtain a temporary permit for a short time period. The doctor's statement should NOT include medical information, but should state that you need closer parking. A state temporary disability placard is required in order to receive a temporary permit for an extended time period.

All disability parking spaces and zones are enforced 24 hours daily, 7 days a week. Vehicles must display a University permit along with a state placard or disability license plate. Disability placards are not valid for residential student lots, unless assigned. A visitor with a state-issued disability placard or disability license plate may stop by the Visitor's Center located on campus to obtain a temporary disability permit. A vehicle driven by UD faculty, staff, students, volunteers, lab workers, or vendors parked in a disability space must display a valid UD Disability parking permit along with their state-issued disability placard or disability license plate. Disability parking permits are not valid in reserved parking spaces (e.g., those designated for authorized personnel," etc.).

Parking permits must be purchased and registered online at  All citations must be resolved prior to purchasing a permit. 

Deliberately falsifying information to obtain a permit, possession of a stolen permit, or the theft, alteration or misuse of a permit will result in a fine totaling twice the amount of the annual fee for a parking permit, vehicle impoundment and the suspension of annual on-campus parking privileges.

The parking office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am. until 4:30 pm.  If you have questions, please call our office at 937-229-2128.

  • Permits returned within two weeks from the date of purchase will receive a full refund, less citations due.
  • Anyone not needing their permit after December must return it to Parking Services within the first two weeks of Spring semester for a half price refund, less citations due.

When Can I Park?

Weekdays: M - F, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Permit holders must park in assigned lots

Weekdays: M - F, 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 a.m. Permit holders may park in single-letter lots (A, B, C, D, G, E, P, S1, S2, S3, S4 and R1, R2, R3 (Curran Place lots)

Employee permits will be honored in lot S2 at any time.

Weekdays: M - TH 7:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. In single-letter lots:  A, B, C, D, G, E, P, S1, S2, S3, S4 and R1, R2, R3 (Curran Place lots)

Weekends: Friday, 4:30 p.m. through Monday, 6:00 a.m. In single-letter lots:  A, B, C, D, G, E, P, S1, S2, S3, S4 and R1, R2, R3 (Curran Place lots)

University Holidays (when UD offices are closed)

  • Double letter lots
  • Disability spaces
  • Fire lanes/red zones

Additional Parking Information

Employee and Student Parking - Lot R1, R2, R3

  • All Employee/Student permits, excluding House permits, will be honored at Curran Place.
  • Night permits will be honored only after 4:00 pm.
  • No permit is required M-Th after 7:30 pm, Friday after 4:30 pm, and weekends.

Visitor Parking

  • A parking permit is not required for visitors in visitor parking spaces.
  • Employees and students are not permitted to park in visitor spaces.
  • For visits more than three days, contact Parking Services for arrangements.
  • For group events, contact Parking Services to make arrangements.

Short Term Parking

  • 15/30 minute delivery zones are available. Emergency flashers are required.

Transportation Services

  • The University provides a campus shuttle service while classes are in session during Fall and Spring semesters.  

Employees who are assigned an official university vehicle are required to purchase an annual parking permit.

The University makes every effort to provide adequate parking for all parking permit holders.  Due to space limitations, however, designated lots are sometimes full and one must proceed to an overflow lot.  If space is not available in your assigned lot, please report this to Parking Services at 937-229-2128 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm weekdays, or Public Safety at 937-229-2121 during all other times.  Our department will respond by citing or towing violators in the area.

The designated overflow areas are as follows:

Assigned Lot - Overflow 

A - See attendant /S1
AR -  AS
AS - See attendant
B - See attendant / A
C - See attendant
CS - See attendant
FR - C
D - Northwest section of S1
G - S2
GAS / GAN - See attendant / A
HR - See attendant
L - See attendant / P
M - A
MR - S2
- See attendant
PS - See attendant
RP - See attendant
R1 - R2
R3 - R2
SR - S3
S1 - See attendant
S2 - See attendant
S3 - See attendant
S4  - See attendant 
VR - S3

Reserved Lots

Marked by double letters, are restricted at all times to assigned permit holders only.  Violators may be impounded.

Delivery Zones

Marked 15/30 minute delivery zones are the only legal delivery areas on campus and are for 15/30 minute parking only.  While parked in such areas, four-way flashers must be on.  Any vehicle parked in a 15/30 minute loading zone for more than one hour is subject to impoundment.

Disability Spaces

These spaces are available only to those with appropriately designated UD parking permits.  Vehicles without the appropriate permit displayed may be impounded.

Motorcycle / Motor-Powered bicycles

All motorcycle and motor-powered bicycles must be parked in the special areas designated for such vehicles.  Motorcycles may utilize the 15/30 minute delivery zones without flashers; however, it will still be limited to the posted time.


May never be used for parking without written authorization from Parking Services.  All roads on the UD campus are considered fire lanes and must be kept unobstructed and available to emergency response vehicles at all times.  Access to fire hydrants must also be maintained at all times.  Any vehicle presenting a hazard by obstructing a fire lane or fire hydrant will be towed immediately.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

All users of the electric vehicle chargers located on the University of Dayton campus will be subject to the rules and requirements of usage listed below:

  • Charging stations are only to be used for vehicles that require electric charging for operation; i.e., gas-only or diesel-fueled vehicles are not permitted to park at charging state locations.
  • A University of Dayton parking permit is required.
  • All drivers must adhere to the signage that is posted at the electric vehicle chargers, including any time limitations.
  • Vehicles actively charging are allotted one session per calendar day.
  • Stations located in the B lot can only be used by B permit holders, and stations in C lot can only be used by C permit holders during business hours of 8:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. These electric stations are available to other permit holders during non-business hours.
  • If your car does not require a charge to reach your end destination, PLEASE do not use the charger. This ensures that the chargers are available to those that need the charge to make it to their end destination without using fossil fuels. 
  • Charging stations are located in parking lots: AS, B, C, D, R1, and St. Joseph Circle.

  • Human Resources will add all employees with current parking permits to the waiting list automatically.
  • Employees are placed in lots according to hire date and building provided by Human Resources.
  • B lot is for full-time employees only; C lot is for both full-time and part-time employees.
  • As space becomes available, employees on the waiting list will be notified by Parking Services.

The University of Dayton assumes no liability or responsibility for damage to or theft of or from any vehicle parked in or on University property.


Parking Services

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2914