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Student Parking Information

All vehicles parked on University property must display a valid UD parking permit and a valid license plate.  Parking permits will be revoked upon leaving the university.


  • Commuter Students will be sold parking permits to park in S1 or S4 lots.
  • Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants will be sold S1 or S4 parking permits if their class is before 4:00 pm or will be sold a Night permit if class is after 4:00 pm.
  • All student permits will be honored at Curran Place.

  • All vehicles must display a University disability permit along with the state disability placard or state disability license plate when utilizing a University disability parking space.
  • All disability parking spaces and zones are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Students with disabilities who require disability parking accommodations should contact the UD Office of Learning Resources (OLR) to discuss their needs. OLR Disability Services staff will review your information and send a recommendation to Parking Services. OLR Disability Services are the only office that is permitted to evaluate a student's request for an accommodation based on that student's disability. Parking will only provide permits.
  • Disability parking permits are not valid in reserved parking spaces (e.g., those designated for "authorized personnel," etc.).

Office of Learning Resources
937-229-2066 (937-229-2029 TTY/hard of hearing)

  • A valid permit must be displayed.
  • Night permits are valid 4:00 pm - 8:30 am in lots A, B, C, D, E, G, P, (R1, R2, R3 at Curran Place), S1, S2, S3 and S4.
  • Due to limited space during business hours, Night permits are not valid from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
  • During the Summer Sessions only, Night permits are valid in any student lot (AS, CS, GAS, GAN, CH, RP, PS, S1, S2, S3 and S4) 24-hours.
  • All Student permits will be honored at Curran Place.


  • First-year residential students are not permitted to bring vehicles to campus.
  • Upper-class students in UD Residential Housing will be sold permits online, with priority given according to class at  Permits will be sold based upon space availability.
  • All student permits will be honored at Curran Place.


  • Will be sold permits which are valid only in the lots to which they are assigned.
  • Areas posted as "UD House Permits" are for students who live in UD housing only.
  • Night permits may be purchased by students who need to park on campus or Curran Place during evening hours.
  • Parking is allowed on hard surfaces only such as blacktop and concrete.  Vehicles parked on grass and dirt will be cited and or towed.

  • Resident student permits, Commuters and Night Permits will be honored in any student lot (Any RP lot, AS, CS, GAS, GAN, CH, PS, S1, S2, S3 and S4). Ending August 15
  • Open parking for permit holders begins at 4:00 pm in all single letter lots.
  • Open parking for non-permit holders begins at 7:30 pm in all single letter lots.
  • All student permits will be honored at Curran Place.

Students who find it necessary to bring vehicles to campus during breaks or holidays will be accommodated, if possible, on a first-come, first-served basis.  Any student wishing this service must make arrangements with Parking Services before the holiday break.

When Can I Park?

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

Weekdays Evenings: 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 Daytime: 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

Permit Information

  • The parking permit sales letter (.pdf) explains everything students need to know to purchase their parking passes. 
  • August to August: $275.00
  • Night permits only valid after 4:00 pm in single-letter lots: $240.00
  • Second Semester Permits (sold beginning of January): $137.50 or $120.00 for night permits
  • First or Second Summer Session:  $46.00
  • Full Summer Session:  $92.00
  • Permit Replacement Fee: $20.00
  • All-year motorcycle and motor-powered bicycle permits: $132.50 or $5.00 additional for permit holders

Students will be issued a hangtag parking permit which must be suspended from the rearview mirror of the vehicle. Sticker permits are available for motorcycles and 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, students 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 the Parking Services Office (Fitz Hall).

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

Student parking permits will be sold online only at the University's Parking Website

Disability Students/Residential Law/Grad/Seniors - July 24, 2023

Residential Junior's and above - July 26, 2023

Residential Sophomore and above - July 28, 2023

Commuter and Night Students - August 1, 2023

Employees - August 1, 2023

Spring Semester  - January 2, 2024

Summer 1/Summer 3 Semester - April 30, 2024

Summer 2 - June 11, 2024

Anyone who wishes to purchase a replacement parking permit, because the original was lost or stolen, may do so at Parking Services. The replacement charge is $20.00 for the first replacement. A full permit fee (the total being charged for a new permit) will be charged for any replacement permit purchased thereafter. The replacement charge for a summer permit will be one half the cost of the original permit fee.

If you provide a copy of a Police Report for a stolen permit, your fee may be waived.

Note: If a vehicle is found parked with a stolen permit displayed, the vehicle will be impounded.

  • Permits returned within two weeks from 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.

All vehicles parking on University of Dayton property must display either a valid permanent or temporary university parking permit at all times with the exception of open parking hours. All faculty, staff, and students who park on campus must purchase a permit.

Anyone who needs to park on campus routinely or for two weeks or more must purchase a parking permit.

Parking permits must be purchased and registered online at The parking office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Please contact Parking Services at 937-229-2128 with any questions.

When permits are forgotten, permit holders must obtain a one-day pass from the Parking and Visitor Information Center (College Park & L Street), Lot C Visitor's Center (Evanston Ave.), or at Parking Services Office (Fitz Hall). Temporary night permits can be obtained any time after normal business hours from the Department of Public Safety dispatcher.

Deliberately falsifying information to obtain a permit, possession of a stolen permit, or 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.

Additional Parking Information

Employee and Student Parking - Lot R1, R2, R3

  • All employee/student 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.

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 15/30 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 a 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 station locations.
  • A University of Dayton parking permit is required.
  • All drivers must adhere to the signage that is posted at the electric vehicle charging stations, including any time limitations.
  • Stations located in 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.

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, you must 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 the area or towing.

Resident students, if your lot is full after normal business hours, weekends, or holidays:

  • Call Public Safety at 937-229-2121 and they will respond by citing and/or towing the area.
  • Alternatively, after hours, resident students with permits may park in single letter lots until 8:30 am

The designated overflow areas are as follows:

Assigned - Overflow

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

  • Parking of recreational/camper vehicles on campus property is prohibited.
  • PODS storage units are not permitted.

Facilities Management provides 24-hour snow removal service and is responsible for the University sidewalks, roadways, and parking lots.

When weather conditions require University property to be plowed, vehicles may be TOWED in the following circumstances:

  • Vehicles parked on University property without a permit
  • Vehicles parked in "15/30 minute delivery zones" located next to residential halls
  • Vehicles parked on roadway without authorization
  • Vehicles parked in front of ramps/curbs/bollards

If you wish to park in a lot other than assigned during times the University is closed due to snow, you can go to the visitor center and we will provide a temporary permit for another lot if that lot has been cleared.

Dayton - Parking, Stopping, and Standing
§72.03 Standing Prohibited in Specified Places

For more information on the City of Dayton rules and regulations please visit for a searchable database of city ordinances.

To pay your City of Dayton citation, please visit:

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