Information on Parking Permits Student Parking Permits

When available parking permits are issued on a first-come/first-served basis in August, January, and May to graduate students only.

Parking options are:

  • Daily/Commuter Parking (6 am to 11 pm) at Spruce 38 and Walnut 40 garages
  • Evening Parking (3:30 pm - 11 pm) at Ludlow, Penn Park, Sansom 38, Palestra, Lower Walnut, Hollenback, River Fields.
  • 24-Hour Parking at Spruce 38 Walnut 40 only
  • Motorcycle Parking at Spruce 38 Walnut 40 only

Parking fees are paid via the Student Financial Services Account or by credit card at the Parking Office only.


To Apply for Parking

Step 1.

Order Parking through Campus Express

Students should go to Campus Express and complete the application form. The form can be found under "About Transportation Options" in the "My Transportation Section." You will need to designate your preferred lot. To see lots consult the Parking Map.

apply for a pass on campus express
Step 2.

Wait for Email Notification

You will receive an email notification indicating that your permit and lot choice has been approved. (Note: You are not guaranteed to get your preferred lot choice.)

Step 3.

Visit the Penn Parking Office, 3401 Walnut St., Ste. 447A, to get your parking credentials.

Students may pay using their Bursar account or by credit card. If you choose to pay via credit card, your payment will be processed when you come to the office to pick up your credentials