Student Commuter Parking

Online Permit Sales

After September 14th, all Resident/Overnight permit purchases will be held in our office for will call pick up in order to ensure timely access for the coming term. Please allow two days for permit processing, then visit our office at 1812 SW 6th Avenue to retrieve your resident/overnight permit. Commuter permits will continue to be mailed, so please ensure your physical address is correct during the checkout process.

Academic Term Commuter Permits

Recommended for students that expect their schedules and/or credit load to change from term to term.

  • Must be purchased at the beginning of each academic term, only valid for term listed on the permit.

Academic Year Commuter Permits:

Recommended for students who expect their academic year schedule to remain consistent while maintaining the credit requirements for the desired annual permit.

  • Student account will be charged the "TERM RATE" amount (listed below) at the beginning of each academic term. Permits valid for the academic year (Fall, Winter, and Spring Term)
  • Academic Year Permits Valid: Saturday, September 19, 2020, through Sunday, June 27, 2021

Purchasing a Permit

In order to keep risk for our employees and customers low permits will be sold online and mailed to the address provided at checkout within 1-2 business days from the date of purchase.

Permit Regulations and Locations

Commuter permits are for use by non-resident students and employees, and are valid at the locations times listed below. 

  • Commuter permits are not valid for overnight parking.Vehicles must leave campus before the start of the next business day (8:00 am).
  • Commuter permits are not valid in Hourly & Visitor parking or Reserved Spaces.

If you are looking for overnight or residential parking, please visit our Student Resident & Overnight Parking page. If you will be driving to campus less frequently, we recommend utilizing Hourly & Visitor parking as an alternative to purchasing a Commuter Permit.

Permit Refunds

Parking permit charges are based on possession of the permit, not use. There is a $5 return fee for all returned permits. Pro-rated refunds are available until the end of week eight for fall, winter, and spring terms.

Campus map showing parking garages

Account Privacy

All account information is kept private by PSU and used solely for business purposes. Valid account number, license plate, or citation number must be provided by the account holder to access account information.

Parking Structures 1,2,3

PERMIT NAME STATUS 20-21 TERM RATE 20-21 ACADEMIC YR. RATE MIN.CREDITS REQUIRED LOCATION RESTRICTIONS
Full Time General

Available 

Purchase Online

$396 $1188 1 credit
  • Valid full time in general permit spaces in Parking Structures 1,2,3
Full Time General Carpool

Available 

Purchase Online

$360 -- 1 credit
  • Valid in general permit spaces in Parking Structures 1,2,3
  • Valid in carpool only spaces
Morning General

Available 

Purchase Online

$282 -- 1 credit
  • Valid before 1:00 pm Monday-Friday
  • Valid all day on weekends
Mon/Wed/Fri General

Available 

Purchase Online

$242 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends
Tue/Thur/Fri General

Available 

Purchase Online

$242 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends
Afternoon General

Available 

Purchase Online

$198 -- 1 credit
  • Valid after 12:30 pm Monday-Friday
  • Valid all day on weekends
Non-Peak General

Available 

Purchase Online

$198 -- 1 credit
  • Valid before 11:00 am Monday-Friday
  • Valid after 3:00 pm Monday-Friday
  • Valid all day on weekends
Evening General 

Available 

Purchase Online

$120 $360 1 credit
  • Valid after 3:30 pm Monday-Friday
  • Valid all day on weekends
Motorcycle/Scooter

Available 

Purchase Online

$101 $303 1 credit
  • Valid full time in motorcycle spaces 
  • Complimentary with car permit
  • Not valid at RLSB

Parking Structures 3 (PS3) Only

PERMIT NAME STATUS 20-21 TERM RATE 20-21 ACADEMIC YR.RATE MIN.CREDITS REQUIRED LOCATION RESTRICTIONS
Full time PS3

Available

Purchase Online

$360 $1080 1 credit
  • Valid full time in PS3
  • No overnight parking
Mon/Wed/Fri PS3

Available

Purchase Online

$220 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends
Tue/Thur/Fri PS3

Available

Purchase Online

$220 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends

University Place Lot (UPL) Only

PERMIT NAME STATUS 20-21 TERM RATE 20-21 ACADEMIC YEAR RATE MIN. CREDITS REQUIRED LOCATION RESTRICTIONS
Full time UPL

Available

Purchase Online

$429 $1314 1 credit
  • Valid full time in UPL
Mon/Wed/Fri UPL

Available

Purchase Online

$262 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends
Tue/Thur/Fri UPL

Available

Purchase Online

$262 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends

4th Avenue Garage (FAB) Only

PERMIT NAME STATUS 20-21 TERM RATE 20-21 ACADEMIC YR.RATE MIN.CREDITS REQUIRED LOCATION RESTRICTIONS
Full time FAB

Available

Purchase Online

$429 -- 1 credit
  • Valid full time in FAB
Part time FAB

Available

Purchase Online

$302 -- 1 credit
  • Valid until 3 pm in FAB

Robertson Life Sciences Building (RLSB) & PS3

PERMIT NAME STATUS 20-21 TERM RATE 20-21 ACADEMIC YR.RATE MIN.CREDITS REQUIRED LOCATION RESTRICTIONS
Full time RLSB & PS3

Available

Purchase Online

$429 -- 1 credit
  • Valid full time in RLSB & PS3
Mon/Wed/Fri RLSB & PS3

Available

Purchase Online

$262 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends
Tue/Thur/Fri RLSB & PS3

Available

Purchase Online

$262 -- 1 credit
  • Valid all day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • Valid all day on weekends