Permits

Permit Parking at IUPUI

Students, Faculty, Staff and Affiliates of IUPUI are eligible to purchase permits.  Parking and Transportation Services manages multiple lots and garages on campus that require a permit to park.  The permit options you have depend on your affiliation with the University.

Explore your permit options below:

ST

Commuter Student Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI student not living in a campus housing residence
  • Term: By semester or academic year.
  • Price: $148.04 semester / $296.08 academic year
  • Valid Parking:
    • ST and NC surface spaces and ST spaces in: Barnhill, Sports (center section), Riverwalk (ST spaces only), Blackford, Gateway, and Lockefield (ST section) garages.
  • Additional Parking Permissions:
    • Valid in EM surface spaces Monday through Friday 4 p.m to 9 a.m., all day on weekends, and University holidays.
    • Valid in EM surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

NC ST

North Campus Student Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI student
  • Term: By semester or academic year.
  • Price: $73.28 semester / $146.56 academic year
  • Valid Parking:
    • NC surface spaces on Indiana Avenue.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Valid in ST surface spaces Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 a.m., all day on weekends, and University holidays.
    • Valid in ST surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

This permit option may be capped and placed on a waitlist.

CH

Campus Housing Student Permit
Eligibility: Students living in Ball Residence or Riverwalk Apartments and Townhomes.
  • Term: By semester or academic year.
  • Price: $231.76 semester / $463.52 academic year
  • Valid Parking:
    • CH surface spaces.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces Monday through Friday 4 p.m to 9 a.m., all day on weekends, and University holidays.
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

This permit option may be capped and placed on a waitlist.

TGS

Tower Garage Student Permit
Eligibility: Students living in University Tower
  • Term: By semester or academic year.
  • Price: $320.80 semester / $641.60 academic year
  • Valid Parking:
    • Tower Garage.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages) Monday through Friday from 4p.m to 9a.m., all day on weekends, and University holidays.
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

This permit option may be capped and placed on a waitlist.

BGS

Blackford Garage Student Permit
Eligibility: Students living in North Hall
  • Term: By semester or academic year.
  • Price: $320.80 semester / $641.60 academic year
  • Valid Parking:
    • BGS spaces in Blackford Garage.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages) Monday through Friday from 4p.m to 9a.m., all day on weekends, and University holidays.
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

This permit option may be capped and placed on a waitlist.

DST

Accessible Student Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI student with proper documentation.
  • Term: By month, semester, academic year or annually.
  • Price: $148.04 semester / $296.08 academic year 
  • Valid Parking: IUPUI D spaces, garages, EM, ST and NC surface spaces.  May also park at ADA meters, but meter fees apply.
  • Documentation:
    • Short-term: Permits may be issued up to sixty days from the date of a signed medical note.
    • Permanent: BMV authorization will need to be presented. The customer name on the BMV documentation and the vehicle owner must match.
      • License plate: Provide a copy of vehicle registration.
      • State placard: Bring in placard and BMV receipt.
Students may be eligible for additional services through the Office of Adaptive Educational Services.

MST

Motorcycle Student Permit Sticker
Eligibility: Any IUPUI student
  • Term: By semester, annually or academic year.
  • Price: Free with the purchase of any other permit, otherwise $148.04 semester / $296.08 academic year.
  • Valid Parking:Motorcycle parking areas and in ST surface spaces.

EM

Employee Surface Lot Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Based on salary.
  • Valid Parking:
    • EM, ST and NC surface spaces.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Valid in the following student garages during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume): Barnhill, Sports (center section), Blackford (non-BG spaces), and Gateway.

NC

North Campus Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: $414/year
  • Valid Parking:
    • NC surface spaces.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Valid in EM and ST surface spaces between 2 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, all day on weekends, and on University holidays.
    • Valid in ST surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals on winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

This permit option may be capped and placed on a waitlist.

D

Accessible Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff with proper documentation
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Based on salary.
  • Valid Parking: IUPUI D spaces, garages, EM, ST and NC surface spaces.  May also park in metered ADA spaces, but meter fees apply.
  • Documentation:
    • Short-term: Permits may be issued up to sixty days from the date of a signed medical note.
    • Permanent: BMV authorization will need to be presented. The customer name on the BMV documentation and the vehicle owner must match.
      • License plate: Provide a copy of vehicle registration.
      • State placard: Bring in placard and BMV receipt.
Employees may contact the Office of Equal Opportunity for additional assistance.

EVENING

Evening Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Based on your salary.
  • Valid Parking:
    • Only between 2 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages).
  • Additional Parking Permissions:
    • Valid all day on weekends and on University holidays.
    • Valid in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces all day during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals on winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

CEM

Combo Surface Lot and Garage Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Based on your salary.
  • Valid Parking: Selected garage and EM, ST, and NC surface spaces.
  • Additional Parking Permissions:
    • Valid in other permit garages (excludes student garages) between 4 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, all day on weekends, and on University holidays.
    • Valid in the following student garages during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume): Barnhill, Sports (center section), Blackford (non-BG spaces), and Gateway.

NOTE: Some garages are on a waitlist and the garage of your choice may not be available.

GARAGE

Garage Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Based on your salary.
  • Valid Parking: 
    • Selected garage location and lots 101, 103 and 104.
  • Additional Parking Permissions:
    • Valid in EM, ST, and NC surfaces spaces, as well as other permit garages (excludes student garages) between 4 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, all day on weekends, and on University holidays.
    • Valid in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals on winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

NOTE: Some garages are on a waitlist and the garage of your choice may not be available.

CP

Carpool Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus and fulfill carpool program requirements

Carpool Program Requirements

Garage Carpool Permit Option

  • Valid Parking: Garage location of your choice.*
  • Additional Parking Permissions:
    • Valid in EM, ST, and NC surfaces spaces, as well as other permit garages (excludes student garages) between 4 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, all day on weekends, and on University holidays.
    • Valid in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals on winter and summer breaks (until classes resume).

EM Surface Lot Carpool Permit

  • Valid Parking: EM, ST, and NC surface lots.
  • Additional Parking Permissions:
    • Valid in the following student garages during fall and spring breaks, and after the last day of finals for winter and summer breaks (until classes resume): Barnhill, Sports (center section), Blackford (non-BG spaces), and Gateway.

*NOTE: Some garages are on a waitlist and the garage of your choice may not be available.

MC

Motorcycle Employee Permit Sticker
Eligibility: Any IUPUI or IU faculty or staff who work primarily on the IUPUI campus 
  • Term: Annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Free with the purchase of any other permit, otherwise the same rate as the EM permit (Based on your salary).
  • Valid Parking: Motorcycle parking areas and in EM surface spaces. 

EM

Employee Surface Lot Permit
Eligibility: As determined by IU Health and IUHP
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Covered by IUH/IUHP.
  • Valid Parking:
    • EM, ST and NC surface spaces.
  • Alternate Parking Permissions: 
    • During fall, winter, spring and summer breaks: Barnhill, Sports (center section), Blackford Street (non-BG spaces) and Gateway garages.

NC

North Campus Employee Permit
Eligibility: As determined by IU Health and IUHP
  • Term: By month, annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Covered by IUH/IUHP
  • Valid Parking:
    • NC surface spaces.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Between 2 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, all day on weekends and University holidays, and during fall, winter, spring, and summer breaks, valid in ST and EM surface spaces.

D

Accessible Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IU Health/IUHP employee with proper documentation
  • Term: By month or annually.
  • Price: Covered by IUH/IUHP.
  • Valid Parking: IUPUI D spaces, garages, IUPUI Disabled meters (meters fees apply), EM, ST and NC surface spaces.
  • Documentation:
    • Short-term: Permits may be issued up to sixty days from the date of a signed medical note.
    • Permanent: BMV authorization will need to be presented. The customer name on the BMV documentation and the vehicle owner must match.
      • License plate: Provide a copy of vehicle registration.
      • State placard: Bring in placard and BMV receipt.

EVENING

Evening Employee Permit
Eligibility: As determined by IU Health and IUHP
  • Term: By single or multi-year.
  • Price: Covered by IUH/IUHP.
  • Valid Parking:
    • Only between 2 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages).
    • All day on weekends and University holidays in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages).

GARAGE

Garage Employee Permit
Eligibility: Any IU Health/IUHP employees
  • Term: By single or multi-year.
  • Price: Employee covers 100% of cost via payroll deduction - $910.44 annually 
  • Valid Parking:
    • Selected garage location and lots 101, 103 and 104. 
  • Additional Parking Permissions:                                              
    • Only between 4 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages).
    • All day on weekends and University holidays in EM, ST, and NC surface spaces and permit garages (excludes student garages).
    • During fall, winter, spring and summer breaks: EM, ST, and NC surface spaces.

NOTE: Some garages are on a waitlist and the garage of your choice may not be available.

MC

Motorcycle Employee Permit Sticker
Eligibility: Any IU Health/IUHP employee
  • Term: Annually or multiyear.
  • Price: Covered by IUH/IUHP.
  • Valid Parking:Motorcycle parking areas and in EM, ST or NC surface spaces.

Vendors performing work on a regular basis for university departments are eligible to purchase VN permits.

Contractors working on campus construction projects are able to park at 1302 Indiana Avenue with the purchase of North Campus (NC) permits. The project foreman may have the option of purchasing a VN permit (limit of 2).

Before permits can be purchased, companies will need to obtain authorization. Acceptable documentation includes one of the following:

  • Letter from the university department.
  • Kick-off meeting form.
  • Request from Capital Planning and Facilities Office or Campus Facility Services.

Permits are purchased in the Parking and Transportation Services office located at 1004 W Vermont St. 


VN

Vendor or Contractor Permit
Eligibility: Authorized vendors and contractor foreman
  • Term: By month or annually.
  • Price: $1,343.04 annually.
  • Valid Parking:
    • EM, ST, NC surface spaces and all garages.
    • For up to two hours in SV spaces.

NC

North Campus Vendor or Contractor Permit
Eligibility: Authorized vendors and contractors
  • Term: By month or annually.
  • Price: $414.00 annually.
  • Valid Parking:
    • NC surface spaces.
  • Additional Parking Permissions: 
    • Between 2 p.m. – 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, all day on weekends and University holidays, valid in ST and EM surface spaces.

Departments are able to obtain permits for University vehicles and for their employees permforming work duties around campus.

UV

University Vehicle Permit                                                                         
Eligibility: IUPUI departments with university vehicles
  • Term: Annually.
  • Price: No charge.
  • Valid Parking:
    • UV, EM, ST, NC surface lots and garages.
    • For up to two hours in SV spaces.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Requests for UV permits must be approved by the department Fiscal Officer.
  • UV permits are for use in university owned vehicles only. They may not be used in a personal vehicle at any time.
  • University vehicles must park legally and in accordance with IUPUI Parking Rules & Regulations. Parking in areas that may create a hazard or interferes with access to University facilities is prohibited.
  • Citations are the responsibility of the department and will be billed to the account number on file.
  • UV permits are issued on an annual basis and must be renewed each year.
  • Requests for UV permits will require completion of a Permit Order Form to include the following information:
    • Vehicle make and model, the university vehicle number, and the license plate information.
    • The name of the manager or supervisor responsible for the permit within the department.
    • IU / IU Health account number for any citations issued to the university vehicle.
    • Acknowledgement of Terms and Conditions by Fiscal Officer.
  • Proper usage of the permit in a garage requires a corresponding swipe out of the permit for every swipe into the garage.
  • Lost or stolen UV permits should be reported immediately to Parking & Transportation Services for deactivation. Requests for replacement permits will require a new form completed by the Fiscal Officer.

SV

Service Employee Permit                                                                        
Eligibility: Employees performing work around campus who also have another IUPUI permit
  • Term: Annually.
  • Price: Must be paid for using a University Account - $330.48 annually.
  • Valid Parking:
    • EM, ST, NC surface lots and garages.
    • For up to two hours in SV spaces.

Terms and Conditions: 

  • Requests for SV permits must be approved by the department Fiscal Officer.
  • Departments are eligible to purchase SV permits when employees are required to:
    • Use their personal vehicles to transport equipment, supplies or other goods as a part of job responsibilities.
    • Perform duties at locations other than their primary work location.
  • Personal permit must be displayed along with SV permit on rearview mirror.
  • SV permits may only be used when conducting duties away from the primary work location., SV permits are not intended to be used in place of a personal permit at any time
  • Vehicle must be parked legally and in accordance with IUPUI Parking Rules & Regulations. Parking in areas that may create a hazard or interferes with access to University facilities is prohibited.
  • Citations are the responsibility of the registered vehicle owner.
  • SV permits are issued on an annual basis and must be renewed each year.
  • Requests for SV permits will require completion of a Permit Order Form to include the following information:
    • Contact person information.
    • Justification for permit issuance.
    • IU account number.
    • Acknowledgement of Terms and Conditions by Fiscal Officer.
  • Proper usage of the permit in a garage requires a corresponding swipe out of the permit for every swipe into the garage.
  • Lost or stolen SV permits should be reported immediately to Parking & Transportation Services for deactivation. Requests for replacement permits will require a new form completed by the Fiscal Officer.

Department Order Forms

 

Codes

Garage codes allow your department or school to obtain a multi-digit number that you can provide to your visitors. Codes are charged on a per use basis at a flat rate. You can request a code by completing the Code Order Form

Permits

Your department or school can purchase hangtag permits for your attendees. We will work with you to determine if the permits should be designated for surface lot or garage parking. To order, please complete the Permit Order Form

Validations

Validation tickets provide flexibility for your department or school by allowing you to determine if you will pay all or a portion of your guest's parking fees. To set up a validation account, please complete the Validation Request.

Customers with an accont should fill out the Validation Order Form

An affiliate of IU or IUPUI is a student, employee or volunteer who does research or has work duties on campus, but is not paid by the University. 

To be eligible for a permit, you will need to come to our offices. Please bring with you a verification letter from the associated department or school on their letterhead.

For more information on affiliate permit options or rates, feel free to email us at permits@iupui.edu.

Permit Sales Dates

Permits will go on sale approximately 1 month prior to their effective date.  Our office sends emails to all active employees and students notifying them when permits become available for purchase or renewal online.  Generally, permit sale dates follow the below schedule, but are subject to change:

iupui-pts-logo-02.jpgAnnual & Multiyear PermitsFall & Academic Year PermitsSpring PermitsSummer Permits
StudentN/AAugust
January
May
EmployeeJuneAugust
January
N/A

Waitlists

Waitlists were created to ensure that spaces in high-demand areas are given out in a fair and consistent manner. You can add your name to multiple waitlists through our online services. A notification email will be sent when your name comes up.

   

Garages currently on a waitlist:

Blackford | Inlow | Lockefield | North | Riley | Riverwalk | Tower | University | Vermont | Wilson

 

Parking Privileges at Other IU Campuses

 

 

Do you have a class or meetings at other IU campuses?  Check out Intercampus Parking privileges before you go to find out where your permit may be eligible to park!