For employees who are assigned to use their personal vehicles to conduct official university business and need to park in zones other than those their permit allows, we sell a Department Permit.

Please note the features of the Department Permit:

  • Good for up to 3 hours of parking in all zones.
  • For use ONLY while conducting OSU business on campus.
  • Must be used in conjunction with a valid OSU parking permit from any zone.
  • Departments may purchase up to THREE (3) Department Permits.
  • Additional Department Permits may be requested and will be considered through administrative review as parking supply allows.
  • Cost is $185.00 per year.
  • NOT valid in Service spaces.
  • Must be purchased using a valid department index.

Request a Department 3-Hour Permit