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2018-19 Annual Permit Sales Schedule

Permit sales begin September 5, 2018 for new annual permit holders. Permits will be available for pick up or will be mailed on September 5. Check the sales schedule for more information. 2018-19 permits will be valid starting September 20, the first day of school. If you need a parking permit prior to September 20, daily or monthly permits are available for purchase.

Purchase Online

Be prepared to provide your vehicle(s):

  • License plate number
  • Make
  • Color
  • Body Type (4 door, etc.)

Purchase in Office

You may purchase a permit in Adams Hall, however, we encourage you to purchase a permit online for the best opportunity to get a permit for the zone of your choice.

2018-19 Parking Rates

Annual parking permits are prorated on a monthly schedule.

2018-19 Annual Permits



Valid Sept. 20, 2018 through Sept. 24, 2019 A Zones
(1, 2, 3)
B Zones
(1, 2, 3)
C Zone R1 Zone R2 Zone Motorcycle
August 14 - October 31, 2018 $522 $351 $108 $372 $117 $79
November 1, 2018 $479 $322 $99 $341 $107 $72
December 1, 2018 $436 $293 $90 $310 $97 $65
January 1, 2019 $393 $264 $81 $279 $87 $58
February 1, 2019 $350 $235 $72 $248 $77 $51
March 1, 2019 $307 $206 $63 $217 $67 $44
April 1, 2019 $264 $177 $54 $186 $57 $37
May 1, 2019 $221 $148 $45 $155 $47 $30
June 1, 2019 $178 $119 $36 $124 $37 $23
July 1, 2019 $135 $90 $27 $93 $27 $16

Last day to purchase 2018-19 annual commuter permits is July 31, 2019. 

Short Term Permits



Short Term Permits A Zones B Zones C Zones
Hourly Rate $2 $1 $1
Daily Visitor $12 $10 $10
Infrequent Driver DailyGreen Option* $7 $5 $5
30-Day Permit $100 $66 $20

Green Option *Infrequent Driver discount is available to OSU faculty, staff and students who do not own an annual permit.

Carpool Permits

Carpool permits require two members. The cost of carpool permits will be split evenly between all members.

Lost or Stolen Permits

Notify Transportation Services immediately if a permit is lost or stolen. There is a non-refundable fee of $25 for replacing lost or stolen permits.

Replacement Permits

Whenever a replacement permit is requested, the old, damaged or outdated permit must be surrendered. There is a non-refundable fee of $25 charged for replacing permits.