Permits are required Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in A, B and C zones on campus, unless marked. Residental permits are required at all times, year-round. 

2018-19 Annual Permit Sales Schedule

Permits for the 2018-19 school year are valid September 20, 2018 to September 24, 2019.

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. Annual permits must be paid in full at the time of purchase. 

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 $130 $85 $22 $88 $22 $11
  • June 30, 2019 - last day to purchase a 2018-19 annual commuter permit online. 
  • July 31, 2019 - last day to purchase a 2018-19 annual commuter permit in the office.
  • Sales dates for the 2019-2020 permits will be announced in May 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Whenever a replacement permit is requested, the old, damaged or outdated permit must be surrendered.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.