Visitor Parking

Parking spaces on campus are designated by painted lines or curbs.

Short Term Parking

Loading zones are available for short-term parking across campus. Please obey all posted signs and do not park longer than the posted time allowed.


Visitors may park in any A, B, or C lot on campus with a valid parking permit between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Permit are required year-round, even when classes are not in session. You may purchase daily parking permits online or hourly parking permits from one of the many pay stations on campus.

Please do not park in Residential R parking lots, as these locations are for campus residents only, 24/7.

Parking Permit Rates Effective 8/2/2021
Short-term Permits A Zones B Zones C Zones
Daily Visitor $6 $4 $4
Hourly Rate $2 $1 $1

Pay by Space Parking

Pay by Space parking is available in the Parking Garage for Beaver Store customers and near Kerr Administration building from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Permits are not valid in Pay by Space locations. Pay for your space with the Passport app. Look for directions in the parking lot. Passport Privacy Policy.


No refunds are issued for hourly or daily parking transactions. Time not used is non-refundable. Contact Transportation Services if assistance is needed with the Passport app.

OSU Transportation Services Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Visitor ADA Parking

  • ADA parking spaces require both an OSU parking permit and a valid DMV placard.
  • Visitors to campus with a valid ADA placard, may obtain a three-hour guest permit at no charge.
  • Visitors on campus longer than three (3) hours may purchase daily or hourly permits from any Pay Station. 

Yellow Curbs = No parking 

The Corvallis Fire Department gives special permission to allow temporary loading/unloading in fire lanes during residence hall move in day. Parking in fire lanes or yellow curbs is not permitted the rest of the year, so please obey all posted signs and painted curbs during your future visits!


Take the Beaver Bus

The Beaver Bus is a free campus shuttle with multiple routes across campus. 


Ride a Bicycle

Corvallis is ranked as a Gold Bicycle Friendly Community


Go for a Walk

The OSU Corvallis campus is a pedestrian-friendly campus.