Frequently Asked Questions

Motor Pool Building, 1175 W 200 S.
No. You are only required to purchase a parking permit if you plan to park a vehicle in any Red (Student), Blue (Faculty), or Gray (Housing) lot. Faculty, Staff, and Students who wish to park in University parking lots must purchase a valid SUU parking permit from Parking Services. Green lots are also available for those parking without a permit.
You can follow the step-by-step instructions to add a vehicle to your current permit. 
You can follow the step-by-step instructions to delete a vehicle. 
You can follow the step-by-step instructions to add a bicycle. 
The color on your permit designates the lots in which you may park. See the Campus parking map

Faculty, Staff, and Students may complete the necessary documentation via the SUU portal. Visitors, Vendors, and Contractors may obtain a permit at the Parking Services office.

  • Locate your vehicle registration. Up to two vehicles can be registered for each permit.
  • Go to parking services website.
  • Add a vehicle to your account, or add a permit to an existing vehicle on file. Your SUU account will be charged.
  • Permits must be paid for before they can be issued.
  • Pick up your permit from Parking Services.
Permits expire on July 31. However, vehicles are not required to display a permit during the "summer break". 
Refunds are issued in full during the first 2 weeks of the semester.

A visitor has two options when parking on campus:

  1. Obtain a visitor permit by requesting one via our visitor permit request form.
  2. Park in any open green lots on campus.
Your permit is a valuable resource and we recommend you keep it secure at all times. In the case that your permit is lost, you will need to purchase a replacement at half price. If the prior permit is found to be in use on campus, the vehicle displaying the permit will be booted and fined.
Permits must be adhered to the motorcycle in any visible location.
Motorcycles are only allowed to park in designated motorcycle parking. There are multiple designated motorcycle parking areas located throughout campus.
If you have a permit, you may obtain one free temporary permit each year which is good up to two weeks. You may also park in any green parking lot without a permit.
No, a state issued handicap license plate, hang tag, or placard does not need to be registered and works as a valid parking permit in all lots on campus.
Campus lots are not monitored for permits when school is not in session; however, campus lots may be monitored for other parking violations during University breaks.
Payments are due within 30 days from the date the citation was issued. A late fee will be assessed in the amount of $20.
Any unpaid parking citations will be assessed a $20 late fee after 30 days as well as your account may be placed on hold. Also, in accordance with SUU policy, vehicles with multiple outstanding violations may be subject to stationary impounding or towing. 

You have two payment options:

1. Online: Please go to the Parking Services website to pay your citation. 

2. In Person: Present the ticket and credit card information at the Parking Services office between the hours of Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Visit the "Appeal Ticket" portion of the Parking Services website. Enter your ticket number, license plate or VIN number and then choose the option to appeal the ticket. Enter the information provided and submit.
Appeals must be submitted within 10 calendar days of the date the citation was issued.
The Parking Appeals Committee meets on a weekly basis. You will be notified via email regarding their decision.
This is not a valid excuse for receiving a citation. The purchase of a parking permit does not guarantee a parking space. If you cannot find a stall in your preferred parking lot, remember that you can always park in any green lot with or without a permit. When parking on campus, bring a map, familiarize yourself with parking options and always have a backup plan if your first lot choice is full.
This is not considered proper display of a permit. Permits must be hung from your rearview mirror and must not be blocked from view.
Yes. Any vehicle that is found on campus with 4 or more unresolved citations will be booted and released only when the balance is paid in full.
Your permit is transferable between vehicles. Please register any vehicle that you may park on campus. You may also park in any Green lot on campus without a permit, or if you have a current permit you may request a temporary permit good up to two weeks from the Parking Services office.
Faculty and staff may request visitor permits online through our Request a visitor permit form.
No. We do ticket during the first week of school. Please pick up your permit BEFORE school starts.
Yes. Since your plate is temporary you may put “temporary” under the license plate number. Please inform Parking Services of your new plate number when it arrives.