Parking Administration



In order, for a member of the University Community (students/faculty/staff) to park a vehicle on University property,

you must have a current Missouri State University parking permit properly displayed at ALL times.

All permits except Overnight, Service Vehicle, Special Permits and Temporary/Visitor permits may be purchased online.

Temporary/Visitor permits are $2 per day or $8 per week and must be purchased

at the Parking Administration Office, 700 E. Elm Street.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you have questions or need further information please feel free to give us a call @ (417)836-4825.


Please make note of the following -

Summer 2015 Parking Permits purchased online will need to be ordered online by May 31, 2015.

Parking Permits purchased online June 1st or later will be for the academic year beginning August 1, 2015.

Also, Per Course Faculty parking permits will need to be purchased at the Parking Administration Office only.


After many years of using hang-tag parking permits, We will be going to re-positional permits!


Permit sales for the 2015-16 academic years begin on June 1, 2015.

These permits will be placed at the bottom left-hand side of the vehicle windshield.


Current (2014) annual permits are valid through July 31, 2015.

Orange permits will be offered at a deep discount at $65 per year, as of June 1st, 2015.

This permit will be good for lots 39, 51 and 52, which are located on the northwest perimeter of the campus.

There is a limited amount available, so please take advantage of this offer as soon as possible.


New parking permit fees schedule for 2015-2016
  Fall & Spring Rate Summer Rate Per Year
Commuter $  91.00 $ 24.00 $115.00
Residence Hall $164.00 $ 24.00 $188.00
Lots 27A – Monroe Apartments N/A N/A $360.00
Reserved N/A N/A $180.00
Second Reserved N/A N/A $  12.00
Evening $  48.00 $ 24.00 $  72.00
Service Vehicle N/A N/A $180.00
Vendor N/A N/A $180.00
Motorcycle N/A $   8.50 $  22.00
Overnight N/A N/A $390.00
Orange Permit $  52.00 $ 13.00 $  65.00
Metered Parking $     1.00 per hour

Pass Per Day

Commuter $     2.50
Reserved Lots $     2.50

Visitor Week Pass

Commuter/Residence Hall $   10.00
Reserved Lots $   10.00



Street Closures and Pedestrian Walkway Closures:

Madison Street will be closed from National Avenue to Florence Avenue beginning 8am Monday, May 18th until 5pm Friday, May 22nd to allow for construction.

JQH Parkway will become a transit way only route, and will be closed to thru traffic permanently, starting Monday, May 18th - 2015.

The sidewalk between McQueary Family Health Sciences Hall and the new O’Reilly Clinical Health Sciences Center is now closed and                                                                                                                      will remain closed to pedestrian traffic throughout the summer.  Access to McQueary’s North East entrance door will remain open for                                                                                                                now but will be temporarily blocked in the future as the work on OCHS progresses.

The sidewalk to the south of the bookstore, which has been under construction since May 26, is now complete and open; however, sod remains to be installed, weather permitting.

BearLine Shuttle changes:

PSU Shuttle Stop will be moved to the intersection of Transit Way & Bear Boulevard for the summer of 2015.

Rec. Center Shuttle Stop will be moved to the intersection of JQH Parkway & Bear Boulevard for the summer of 2015.

The Summer Shuttle schedule will start Sunday, May 17, 2015.

For actual route information please see the "Maps" section of the Missouri State University website.  

Lot closures:

Lot 33, Sunvilla, will be closed until further notice due to construction.

Maintenance to the parking lots on the Springfield campus for the Summer of 2015 will affect the following lots:

2, 18, 51, 52, HHPA and STMA.

The following is the current schedule for Spring and Summer 2015 of planned closures for the parking lots:

Lot 1 will be closed July 6th.

Lot 52 will be closed July 6th & 7th to allow for lot maintenance.


This project will create a new parking lot by adding parking spaces north of Lot 20 and south of Madison Street off of Holland Avenue. Work is underway and set to be completed prior to the fall semester.


This project includes the construction of a new mechanical room at the waiting room/lobby at Bear Park North Parking Garage. The project also includes the replacement of the existing HVAC unit in the waiting room. The new unit will be installed in the new mechanical room.  This project is scheduled to begin May 18th and be completed prior the fall semester


Beginning June 29th thru July 7th Parking Meters will be under going a fee increase from .75 cents per hour to $1 per hour. Please be sure to look at the meter you are parking at in order to ensure that you pay the correct amount.  


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