Parking Administration

Parking Permits may be purchased online by clicking on the link to the left "Purchase Parking Permit"

Parking on University property

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

your vehicle 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 $2.50 per day or $10 per week and must be purchased

at the Parking Administration Office, 700 E. Elm Street. Office Hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Discounted permits

Orange permits are offered at a deep discount at $65 per year.

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.

Re-positional permits

We are now using re-positional permits, after many years of using hang-tag parking permits.

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

Picture depicting correct placement of parking permit in the bottom left-hand side of the vehicle windshield.

Parking permit fees for 2016-2017

Permit TypeFall & Spring RateSummer RatePer 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 $1.00 per hour N/A
Pass Per Day - Commuter $2.50 per day $2.50 per day N/A
Pass Per Day - Reserved Lots $2.50 per day $2.50 per day N/A
Visitor Week Pass - Commuter/Residence Hall $10.00 per week $10.00 per week N/A
Visitor Week Pass - Reserved Lots $10.00 per week $10.00 per week N/A

Street closures

February 26, 2016 thru October 7, 2016 - JQH Transitway from the southern sidewalk parallel to Parking Lot 19 to the southern fence line of Allison South Stadium will be closed to through traffic.

Construction at the Bear Line Shuttle Stop at Sunvilla is now complete and open for use.

Effective February 26, 2016 thru October 7, 2016 - the Library and Glass Hall Bear Line shuttle stops will be closed. Individuals who would typically use these stops are encouraged to use the Bear Line shuttle stop at Bear Park South. John Q. Hammons Transitway from the southern sidewalk parallel to Parking Lot 19 to the southern fence line of Allison South Stadium will be closed to through traffic during this time. This is due to the cranes and other overhead work that will be occurring to build the addition to Glass Hall.

Summer shuttle schedule

Summer shuttle schedule will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016. The Red and Gold combine and will run Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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

Parking lot(s) closures and information

Metered Spaces 1-5 and 9-12 of LOT 1 will be closed periodically for the next 2 weeks to allow for concrete repairs.

Additional information

Parking meter rates are $1 per hour. Some metered lots are enforced 8am to 8pm Monday through Friday - while other metered lots are enforced 24/7 Monday through Sunday. Times are posted on the meters themselves. Also, the multi-space meter in lot 14 will only do 1-hour increments of time and will not give change. Learn more.

Updates will be made here as well as on MyMissouriState, Facebook, and Twitter