Parking on Campus

Visitor parking

Visitors to campus may park in lot 14, Bear Park North (lot 43) or any other yellow lot with a visitor’s parking permit. Temporary visitor parking permits may be obtained at:

Parking meters

Visitors are welcome to park in any metered spaces and pay the meters. For information on parking meter locations, please see the Printable Parking Map. (You need Adobe Acrobat to access this file.)

Weekend parking

Visitors may park in reserved, commuter and residence hall lots without a permit from 5 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Monday, except where posted otherwise.

Faculty, staff and student parking

To park on campus, members of the University community (students, faculty, staff) must register their vehicles and display a current Missouri State University parking permit. Visit Parking Administration to learn more.

Welcome to campus

Student Admission and Success Center

The Davis-Harrington Welcome Center is the "front door" for prospective students and their families. Located at the corner of National Avenue and Bear Boulevard, this maroon-and-white filled facility hosts a 100-seat auditorium and serves as the starting place for campus tours.