Students have many options available to get to and from campus. In
addition to your personal vehicle, the University offers several alternative
transportation programs including shuttle services to many local apartment
complexes and residential areas. For more information on alternative
transportation programs and shuttle services, please visit the Parking and Transportation website.
Should you wish to have a car on campus, please review the information
below regarding eligibility and the process to purchase a parking permit.
All vehicles parked on the campus must have a valid Towson University
permit from 6 am to 8 pm, Monday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on
Fridays. If you are eligible for and planning to purchase a parking permit,
please visit the
Transportation website (click on Permits) to purchase a virtual permit.
Please ensure you have a valid permit prior to the first time you will be
parking on campus. Please take time to review the parking rules and
regulations to make sure you understand where your parking areas are
Off-Campus/Commuting Students Parking
If you are planning to live off campus, you will eligible for either
a Commuter permit or an Overflow permit based on the number of completed
On-Campus Resident Students
If you will be living on campus and you have more than 30 completed
credits, you will be eligible to obtain a Resident parking permit.
Your parking assignment will be based on your housing assignment and the
availability of parking spaces in a particular lot.
If you will be a Freshman on-campus resident (resident students with
less than 30 completed units) you will only be eligible
to obtain a West Village Resident permit.
Other Parking & Alternative Transportation Information
Additional information about parking rules and regulations, ZipCar
rental, Para-transit service, on- and- off-campus shuttle service,
SafeRide services, walking escorts, Mass Transit Administration (MTA),
or vehicle registration is available at the
Parking and Transportation Services