We ensure the safe and efficient use of parking resources and the safe transportation
of community members who use the campus shuttles and charter service. We provide a wide range of parking and alternative transportation services for the
large and diverse TU community of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Although you can't visit the Parking & Transportation Services office in person at
this time, we are still available during normal business hours Monday - Friday from
8am - 4:30 p.m. by email at uPark AT_TOWSON or through our chat feature.
ReGUlAR enforcement Begins JAN. 18, 2021
Please note, regular parking enforcement will resume Monday, January 18, 2021. Overflow
permits will continue to be accepted in designated "Core" spaces on the main campus
prior to 3 p.m. through the spring term. Please make sure to check all signage before
The last day of Modified enforcement, is Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. All other parking rules and regulations remain unchanged during the modified enforcement period.
TU SHUTTLE UPDATES
TU's off campus shuttle services for the winter session are currently posted, please
check the shuttle section for the latest updates.
Spring 2021 Permit Sales Information
Spring 2021 term permit sales began via eParking on Friday, January 1, 2021 at 9 a.m.
For more details about rates, parking permit locations and other information, visit
the Student Parking or Faculty/Staff Parking page.
Any student with less than 30 units is considered a freshman and subject to certain
parking restrictions. Freshman resident students are not permitted to purchase a permit or have a vehicle on campus. Limited exceptions
with documentation may be granted. Freshman commuter students may only purchase Overflow or Evening permits.
Faculty, Staff and Students (eParking)
Faculty, staff and students have several permit options. SelectStudent ParkingorFaculty & Staff Parkingand follow the easy steps to buy a permit. You will need your TU NetID and password
to login to youreParkingaccount. After purchasing your permit, carefully read the permit purchase letter you
will receive via email. It will provide specific information regarding your permit
type and other important details.
Visitor permits can be purchased at yellow paystations or by downloading the ParkMobile app from
the App Store or Google Play. Paystations are located in all garages and parking lots
on campus. TU uses a pay by plate system for virtual visitor permits that are verified
by license plate.
ParkMobile Reservations is TU's parking reservation system for department guests who
are issued codes. Department guests no longer have to go to the paystation to enter
a code. It is all done online through the department. See the Visitors, Department Guests & Vendors page for more information.
SmartWay Elite Visitor permits can also be purchased through the ParkMobile Reservations site. If you drive a SmartWay Elite vehicle, purchase a daily discounted permit by
using the access code: 28586001.
Enforcement, Citations and Appeals
All vehicles parked on TU's campus must have a valid permit duringenforcementhours. ( Mon. through Thurs., 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Fri. from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
If you have been issued a parking citation, all citations must either bepaidwithin 30 days from the date of issue orappealedwithin 25 days from the date of issue.
Please read all parking signs carefully and park only where authorized. See below
for examples of parking signs on TU's campus.
Parking in Nearby Commercial and Residential Areas
Students and faculty/staff members are cautioned NOT to park their vehicles in nearby
commercial parking lots or residential communities while on campus. Many of these
parking lots and communities have instituted parking programs that restrict parking
to patrons or residents during specific times and violators are subject to fines and
If you take the TU Shuttles to get back and forth to school/work, consider applying
for the Alternative Transportation Program. The program offers up to eight free parking codes per year for participants.
Campus Construction Updates
Over the next three to five years, the campus will undergo numerous construction projects
that will affect many aspects of campus life. View more information about Campus Construction.