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 transportation services for the large and diverse
TU community of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Free BWI/Penn Station Shuttle for Thanksgiving and Winter Break
TU students, faculty and staff can reserve a free shuttle ride to BWI Airport or Penn
Station during Thanksgiving and winter break. A valid TU Onecard is required to board
the shuttle, which departs from Union Bus Garage Slip to Penn Station then BWI. Return
service is also offered for Thanksgiving break. There is no return service for winter
break. Reserve your seat at Bit.ly/TUSHUTTLE.
'Can' Your Citation Food Drive
Opportunity is knocking; don't let it pass by. You may be able to reduce or waive
your citation with a donation of canned goods or nonperishable food items. Parking
& Transportation Services is hosting the 'Can' Your Citation Food Drive from November
26 - December 12, 2018. All proceeds will benefit TU's Foodshare Program, a food pantry
combatting food insecurity for TU students and staff in-need.
Click here to read about how you can help and what citations qualify to be reduced or waived.
Garage Commuter Areas Renamed to "Core"
All designated commuter areas in parking garages have been renamed "Core". There are
no changes to restrictions or eligibility for these areas.
Spring 2019 Parking Permits
Spring parking permit sales will begin on January 19 and will be accepted on the campus
beginning on January 21. Permits may be purchased online through your eParkingaccount. Permits will be valid until August 31, 2019. Fall 2019 permits will be accepted
as of August 13.
Resident students with over 30 credits and Faculty/Staff may purchase pro-rated Annual
Resident parking permits online through your eParking account.
Vehicleson the Towson University campusmusthave a permit in order to park legally.
Any student with less than 30 credits 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
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. We have transitioned the campus to a pay by plate system for virtual visitor
permits that are verified by a license plate. The new system went live during the
Spring, 2018 semester. Restricted permits (those using a code and Green Visitor permits
are obtained from the paystation and MUST be displayed face up on the dashboard of
Enforcement, Citations and Appeals
All vehicles parked on campus must have a valid permit duringenforcementhours: Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 6 a.m. to 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.
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