Parking & Transportation Services

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.

TU shuttle

BWI/Penn Spring Break Shuttle

Believe it or not spring break is here. Enjoy every moment but don't miss the bus! Reserve your ride back to campus on TU's BWI-Penn Spring Break Shuttle!

Return service is on Sunday, March 24, 2019 leaving from BWI International Terminal at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The shuttle will also pick up from Penn Station 15 minutes after the departure times from the airport. The shuttle's final drop-off is on the lower level of Union Garage.

You must have a valid TU Onecard to board the bus. Give yourself enough time for traffic and security screenings. To reserve your ride on the  shuttle, go to

Spring Break Modified Enforcement begins on Monday, March 18

Spring Break Modified Enforcement begins on Monday, March 18 through Friday March 22. All TU permits are valid in the designated CORE and resident areas. Please keep in mind, all other parking restrictions and regulations will remain unchanged.

The week of spring break, the Parking & Transportation Services office will close at 4:30 p.m. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, March 25. 

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

Permits may be purchased online through your eParking account and are valid until August 31, 2019.  The Fall 2019 permits will be accepted as of August 13.

Resident students with over 30 units and Faculty/Staff may purchase pro-rated annual parking permits online through your eParking account.

Vehicles on TU's campus must have a permit in order to park legally.

Freshman Students

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

Faculty, staff and students have several permit options. Select Student Parking or Faculty & Staff Parking and follow the easy steps to buy a permit. You will need your TU NetID and password to login to your eParking account. 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 Parking

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 is 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 the vehicle.

Enforcement, Citations and Appeals

All vehicles parked on campus must have a valid permit during enforcement hours. Those hours are 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 be paid within 30 days from the date of issue or appealed within 25 days from the date of issue.

Parking Signs

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 towing.

Shuttle Services

TU offers free, convenient shuttle service to all members of the campus community. For real-time shuttle predictions, visit TUTigerRide or download the TU Tiger Ride App from the App Store or Google Play.

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.