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.
Reserve Your Free Ride on the BWI-Penn Shuttle
Let Parking & Transportation Services help you to get where you need to go with afreeridefrom the campusto BWI-Airport or Baltimore’s Penn Station.Buses will depart from the ground level loop of Union Garage on Monday November 23 and Tuesday, November 24. Schedule your ride on the BWI-Penn Shuttle by clicking on the reservation link: bit.ly/TUSHUTTLE.
This service is provided to all students, faculty and staff on a first come, first served basis. Those wishing to ride, must sign up ahead of time, there will be no walk–up service. If no one reserves a ride for a particular time slot by 5 p.m. the prior day, that
scheduled run will be canceled.
A valid TU ID is necessary to board the shuttle andforthe safety of all riders, passengers will be required to wear a maskand social distanceupon boarding.Please make sure to give yourself ample time for traffic or any applicable security
checks at BWI Airport or Penn Station.
Arrival toPenn Stationfrom the campuswill be approximately 15 minutes after departure fromthe Union Garage loop.Please plan accordingly and please note, there will be no return service.
TU Shuttle Updates
TU's Off campus shuttle service began on Tuesday Sept 8. Please see the shuttle section
for the latest updates.
Fall 2020 Term Parking Permits are Now on Sale
Fall 2020 term parking permits are now on sale through eParking. For more details
about rates, parking permit locations and other details, visit theStudent Parking orFaculty/Staff Parkingpage. To purchase a fall term permit, use the eParking portal below.
Overflow Parking Permits Will Be Accepted in Core Parking Area for the Fall 2020 Term
Overflow Permits will be accepted in designated "Core" spaces on the main campus prior
to 3 p.m. Please make sure to read all signs.
Contacting Parking & Transportation Services
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 - 5:00 p.m. by email at uPark AT_TOWSON or through our chat feature.
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.
Effective, July 1, 2019, ParkMobile Reservations is the new method to reserve parking
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.