Faculty & Staff Permit Types, Rates & Purchases

Parking permit rates for Faculty/Staff are determined by previous year's salary.  For new hires, permit rate is determined by anticipated salary.

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Log into your eParking account to buy permits online, add vehicles, appeal or pay citations.

Permits for Faculty/Staff are based on annual pay and are prorated monthly.

Regular F/S Code  Contingent F/S Code  Salary Range  Annual Rate  Bi-Weekly Payroll Deduction Amount (If Applicable) 
 A1 A2  Less than $19,999  $139 $6.95* 
 B1  B2 $20K - $39,999   $296  $14.80*
 C1  C2 $40K - $59,999   $466  $23.30*
 D1  D2 $60K - $79,999   $611  $30.55*
 E1  E2 $80K - $99,999   $944  $47.20*
 F1  F2 $100K and above   $996  $49.80*

*Based on full year 20 pay payroll deduction.  Deduction amount will be different if permit is purchased later in the year.

Prorate Schedule for Annual Parking Permits

Parking permits can be purchased at any time throughout the year.  Beginning in September, permit prices are prorated weekly.  Below are estimated costs for permits.

  Oct.  Nov.  Dec.  Jan.  Feb.  Mar. Apr.  May  June  July  Aug.
F/S A  $129   $116  $105  $95  $81 $71  $60 $47 $36  $26 $12
F/S B   $276 $247  $225  $202  $174 $151  $128  $100  $72  $54 $26
F/S C   $434 $389  $354   $318 $273  $237  $202  $157  $121  $86 $41
F/S D   $569  $511 $464  $417  $358  $311  $264  $206  $159  $112 $54
F/S E $879 $789 $716 $644 $553 $481 $409 $318 $246 $173 $83
F/S F   $928  $832  $756  $679  $584 $508 $431   $336  $259  $183 $87

Permit Payment Options for Faculty/Staff

  • Payroll Deduction:  Available to all regular non-contingent employees who choose to enroll.  A pre-determined amount is deducted from bi-weekly pay throughout the year in lieu of paying for the permit in full at time of purchase.  Those who were enrolled in Payroll Deduction for the previous year do not need to re-enroll.  Roll over is automatic.  Regular Faculty/Staff who were not enrolled in Payroll Deduction last year but wish to enroll for the 2017/2018 academic year may do so during Open Enrollment, July 31, 2017 through April 11, 2018. If you miss the deadline, you will need to select another payment method. Permits should be purchased online through eParking.  Select "Payroll Deduction" as the payment method.  A Payroll Deduction Card must be submitted to Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO), located on the lower level of the University Union within five days of permit purchase or first day of Fall term classes, whichever is later or the permit will be canceled.
  • Installment Payment Plan:  Available to all Regular and Contingent employees who choose to enroll.  Permits are purchased by making 4 consecutive, equal payments within a specific time frame, instead of purchasing the permit in full at time of purchase.  Faculty/Staff members who wish to enroll may do so during the Open Enrollment time frame which is July 31, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m. until January 31, 2018 @4:00 p.m.  Those wishing to remain in the program must re-enroll each academic year.  Rollover is not automatic.  Permits should be purchased online through  eParking.   Select "Installment Plan" as the payment method.  Complete and submit an Installment Payment Plan card to Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO), located in the lower level of the University Union.  If card is not submitted within five business days of permit purchase or first day of fall term classes, the permit will be canceled and a usage charge will be billed to your university Bursar account.  The first Installment Payment must be made at time of card authorization through ASBO by September 1.
  • C.O.D. Payment:  Available to all Regular and Contingent employees who choose this option.  Purchase is made online through eParking and paid for in person at Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO), located in the lower level of the University Union using Visa, Master Card, Discover, Cash, Check/Money Order or One Card Retail Points.    When purchasing online, select "C.O.D." as they payment method.  Permit must be paid for within five business days or the first day of Fall term classes whichever is later. All payments must be made in person at ASBO.

    Graduate Assistants eligible for a Faculty/Staff parking permit are NOT eligible for the Payroll Deduction or Installment Payment Plan options.  Payment options available are C.O.D. or credit card.

Permit Types for Faculty/Staff

  • Faculty/Staff Permit:  Regular, full time faculty and staff, contingent faculty, Emeritus faculty, retired staff, partner company employees, temporary employees and volunteers are eligible to purchase Faculty/Staff permits.  Permits are valid in all Faculty/Staff and Overflow areas at all times and Commuter areas after 3:00 p.m.  Permits are not valid in General Services or Public Safety parking areas.
  • General Services Permit:  Permits are issued for General Service employees only.  These permits are currently valid in Lots 10 and 10a and are not valid in Public Safety areas.  Regular Faculty/Staff permits are not valid in General Services areas.  General Services permits are valid in Faculty/Staff and Overflow areas at all times and Commuter areas after 3:00 p.m. 
  • Public Safety Permit:  Permits are usually issued to Towson University Police personnel and employees only.  These permits are currently valid in Lot 10b and are not valid in General Services areas.  Regular Faculty/Staff permits are not valid in Public Safety areas.  Public Safety permits are valid in all Faculty/Staff and Overflow areas at all times and Commuter areas after 3:00 p.m.
  • Short Term Overflow Permit:  Towson Center Weekly or Monthly Permit (maximum of two allowed for monthly permits).  Check your eParking account for current pricing.  Permits are valid in the Towson Center Overflow areas of the lots near SECU Arena and Johnny Unitas Stadium that say “All TU Permits Valid”.  These permit are also valid in Commuter areas after 3:00 p.m. and in Faculty/Staff areas after posted hours of restriction.
  • Partner Company Employees (Food Services, Cleaning, Hotel, etc.)  Employees of partner companies that have long term service contracts with the university may purchase Faculty/Staff parking permits.  Permit rates are based on the employee’s compensation from the previous year, or for new employees, anticipated compensation for the coming year.  Partner employees may purchase permits by making full payment at the time of purchase.
    Partner employees must submit a Faculty/Staff Parking Permit Application to the Auxiliary Service Business Office (ASBO) in person.  If a permit is not purchased, Partner Employees must purchase visitor parking at a yellow paystation located in all garages and lots on campus and park in a designated Visitor or Overflow space.
  • Construction Workers:  Employees of Construction Companies with long-term contracts with the University may purchase a Construction Worker Permit in person at the Parking & Transportation Services office.  These permits are currently valid in Lot 14. Construction Workers should have their on campus contact complete and submit the TU Project Construction Sub-Contractor Parking Permit Request.
  • Vendors:  Vendors who are occasionally on campus  may purchase a Vendor Permit in person at the Parking & Transportation Services office.  These permits are valid in Vendor spaces, Faculty/Staff, Commuter, Resident, Overflow and Visitor spaces. Vendors should have their on campus contact complete and submit the Non TU Affiliate Parking Permit Application.
  • Temporary Employees:  Temporary Employees are required to purchase a permit or park their vehicle in a designated visitor area and pay the prevailing rate at the yellow paystation.  Department funds and department visitor codes may NOT be used to purchase permits for temporary state employees.  Departments utilizing an employee from a staffing agency may use Department funds to purchase a permit for that individual if he or she is temporarily assigned to the campus and is receiving pay through an employment agency.  Appropriate documentation of employment status must be provided to Parking & Transportation Services.
  • Volunteers:  Volunteers providing services to the university and not receiving any type of compensation (including pay or class credits) are required to purchase a permit or park at a designated visitor area and pay the prevailing rate at the yellow paystation.  Volunteers can purchase Faculty/Staff permits at the lowest rate available.  Department funds may be used to purchase Volunteer Permits.  The volunteer's on campus contact must complete and submit the Volunteer Parking Permit Application.
  • Emeritus Faculty (Towson University):  Faculty who have retired from the university and have no other current affiliation (i.e working or taking classes) are eligible to purchase a Faculty/Staff permit at the lowest rate.  Complete an application in person at the Parking & Transportation Services Office.  An ID showing Emeritus status must be provided.  Upon verification, permit may be purchased through the Auxiliary Service Business Office (ASBO).  Individuals who do not wish to purchase a permit may park in the designated visitor areas and pay the prevailing rates at the yellow paystations.
  • Retired Staff:  Staff who have retired from the university and have no other current affiliation (i.e. working or taking classes) are eligible to purchase an “Overflow” permit.  These permits are valid in Overflow areas with a sign that says "All TU Permits Valid".  These areas are currently in designated sections of West Village Garage and the lots around SECU Arena and Johnny Unitas Stadium (except Lot 21a).  The permit is also valid in Commuter areas after 3:00 p.m. and in Faculty/Staff areas after the hours of restriction.   This permit may be purchased for half the price of a Commuter Permit.  Complete an application in person at Parking & Transportation Services office and provide an ID showing retired staff status.  Upon verification, permits may be purchased through Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO).
    Individuals who do not wish to purchase a permit may park in designated visitor areas and pay the prevailing rate at the yellow paystations.

Refund Policy

  • Parking permits for the 2017/2018 academic year can be returned for a prorated refund until March 31, 2018.  Refunds are issued in person at Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO), located on the first floor of the University Union.  ASBO may not be able to process a refund on the spot.
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly permits are not eligible for refunds.
  • Those who use Payroll Deduction to purchase their permit may not be eligible for a refund.  Please visit Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO) in person to cancel your permit and end payroll deduction.  Upon termination of employment, individual must still cancel payroll deduction and cancel permit.
  • To cancel your enrollment in Installment Plan, please visit Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO) in person to fill out the proper forms. 

Exchanging a Permit

  • If your permit is eligible for an exchange, please visit Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO) on the lower level of the University Union in person.

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