Faculty & Staff Permit Types, Rates & Purchases

Parking permit rates for faculty and staff are determined by the previous year's salary.  For new hires, the permit rate is determined by the anticipated salary.

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

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Permits for faculty and staff are based on annual pay and are prorated monthly. 

Fall2021/Spring2022 Parking Permits 

Pay Rate
Code
Salary Range 2021/2022
Term Rate

**Bi-Weekly payroll
deduction amount
(If Applicable)

A Less than $19,999 $152.00 $7.60
B $20,000-$39,999 $326.00 $16.30
C $40,000 $59,999 $513.00 $25.65
D $60,000-$79,999 $672.00 $33.60
E $80,000-$99,999 $1,040.00 $52.00
F $100,000 or more $1,097.00 $54.85

**Payroll bi-weekly is based on full 20 pays payroll deduction at beginning of academic/fiscal year. Deductions may be less then 20 pays and at higher amounts per deduction depending on when you purchase your parking permit.

Fall 2021 / Spring2022 Prorated Schedule for Parking Permits

2021/2022 annual permits will be accepted on campus beginning Aug. 1, 2021.

PAY CODE AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN feb mar APR May
A $152 $152 $140 $126 $115 $100 $89 $77 $65 $51
B $326 $326 $301 $270 $246 $215 $190 $165 $140 $110
 C $513 $513 $474 $425 $386 $338 $299 $260 $221 $172
 D $672 $672 $621 $557 $506 $443 $392 $341 $290 $226
 E $1,040 $1,040 $961 $862 $784 $685 $606 $527 $448 $349
 F $1,097 $1,097 $1,014 $910 $826 $722 $639 $556 $473 $369

Last day for pro-rated refunds for cancellation of annual parking permits was March 31, 2022.

Permit Payment Options for Faculty/Staff

Payroll Deduction

This option is 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 the time of purchase. Please note: This academic year, the bi-weekly deductions above correspond to 2021/2022 annual permits only. 

Those who were enrolled in Payroll Deduction for the Spring 2021 will not be automatically enrolled in the payroll deduction for the 2021/2022 academic year. Please ensure to select "Payroll Deduction" upon check out when you purchase your parking permit.  Selecting this payment option is authorizing parking to be deducted from your pay.

Permits should be purchased online through eParking.  Select "Payroll Deduction" as the payment method. Open enrollment for payroll deduction will be between July 26, 2021 - April 8, 2022.

Installment Payment Plan

This option is available to all regular and contingent employees who choose to enroll. 

In addition, permits purchased for 2021/2022 academic year will be made in four consecutive, equal monthly payments within a specific time frame instead of purchasing the permit in full at the time of purchase. Open enrollment for Faculty/Staff members will be between July 26, 2021 - Feb. 11, 2022.  

Those wishing to remain in the program must re-enroll. Rollover is not automatic.  Permits should be purchased online through  eParking.  Select "Installment Plan" as the payment method.  Selecting payment option is agreeing with the conditions of the payment method.

The first installment payment must be made within five business days of permit purchase if paying with cash or check. If paying with a credit/debit card, the first installment must be paid in accordance with the payment schedule on the payment plan webpage

C.O.D. Payment

This payment method is an available option for all regular and contingent employees to choose. The purchase is made online through eParking and paid for in person at Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO) using Visa, Master Card, Discover, cash, check/money order or One Card retail points. ASBO is located in the lower level of the University Union. 

When purchasing online, select "C.O.D." as the 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 as well as Core 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 Services employees only. These permits are currently valid in Lot 13 (previously Lots 10 and 10a). The permit is 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 Core 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 12 (previously 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 Core areas after 3:00 p.m.

Baltimore County Library Garage Parkers

TU employees assigned to 401 Washington and the StarTUp at the Armory may request approval for a permit at the Baltimore County Library Garage. Gate cards are assigned to individuals once they are approved. Those approved will need to purchase and pay for a TU permit and set up an account with the Library Garage. The garage is managed and operated by the Baltimore County Revenue Authority. For more information, access the Library Garage parking rules & regulations (PDF).

Short Term Overflow Permit

Stadium Lots Weekly or Monthly Permit (maximum of two monthly permits within an academic year). Check your eParking account for current pricing.  Permits are valid in the Stadium Lot Overflow areas near SECU Arena and Johnny Unitas Stadium that say “All TU Permits Valid”.  These permit are also valid in Core areas after 3:00 p.m. and in Faculty/Staff areas after posted hours of restriction. No refunds for weekly or monthly parking permits.

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 coordinate with the appropriate TU contact or their groups HR coordinator to make arrangements for term parking permit. 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. Visitor permits may also be purchased through the ParkMobile App.

Construction Workers

Employees of construction companies with long-term contracts with the University may purchase a Construction Worker Permit if approved through the ParkMobile Reservation system.  These permits are currently valid in Lot 5 (previously Lot 14). Construction workers approved for parking should have their on campus contact complete the applicable TU Project Construction Sub-Contractor Parking Permit Request provided by Parking & Transportation Services.

Vendors

Vendors who are occasionally on campus may purchase a Vendor Permit if approved by Parking & Transportation Services office.  These permits are valid in Vendor spaces, Faculty/Staff, Core, Resident, Overflow and Visitor spaces. Vendors should have their on campus contact complete and submit the TU Non Affiliate Parking Permit Request Form.

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 TU Non Affiliate Parking Permit Request Form.

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.  You will need to contact Parking & Transportation Services at uPark@towson.edu to submit your request and also provide a copy of an ID showing Emeritus status.  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. Visitor permits may also be purchased through the ParkMobile App.

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 in the lots around SECU Arena and Johnny Unitas Stadium except Lot 8a (formerly Lot 21a). 

The permit is also valid in Core 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 "Core" Permit.  You will need to contact Parking & Transportation Services at uPark@towson.edu to submit a request and to provide a copy of 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. Visitor permits may also be purchased through the ParkMobile App.

Refund Policy

  • Parking permits for the Fall2021/Spring2022 academic year can be returned for a pro-rated refund by March 31, 2022. Refunds are issued by the Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO). Please fill out the online form to return your permit.
  • 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 the Ticket Office, OneCard and Business Office page to complete the online form 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 email the Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO) at

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