Parking permit rates for Faculty/Staff are determined by previous year's salary.
For new hires, permit rate is determined by anticipated salary.
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.
2018/2019 Parking Permits
Parking permits for the upcoming academic year will go on sale on or about July 30,
2018. You must be registered in the University system and have a user name and password
before a permit can be purchased. All permits are purchased online through eParking.
*Based on full year 20 pay payroll deduction. Deduction amount will be different
if permit is purchased later in the year.
2018/2019 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.
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 2018/2019 academic year may do so during Open Enrollment, July 30, 2018 through
April 10, 2019. 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 for 2018/2019 is July 30, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. until February
9, 2019 @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
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 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 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 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 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.
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 Core 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, Core, 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 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 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.
Parking permits for the 2018/2019 academic year can be returned for a prorated refund
until March 29, 2019. 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
To cancel your enrollment in Installment Plan, please visit Auxiliary Services Business Office (ASBO) in person to fill out the
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.
Tigers Go Green: Discounted permits for EPA certified "Smart Way Elite" vehicles and other incentives.