Visitors, Department Guests & Vendors

Vehicles parked on campus must display a valid permit or be parked at a paid meter from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Important Information

  • All vehicles parked on campus must have a valid permit during enforcement hours:  Monday - Thursday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Permits are not required in most locations from Friday at 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. on Monday.
  • Permits are not required when the University is officially closed.

How to Use a Visitor Paystation

Push any button on the paystation to begin.  Paystation accepts cash in the amount of $10, $5, $1, quarters and nickels (dimes and pennies are not accepted) and no change/refund is given. Debit/Credits cards are also accepted.  Place the ticket from the paystation, face up on the dash of the vehicle.  There are free 5 minute spaces to use in order to retrieve the permit from the paystation.

Types of Visitors

General Visitor:  Park in designated Visitor or Overflow spaces.  General visitors may not park in Department Visitor Guest spaces.  Purchase parking permit at a yellow paystation, located in all garages and lots on campus. 

Campus Parking Map

Department Guest Visitor:  Individuals unaffiliated with TU, visiting campus at the request/invitation of a TU Department.  Faculty/Staff member will provide this person with a parking code prior to their visit.  They should park in either a Visitor or Department Guest Visitor space.  Authorized TU faculty/staff may fill out and submit the Department Guest Code Request Form online. 

“Smart Way Elite” Visitor:  Discounts are offered on hourly, daily, evening or Summer visitor parking permits for EPA Certified SmartWay Elite vehicles.   Violators using a SmartWay Elite permit whose vehicle is not eligible are subject to a $300 fine for misuse of a permit.