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Welcome to the ISU Parking Division

News and Updates

The Parking Division will be closed Friday, January 15, 2021 due to inclement weather and Monday, January 18, 20212 for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:30am..0

Winter Break 2020 Parking Enforcement

Campus lots will be enforced throughout winter break. This includes all Reserved, Staff, Student, meters and pay by stall lots. All visitors to campus are expected to follow normal parking regulations. See our visitor parking page for more information on where to park. 

Student Parking Permits and Lottery Lists for Spring Semester 2021

Students may begin submitting forms to be placed on a lottery lists for any available spaces in sold out Residence lots 62 & 63, Commuter lots 29, 68, & 119 and Ames Intermodal Facility. Stall counts will begin January 25 to determine space availablity. 

Students can currently purchase permits at the Parking Division front counter for Stadium Lots, Towers, Frederiksen Court, Lot 112N and SUV if eligible. These permits can be exchanged for a different permit if you are selected in the lottery. 

Parking Permit Refund Policy for Employees

As of July 1, employees who have purchased a 2020-2021 parking permit will be allowed to receive a prorated refund if they do not plan to park on campus. See the Inside Iowa State story for more information.

Parking Office Hours and COVID-19

The parking office hours will be 7:30a.m.-4:00p.m. until further notice. The office will close at 4:00p.m. to give staff enough time for cleaning. For current office hours click here. Procedures have been put into place to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Barriers have been installed at the counter to protect customers and employees. Marks have been placed on the ground 6 feet apart to aid in social distancing while customers are in line. Face coverings are required and you are expected to practice social distancing while visiting the front counter. For more information about the Fall Semester and how the university is handling COVID-19, check the 2020-21 Details and Updates & Resources pages.