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Welcome to the ISU Parking Division

News and Updates

2022-2023 Parking Permit Prices


Faculty & Staff Permits Expire June 30

Don't forget to renew your permits!!!

Eligible Faculty and Staff are able to renew their parking permits through AccessPlus now. Click on the "Employee" tab and the "Parking Division" link will be on the left side of the screen. Please update your vehicle and license plate information when you are prompted. This ensures that your permit is attached to the correct plate. Employees may renew permits online until July 15, 2022. After that date, you will need to visit the Parking Division office to purchase your permit. 

Ames Intermodal Facility 2022-2023

Permits for Ames Intermodal Facility are on sale (credit card only) starting July 6, 2022 at 9:00 am through the Ames Intermodal Facility website. Covered and uncovered spaces are available for purchase. Permits are valid August 1- July 31. 

Student Parking Permits for Fall 2022-2023

Students with a signed campus housing contract can begin to renew their permits starting in July 2022. Permits will first be available to returning students, then Freshman and transfer students on these selected dates.

Student Commuter Permits for Fall 2022-2023

Commuter Lots 29, 68, 119

Graduate Students can begin to purchase commuter permits July 20, 2022. Permits will first be available to Graduate Students and all other students can purchase permits starting August 2, 2022

Vet Med 

Vet Med students can begin purchasing permits online through AccessPlus July 14, 2022.

Greek Community and Students Living Off Campus

Greek Community

Students living in Greek Housing may come to the Parking office beginning Monday, August 8 at 7:30 am to purchase a Stadium or Lot 61 (Towers) permit.

Students Living Off Campus

Students Living Off Campus and would like overnight parking may come to the Parking office beginning Monday, August 15 at 7:30 am to purchase a Stadium or Lot 61 (Towers) permit.

Student Summer Parking permits are Required to Park in Campus Lots

Permits are required to park in campus lots all summer long. Permits are available to purchase over the counter. 

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electric vehicle charging stations have been installed on ISU campus and in the City of Ames, for EV driver's convenience. There will be two charging stations located on ISU campus. One is currently located at ISU Transportation Services and the other is in the lower level of the Ames Intermodal Facility. There is a fee and vehicles are only allowed to be parked while actively charging. Time limits and fees may vary by location. Create an account or login with ChargePoint to start charging today.