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Student Parking Information


All vehicles parked on University property must display a valid UD parking permit and a valid license plate.  Parking permits will be revoked upon leaving the university.

Commuter Students
  • Commuter Students will be sold parking permits to park in S1 lot.
  • Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants will be sold S1 parking permits if their class is before 4:00 pm or will be sold a Night permit if class is after 4:00 pm.
  • All Student permits, excluding House permits, will be honored at River Campus.
 Night Permit Information
  • Everyone must display a valid permit.
  • Night permits are valid 4:00 pm - 8:00 am in lots A, C, D, P, R1, S1, or S2 (Lot B at 4:15 pm).
  • Due to limited space during business hours, Night permits are not valid from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • During the Summer Sessions only, Night Permits are valid in any student lot (AS, CS, GAS, GAN, CH, RP, S1, S2 and S3) 24-hours.
  • All Student permits, excluding House permits, will be honored at River Campus.
Summer Policy
  • Resident student permits and Night Permits will be honored in any student lot (Any RP lot, AS, CS, GAS, GAN, S1, S2, or S3).
  • Open parking for permit holders begins at 4:00 pm in  all single letter lots (Lot B at 4:15 pm).
  • Open parking for non-permit holders begins at 7:30 pm in all single letter lots.
  • All Student permits, excluding House permits, will be honored at River Campus.
Resident Students
  • First year residential students will not be permitted to bring vehicles to campus.
  • Upper class students in UD Residential Housing will be sold permits on-line, with priority given according to class at  Permits will be sold based upon space availability.
  • All Student permits, excluding House permits, will be honored at River Campus

Mark your calendars for your entry date to purchase a permit as soon as possible!

Students with Disabilities Monday, July 8, 2013
Graduate / Law / Senior Monday, July 8, 2013
Juniors and Above Thursday, July 11, 2013
Sophomores and Above Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Commuter and Night Permits      Friday, July 19, 2013
Employees Monday, July 22, 2013
Students in UD Houses and Landlord Houses in the Student Neighborhood
  • Will be sold permits which are valid only in the lots to which they are assigned.
  • Parking is allowed on hard surfaces only such as blacktop and concrete.  Vehicles parked on grass and dirt will be towed
  • UD Houses permits are not honored in campus lots.
UD House Permits
  • Areas posted as "UD House Permits" are for students who live in UD housing only.
  • Permits can be obtained, free of charge, by contacting Residential Properties at 937-229-2049, located at College Park Center, 1529 Brown Street.
  • UD House permits are not honored in campus lots at any time.
  • Parking is allowed on hard surfaces only, such as blacktop and concrete.  Vehicles parked on grass or dirt will be cited or towed.
House Parking Permit Addresses 2012-2013
Alberta Brown Chambers Evanston      Frericks Irving
610 1806 51 3 1434/1436 (2 spaces)     237
704 55 39 1619 401
705 439
706 521
Kiefaber     Lawnview     Lowes Rogge Stonemill Trinity
239 220 242 10 231 1911
418 418 233 1915
514 - Duplex 301 1919
516 - Duplex 305 1923

** 202 Lawnview has a parking pad behind the house- NO pass needed **


Disability Parking

Vehicles must display a University disability permit along with the state placard when utilizing a
University disability parking space.

All disability parking spaces and zones are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Commuter students with disabilities

  • Commuter students with disabilities may purchase a University disability permit.
  • You must provide Parking Services with a copy of your state disability placard.
  • To receive priority, contact Parking Services prior to applying on-line.

Residential students with disabilities

  • Residential students will be sold regular permits to park in a resident student lot.
  • As a general rule, resident students with disabilities are not sold disability permits. A free escort service is provided by Parking Services. Please call 937-229-2121 to make arrangements.
  • To receive priority, contact Parking Services prior to applying on-line.

Students with temporary disabilities and/or medical conditions

  • Permit holders with a temporary disability and/or medical condition may present a doctor's statement to the Office of Learning Resources for review. OLR Disability Services staff will review your information and send a recommendation to Parking Services.
  • A State Temporary disability permit is required in order to receive a temporary permit for an extended time period.

If you believe your circumstances require an exception to the parking policies outlined above,
contact the UD Office of Learning Resources (OLR) to discuss your needs. OLR Disability
Services staff will review your information and send a recommendation to Parking Services.

Office of Learning Resources
937-229-2066 (937-229-2029 TTY/hard of hearing)


Holiday Parking for Students

Students who find it necessary to bring vehicles to campus during breaks or holidays will be accommodated, if possible, on a first-come, first-served basis.  Any student wishing this service must make arrangements with Parking Services before the holiday break.


Lost or Stolen Permits

Anyone who wishes to purchase a replacement parking permit, because the original was lost or stolen, may do so at Parking Services.  The replacement charge is $20.00 for the first replacement.  A full permit fee (the total being charged for a new permit) will be charged for any replacement permit purchased thereafter.  The replacement charge for a summer permit will be one half the cost of the original permit fee.

If you provide a copy of a Police Report for a stolen permit, your fee may be waived.

Note:  If a vehicle is found parked with a stolen permit displayed, the vehicle will be impounded.


City of Dayton Parking Regulations for Neighborhood

Dayton - Parking, Stopping, and Standing
§72.03 Standing Prohibited in Specified Places

UD has placed RED marks on curbs designating the distance a person can legally park from the "stop signs" and "crosswalks". This will provide a reference point on the curb to help our students define where they can legally park.

RED marks have been painted 30ft from the stop signs and 20ft from crosswalks in compliance with the legal limitations.

For more information on the City of Dayton rules and regulations please visit Dayton's Municipal Court.

No person shall stand or park a trackless trolley or vehicle except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or with the provisions of this title, or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or a traffic-control device, in any of the following places:

  1. On a paved or unpaved sidewalk of a curbed roadway except a bicycle, unless otherwise permitted by either §§ 70.09 or 70.11 of the R.C.G.O;
  2. In front of a public or private driveway or alley. In front shall include the area within five feet of the driveway or alley width projected to the curb line or roadway edge, or the point along the curb or roadway edge where the driveway or alley-mouth intersects whichever is greater;
  3. Within an intersection;
  4. Between the curb and street right-of-way line on a curbed street unless a temporary use permit has been issued by the city;
  5. Within ten feet of a fire hydrant;
  6. On or within 20 feet of a crosswalk;
  7. Within 30 feet on the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign, or traffic-control signal;
  8. Within 50 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing;
  9. Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite the entrance to any fire station within 75 feet of the entrance when properly sign-posted;
  10. Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
  11. Alongside any vehicle stopped or parked parallel to the curb or to the rear of vehicles parked diagonally to the curb;
  12. At any place opposite or alongside a curb or roadway edge where signs have been erected prohibiting delivery, standing, or stopping;
  13. Within one foot of another standing vehicle;
  14. On any bridge or elevated structure on a highway

(Ord. 17246, passed 10-31-51; amend. Ord. 17675, passed 4-6-53; amend. Ord. 26392, passed 12-9-81; amend. Ord. 29330-97, passed 1-15-7)


Overflow Parking Policy

The University makes every effort to provide adequate parking for all parking permit holders. Due to space limitations, however, designated lots are sometimes full and one must proceed to an overflow lot.

If space is not available in your assigned lot, you must report this to Parking Services at 937-229-2128 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm weekdays or Public Safety at 937-229-2121 during all other times. Our department will respond by citing the area or towing.

Resident students, if your lot is full after normal business hours, weekends, or holidays:

  • Call Public Safety at 937-229-2121 and they will respond by citing and/or towing the area.
  • Alternatively, after hours, resident students with permits may park in single letter lots until 8:00 am
The designated overflow areas are as follows:
See attendant/S1
See attendant/P
See attendant
See attendant/A
See attendant
See attendant
See attendant
See attendant
See attendant
Northwest part of S1
See attendant
See attendant
See attendant/S1
See attendant


Special Parking Areas

Reserved Lots

Marked by double letters are restricted at all times to assigned permit holders only. Violators may be towed.

Delivery Zones 

Marked 15/30 minute delivery zones are the only legal delivery areas on campus and are for 15/30 minute parking only. While parked in such areas, four-way flashers must be on. Any vehicle parked in a 15/30 minute loading zone for more than one hour is subject to impoundment.

Disability Spaces 

These spaces are available only to those with appropriately designated UD parking permits. Vehicles without the appropriate permit displayed may be towed.

Motorcycle / Motor-Powered bicycles

All motorcycle and motor-powered bicycles must be parked in the special areas designated for such vehicles. Motorcycles may utilize 15/30 delivery zones without flashers; however, it will still be limited to the posted time.


May never be used for parking without written authorization from Parking Services. All roads on the UD campus are considered fire lanes and must be kept unobstructed and available to emergency response vehicles at all times. Access to fire hydrants must also be maintained at all times. Any vehicle presenting a hazard by obstructing a fire lane or a fire hydrant will be towed immediately.


Permit Cost

  • August to August: $170.00
  • Night Permits - only valid after 4:00 pm (Lot B after 4:15 pm): $135.00
  • Second Semester Permits (Sold mid-December): $85.00, or $67.50 for evening parking
  • First or Second Summer Session:  $28.00
  • Full Summer Session:  $56.00
  • Permit Replacement fee: $20.00
  • Temporary employee monthly permit fee: $15.00
  • All-year motorcycle and motor-powered bicycle permits: $85.00 or $5.00 additional for permit holders


Permit Display

Students will be issued a hang tag parking permit which must be suspended from the rear view mirror of the vehicle. Sticker permits are available for convertibles and motorcycles and must be attached to the vehicle.

Permits are transferable by their owners from one vehicle to another, but not transferable from one person to another.

When permits are forgotten, students must obtain one-day passes from the Parking and Visitor Information Center (College Park & L Street), Lot C Visitor’s Center (Stonemill & Evanston), or at the Parking Services Office (College Park Center).

Citations issued to a vehicle displaying a University permit are the permit owner's responsibility. Misuse will result in a fine totaling twice the amount of an annual fee for a permit, vehicle impoundment, and loss of annual parking privileges.


Permit Schedule

Fall 2012 student parking permits will go on sale at the University's Parking Website based on the following entry schedule:

Students with Disabilities Monday, July 8, 2013
Graduate / Law / Senior Monday, July 8, 2013
Juniors and Above Thursday, July 11, 2013
Sophomores and Above Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Commuter and Night Permits      Friday, July 19, 2013
Employees Monday, July 22, 2013



All vehicles parking on University of Dayton property must display either a valid permanent or temporary university parking permit at all times with the exception of open parking hours.  All faculty, staff, and students who park on campus must purchase a permit.

Anyone who needs to park on campus routinely or for two weeks or more must purchase a parking permit.

Parking permits must be purchased and registered on-line at The parking office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Please contact Parking Services at 937-229-2128 with any questions.

When permits are forgotten, permit holders must obtain a one-day pass from the Parking and Visitor Information Center (College Park & L Street), Lot C Visitor's Center (Stonemill & Evanston), or at Parking Services Office (College Park Center).  Temporary night permits can be obtained anytime after normal business hours from the Department of Public Safety dispatcher.

Deliberately falsifying information to obtain a permit, possession of a stolen permit, or theft, alteration, or misuse of a permit will result in a fine totaling twice the amount of the annual fee for a parking permit, vehicle impoundment, and the suspension of annual on-campus parking privileges.



  • Permits returned within two weeks from date of purchase will receive a full refund, less citations due.
  • Anyone not needing their permit after December must return it to Parking Services within the first two weeks of Spring semester for a half price refund, less citations due.


River Campus Parking

Employee and Student Parking - Lot R1

  • All Employee/Student permits, excluding House permits, will be honored at River Campus.
  • Night permits will be honored only after 4:00 pm.
  • No permit is required M-Th after 7:30 pm, Friday after 4:30 pm, and weekends.

Visitor Parking

  • A parking permit is not required for visitors in visitor parking spaces.
  • Employees and students are not permitted to park in visitor spaces.
  • For visits more than three days, contact Parking Services for arrangements.
  • For group events, contact Parking Services to make arrangements.

Short Term Parking

  • 30 minute delivery zones are available.  Emergency flashers are required.

Transportations Services

  • The University provides a campus shuttle service while classes are in session during Fall and Spring semesters.  Please click on the the below link for information about the campus shuttle service.


Snow Removal Policy

Facilities Management provides 24-hour snow removal service and is responsible for the University sidewalks, roadways, and parking lots.

When weather conditions require University property to be plowed, vehicles may be TOWED in the following circumstances:

  • Vehicles parked on University property without a permit
  • Vehicles parked in "15/30 minute delivery zones" located next to residential halls
  • Vehicles parked on roadway without authorization
  • Vehicles parked in front of ramps/curbs/bollards

If you wish to park in a lot other than assigned during times the University is closed due to snow, you can go to the visitor center and we will provide a temporary permit for another lot if that lot has been cleared.