Parking & Transportation Services

This office handles all parking questions, issues parking permits, takes requests for special event parking, sells Metro Transit bus passes, and processes UST parking tickets and appeals for both the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses.

UST shuttle service will not operate from Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.


Minneapolis Campus Spring 2017 Parking Permits Go on Sale Dec. 5

Minneapolis, full-time day students who purchased a parking contract for the Minneapolis campus for the fall 2016 semester only must renew or terminate their current parking contract by Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 4:00 p.m. By renewing their current contract during this time students will be insured of the ability to park on-campus for both J-term and spring semester 2017.  Permit registration will open through Murphy Online on Monday, Dec. 5.
New and returning students who did not purchase a fall semester parking contract, and who wish to purchase a contract for both the J-term and spring 2016 semester can do so by registering through Murphy Online, and then purchasing their permit from Parking Services Office on the Minneapolis campus (TMH 106).
Sales of new contracts, and renewal of current parking contracts, again will continue through Jan. 6 at 4:00 p.m. 
Students who do not renew their current parking contract by the date and time listed above will their parking privileges for the Minneapolis campus suspended as of 4:00 p.m. on Jan 6. Included in this, for those students who park in the ramp, will be the loss of the $30 refundable deposit paid on the contract card for the ramp at the time of purchase.
All contract cards for the ramp, for those students choosing not to renew their current parking contract again, must be returned to Parking Services by 4:00 p.m. on Jan. 6. Students choosing to park in the ramp on that day must pull a ticket at the entrance gate to the ramp at the time of arrival, and come to Parking Services to receive a validation for the cost of their parking, and to return their contract card for the ramp. 
Parking Services for the Minneapolis campus is located in the Terrance Murphy Hall 106, next to the Campus Store, and is open M-F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Due to the Christmas and New Year’s holiday’s Parking Services on the Minneapolis will be closed from Friday Dec. 23 through Monday Jan. 2, and will re-open on Tuesday Jan. 3 at 8:00 a.m. 

St Paul Spring Semester Resident Permit Lottery Form Will Be Available Nov. 21

The lottery for St Paul spring semester resident permits will open on Nov. 21. The form will be available from the Resident Student Permit Lottery page. The deadline for submitting the lottery for will be Dec. 9. Results of the lottery will be emailed after 3:00 pm on Mon., Dec. 12.


Commuter Parking Permits Go on Sale Dec. 12

St Paul spring semester commuter and adjunct parking permits go on sale Mon., Dec. 12. You must first register through Murphy Online, then pick up your parking permit from the St Paul Parking Services Office, located in the lower level of Murray Herrick, MHC LL17.