Permit and C-Pass sales begin Dec. 16 Virginia Lyons December 9, 2009 January Term and spring semester St. Paul parking permits go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 16. Resident students who want to purchase a spring parking permit have until 11 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, to enter the lottery. The lottery form can be completed on the Public Safety and Parking Services Web site or brought to the Parking Services office at 2119 Grand Ave. (the corner of Grand and Finn). Commuter permits will be available for purchase at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16. Residents who entered the parking permit lottery will be able to purchase their permits after 3 p.m. when the lottery results are posted on the Public Safety Web site. Yearlong and semester permits include J-Term. Resident and commuter J-Term-only permits cost $30. Spring semester resident permits (including J-Term) cost $230, and spring commuter permits cost $130. Spring semester permits may be purchased now or at the beginning of spring semester. The spring semester College Pass (C-Pass) bus passes from Metro Transit also will go on sale Dec. 16. These passes cost $175 and are good for unlimited rides on Metro Transit buses and light rail through the end of May. Parking permits and C-Pass cards will be available for sale at the Parking Services office at 2119 Grand Ave.