Spring Parking Permit, Metro Transit C-Pass Sales Under way St. Thomas Newsroom January 31, 2011 Spring semester parking permits for the St. Paul campus are available now for both commuters and, through a lottery, resident students. Commuter permits are available for purchase at the Parking Services office, 2119 Grand Ave. (corner of Grand and Finn); commuter permits cost $130. Residents who did not enter the Dec. 13, Jan. 10 or Jan. 24 lotteries to purchase a spring semester parking permit have until 11 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, to enter the final lottery. The lottery form can be completed and submitted online here or turned in at the Parking Services office; residents permits cost $230. Residents who entered the parking permit lottery will be able to purchase their permits after 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, when the lottery results will be posted on the Parking Services website. Spring semester College Pass (C-Pass) bus passes from Metro Transit also are available for purchase. These passes cost $175 and are good for unlimited rides on Metro Transit buses and light rail through the end of May. C-Pass cards are available for purchase at the Parking Services office. The Parking Services office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office will be open extended hours for permit purchases during the first week of classes – until 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, through Thursday, Feb. 3.