Spring semester parking permit sales have begun St. Thomas Newsroom February 2, 2009 Spring semester parking permit sales have begun Spring semester parking permits are on sale and can be purchased at the Parking Services office on the corner of Grand and Finn. During the first week of classes, Parking Services will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Feb. 2-5, to accommodate students who need to purchase permits. Commuter permits can be purchased for $130 and evening permits for $65. Resident students who participated in the spring resident permit lottery and whose UST ID numbers are listed on the Parking Services resident lottery results Web page also can purchase their permits at the Parking Services Office. Proof of vehicle ownership must be presented at the time of purchase. Resident permits are $230 and freshman ramp contract permits are $550 for the semester. In addition, Metro Transit C-Pass cards are available. These cards, good for unlimited rides on both bus and light rail, can be purchased for $175 and are valid through May 31.