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.

Finals and Christmas Break Parking

Beginning December 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., Anderson Parking Facility and Morrison R-2 and R-3 will be open for parking until January 2, 2017 at 11:30 p.m.

During this time parking permits will not be required in the red and yellow surface lots. Individual lots may be posted for no parking during the day because of snow removal.

Overnight parkers are directed to the Morrison Parking Ramp or Anderson Parking Facility. Overnight parking is not permitted in the surface lots, just like during the school year. Also please do not leave vehicles in surface lots during the break.

 All restricted lots and parking regulations such as fire lanes, limited term parking, etc. are still enforced, except Lot G admission stalls are open when the university is closed for Christmas.

Holiday and J-term Shuttle Schedules

UST shuttle will operate on the J-term schedule Thursday, Dec. 22.

There will be no shuttle service from Dec. 23- Jan. 2.

The J-term shuttle schedule will run from Jan. 3- 28. 


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 results of the second round of the lottery for St Paul spring semester resident permits will be emailed on Weds., Jan. 25, after 3:00 pm. The form is available on the Resident Student Permit Lottery page. The deadline for submitting the lottery for will be Jan. 24. 


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.