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.

The Parking Services Office has moved to MHC 106.

Fall 2017 Resident Permit Lottery and Permit and Bus Pass Sales

Metropass price increase

Metro Transit has raised their bus and lightrail rates by $.25. As a result, the cost of our employee Metropass has also increased. It will now cost $249 for the year, making the bi-weekly payroll deduction $9.58.This will take effect with the new academic year.

Resident Permit Lottery

The fall 2017 resident student lottery has concluded. We will not be conducting any more lotteries for the fall semester. If you did not get a lottery form submitted by Sept. 12, for the final round of the fall resident parking permit lottery, you will need to contact the Parking Services Office regarding availability of resident parking permits.

Minneapolis Fall 2017 Parking Permit Sales

Minneapolis campus commuter parking permits will be available for purchase starting Mon., Aug. 14. Permit registration, through Murphy Online, must be completed prior to purchasing the permit from the Minneapolis Parking Services Office, located at TMH 106, next to the book store. Information about Minneapolis campus commuter parking permits and instructions for permit registration are available in the Commuter Student section of the Parking Services website.

St Paul Fall 2017 Parking Permit Sales

St Paul campus commuter parking permits will be available for purchase starting Mon., Aug. 21. Permit registration, through Murphy Online, must be completed prior to purchasing the permit from the St Paul Parking Services Office, located in the lower level of Murray Herrick, LL17. Information about St Paul campus commuter parking permits and instructions for permit registration are available in the Commuter Student section of the Parking Services website.

Faculty, Staff, and Adjunct Fall 2017 Parking Permit Sales

Parking permit renewal letters, for academic year 2017-18, will be mailed at the end of July. Permit registration, through Murphy Online, will open July 31. Those faculty and staff who register for their parking permits by Sun., Aug. 6, will have their parking permits mailed to them. Permits, for which registration is completed after Aug. 6, can be picked up from the St Paul or Minneapolis Parking Services Office, beginning Mon., Aug. 21. Information about Faculty, Staff and Adjunct permits and instructions for permit registration are available in the Faculty and Staff section of the Parking Services website. 

Metro Transit College Pass Sales

Sales of the fall 2017 Metro Transit College Pass will begin Mon., Aug. 7th at both the St Paul Campus (Murray Herrick LL17) and Minneapolis Campus (TMH 106) Parking Services Offices.  The fall 2017 College Pass will cost $150. The passes will be valid Aug. 15- Dec. 31. Registration through Murphy Online must be completed before the passes are purchased from the Parking Services Office.