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. 

Christmas Break & J-term Shuttle Schedule

UST shuttle service will not operate from Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 1  due to the holiday break. Shuttle service will resume on the Summer and Jterm Schedule on Wednesday, January 2 and regular service will begin on Monday, February 4.

Spring Resident, and Non-Resident Overnight, Permit Lottery

The spring 2019 resident student parking permit lottery is now open. The first round of the spring semester lottery has already been completed. The second round will be posted on January 30th, after 3:00 pm. The deadline for submitting forms for this round will be Jan. 29. The parking permit lottery form is available on the Resident Student, Permit Lottery page

Spring 2019 Parking Permit and Bus Pass Sales

Minneapolis spring 2019 Commuter and Faculty/Staff parking permits will go on sale December 3. Commuter permits will be $225 per semester. 

Minneapolis full-time students who purchased a parking contract for fall semester only must renew or terminate their current parking contract by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2nd. Renewal by this date will ensure the ability to park on-campus for both J-term and Spring semester. Permit registration for J-term and Spring semester will open on Monday, December 3rd.

New or returning full-time students on the Minneapolis campus who did not purchase a fall contract can also purchase a contract for J-term and Spring Semester during this time period by registering through Murphy Online and bringing a printed copy of the registration form to the Parking Services Office on the Minneapolis campus in TMH 106.

Students who do not renew their parking contract will have their parking privileges suspended at 4:00 p.m. on January 2nd. Students who do not intend to renew their fall contracts must return their ramp card by this date or lose the $30 refundable deposit.

Students who return their ramp cards must pull a ticket when entering the parking ramp and can pick up a validation in the Parking Services Office when the pass is returned.

St Paul spring 2019 Commuter and Faculty/Staff parking permits will go on sale December 10. Commuter permits will be $105 per semester. 

Due to the holiday break, Parking Services will be closed from December 22nd through January 1st and will re-open on January 2nd.