Permit Lottery

Fall 2021 Resident Permit Lottery-2nd Round


After reviewing our permit sales numbers and available space, we have determined that we have the capacity to run a second round of the resident permit lottery. We will accept entries through Tues., Sept. 7, and will send out the results of the lottery on Weds., Sept. 8.

If you have not submitted your name for the second lottery already, please send an email to



All resident parking permits are awarded through a lottery. All resident students may enter the lottery. Priority for these permits is given to seniors, juniors and second-year students, then first year students.

Entering the lottery 

Complete Resident Permit Lottery form online.

Indicate what your class standing will be as of August 31. This information will be checked against the records at the Office of the Registrar. You will not be entered in the lottery if class standing information is incorrect.

Lottery winners will be notified via email.

Purchasing your parking permit:

Resident parking permits will go on sale Wednesday, August. 25. Once you receive an email confirming that you have received a resident permit through the lottery, you may purchase your permit through the Parking Portal or through Murphy Online.

                  Instructions for purchasing your permit

Should you be selected in any lottery that you enter, you will have until Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 to purchase your permit. Failure to do so by this date will result in your space being re-entered into future lotteries. 

Parking enforcement is managed through license plate recognition. There are no hangtages. It is critical that you have an accurate license plate number connected to your parking permit. 

  • If you drive another vehicle, contact the Parking Services Office to change the vehicle associated to your parking permit, 651-962-PARK.


  • Payment – all parking permits must be paid for by student account charge.