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Call us if you have questions at (970) 491-7041

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. weekdays with extended hours until 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday

 

Important  2019-20 academic year dates

  • May 1: Aggie Village wait list opens (only for new or renewing leases effective 6/1/19).
  • May 15: 2019-20 permits are available on our website (only for new or renewing leases effective 6/1/19).
  • Summer 2018: Valid permits are required to park in all parking lots and garages. Parking is enforced year-round.
  • August 26 (first day of classes): Permits required in all parking lots and motorcycle stalls.

Apartment parking permit prices

  • International House and University Village (I and S permit lots): $150
  • Aggie Village Family (T permit lots): $310
  • Aggie Village (U permit lot): $667
  • Remote parking for residents of Aggie Village Family and Aggie Village: $150
  • With confirmation of medical need, permits for ADA compliant parking are available (see Medical Authorized Parking below).
  • Student residents of International House and University Village may purchase a students commuter permit to park on the rest of campus. Please visit the commuter student permit information page for pricing and other details.
  • Faculty and staff residents may purchase their regular campus parking permit to park on the rest of campus. Please visit the faculty and staff permit information page for pricing and details.

Important information

  • Only the person listed on the lease may purchase a permit for apartment parking.
  • Permits will be available two weeks before the effective date of the lease.
  • Aggie Village (north) residents can sign up for the waiting list (for U and T permit options) one month before the effective date of the lease.
  • Residents of International House and University Village may purchase two apartment parking permits.
  • Residents of Aggie Village (north) and Aggie Village Family (south) may purchase one apartment parking permit.
  • Residents of Aggie Village (North) are limited to 180 U permit spaces, 145 T permit spaces, and 200 remote parking spaces in the Research Boulevard lot. Residents must sign up on the waiting list (see link below) to qualify to purchase a U or T permit.
  • Applicants wanting to have a vehicle and a motorcycle on campus at the same time may purchase one vehicle permit and one motorcycle permit.
  • Permits are issued for the sole use of the applicant and cannot be transferred to another person.
  • Applicants are responsible for all citations issued to vehicles linked to their permit.
  • Motorcycles may only park in motorcycle-designated stalls.
  • Low power scooters (under 50 cc or 4476 watts) operated in Colorado must be registered with the state of Colorado and must park in designated motorcycle parking and have a valid CSU parking permit.

Virtual permit enforcement

  • CSU uses a license plate based permit system – your license plate number is entered into a database as your permit.
  • Vehicles must park with license plate or temporary registration tag visible from the drive lane.
  • Permit holders are required to register the license plate, temporary registration tag or scooter registration sticker of any vehicle they park on campus.
  • Parking on campus is monitored through a camera system attached to Parking and Transportation Services vehicles. The camera scans license plates and compare them to our virtual permit database.
  • If our website gives you an error while you are purchasing your permit or any other time, contact our office immediately. Please call or email our office so that we can assist you with your problem so you do not receive a citation.

To purchase a parking permit

  • You must have your apartment assignment (these are usually sent to Parking Services by Housing and Dining Services two weeks before move-in).
  • You must have your license plate number, temporary registration tag number, or scooter registration number.
  • Residents of Aggie Village (North) must sign up on the wait list and have received the email confirming there is a permit available for purchase.
  • To purchase your permit, click on the “Purchase a Permit” link at the bottom of the page.
      You will be asked for your university electronic ID (EID) and password. Please read each screen carefully. Making an incorrect selection may result in receiving the incorrect permit. Permits may be paid for with MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or charged to your CSU student account.
  • If you purchase the wrong permit, change apartment complexes, or move out, please come to the Parking Services office at 1508 Center Avenue to exchange it or request a partial refund.

Where you can park

  • The permit you are issued is based on your apartment assignment.
    • Residents of International House and University Village at 1500 W. Plum are issued I permits (valid in all I permit lots). Valid in lots marked with this sign:
      • I Permit
    • Residents of University Village at 1600 and 1700 W. Plum are issued S permits (valid in all S permit lots). Valid in lots marked with this sign:
      • S Permit
    • Residents of Aggie Village Family (South) are issued T permits (valid in all T permit lots). Valid in lots marked with this sign:
      • T Permit
    • Residents of Aggie Village (North) are issued U permits (valid in all U and T permit lots) or T permits (valid in T permit lots). Due to limited parking resources, residents must sign up for a wait list for either of these permits. Valid in lots they are marked with these signs:
      • U PermitT Permit
    • Residents of Aggie Village (North) and Aggie Village Family (South) have the option to purchase a permit to park remotely at the Research Boulevard lot, which is served by Around the Horn. Around the Horn is an on-campus shuttle that runs from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. U and T permits are also valid in this lot.
    • Student residents of International House and University Village may also purchase a commuter permit to park on the rest of campus. Please visit the commuter student permit information page for pricing and other details.
    • Faculty and staff residents may also purchase their regular campus parking permit to park on the rest of campus. Please visit the faculty and staff permit information page for pricing and details.

 

  • Parking spaces are “first come, first serve”
    • Please be aware that apartment parking is limited. Your parking permit does not guarantee you a parking location in any lot or in a desired location. City of Fort Collins streets surrounding the campus have restricted parking and permits may be required by the city in those areas.
    • Do not park in A, B, Q, W, X, or Z marked parking. You will receive a citation for parking where your permit is not valid. Watch for signs at lot entrances and specially designated rows and stalls.
      • Pay-to-ParkH PermitA PermitB PermitQ PermitW PermitX PermitZ PermitX/Z PermitLoad ZonesState and ServiceLEED Reserved

Visitor parking at your apartment

  • Visitors to campus must abide by all parking regulations. Parking in I, S, T, and U lots requires the corresponding permit.
  • Short term guests to International House, University Village, or Aggie Village Family (South) can use the two hour visitor parking spaces in those lots.
  • Short term guests to Aggie Village (North) can park on the first floor of the Lake Street Garage and pay the daily rate of $2 per hour.
  • Single or multi day permits are available for residents of International House, University Village, or Aggie Village Family (South) to purchase for their guests online or in our office. These require the license plate be added to your account and you are responsible for removing it when the guest has left.
  • Guests visiting Aggie Village (North) or any apartment guest wishing to see the rest of campus may purchase a daily permit and park in A, Q, W, X, and Z lots. Daily permits are available for $13 in our office at 1508 Center Avenue, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. with extended hours until 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Visitor permits are not valid in apartment lots.
  • Most A and Z permit lots only require permits until 4 p.m. Q, W, and X permit lots require permits until 8 p.m. A, Q, W, X, and Z permit lots only require permits Monday through Friday, not on Saturday or Sunday (excluding the Lake Street and South College Parking Garages, which are enforced at all times).
  • Meter, pay-to-park, and pay-by-space parking is available (see marked areas on the campus parking map) in many places on campus at $2 per hour.

Bicycle registration, safety, and alternative transportation

  • Registering your bicycle with the CSU Police Department is mandatory. Individuals who ride a bicycle on any CSU campus must abide by the CSU bicycle regulations. Bicycle traffic and parking enforcement is handled by the CSU Police Department.
  • Bicycling, skateboarding and rollerblading are not permitted in campus buildings.
  • If you are concerned about your safety in the evening, CSUPD provides SafeWalk, a safe escort to your destination on or near campus by calling (970) 491-1155.
  • Consider using alternative forms of transportation, including bicycles, skateboards, and roller blades.

Permanent and temporary medical authorized parking

  • Permanent medical authorization parking permit process
    • Download the medical authorization form (under “Important Links” below) and have your doctor fill it out and return it to our office.
    • Once we process the form, you will be able to purchase an H permit. If you have already purchased your maximum number of apartment permits, you will need to come to the Parking Services office.
  • Temporary medical authorization parking permit process
    • If you an employee or are away from campus, download the medical authorization form (under “Important Links” below) and have your doctor fill it out.
    • If you are a student on campus, visit the CSU Health Network in the Hartshorn building. They have the form and will fill it out.
    • Bring the form to our office and complete a permit application form (available in our office or under “Important Links” below). If you are unable to come to the office, you may send a representative with the signed forms.
    • Temporary medical permits are typically sold by the month at the currently monthly rate.
  • CSU recognizes ADA plates and placards from all states.
    • They may only be used in ADA stalls by the registered owner or when the registered owner is a passenger.
    • A valid CSU Parking and Transportation Services permit for that lot must be purchased to park in permit areas.
    • Blue ADA meters require payment for time or for the vehicle to be linked to a valid CSU parking permit.

Important links