Faculty and Staff Parking Permits
The vehicles of all employees and students of the university must display valid parking permits obtained through Parking Services while parked on campus. Choose one of the highlighted application options listed below to apply for your permit.
Current Faculty and Staff Permit Application
Full or part-time employees who need to change parking areas or want to purchase a permit using a payment method other than payroll deduction can complete and print this permit application. Once completed, bring it to the Parking Services office in room 123 Schwartz Center.
New Hire Online Application
New full or part-time employees can complete and submit this online permit application. A Parking Services employee will contact you for payment information if you are not eligible for payroll deduction. Full payment will be required for semester permits.
Faculty and Staff Permit Options
Faculty/Staff Parking Permit (Red) - $150/year, $56.25/semester
This permit is issued to most Kent State University employees for parking in their designated “R” lot. This permit is also honored in other non-restricted "R" lots for up to 4 hours.
Faculty/Staff R-Evening Permit - $56.25/year, $28.25/semester
This permit allows parking after 4 p.m. in your assigned “R” lot, and also offers day-time parking in the Allerton Sports Complex and the Summit East lots. During summer, and during the winter and spring breaks, you may park at anytime in the “R” lot designated on your permit.
Morning and Weekend Permit - $75.00/year, $37.50/semester
This permit allows you to park from 6 a.m. – 11 a.m. Monday – Friday, and from 4 p.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Sunday in any non-restricted section of the “R” lots, in the “C” lots or in the Student Recreation & Wellness Center lot.
3rd Shift Parking Permit – No Charge
This permit is used by those employees who work from 10 p.m. – 8 a.m. This permit entitles you to park in any “R” parking area EXCEPT those marked “AT ALL TIMES”. If your shift begins before 10 p.m. or ends after 8 a.m., you must purchase the appropriate permit to cover the time that you are parked on campus.
Allerton Sports Complex Permit – No Charge
During fall and spring semesters, (1st day of classes through finals week) this permit entitles you to park in the Allerton Sports Complex lot. This permit is not valid in any other campus parking lot at any time during this time period. During summer, and during the winter and spring breaks, you may park in any “C” lot. If you opt to exchange your Allerton Sports Complex permit at any time during the year, you will be charged for the 3 summer months that you parked for free.
Motorcycle permit - $10/year
This permit allows parking in any designated motorcycle parking space on campus.