Summer 2021 Permits

Summer permits can be purchased in the Parking Services office, 123 Schwartz Center.

Fall & 21-22 Academic Year Permit Sales Dates

Graduates: July 26

Seniors (90+ credit hours): July 28

Juniors (60-89 credit hours): July 30

Sophomores (30-59 credit hours): Aug. 2

Freshmen (0-29 credit hours): Aug. 3



PARTA COVID-19 Riding Guidelines

Facial coverings are required at all times when waiting at a bus stop or riding a bus.

View PARTA's COVID-19 guidelines for more information.


Hours of Operation

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Motorist's Assistance

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The hours of operation may vary during summer and breaks.

PARTA Bus Service
Motorist's Assistance
Pay Ticket Online

Mission Statement

Kent State University Parking and Transit Services strives to provide safe and well-maintained parking facilities in addition to efficient and dependable transit services for the Kent campus community. This is accomplished through the fostering of an effective and reliable delivery of service for campus parking and transit needs in support of Kent State University's mission.

In addition to overseeing the operation of over 12,000 parking spaces on the Kent Campus, Parking and Transit Services provides a broad range of related services including online parking permit sales, online citation payments and appeals, special event parking, visitor parking, parking lot enforcement, a motorist assistance program, parking lot maintenance and snow removal, and 24-hour security at Dix Stadium.