Commuter Permits

Parking permits are sold online on a first-come first-served basis according to class standing. Quantities are limited and certain permits do sell out. Click on the permit type for permit regulations. Scroll to the bottom for lot locations.

For students who are on campus less frequently, more information can be found by visiting this page about short term permit and pay to park options. For additional information please contact Parking Services.

Permit Types and Availability

Permit Type

Price

Graduates

Seniors

(90+ Credit Hours)

Juniors

(60-89 Credit Hours)

Sophomores

(30-59 Credit Hours)

Freshmen

(0-29 Credit Hours)

R1 North Lincoln

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

R1 Rockwell

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      

R2 Business

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      
R3 Taylor

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available        

R4 Center for the Performing Arts

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      
R7 Bowman

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available        

R8 Liquid Crystal

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      
R9 Center for Philanthropy Alumni Engagement

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available        

R12 Schwartz Center

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      

R13 Schwartz Center

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  
R15 Cartwright

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available        

R16 White Hall

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      

R17 Architecture

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available      
R19 Center for the Visual Arts

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available        

C-All (All C lots)

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

C-Campus Center

Semester: $105.00
Academic Year: $210.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

C-Greek Village

Semester: $105.00
Academic Year: $210.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

C-Ice Arena

Semester: $105.00
Academic Year: $210.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

C-Recreation Center

Semester: $105.00
Academic Year: $210.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

C-Science

Semester: $105.00
Academic Year: $210.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

Allerton Sports Complex

Semester: $80.00
Academic Year: $160.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available

Summit East

Semester: $80.00
Academic Year: $160.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available

Morning

Semester: $55.00
Academic Year: $110.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available  

After 2 p.m. (C lots)

Semester: $55.00
Academic Year: $110.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available

Evening

Semester: $30.00
Academic Year: $60.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available

Disability

Semester: $112.50
Academic Year: $225.00

This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available This classification is eligible for this permit when available

Parking Lot Locations

R1 North Lincoln: The R1 North Lincoln lot is located beside the Lincoln building on North Lincoln Street.

R1 Rockwell: The R1 Rockwell lot is located on front campus near the corner of South Lincoln Street and East Main Street. It can be accessed from South Lincoln Street.

R2 Business: The R2 Business lot is located beside the Business Administration building on the corner of Terrace Drive and East Summit Street.

R3 Taylor: The R3 Taylor lot is located beside the Taylor Hall building off of Midway Drive.

R4 Center for the Performing Arts: The R4 lots are located east and west of the Center for the Performing Arts off Theatre Drive.

R7 Bowman: The R7 Bowman lot is located off East Summit Street adjacent to Satterfield and Bowman.

R8 Liquid Crystal: The R8 Liquid Crystal lot is located off East Summit Street behind the Liquid Crystal Materials building.

R9 Center for Philanthropy Alumni Engagement: The R9 lot is located at the corner of Summit Street and South Willow Street.

R12 Schwartz Center: The R12 Schwartz Center lot is located off East Summit Street adjacent to the Schwartz Center.

R13 Schwartz Center: The R13 lot is located off East Summit Street just south of the R12 lot, which is adjacent to the Schwartz Center.

R15 Cartwright: The R15 Cartwright lot is located off Terrace Drive adjacent to Cartwright Hall.

R16 White Hall: The R16 White Hall lot is located on the corner of Terrace Drive and East Main Street.

R17 Architecture: The R17 lot is located on the corner of East Main Street and South Willow Street.

R19 Center for the Visual Arts: The R19 lot is located in between the Center for the Visual Arts and the DI Hub. 

C-All: The C lots are located in various locations on campus.

C-Campus Center: The C-Campus Center lot is located on the corner of West Campus Center Drive and East Summit Street.

C-Center for the Performing Arts: The C-Center for the Performing Arts lot is located off Theatre Drive and Jackson Drive.

C-Greek Village: The C-Greek Village lot is located on the corner of West Campus Center Drive and Ted Boyd Drive.

C-Ice Arena: The C-Ice Arena lot is located on the corner of Loop Road and Johnston Drive adjacent to the Kent State Ice Arena.

C-Recreation Center: The C-Recreation Center lot is located on the corner of East Summit Street and Ted Boyd Drive in front of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

C-Science: The C-Science lot is located off East Summit Street across from the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. It can also be accessed from Loop Road near the Kent State Ice Arena.

Allerton Sports Complex: The Allerton Sports Complex lot is located off Campus Center Drive near the Allerton Sports Complex and Schoonover Stadium.

Summit East: The Summit East lot is located on the corner of East Summit Street and Horning Road near State Route 261.

Morning: The Morning permit is valid in all C lots and all non-restricted R lots from 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. It is also valid in C lots and non-restricted R lots after 4 p.m. on Fridays and all day on weekends.

After 2 p.m. (C lots): The After 2 p.m. permit is valid in all C lots after 2 p.m. and non-restricted R lots after 4 p.m. and all day on weekends.

Evening: The Evening permit is valid in all C lots and non-restricted R lots after 4 p.m. and all day on weekends.

Disability: The designated disability parking spaces are located in several parking lots all over campus.