VENDOR PERMIT | Parking and Transit Services | Kent State University

Vendor parking permits are issued to individuals conducting business at Kent State University. Kent State faculty, staff and students are not eligible for Vendor permits.

How to Purchase Vendor Permits:

Rates and Payments

  • Vendor permits cost $12.74 per month or $152.88 per year.
  • Payment can be made by cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover.

Park in:

  • C lots at any time (Brown lots on the Campus Map)
  • R lots at any time, except for R10 and R11 (Yellow, and Red lots on the Campus Map)
  • S lots at any time (Purple lots on the Campus Map)
  • Service spaces for the amount of time needed to complete services
  • Kent Student Center visitor’s lot (first two hours at no charge, maximum rate: $6 per visit)

Do not park in:

  • E1
  • R10 lot (beside the MAC Center)
  • R11 lot (behind the Student Center)
  • R25 lot (surrounding the Stockdale Building, Kent Hall and McGilvrey Hall)
  • Disability spaces
  • Motorcycle spaces
  • State spaces

If you have a current parking permit and you choose to park at a parking meter, you must pay the posted rates.  Meters are enforced 24/7.