You may purchase a parking permit if you are a member of the general public or not affiliated with Ball State.

A permit costs $5 per day. You may buy one online by setting up a guest account with a valid email address.

Visitors may purchase a pass in our office during normal business hours or buy one online by setting up a guest account with a valid email address.

Buy a Permit

How to Register

Please provide the following when you register:

  • license plate number and expiration date
  • vehicle make, color, and year

How to Display the Permit

Print the permit at the time of purchase and put that form in your car on the driver side facing up.

Where You May Park

Parking is permitted only in the yellow and green marked lots on campus and does not allow for parking at a meter or in the paid areas of the garages.  There is no overnight parking in green commuter lots.

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is also available; however, you are still required to purchase a visitor permit as well as display your state-issued placard or license plate while on campus.

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Faculty, staff, and students are not eligible to purchase or display a visitor permit. Anyone caught violating this will have their parking privileges revoked for one calendar year.