Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Parking Services located?
The UND Parking Services Office is located in Student Account Services in Twamley Hall, Room 204. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. You can reach our office via phone at 701.777.3551 or email to: UND.parking@UND.edu.
When may I buy a permit?
Parking permits are sold year-round; however, permits for the new academic year go on sale the summer prior.
How do I purchase a permit and what are the payment options?
Students may purchase their permits online in Campus Connection under Self Service. UND Parking Services has a computer available for your online purchases. Payment options are e-check, credit card, and charging to your UND student account up until the first two weeks of Fall semester.
Faculty/Staff may purchase a permit online in Employee Self-Service under ND HE Self-Service. Payment options are e-check, credit card, or payroll deduction. Parking Services has a computer available for your online purchases.
Vendors and Affiliates may purchase a permit by completing the appropriate application and remitting it with their cash/check payment to Parking Services.
I only plan to be here part of the year. Do I have to purchase a permit for a full year?
Permits may be purchased at any time during the year. For permit rates, please refer to the Parking Permit Fee Schedule.
Permits may also be returned to Parking Services at any time during the year. Please refer to the Parking Permit Refund Schedule for the refund rates.
- For example, if you are only need a permit for Fall semester, you must buy the yearly permit then return it at the end of the semester for a partial refund.
What if I only plan to have a car on campus for a few weeks?
You may purchase a temporary permit at the rate of $5 per day or $20 per week.
Do I need a permit to park on the street?
No. You do not need a permit to park on city streets north of University Avenue. You cannot park on Centennial Drive or most campus streets south of University Avenue. Parking on Stanford Road is permitted but only as indicated on the street signs.
What if I need an accessible permit?
All vehicles parked in handicap parking spaces on campus must display a valid UND parking permit, in addition to a state issued ADA hangtag or license plate.
- Faculty, staff, and student permits may be purchased online through Employee Self-Service or Campus Connection, respectively.
- Visitor/Guest parking permits may be obtained from the Parking Office.
Can I use my permit in more than one vehicle?
Yes, the parking permit is transferable between your vehicles. You should list all vehicles you may be using on the permit application. Vehicle purchases should be reported to the Parking Office as soon as possible so your file can be updated.
What if I arrive on campus and realize I have forgotten my permit in another vehicle?
You should visit the Parking Office as soon as possible. They will issue a temporary parking permit for your authorized lot at no charge. You will be responsible for any citations issued to you prior to your visit with the Parking Office.
Do I have to notify the Parking Office if I change vehicles or license plates?
Yes. It is to your advantage to notify the Parking Office of any vehicle changes to protect you from being held responsible for any citations issued on a car you no longer own.
May I share/loan my permit to another person?
Permits are non-transferable, so you should never share or give your permit to anyone. In addition, you are responsible for any citations issued to your permit regardless of the vehicle in violation.
What happens if I lose or misplace my permit? What happens if my permit is stolen?
You should report a lost or stolen permit to the Parking Office as soon as possible as you are responsible for any citations issued to your permit. If your permit is not located, you will be required to purchase a replacement permit to continue parking on campus. Replacement permits are $30 for students and $40 for faculty/staff.
I moved to a different address since this permit was issued. Can I exchange it for a different permit?
If your residence changed after you purchased this permit, please bring the permit to the Parking Office and we will exchange it for the permit type you currently need.
When does my parking permit expire?
The 2013-2014 parking permits expire August 15, 2014.
What do I do with my permit from last year?
Your permit from last year is no longer valid. If you have a permit from last year, it would be in your best interest to destroy it or return it to the Parking Office. Any citations issued on your permit will be your responsibility.
Am I able to park in any other lots on campus besides my authorized lot(s)?
Please refer to the back of your permit to identify your authorized lot(s).
Where can I park if my assigned “H” lot is full?
|If your lot is...||Your Alternate (Overflow)Lot is...|
|H18||...located in the west corner of the Chester Fritz Auditorium lot.
...the "A/S/H" (brown) zones west of the Housing Office (6th Ave. N. & State St.).
|HPR||...the gravel lot located north of 6th Ave. N. and Princeton (behind the tennis courts).||Map|
|HJFS||...the "A/S/H" (brown) zones in the southwest corner of the Chester Fritz Auditorium.||Map|
May I park overnight in a "A/S/H" (brown) zones?
Yes, however, there are a few "A/S/H" (brown) zones posted as “NO OVERNIGHT PARKING.” No overnight parking is enforced between the hours of 3:00 am and 6:00 am, 7 days/week.
Are there locations on campus where I can plug-in my car?
No. University parking lots are not equipped with electrical outlets. Some University Apartments have limited outlets reserved for their residents.
Is there a fee to park in the ramp?
Visitors can park in the ramp on a pay-as-you-go basis. Rates are $1.50/first hour and $1 each additional hour up to a maximum daily charge of $7. Please review Visitor Information for additional visitor parking options.
A, S and H zone permit holders can access the ramp using their permits for general parking on levels 4 and 5 (time and space restrictions apply). For more information regarding the ramp, please review Ramp Information.
Can my friends/family park on campus?
The University has a number of parking options available for our guests including metered parking and temporary permits. Please review Visitor Information for visitor parking options.
How long may I park at a meter?
Some meters allow a maximum of thirty minutes of prepaid parking while others have limits of 1-2 hours.
In addition, some meters do not require payment after 4:30 pm, but you must display a valid UND parking permit to legally park in these metered spaces.
Parking meters accept nickels, dimes and quarters.
- $.05 = 2 minutes
- $.10 = 4 minutes
- $.25 = 10 minutes
Note: Inserting additional coins will not extend the meter beyond the maximum time. Please refer to the meters for the maximum time allowed.
The meter isn't working. What should I do?
If a meter does not appear to be working, you may park in the space but you should report the meter to the Parking Office immediately at 701.777.3551. If you are ticketed, you will need to complete the "Meter Malfunction Form." Your parking ticket will be excused if the meter is found to be not working.
How do I pay for a parking ticket?
Parking tickets can be paid online (for students, faculty and staff), in person, or by mail.
Please review how to Pay a Citation.
Do you ticket during winter, spring and summer breaks? What about weekends?
Yes. A considerable number of faculty and staff are on campus all year. In addition to enforcement staff, University Police officers are on duty every day of the year and may ticket a vehicle parked inappropriately. A permit is required 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Is there a limit to the number of tickets I can be issued?
No. You will receive a citation any time your vehicle is found to be in violation of parking regulations and will be responsible for any and all fees.
How do I avoid having my vehicle immobilized/booted?
A vehicle may be immobilized (booted) whenever 3 or more unpaid citations have been issued to any vehicle or posted to the account of any owner/operator. Vehicles will be released after all fines are paid in full (by cash in person or credit card online). To avoid having your vehicle immobilized/booted, please pay all citations as soon as possible.
What will happen if I get a lot of tickets?
If you receive 6 or more citations in one academic year, you will lose the right to park on UND property. If you are found parking on campus after losing this privilege, you will receive a Suspended Privileges citation, $100 fine, and may be towed.
Who can use on-campus apartment visitor parking?
People who park in visitor parking cannot be affiliated with UND. They can park in Visitor parking for a maximum of three days within a one week period. Students with parking permits who wish to park near the on campus apartments should use the "A/S/H" (brown) zones lots nearby. Apartment residents are responsible for informing guests of parking options. Additionally, guests are responsible for all citations that they may receive. Please reference the Apartment Parking Policy for more parking information.