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Q:   How do I pay for a parking violation?

A:    You may pay on line by clicking here.


Q:   How do I dispute or appeal a parking ticket?  

A:    All appeals must be received within 14 calendar days; the date of issue is day one.  UMBC students must initiate appeal review online.  Student notification of the appeal decision will be sent through e-mail.  The Student Parking Appeals Board, under Student Judicial Programs, will review and resolve student appeals. The decisions of the Student Appeals Board are final. Faculty, Staff and Visitors may submit online by clicking here.


Q:   I am a new faculty/staff employee, how do I order my permit?

A:   Your department will provide you with the information for a temporary permit that lasts two weeks. Once your temporary permit expires, you must come by Parking Services to receive your permanent permit.  Please bring your campus ID with you. Part-time employees are not eligible for the free two week permit.


Q:   I ordered a permit online, but never received it. What should I do?

A:   All permits are virtual.  Your license plate is your parking permit.


Q:   I am a student, where can I park on campus?

A:   Campus parking is broken down into the following six (6) permit areas: Zone A – Commuter Students; Zone B – Walker Apartments; Zone C- Resident Students; Zone D – Faculty/Staff; Zone E – Gated Faculty/Staff; and Zone F – Freshman Satellite Lot.


Q:    What are my parking options at UMBC as a visitor?

A:    Visitor parking is available at ‘Pay-to-Park’ spaces.  Visitors pay at the pay station when they arrive on campus.  Visitor parking spaces are located at Administration Drive Garage upper level, Commons Garage first level, Walker Avenue Garage upper level, Lot 9 and Lot 7 on Walker Avenue. Visitor parking is $2.00 per hour and payable by MasterCard, Visa or exact currency, no change or refunds provided.  Visitor parking is enforced Monday-Friday from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm.


Q:   How much does parking cost at UMBC?

A:    Student parking fees are included in the mandatory transportation fee.

Faculty/Staff parking is $280.00/ year for non-gated parking and $380.00/year for gated parking.

Faculty/Staff Daily Permits are $2.00/ day


Q:   What forms of payment do you accept?

A:   UMBC Parking Services accepts currency, check or money order in the office.  You may pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express online.  Pay stations accept MasterCard, Visa or exact currency. No Change or Refunds will be Provided.


Q:   How many vehicles can I register?  

A:   You may register up to three (3) vehicles. Only one may be on campus at a time.


Q:   I have a valid parking permit for this semester. Can I park in a Pay-to-Park or visitor space?

A:   In order to park in a visitor space with your UMBC parking permit, you must have a valid Disabled Permit that must be registered with Parking Services.