UMBC requires all parked vehicles have a valid UMBC virtual permit, Monday through Thursday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, excluding visitor pay to park spaces. Parking permits are required year round and the permit is attached to your vehicles. Permits are valid for an academic year from September 1st through August 31st.
Permits will not be issued to employees with past due parking fines.
Refunds will not be issued on permits.
Employees receiving tuition remission are not eligible for a student permit. Faculty are not eligible for a student permit.
Employee permits are issued to the following zones:
Zone D – purple – Non-gated parking for annual D permit ($280.00)
Zone D – Daily permits ($2.00 each) are for one date use only and are also available in a 5-pack, 10-pack, or 20-pack online.
Zone E – purple – gated parking – with visor card valid for the assigned gated lot only ($380.00)
Modified parking zones are in effect after 3:30 PM and during the winter and summer sessions.
Gated parking wait list
Complete a gated lot request form to go on the wait list. A list of gated lot requests is maintained by Parking Services. To remain on the wait list a valid UMBC permit must be purchased each year. If you transfer to a different department while on the wait list notify Parking Services of the change. Should space on gated lots become available the wait list will be forwarded to the appropriate dean or vice president for selection. Parking Services will notify selected employees with instructions on obtaining the gated parking.
Parking payroll deduction program
Regular or Contingent 2 employees are eligible to participate in this pretax benefit. Parking deductions are taken over 20 pays from early September til early June. Open enrollment begins around the middle of August each academic year. Once enrolled your ePermit will automatically renew.
To end payroll deduction go to Parking Services to complete a cancellation form.
Eligible employees can enroll at Parking Services while the program is open. A ‘Certification of Eligibility’ from Human Resources and campus ID must be provided by new employees to enroll. Employees that start after the cutoff around the middle of February will need to pay for their parking fees for the remainder of the academic year with the option to enroll during the open period in August.
Permits purchased by cash, check or credit card
Permits can be purchased at Parking Services with payment of currency or check only during regular business hours, ID required (UMBC or driver license). Daily permits can be purchased in any quantity in the office.
New employee temporary permit
The hiring department can submit a request to: firstname.lastname@example.org for a two week temporary permit. Please include employees name, start date, hiring status and vehicle information to include license plate. Temporary permits are available for new regular line or full time contingent 2 employees only.