All faculty and staff are required to have a valid permit to park on campus and will be required to park in their assigned zones.
Payroll eligible faculty and staff may go to the forms section of the Parking Services Website and complete the Payroll Deduction Form. The cost of permits will remain at $280 per year for D Permits and $380 per year for E Permits. For your security, we will no longer require you to put your social security number on the form.
UMBC requires all parked vehicles to have a valid UMBC virtual permit, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, excluding visitor Pay-to-Park spaces. Parking permits are required year-round and the permit is attached to your vehicle’s license plate. 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 – Annual Staff (Non-Gated) – 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 – Gated Parking – with visor card valid for the assigned gated lot only ($380.00).
Modified parking zones are in effect after 4 PM.
Gated Parking Wait List
Complete a Gated Lot Request Form to be added to 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 how to obtain 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 until early June. Open enrollment begins the middle of August each academic year. Once enrolled, your permit will automatically renew. Click on the Payroll Deduction Form to enroll.
Eligible employees can enroll at Parking Services while the program is open (Last day for 23-24 School Year is February 13). A ‘Certification of Eligibility’ from Human Resources and campus ID must be provided by new employees to enroll.
To end payroll deduction, submit a new Payroll Deduction Form with cancel selected. Gate cards must be returned to Parking Services at time of cancellation.
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 packs of 5, 10 and 20 in the office.
New Hire Two-Week Permit
Hiring departments can submit the New Hire Parking Form to: email@example.com to request a two-week temporary permit. Temporary permits are available for new full-time employees only. Part-time employees are NOT eligible for this permit. Part-time and Contingent 1 Employees should also submit the standard New Hire Form. Those receiving the New Hire Two-Week permit MUST park in the D Permit Zone. Parking in any other location will result in a citation.
New Gate Cards
Staff may apply for Gate Cards to ensure guaranteed parking. Gated parking is available for $380 per year. Applicants must complete this FORM and return to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt, you will be added to the appropriate waiting list. Please note, we issue gate cards annually when spaces become available.
Lost Gate Cards
Lost or stolen gate cards must be reported to Parking Services immediately. Replacement gate cards can be obtained at the Parking Services Office. The fee is $25.00.