Visitor Parking

Parking permits are required in all campus parking lots between the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, year-round.

Short Term Parking Rates

Short Term Parking TypeZone AZone BZone C
Hourly Rate $2 $1 $1
Daily Visitor Permit $12 $10 $10
Infrequent Driver Daily Permit** Green Option $7 $5 $5
30-Day Permit $100 $66 $20

Green Option * Carpools require a minimum of three people per car to qualify.

Green Option ** Infrequent Driver discount is available to OSU faculty, staff and students who do not own an annual permit.


Metered Parking

Metered parking is available throughout campus. No permit is required for metered parking areas. Payment at metered spaces is required during posted hours, even if you have an OSU permit.

ADA Parking

ADA parking spaces require both an OSU parking permit and a valid DMV placard.

Visitors to campus with a valid ADA placard, may obtain a three-hour guest permit at no charge at the Information Booth or the Parking Services office.

With a valid DMV placard, any meter that has a limit of more than 30 minutes does not require payment.

Purchasing a Permit for Short-Term Parking

Visitor parking permits are available at the following locations:

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Parking areas are designated by signage at the parking lot entrance.