Visitor Parking

  • Day permits may be obtained from Public Safety 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Day permits may override parking meters if specified on the individual permit.

    Parking lots are enforced from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Early Education Center lot (D-1) is enforced 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free parking is available after enforced hours in all lots. Guests may also park in the the F-1 lot free of charge 5 a.m. to 3 a.m. No overnight parking permitted.

    Day Pass Request

  • Parking meters are available in many lots to accommodate short-term parking needs. Meters are located at a centralized paystation in lots M-1 and M-5, and may be utilized for a maximum of four (4) hours. Residence hall meters are monitored 24 hours a day with the exception of holidays mentioned herein. Lot D-1 is monitored from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Each meter is marked with the maximum time allowed. Vehicles parked in expired meter spaces are subject to citation. If parking meters are not working, do not park your vehicle in that metered parking space. Report any problems to Public Safety.

    General and reserved permits do not override meters. Retired, special, no zone, and vendor/contractor permits are authorized.

    Day permits are issued at a rate of $5 per day from the Public Safety Office and are available 24 hours a day.

    Day permits must be properly displayed from the rear-view mirror or the vehicle is subject to a citation. Day permits are valid in lots listed on pass only, and do not override any reserved space unless specified.

    Day Pass Request

    The reserved spaces on the northeast end of the CMU are for Affinity Plus Credit Union. To park in these spaces a designated permit must be hanging on the rear view mirror at all times. These permits may be obtained at Affinity Plus Credit Union.

    Disabled parking is provided in specifically designated close-in areas. Because lot maintenance needs to be shared by all permit holders, the University requires that staff, faculty and students with vehicles displaying a valid state issued disabled parking permit (including temporary state issued disabled parking permits) or license plate are also required to display an MSUM parking permit while parked in any University-owned disabled parking stall.

    If the designated parking stalls are full in the area you choose to park, you may park in any metered parking stall for an maximum of four (4) hours. After four hours, you must either relocate your vehicle or pay the posted metered rate.

    This properly displayed permit is for individuals whose children are enrolled in the center. This is for 15 minutes only in lot D-1 or in designated spaces on 6th Avenue. Enforced Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Cost: Provided free to Early Education Center families

    The maroon permit is issued to clients of the SLHS clinic and is to be used while conducting clinic business only. Vehicles with the maroon permit properly displayed should park in the spaces designated for SLHS use in the G-10 lot. When those spaces are all occupied, overflow parking is allowed in the remainder of the G-10 lot. Permits are only valid during scheduled SLHS appointment times.

    Cost: Provided free to clinic clients

    The teal permit is issued to sales representatives, vending agents, contractors and others in similar positions using unmarked vehicles for business only. Use of this permit for any other purpose than to conduct business with Minnesota State University Moorhead representatives can result in revocation of parking privileges on the campus. Vehicles with the vendor/contractor permit properly displayed may park in General lots and Metered spaces.

    With a company logo, a vendor permit is not required. Marked vehicles are to follow the same parking guidelines as those with a vendor permit. Leaving a note on the dash does not qualify as a marked vehicle.

    Cost: $88/year, $56.65/semester, $25.75/summer