Carnegie Mellon University

ACADEMIC YEAR PERMITS ACTIVATION DATE IS MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2019. 

IF YOU HAVE A CURRENT PERMIT, PLEASE CONTINUE TO DISPLAY THE CURRENT YEAR PERMIT, WHICH EXPIRES 8/31/2019

Faculty & Staff Permits

The online open enrollment period has ended for AY19/20.  You can check your current permits, open citations, vehicle information by logging into your account with your ANDREW ID.

If you'd like to cancel your current (18/19) or future (19/20), please stop in our office.  You are also able to register for up to three waiting list choices at any time by stopping in our office or by sending us an email.

If you are a new faculty or staff member, and you have a valid ANDREW ID, you may complete a paper application and email it to our office or stop in our office to discuss parking options.

Please visit our FAQs page for further information.

Parking Permit Distribution Dates

Location:  Dithridge Street Garage Lobby, Monday, August 19, 2019, 9 AM - 1 PM.  For the following parking areas only:  4700 Fifth Ave. (Residence on Fifth, FACULTY & STAFF ONLY), 4620 Henry St., Clyde St. (FACULTY & STAFF ONLY), Dithridge Garage, Fairfax, Fifth & Craig (RAND building), Fifth & Neville Lot & garages, GATF, Henry St., Whitfield, & Zebina Way.

Location:   Parking & Transportation Services, East Campus Garage office, 1st FL, Tuesday, August 20 through Friday, August 23, 2019, 9 AM - 3 PM.  ALL PERMITS INCLUDING ALL STUDENT PERMITS

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Carnegie Mellon ID required to pick up your parking permit
  • Our office will be open 9 AM - 3 PM ONLY during permit distribution week.  No permits will be distributed after 3 PM.
  • If you are unable to pick up your permit by Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, you can pick up your permit during regular office hours, M-F, 8 AM - 4:30 PM in the East Campus Garage beginning Monday, August 26, 2019.  Permits not picked up by August 31, 2019, will be considered unclaimed and cancelled.  Please send an email if you are not able to pick up your permit by August 31, 2019.

Student Permits

Academic Year 19/20 Student Parking Permits

Students may access their parking account by clicking here at any time.  Current rates can be downloaded as a PDF file.   Please visit our FAQs for further information.  See below for carpool information.  (CMU ANDREW ID required)

Permit assignments will begin during June through July 2019.  You will be notified via your ANDREW EMAIL of a permit assignment.  Please respond within three (3) business days as to whether you ACCEPT or DECLINE the parking permit assignment.

Please complete the application form (PDF) if you had not registered for a parking permit during open enrollment in May, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Stephenson.


  • If you currently have an active permit and wish to continue it through 8/31/2019, visit our office beginning Monday, May 20, 2019 to purchase and extend your current permit three additional months (June, July, and August, 2019). 
  • PTC (Second Avenue) permits are for ETC (Entertainment Technology Center) students, as well as faculty & staff at ETC.  The PTC garage is located at 700 Technology Dr. Pittsburgh, PA. 15219.
  • Parking & Transportation may offer a discounted PTC (Second Avenue) permit for on-campus students if enough interest is expressed.  This permit would allow you to use the PTC garage for parking.  You would utilize the CMU Shuttle services or Port Authority for transportation to and from the PTC garage to central campus on Forbes Avenue.  Please email our office if you are interested in this off-campus parking location alternative.

Parking Permit Forms & Policies

Parking Application Form (PDF)

Please complete this form and submit to P&TS by email, or stop by our office in the East Campus Garage.

Carpool Application (PDF)

Current faculty, staff, and students who have an active permit should complete this form if they share a ride or carpool with other members of the campus community.  Once the form is completed, please email or stop in our office in the East Campus Garage, and the carpool leader (permit holder) will receive a discount of $10 beginning with their next payroll deduction.  Applications will be sent to current carpool members to complete each academic year. ** Students will receive the discount when they purchase the permit**

Three times in a permit year (September through August), carpool members are permitted to drive to work on their own.  You will receive validated parking in the East Campus Garage for these three times that the carpool members are arriving to campus on the same day, regardless of the original carpool leader's permit location.  You will receive a punch card to be presented when you receive validated parking.

The University’s Parking Regulations, Policies and Procedures (pdf) apply to all vehicles operated on University property. The University is not responsible for loss or damage incurred to vehicles or the contents in the vehicles using University facilities or operated on University property. The Parking & Transportation Services office issues permits only to members of the University community, subject to the conditions that permit holders abide by the Policies and agree to pay the fees charged for parking permits and all costs or penalties associated with violations of the Regulations. Monies that are owed to Parking & Transportation Services must be paid before an application will be included in the permit assignment process. The Policies define specific violations and explain the University’s enforcement practices; including ticketing and imposition of fines, payment and appeal procedures and, where necessary, immobilization or external enforcement (i.e. towing). Parking & Transportation Services reserves the right to ticket and tow any vehicle located on University property if that vehicle does not display a valid parkin

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Reminder!  If you have forgotten your permit hang tag, please stop in our office in the East Campus Garage to purchase a temporary hang tag for a one-time fee of $3.