FacultyA&P, CCS Staff - CX - Buckeye Lot Surface Parking

Permit Year 2017-2018

Purchase Permit


Employee permit eligibility is determined by the university and is based on employment classification. Employees holding faculty, administrative, professional, staff/classified civil service, and graduate students holding a paid appointment may purchase this permit.

If you are unsure of your eligibility, log in to your account using your OSU username and password to view eligible permits.


This permit is eligible for payroll deduction. University employees who meet the monthly payroll deduction eligibility requirements, which are determined by the university, must agree to the Payroll Deduction Enrollment terms at checkout.

Employees who select the payroll deduction option must pay the first month’s payment at the time of purchase (unless the permit is ordered prior to August 1). Subsequent payments will be deducted from either the second paycheck of the month (for biweekly-paid employees) or the monthly check the following month and will continue through July of the applicable permit year.

Return information can be found on the Return/Refund page.

Annual Cost


Monthly Proration


Annual Permit Proration Table

$256.56 $235.18 $213.80 $192.42 $171.04 $149.66
$128.28 $106.90 $85.52 $64.14 $42.76 $21.38

Surface Lot Access

Central Campus Access

A Spaces Off-Peak
B Spaces Off-Peak
C Spaces Off-Peak
CX Spaces All Times

West Campus Access

WA Spaces All Times
WB Spaces All Times
WC Spaces All Times
WC5 Spaces All Times

Restricted Spaces

Paid Hourly w/ Payment
Accessible No Access
State Vehicle No Access
Reserved Spaces No Access

Peak: 5 a.m. - 4 p.m. Weekdays
Off-Peak: 4 p.m. - 3 a.m. Weekdays, All Day Weekends
Overnight: 3 a.m. - 5 a.m.

Permit-specific surface lot access information is available here.


Permits provide access to designated surface lot parking and may provide garage access depending on the type of permit purchased. However, permit holders parked in designated surface lot hourly parking spaces and at single-space meters are required to pay the hourly rate. 

Link Your Vehicle License Plate to Your Permit

Paid permit verification is accomplished solely through license plate recognition technology; as such, it is important that license plate information be kept current at all times.

Up to two vehicles may be linked to a permit, but only one vehicle at a time may be parked on campus without additional payment. Paid hourly parking or a valid visitor permit is required for an additional linked vehicle to be parked on campus simultaneously.

Customers are responsible for ensuring that correct license plate information is linked to their permit. Failure to do so may result in citations.

License plate information may be updated by logging in to the online self-service portal and clicking on Link Vehicle(s) to Permit.

Event Hangtag

An event hangtag is included with the purchase of an annual permit. A hangtag is not proof of paid parking and only provides access to selected event parking.

Presentation of the event hangtag is required for no-cost entry into lots sold at an event rate, regardless of final destination. Annual permit holders unable to present an event hangtag will be required to pay the nonrefundable event rate.

Customers are encouraged to have their event hangtag readily available year round.

Extended Parking

Vehicles parked in one area for more than 72 consecutive hours without prior authorization will be cited as abandoned and moved at the owner’s expense. Customers who would like to leave a car parked on campus for an extended period of time should contact the CampusParc Customer Service Center.


Garage Access

Peak No Access
Off-Peak No Access
Overnight No Access
Peak: 5 a.m. - 4 p.m. Weekdays
Off-Peak: 4 p.m. - 3 a.m. Weekdays, All Day Weekends
Overnight: 3 a.m. - 5 a.m.

Keycard-specific garage access information is available here.


Visitor Garages

The 12th Avenue and Ohio Union South garages are reserved for visitors 5 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays. Permit holders exiting garages after 8:00 a.m. weekdays are subject to additional fees.

SAFEAUTO and South Cannon garages are reserved for visitors at all times.

Keycard Access Keycard

Customers with permits that include garage access are provided a garage access keycard. Garage gates are activated by tapping the keycard directly on the reader at garage entrances and exits.

Keycards may be used to exit only if the last use was for entry, and vice versa. If a ticket is pulled to enter a garage, payment must be made at exit.


Additional Information