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Parking Services

VIOLATION RATES: With MSU Board of Trustees approval, parking violation rates increased in July 2023. View additional information on our violation policies page.


Select permits are available to purchase online. If the permit you're looking to purchase is NOT offered online, please call 517-355-8440. 

Refer to the signs posted at the ENTRANCES of campus lots for general parking requirements and restrictions. All parking areas are either restricted or require payment per existing posted regulations and times.


Frequently asked questions about permits, parking and more.

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Current parking rates and ticket prices are approved by the Board of Trustees and support parking and safety services. The Parking Office provides parking services to students, staff and visitors of Michigan State University. Parking Services is a self-supporting auxiliary that is not funded by state taxes or student tuition. Parking operations, maintenance and development expenses are funded by revenue generated from the sale of parking services. All fees collected from paid violations fund safety systems on campus such as the Emergency Green Light Phones