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Fisher Hall East

Parking and Card Services provides resources designed to support students, faculty, and staff as well as visitors to our campus. Our services include parking permits and University ID cards.

TU ID Card

New TU ID card: New to the university click on CanePhoto to upload a photo. Parking and Card Services will send an email letting you know your ID card is ready for pickup. There is no charge for the first card issued to you.  You will pick up your new TU ID card in the Parking and Card Service office located in Fisher Hall unless noted otherwise below.

Incoming Students Starting in Summer 2020:

  • Incoming residential student living in summer school housing will receive their card at housing check-in.
  • Incoming apartment/commuter student can pick up your TU ID card from the Parking and Card Services office located in Fisher Hall.

Replacement TU ID Card: Current students and employees click on CanePhoto to upload a new photo or select to maintain your current photo to create a replacement TU ID Card. Once you submit a photo, your replacement ID card will be ready in approximately 1 business day. Parking and Card Services will send an email letting you know your ID card is ready for pickup.  Your University Bursar account will be charged $15 to replace your ID.  You will pick up your new TU ID card in the Parking and Card Service office located in Fisher Hall.

The TU ID Card is the official identification card. TU ID Card must be carried at all times when on campus and presented to University officials upon request. 

Your ID Card can be used for:

  • Photo identification
  • Access to certain buildings and facilities on campus
  • Access to a variety of campus events and services
  • Swipe for a meal, Hurricane Gold Dollars, and dining dollars
  • Check out library materials

Please report lost or stolen cards to Parking and Card Services located in Fisher Hall.  A $15 fee is charged to replace a TU ID Card.  TU ID Cards are not transferable and are void upon interruption or termination of enrollment/employment with the university. Improper use of the TU ID card is subject to University student conduct.

Parking Registration & Permits

Whether you are visiting The University of Tulsa for a day, living on campus, or commuting to class or work, having a convenient and safe place to park is a priority.  Our goal is to help you understand the ins and outs of parking on campus. All vehicles parked on university property must be registered with the Parking & Card Services Office.

The University of Tulsa features an on-line Vehicle Registration Process for its community, long-term guests and affiliated vendors. Registration is required for all motorized vehicles which may be done any time on or past the date your Registration sequence begins, as identified in the “Parking Registration Calendar” below.

The parking portal is available throughout the year to obtain a permit. You will be required to login using your TU username and password.

Parking Registration Calendar 2020-2021

2020 – 2021 Parking Registration Timeline

Registration for parking permits will be conducted on an annual first-come, first-served basis within groups sequenced in the following order: full-time faculty, all other employees, resident students, and non-resident students.

Residential Students for 2020-2021 (Residence Halls, Apartments, Sorority and Sigma Nu) –  (see Housing Selection materials for details)

Retaining Period

  • Faculty, Staff, and Adjuncts retain your current space – April 13, 2020 (9:00am) – April 17, 2020 (12:00pm)

Non-Retaining Period

  • Full-Time Faculty – Monday, April 20, 2020 (9:00am)
  • Full-Time Employees – Thursday, April 23, 2020 (9:00am)
  • Continuing Commuter Students – Wednesday, April 29, 2020 (9:00am)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Temporary, Part-Time Employees, and Unclassified – Monday, May 4, 2020 (9:00am)
  • Incoming Students – Wednesday, July 8, 2020 (9:00am)

Permits are valid from May 15, 2020 – May 14, 2021. Once permit is order there are no refunds nor prorations.

Summer Parking - New Students 2020

Incoming Students Starting Summer 2020

  • Fisher South residents – Starting May 6th, please complete this form (click here) to receive a summer parking permit.  Within 3 business days of order, we will email you a summer parking permit for you to print out that will be good until July 31stPlease note: On July 8th, you will be able to go online at 9:00 am and purchase your 2020-2021 Parking Permit at that time (click here).
  • All other incoming students (Apartments and commuters) – Click here beginning May 6th to purchase your 2020-2021 Parking Permit.  These permits will be sent through USPS Mail to the address you put into the parking system.


ADA Parking Options for University Faculty, Staff, and Students with Disabilities

In order to use campus parking spaces designated as disabled accessible, vehicles must display the appropriate parking permits, placards and plates. Individuals will also need to purchase a University parking permit that should be displayed along with the DMV issued placard or plate.


The University may provide short-term parking to faculty, staff, and students with disabilities by offering temporary ADA permits for parking on campus.

To request parking based on temporary disability, please complete the temporary ADA parking permit request form which will require this information:

1. A request including name, University ID, and the length of time the temporary accommodation is being requested.

2. Upload documentation supporting your request for a temporary ADA parking permit.  This may include doctors request on letterhead or Physical Disability Parking Placard Application signed by a physician.)  Please don’t include any information related to the diagnosis or reason for the ADA permit. This is not necessary to process a temporary ADA permit.

After these items have been submitted and approved, Parking and Card Services will campus mail the approved temporary accommodations permit.  If you have any questions please contact our office.

Parking Permit Rates

Purchasing a parking permit for a particular lot does not guarantee a space at all times in that lot. Campus lots may be closed for special events, athletic activities, and/or for University operations and maintenance. The permit issued is lot-specific (“non-roving”). Therefore, it is valid until the permit’s expiration date only for the lot in which you are assigned.

2020-2021 rates include a $1 processing fee:

Motorcycles & Motorized Scooters: $26.00

Commuter Lot Permits: $41

Resident-only Lots: $131

Non-resident student Standard and Dual-purpose Lots: $201

Faculty & Staff Standard and Dual-purpose Lots: $161

Premium Lots: $801.00

Registrants purchasing a Commuter Lot (CL) can park in any of the four Commuter Lots located on Harvard Avenue at the Reynolds Center Arena, the Harvard Lot at South Gary Place, the east end of the Keplinger/Law Lot, and the Harvard East Lot on 4th Street. Vehicles registered with valid permits for other lots may overflow into the commuter lot at the Reynolds Center Arena, space permitting.

Signs at entrances to University-owned and controlled parking lots and streets indicate who may use the parking as well as applicable time restrictions. Parking in these lots and on streets is provided for authorized vehicles in safe, operable condition. Any unauthorized, abandoned, disabled or unsafe vehicle, even if registered with the University and bearing a current parking permit is subject to removal. The expense of removing and storage of any vehicle will be the responsibility of the owner.

Commuter Lot (CL):

Shuttle buses provide pick-up and drop-off from the four Harvard Ave. lots, Monday through Friday (excluding university holidays.) CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT SHUTTLE INFORMATION

  • Reynolds Center Arena Lot, East 8th Street and South Harvard Avenue – CL
  • Harvard Lot, East 8th Street and South Gary Place – CL
  • Keplinger/ Law Lot, East most part of lot – CL
  • Harvard East Lot, 4th Street and Harvard – CL

Additional Commuter Lots- exclusive use to the designated permit

  • University Square West Apartments – USW
  • Norman Village Commuter- NVC

Resident-only Lots:

“Resident-only Lot” permits are available to students who live in on-campus housing. Parking in these lots is available for properly registered vehicles, 24 (twenty-four) hours a day, *7 (seven) days a week.  During Summer months, starting with 1st day of summer classes until the last day of summer classes, residents with a valid resident-only permit may park in any residential lot.

  • 6th Street and Delaware Avenue – WR
  • Brown Village Apartments – BV
  • LaFortune House – LF
  • Mayo Village Apartments – MV
  • West Suites – WR
  • University Square South Apartments – NR
  • University Square West Apartments – NR
  • Norman Village Apartments – NR
  • West Park Apartments – NR

Resident Dual-purpose Lots:

Residents may also purchase parking permits in “Dual-purpose Lots”, which are shared with “Non-resident” campus members. “Dual-purpose” lots include:

  • Lorton Village Apartments– LV
  • Lorton Performance Center – LPC
  • McFarlin Library – MLIB

Non-resident Standard Lots:

Non-residents are members of The University of Tulsa community consisting of faculty, staff and students who do not reside on-campus. “Non-resident Standard Lots” are:

  • Keplinger/Law – KL
  • Mabee East – MAE
  • Mabee West – MAW
  • University Methodist Church – UMC (weekday, non-event days)
  • 4th Street and College Avenue South– COS
  • 4th Street and College Avenue North – CON

Non-resident Dual-purpose Lots:

Non-residents may also purchase parking permits for “Dual-purpose Lots”, which are shared with on-campus housing residents.

  • Lorton Village Apartments– LV
  • Lorton Performance Center – LPC
  • McFarlin Library – MLIB

Premium Lots:

Non-residents are members of The University of Tulsa community consisting of faculty, staff and students who do not reside on-campus. Parking in the “Non-resident Premium Lots” is restricted to valid permit holders, available to them 24 (twenty-four) hours a day, 7 (seven) days a week. “Non-resident Premium Lots” are:

  • Harwell Hall – HH
  • Lorton Hall – LH
  • Phillips Hall – PH
  • Case Tennis – CT

Motorcycles and Motorized Scooters:

The University of Tulsa employees and students are to park registered motorcycles, mopeds, and motorized scooters on concrete pads near the bicycle racks. Under no circumstances are these vehicles to be driven on sidewalks or grassy areas, even if just to access the concrete pads near bicycle racks.

“Open Parking Lots”

During weekends and holidays, “Non-resident Standard Lots” are the only lots that are also designated as “Open Parking Lots”, available between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. in the evenings, and 24 (twenty-four) hours a day on the weekends.


  • See posted parking lot signs for specific enforcement times.
  • Some apartment lots remain “Resident-only Lots” as apartment residents maintain their occupancy throughout the year.
  • “Open Parking Lots” may be closed for special events, athletic activities, and/or for University operations and maintenance.


There will be no refunds for parking permits after May 15th of each year. Parking permits are not prorated.

Proper Display of Parking Permits

Upon Registration, a parking decal will be issued that is to be affixed to the vehicle on the inside, lower portion of the passenger-side, front windshield. For motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters, the decal must be attached to the right-hand, upper arm of the cycle’s right-front fork. If the permit has been purchased but the decal is not properly affixed to the vehicle, it is considered to be the same type of violation as the “No-permit” category.

Please note: Parking decals take 3-5 days to be mailed to the address you provided when you purchased your permit. You may print a temporary parking permit that should be displayed on the inside, lower portion of the passenger-side, front windshield. Directions to print your temporary permit: Parking Portal(sign-in), click view your permits, select active permit and you will see a link to print your temporary parking permit.

Replacement/Exchange Parking Permit

If you need to replace or exchange your parking permit please complete this form to request a replacement/exchange parking permit.  Your University Bursar account will be charged $5 to replace/exchange your parking permit.


Waiting List for Parking Permit

If, after completing your parking selection registration you would like to seek availability in another lot, place yourself on the Waiting List. This, too, will be prioritized based on lot availability and request order. As spaces become available, individuals on this list will be contacted by Parking & Card Services to make this change.  Parking permits are not prorated.(Click here for Waitlist Video)

2019-2020 waitlist will dissolve April 1, 2020