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Parking & Card Services


Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.




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

Visit CanePhoto to upload a photo for your TU ID Card.  Current students and employees will be able to pick up their ID card at Parking and Card Services the next business day.  Incoming students will receive their TU ID card at New Student Orientation.  If you choose not to utilize the online process, you will need to visit the Parking & Card Services Office, located in Fisher Hall, to have your photo taken and ID Card produced on-site.  There is no charge for the first card issued to you.

The TU ID Card is the official identification card. TU ID Cards 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 meal plan, Hurricane Gold Dollars and dining dollars

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 card is subject to University student conduct.

Caring for your ID Card

It is important to follow some simple steps to insure the operation of your

  • Do not punch a hole in the card yourself. If you want a hole punched in the card bring it to Parking and Card Services in Fisher Hall/Pat Case Dining Center.
  • Do not use your ID as an ice scraper; it will damage the circuitry and possibly break the card.
  • Do not wash and/or dry your ID card; it will make the card brittle and easily broken.

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

2018-2019 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.

  • Faculty, Staff, and Adjuncts retain your current space – March 1, 2018 (9:00am) – March 16, 2018 (12:00pm)
  • Continuing Residential Students – Begins March 7, 2018 (see Housing Selection materials for details)
  • Full-Time Faculty – Monday, March 26, 2018 (9:00am)
  • Full-Time Employees – Monday, April 2, 2018 (9:00am)
  • Continuing Commuter Students and Sorority Residents – Thursday, April 5, 2018 (9:00am)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Temporary, Part-Time Employees, and Unclassified – Monday, April 9, 2018 (9:00am)
  • Incoming Students – Monday, July 16, 2018 (9:00am)​​

Permits are valid from May 15, 2018 – May 14, 2019.

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.

Motorcycles & Motorized Scooters: $25.00

Shuttle Permits: $25.00

Resident-only Lots: $50.00

Non-resident Standard and Dual-purposed Lots: $100.00

Non-resident Premium Lots: $500.00

Registrants purchasing a Shuttle Permit (SHU) can park in any of the four Shuttle 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 Shuttle Lot located on Harvard Avenue 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.

Shuttle Lots: $25

Shuttle buses provide pick-up and drop-off from the four Harvard Ave. lots, Monday through Friday (excluding university holidays. Can a link to the shuttle website be included here? CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT SHUTTLE INFORMATION

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

Resident-only Lots: $50

“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.

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

Resident Dual-purpose Lots: $50

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
  • Mabee East – MAE
  • McFarlin Library – MLIB

Non-resident Standard Lots: $100

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 West – MAW
  • University Methodist Church – UMC (weekday, non-event days)
  • 4th Street and College Avenue South– COS
  • 4th Street and College Avenue North – CON
  • University Square West Apartments – USW

Non-resident Dual-purpose Lots: $100

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
  • Mabee East – MAE
  • McFarlin Library – MLIB

Non-resident Premium Lots: $500

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: $25

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. Note:

  • 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, 2018.

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.

Online Parking Permit Waiting List

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. (Click here for Waitlist Video)