2021-2022 Online Permit Registration

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Faculty/Staff - July 5, 2021

  • Permits for Zone(s) A-B-C-D, Union Garage, and Park-N-Geaux

Student Commuter -

  • July 12, 2021 - Graduate & Senior Students
  • July 13, 2021 - Graduate, Senior & Junior Students
  • July 14, 2021 - Graduate, Senior, Junior & Sophomore Students
  • July 15, 2021 - Graduate, Senior, Junior, Sophomore & Freshman Students
  • Permits for Zone(s) 1 (Commuter), Union Garage, and Park-N-Geaux
  • Note:  The Union Garage permits will be available to Law students and Residential students first using a priority system.  Commuter students may request to be added to the Union Garage wait list by submitting a request to parking@lsu.edu 

Law School - July 16, 2021

  •  Permits for Zone(s) 4 (Law School), Union Garage, and Park-N-Geaux
  • Note: The Union Garage Permits will be available to Law Students first.

Student Residential - July 19, 2021

  • Permits for Zone(s) 3 (Residential), Union Garage, Nicholson Gateway, and Edward Gay.

Student Greek - July 21, 2021

Offline registration begins at 8:00 a.m. CDT on each of the days for the specific grouping.  Permits are limited, but will remain available until sold out. 

Before you register, you will need:

  • Your myLSU login ID and password
    A valid USPS address (non-University address)
    Your vehicle information (make, model, color, license plate number and state)
    How to register for your permit:

Access your Parking Portal 

  1. Access your Parking Portal
  2. Select "Get Permits" to begin
  3. Click "Affiliated Login"
  4. Enter your myLSU username and password to complete the login process.
  5. The "Purchase a Permit" screen should appear. Click "Next".
  6. Review the permits available based on your LSU classification.  Make a permit selection, and select all check boxes.  Click "Next" to processed to the next step.  
  7. Enter your vehicle information by clicking "Add New Vehicle" or select all vehicles that apply. A Maximum of (2) vehicles may be associated with one permit at a time.  
  8. Select a delivery address.  If your delivery address is not correct, please click "Add New Address" and be sure to select the mailing type as "Home" (otherwise the address will not update.  USPS non-university mailing addresses only, not a PO Box.  Please allow for 10-14 days for delivery.  
  9. Enter or select a valid email address.
  10. Review your older and click "Pay Now". (All charges will be added to your LSU Billing Account.)

Questions or concerns regarding this process, please contact Parking & Transportation Services at (225) 578-5004 or email parking@lsu.edu

Frequently Asked Questions:

Employees:

Q: Do I have to register online?
A: Yes, all benefits eligible employees must register online for parking. This list of eligible employees does not include transient, wage as earned, retiree, gratis, non-affiliate, and four/ten month employees.

Q: I am a retiree, can I purchase my permit online?  
A: No, retiree permits must be purchased from the Parking & Transportation Office.  The cost of the permit is $5 and must be paid at the time of pick up.  
 
Q: Why this year do I have to register online?  The permit is usually automatically renewed.
A: Going forth all vehicles must be registered and linked to a permit. This process provides a convenient and concise way to collect information and update old mailing addresses. It also helps with campus safety by assigning permits to vehicles.
 
Q: How many vehicles will I be able to register?
A: Up to two vehicles may be registered per permit. We will require the state, license plate, make, model, and color of the vehicle. If driving a rental vehicle after two vehicles have been registered through the portal, you must contact the parking office to provide rental vehicle information.
 
Q: How do I update/edit my vehicle information? The portal will not let me.
A: Any changes or updates to vehicle information will require an email to parking@lsu.edu.

Q: I have a vanity license plate. How should I enter my license plate information in the portal?

A: Enter the  license plate number with no dashes or spaces and without the vanity (i.e. LSU, Purple Heart). E-mail parking@lsu.edu with the vanity information and we will update your record. 
 
Q: My vehicle has a temporary license plate. What do I need to do?
A: Please provide the temporary license plate number for your vehicle and when the official plate arrives, contact parking to update the information.
 
Q: How will payroll deduction work? 
A: All payroll deduction will fall under a nine month deduct schedule regardless of classification type (18 deducts for classified/biweekly employees). This means there will be some months out of the year where no deduction will occur. Deduction is set at a monthly prorated schedule.
 
Q: I am a current C permits holder. Will I lose my C parking privileges?
A: Current C permit holders will retain their C parking privileges unless otherwise they choose to downgrade. C permit holders must register by August 31, 2021 in order to maintain their current C lot; otherwise the waitlist will be used to assign the next person in queue.
 
Q: How do I add myself to a C-Lot waitlist?
A: The parking portal will allow you to add yourself to a waitlist and view at any time which lists you are included. At this time, the portal will not show your position on the list. Contact the parking office for detailed information.
 
Q: I did not receive a new gate access device. Will I be able to order one through online registration?
A: No, gate devices are distributed in person at the parking office and require a signature of release.
 
Q: I missed the July 5th registration date. Will I still be able to order my parking permit online?
A: Yes, the parking portal will remain open all year long for employees to order permits. All benefits eligible employees will be required to purchase permits online. Payroll deduction will be on the only method of payment.
 
Q: In the past, I paid for my parking permit in full. I did not want to be payroll deducted. How can I accomplish this?
A: All full-time benefits eligible employees who purchase a parking permit will be set up with a parking payroll deduction. Part-time employees will have the option to pay for their parking permit in full with a credit card online.  
 
Q: How many permits can I order online?
A: One permit per employee is allowed.
 
Q: How do I order my spouse’s permit through the parking portal (on-campus residents only)?
A: Spouse permits can only be purchased through the parking office. Vehicle registration will be required upon purchase.
 
Q: I ordered the wrong permit?/ The wrong permit was sent to me.
A: Bring it into our office so we may exchange it. There will be a $10 replacement charge.
 
Q: My permit never arrived. How do I get a new one?
A: Parking is not liable or responsible for the actions of the mail. To receive a replacement parking permit there will be a payment of $10 to the parking office.
 
Q: I need a permit for my motorcycle. How do I get one?
A: Motorcycle permits are issued at the parking office at no cost if a vehicle permit is in possession. There will be a fee for the motorcycle permit if the you do not have a vehicle permit.

Students:

Q: How do I get a Union Square Garage permit?
A: This year priority for the Union Square Garage permit will be given to students registered to Paul M. Hebert Law Center due to reduction in Law zone parking spaces for new bike lanes on Dalrymple Drive. Should Union Square Garage permits remain available after July 20, 2021, students on a waitlist will be given next priority.
 
Q: How do I get on the Union Square Garage waitlist?
A: Please send an email to parking@lsu.edu requesting addition to the waitlist.
 
Q: How many vehicles will I be able to register?
A: Up to two vehicles may be registered per permit. We will require the state, license plate, make, model, and color of the vehicle. If driving a rental vehicle after two vehicles have been registered through the portal, you must contact the parking office to provide rental vehicle information.
 
Q: How do I update/edit my vehicle information? The portal will not let me.
A: Any changes or updates to vehicle information will require an email to parking.
 
Q: My vehicle has a temporary license plate. What do I need to do?
A: Please provide the temporary license plate number for your vehicle and when the official plate arrives, contact parking to update the information.
 
Q: How many permits can I order online?
A: One permit per student is allowed.
 
Q: How do I order my spouse’s permit through the parking portal?
A: Spouse permits can only be purchased through the parking office. Vehicle registration will be required upon purchase. If the spouse is living in a resident hall, please provide the necessary housing documents.
 
Q: How do I get a medical parking permit?
A: Unlike in the past, plastic medical parking permits will not be issued this year. To receive medical parking privileges either come to the parking office or email the most updated medical documents (handicap placard, mobility license, etc). The privileges will then be associated with both your specific student permit and vehicle.
 
Q: My permit never arrived. How do I get a new one?
A: Parking is not liable or responsible for the actions of the mail. To receive a replacement parking permit there will be a payment of $10 to the parking office.
 
Q: The parking portal will not let me purchase the type of permit I need. How do I fix this?
A: If your housing assignment or student registration is not complete it may cause issues. Please contact the parking office by email, phone, or in person to correct this.
 
Q: I missed my registration date. Will I still be able to order my parking permit online?
A: Yes, the parking portal will remain open all year long for students to order permits. Permits will be prorated monthly beginning in September.
 
Q: I need a permit for my motorcycle. How do I get one?
A: Motorcycle permits are issued at the parking office at no cost if a vehicle permit is in possession. There will be a fee for the motorcycle permit if the you do not have a vehicle permit.