Resident Permits: Rates, Types & Eligibility

Student Eligibility Information

Students with 54 or more earned academic credits and assigned apartment-style housing in Charter Oak Apartments, Hilltop Apartments, Mansfield Apartments, or Northwood Apartments are eligible to purchase an Apartment parking permit.  Apartment parking permits are location specific.  More specifically, Apartment permits authorize  parking only on the surface lots that surround the apartment building in which the permit holder resides.

Students with 54 or more earned academic credits and assigned University housing on the Storrs campus are eligible to purchase a Resident parking permits.  Resident permits authorize parking on surface lots specifically posted for the use of that specific permit type (see table below).  The parking demand for residents student parking is historically very strong.  The supply of Resident permits is quickly exhausted; they are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

In the event that a  University permit holder is required to drive to campus using a “replacement vehicle” a Substitute Vehicle Permit must be displayed.  A replacement vehicle is any vehicle that is not regularly driven by the student and not associated with a currently active University student parking permit.  Please use the following link to for complete information related to the online request and use of Substitute Vehicle Permits.

Please familiarize yourself with the general permit parking regulations before requesting your University permit-parking privileges.

⇒  You may complete the online purchase your selected student parking permit here.

⇒ Permit may be returned to Parking Services for a prorated refund (see: Permit Refund Table and the Permit Return & Refund Request Form)

 Resident Student Parking Permits
Permit Type & Parking Location  Annual Cost Semester Cost Summer Cost  
Authorization Valid Semester Periods
Permit type Parking Locations fall, spring & summer spring & summer summer only  Students Eligible to Purchase
Resident Student  Lots: A, C, D, F, K, Upper T, W $244.00 $122.00 NC Any resident student with 54 or more credits on a first come, first served basis.
Premium Student North Residence & Alumni Quad Lots $428.00 $214.00 NC Any resident student with 54 or more credits on a first come, first served basis.
Apartment Student Charter Oak, Hilltop, Mansfield, and Northwood, Hilltop Apartment Complexes $298.00 $149.00 NC Any resident student with 54 or more credits on a first come, first served basis.
Graduate & Teacher Assistant (GA/TA)

Storrs or Regionals

Lots: Commuter or Resident.  NOT Valid for use atCharter Oak, Hilltop, Mansfield, and Northwood, Hilltop Apartment Complexes $121.50 $60.75 NA Any graduate or teacher assistant(GA/TA).  Verification of assistantship is required. Note: This permit rate is 50% of commuter student permit rate and equal to the first-tier Area 2 employee permit rate.
 C Lot C Lot only $122.00 $61.00 NA Any commuter student or resident student, including GA/TAs, & resident students with 54 or more earned academic credits; issued on a first-come, first-served basis
 W Lot  W Lot only $184.00 $92.00 NA Any commuter student or resident student, including GA/TAs, & resident students with 54 or more earned academic credits; issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
 Winter Intersession Any student lot $21.27 NA NA Any student either taking courses or working on campus during the Intersession recess period.
 Summer – Storrs & Regional Any student lot NA NA NC Any student enrolled in summer classes or working on campus will need to register for a no Charge Permit.