2020-2021 Online Permit Registration

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Faculty/Staff - July 8, 2020

  • Permits for Zone A-B-C-D

Student Commuters -  July 13, 2020

  • Permits for Zone 1 

Law School - July 17, 2020

  • Permits for Zone 4 - Law School lots and Union Square Garage 

Student Residential - July 20, 2020

  • Permits for Zone 3 - Those living in residence halls and campus apartments (ECA, WCA, NGW, EDG)

Student Greek - July 22, 2020

  • Permits for Zone 2 - Those living in Greek Housing 

Online registration begins at 8 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, state, license plate number and state)

How to register for your permit:

  1. Access your Parking Portal 
  2. Select "Get Permits" to begin 
  3. Click "Affiliated Login" 
  4. Log in to your myLSU account
  5. The "Purchase a Permit" screen should appear. Click "Next"
  6. Review the permits available based on your designation, make a selection. Select all checkboxes and click "Next"
  7. Enter your vehicle information
  8. Select the vehicle that you want to use with your permit 
  9. Select or enter a preferred delivery option to receive your permit between July 24 - August 21, 2020. USPS address only (non-University address)
  10. Enter your valid e-mail address and click "Pay Now"

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: 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? I heard there are changes this year.
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, 2020 in order to maintain their current C lot; otherwise the waitlist will be used to assign the next person in que.
 
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 8th 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 benefits eligible employees who purchase a parking permit will be set up with a parking payroll deduction. No exceptions.
 
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 August 31, 2020, 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.