Permit Info

Temporary Parking permits are available for the Summer Class Sessions

Summer A (5/6 – 5/31/2024) $25.00
Summer B (5/6 – 7/26/2024) $40.00
Summer C (5/6 – 6/14/2024) $25.00
Summer D (6/17 – 7/26/2024) $25.00


If you are trying to register for a summer/Spring/Fall Semester and have a hold for parking citations, please contact the Bursar’s Office at 304-696-6620 or the Parking Enforcement Office at 304-696-6406.

Parking regulations are issued by the Office of Public Safety, Parking and Transportation Division.

If you have any questions about your parking permit or the parking regulations, please call the office during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00AM to 4:30 PM at 304-696-6406 or 304-696-6648 or email


If you are an existing permit holder,  DO NOT THROW AWAY YOUR CURRENT PARKING PERMIT.   THE DECAL IS RENEWED EACH YEAR.  DO NOT THROW AWAY THE PERMIT HANGER. There is a $20.00 parking permit replacement fee.


Employee surface parking permits are for 6 months $85.00 and  $170.00 for the full year. An employee surface parking permit will allow you to park in any designated M.U. Employee or General parking area on campus. The availability of spaces in assigned areas is not guaranteed. If an assigned area is full, an employee must park in the next employee assigned lot or any General university parking area. Employees are not permitted to park in another assigned staff or student area if their assigned area is full.


Surface surface parking permits are  for 6 months $85.00 and $170.00 for the full year. A student surface-parking permit will allow you to park in any designated M.U. Student or General permit parking area on campus. Spaces in these areas are available to students on a first-come-first-serve basis only. The availability of space is not guaranteed. Students are not permitted to park in faculty/staff area if their assigned area is full.


Parking permits for the Third Avenue Parking Garage are available. Garage permits are $135.00 for 6 months and  $270.00 for the full year. Garage parking permits are valid only in the Third Avenue Parking Garage. Garage spaces are available on a first-come-first-serve basis only. The availability of spaces is not guaranteed.

The Sixth Avenue Parking Garage Permits

The Sixth Avenue Parking Garage is available for use by all students, employees, and visitors. This facility is CASH only. Cards are not accepted. The cost is 50 cents per hour. During the academic year, the hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 1130 PM. Summer Hours are Monday though Friday, 730 AM to 530 PM. The garage is closed for all University Holidays. The garage is closed during the student’s winter break. There is NO overnight parking. Any vehicle that is still parked when the garage closes will have to stay in the garage until it opens the next day. The physical address of this facility is 1650 6th Avenue.


MU parking permits are not valid in any of the surface parking lots or parking garages on home football game days. All permit holders must remove their vehicles from the stadium lots the morning/evening before game day. The Athletic Department will tow all vehicles remaining in these areas at the owner’s expense. Student vehicles may be relocated to the Student parking lots between 18th Street and 19th Street on 6th Avenue.  All parking lots and parking garages will have a charge to park on home football game days.


It is the policy of the Marshall University Office of Public Safety that during week game days, the Athletic Department does not charge any valid MU permit holder to park on the open surface lots or in the Third Avenue Parking Garage because of the evening class sessions. There is no parking allowed on Stadium lots during week game days or week-end game days.


Vehicles parked in any designated handicapped space on campus must display a valid MU parking permit in addition to a state issued handicapped parking placard or license plate. Permit holders must also obtain a MU handicapped-parking decal to affix to their MU parking permit. To apply for the handicapped decal you must attach a copy of your state issued handicapped registration card. The name on the registration card must correspond with the name on the application before the MU handicapped decal will be issued. Permits are valid in any designated handicapped parking space on campus.


If you have a parking permit and are leaving the University the parking permit must be returned to the Parking Enforcement Office. The Office of Public Safety, Parking Enforcement Office refunds permits for individuals leaving the University on a pro-rated basis that is set by the Office of the Bursar. All permits must be returned at the time refunds are issued.


A replacement permit can be obtained at the Parking Enforcement Office for a fee of $20.00. A lost/stolen form will be fill-out and filed. Any vehicle displaying the lost/stolen permit will be towed at the owner’s expense. If you find your lost or stolen permit and you have received your replacement permit, please return the original permit to the Parking Enforcement Office.


Permit parking is enforced on campus from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Thursday and 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday. All other violations are enforced 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. After 4:00 PM student parking permits are valid in all M.U. permit parking areas regardless of designation. Please familiarize yourself with the regulations and parking area locations before the first day of class. You must notify the Parking Enforcement Office of any changes in the registration of your vehicle.

Parking permits are not transferable. DO NOT SHARE YOUR PARKING PERMIT WITH ANYONE. The person registering a vehicle is responsible for all citations issued to that vehicle and/or any other vehicle displaying their parking permit. Three or more unpaid parking citations will result in a financial hold being placed on a student’s record. After 10 or more unpaid citations have accumulated, the vehicle may be towed at the owner’s expense. Vehicles displaying an altered or forged MU parking permit are impounded immediately and criminal charges may be pursued. Financial holds will not be removed until all outstanding fines are paid.

If you have any parking questions or concerns, please call us at 304-696-6684 or stop by the Office of Public Safety, Parking Enforcement Office located at the corner of 18th Street and 5th Avenue.



  • “A” parking area is exclusively for Employees
  • “B” parking area is exclusively for Employees
  • “C” parking area is exclusively for Handicapped parking spaces
  • “D” parking area exclusively for Handicapped parking spaces and a few employee parking spaces
  • “E” parking area exclusively for employee parking
  • “S” parking areas are specified for student parking
  • “G” parking area is specified for third avenue parking garage facility only
  • “General parking” areas are specified for all who have been issued Marshall University surface parking permits
  • “Visitor” parking areas are metered parking or purchase a temporary parking permit


If you need to make changes to your vehicle application, such as, addition of new vehicle or removal of an old vehicle, with the Parking Office please send an email to with the following information:

  • Name
  • MU ID Number
  • License plate
  • Make
  • Style (4-door, van, truck)
  • Color
  • Model

Contact Us

Located on the Huntington campus in the
Bliss Charles Public Safety Building

Marshall University
Office of Public Safety
Parking Enforcement Office
1801 5th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25755


Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday