Student Commuter Permits

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The Fall 2015 Online Sale is Closed

Please contact Parking and Transportation Services Customer Service staff for fall permit information (303) 492-7384.

Spring 2016 Online Sale

Commuting students online sale will begin at 10 AM (MT) Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Permits will be available for pick up at the Parking and Transportation Services office, located at 1050 Regent Drive, beginning Thursday, January 7, 2016 from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. If you order your permit from January 7th on please allow three business hours from the time you order your permit until you pick it up. You will need photo ID to pick up your permit.

Spring Permit effective dates:

  • January 11, 2016 - May 6, 2016

Rates 2015-2016


Semester Rate
2015-16 Rates

Academic Year Rate
2015-16 Rates

Proximate (Closest) Rate
Peripheral Lot Rate


Lot Rate

Remote Lot
See above (cost split between carpoolers)
See above (cost split between carpoolers)





  • Call 303-492-7384 for additional information.
  • All permit prices subject to change. 

Where You'll Park

Permits are assigned to specific lots. For a general listing of potential lots, see the chart below. All parking assignments are made on a first come, first served basis. 

Proximate Rate GV Zone; EC Zone; Lots 327, 402, 419, 430, 470, 543, 576
Peripheral Rate RG Zone; Lot 308
Unpaved Rate Lot 169
Shuttle/Remote Lot Lots 560, 578, 580
  • Parking meters
  • In one of these permit-specific motorcycle lots: 232, 233, 326, 398, 399, 445, 456
  • In any M lot (This permit does not include the above permit-specific lots.)
Carpool Permit Specific signs in lots 327, 402, 430, and 470. All student lots acceptable for carpools.

*View the PTS Parking Map for Locations 

Morning/Evening and Weekend Parking

  • Several main campus parking lots don’t require a permit (no-charge parking) weeknights from 5:00 PM - 7:30 AM and on weekends (starting 5:00 PM Friday evening - 7:30 AM Monday morning). The largest such lots are 169, 308 and 436. Always read the signs at lot entrances, or call PTS at 303-492-7384 for more information.
  • If you need campus access in the morning, evening, or weekends (for classes or work), an AM/PM permit may benefit you. AM/PM permits may provide closer parking to your campus destination than the free lots, and they are available in several time increments. Visit our AM/PM permits page.