Parking Services

Our Office is responsible for providing Parking Permits and Sycamore ID's to all Students, Faculty, and Staff. We also try to make your visit to campus a pleasant one with easy parking and services. Parking Services is a division of the Public Safety Department and is located at 210 N. 6th Street, Terre Haute, IN. Have questions or comments, contact our office at 812-237-8888 or


Motor Vehicle Rules and Regulations 2015-16



Change to Motor Vehicle Rules and Regulations - Article II  (as of January 6, 2016) -

The operation and/or parking of all motorized vehicles, including motorcycles, mopeds, golf carts and hoverboards (also known as self-balancing scooters, battery-operated scooters, or

hands-free segways), on the sidewalks, pedestrian paths, or lawns of property owned, leased, or used by Indiana State University is expressly prohibited—the exception being identified

University service related vehicles and emergency vehicles.


Guest Parking on Campus

Guests on campus may purchase a $3/day guest permit in Parking Services. Guest permits allow the user to park in any regular surface lot (no specialty lots or spaces) for the day. Guests may also pay $1/hour or $6/day in the Parking Garage or West Visitor Lot. Meters and Pay stations are also available for guest parking.

PDF ISU Parking Pay Station and Parking Garage instructions

Visitor's West Lot and Parking Garage

University Visitor's West Lot

Parking is available for $1/hr or $6/day in the University Visitor's West Lot which is located on Chestnut Street between 4th and 5th Streets. The lot is a 24 hr lot and payment is required upon exit.

Parking Garage

Parking is available for $1/hr or $6/day in the University Parking Garage which is located on Cherry Street between 7th and 8th Streets. The garage is a 24 hr garage and payment is required upon exit.

Click Permit Below to Buy/Renew Online

2016-17 Student Parking Permit $130.00 Permit is valid beginning August 16, 2016

2015-16 Faculty/Staff Parking Permit $32.40 (as of May 15)

Available to faculty and staff. This permit allows the user to park in any Staff or Staff/Student lot on the ISU campus or any ISU remote lot (excluding metered, pay or specialty lots, i.e. Psychology Lot etc).

2015-16 Student Parking Permit $32.40 (as of May 15)

Graduate students, undergraduates, graduate assistants, graduate fellows, and all others enrolled shall be defined as "student" for purposes of vehicle registration. This permit allows "student" to park in any Student or Staff/Student lot on the ISU campus or any ISU remote lot (excluding metered, pay or specialty lots; i.e. Psychology Lot).

2015-16 Handicap Parking Permit $32.40 (as of May 15)

Handicap parking permits are available for faculty, staff, and students who are qualified under Indiana Code 0-18-22. Documentation is required.  Please contact Parking Services (812)237-8888 for additional information.  Persons with short-term medical needs should consult with Parking Services. (See Article III #4)

2015-16 Remote Parking Permit  $18.44 (as of May 15)

Remote parking permits are available for faculty, staff, and students. This permit allows the user to only park in the ISU remote lots. Remote lots include the Lot D Ext (9th and Eagle behind Lot D), Lot Q (8th and Tippecanoe), Lot N (11th and Chestnut), Lot K (2nd and Chestnut), Lot O* (2nd and Chestnut), Baseball Lot (1st and Locust), and the ISU University Apartments (1st and Farrington and 1st and Crawford). All remote lots will be open to any Faculty, Staff, or Student. REMOTE PERMITS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN "STAFF/STUDENT LOTS OR ON 4TH/5TH STREET  " *Only available Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00pm. Vehicles left on the lot beyond 5:00 pm are subject to tow at the owner's expense.

Sky Garden/Student Permit - (6th St and Ohio/Wabash ) $86.40 (as of May 1)

Allows the individual to park in the Sky Garden garage at 622 Ohio Street and in the ISU Student or Student/Staff lots.  Available beginning September 1 to students.  These permits MUST BE PICKED UP IN THE OFFICE - available for pickup beginning August 3. 

2015-16 ISU Garage (8th and Cherry)  $86.40   AVAILABLE IN OFFICE ONLY

ISU Parking Garage (8th and Cherry) permits will be available for sale Friday, September 4. Individuals with a current permit wanting to upgrade need to visit Parking Services with their current permit, vehicle registration, ID Card and payment. Individuals without a current permit may purchase their permit on-line.

University Visitor WEST lot permit $95/SEMESTER  SOLD OUT

*If the lot is reserved for an event – permit holders will need to locate other parking on campus. Individuals with a West Lot Permit are not allowed to park in any other Campus Surface lot or Garage space.

Motorcycle Permits - $67.00 (available in office only)

Allows the user to park in any surface lot or motorcycle space.  Moped and motorcycles shall affix the parking permit to the left front fork of the vehicle. 

There is a $15 surcharge for all permits purchased in the office.

Please stop by Parking Services, 210 N. 6th Street, Terre Haute, IN or call 812-237-8888 for the current prices.


Lori Elkins, Public Safety Asst. Director-Parking Services

Karen James, Parking Coordinator

Chris Pine, Parking Assistant


Lot Closings and Maintenance



Parking in unauthorized spaces

Vehicles parked in unmarked areas owned by ISU that are not designated as a parking lot by signage will be towed at the owners expense.

Parking Lot Q closed for Statesmen Tower demolition

January 26, 2015

Remote Parking Lot Q closed Saturday, Jan. 24 to facilitate the Statesmen Tower demolition. Vehicles remaining on the lot will be towed at the owner's expense. A portion of the lot will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 29. Students and staff who currently have a remote permit will be allowed to park in Lot D Extension (9th and Eagle streets- behind Lot D), Lot C (9th and Chestnut streets) or Lot G (9th and Chestnut streets).

Please contact 812-237-8888 with parking questions.


Eagle Street between 8th & 9th Street and Lot 20 will be closed on all ISU Basketball game days.

Parking Maps


Public Safety
Indiana State University
Fax: 812-237-8207