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Student Permits

WELCOME WEEK MOVE-IN PARKING

AUGUST 11TH-18TH

  • Complimentary 30 minute parking in designated unloading spaces in lots A5, A6, and D3 (near MSV, SSV, Carman, Gunsaulus).
  • Complimentary full day parking in lots A3, D1, and D2. Students must register their vehicles for the complimentary pass via MyParking.

Downtown Parking Options

The Downtown Campus offers discounted parking options to IIT students.
Pricing can be found here.  

Students can obtain permits from the DTC Barnes & Noble bookstore. 
Direct questions about parking discounts to the office of Admin & Finance in DTC Suite 265 or 312-906-5100

Fall & Spring Mies Parking Permit Options 

Fall 2017 permits are available online for purchase. Permits can be purchased through your MyParking account. 

Mies Campus Parking Map

A2 PERMIT

Cost - $225.00 per semester
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2017
Spring Option - January 2018 - May 2018
Access to Lot A2. Overflow parking permissible in A2 East.

STANDARD FLEX PERMIT

Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                                 Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2017
Spring Option - January 2018 - May 2018                                                                                                                              Access to lots A3, B2, B3, B5, C1, C2, D1-D2, and D5.

Resident PERMIT (Students living on campus)

Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                               Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2017
Spring Option - January 2018 - May 2018                                                                                                                              Access to lots A5, D1 resident, and D3

BLUE PERMIT

Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                               Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2017
Spring Option - January 2018 - May 2018

Access to designated Blue permit spaces are located next to the following main campus buildings:

  • IIT Tower
  • 3424 South State
  • Siegel Hall
  • Perlstein Hall
  • Life Sciences

Blue permits also have access to general spaces campus wide to facilitate reasonable proximity. Review the Accessible Parking Policy Here.

New Blue Permit Registration

Students with a state issued handicap placard may park in designated Blue permit spaces campus wide with a Blue parking permit. Individuals seeking access to Blue Permit spaces should send a copy of their state issued handicap placard along with a brief statement expressing the need for a closer proximity parking accomodation to acaps@iit.edu. Issuance of a Blue Permit is subject to approval by the Center for Disability Resources and the ACaPS Office.

CARPOOL PERMIT

Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                               Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2017
Spring Option - January 2018 - May 2018                                                                                                                              Access to designated carpool spaces in lots B2, C2, D1, and D5. Primary customer responsible for payment and shared hangtag must be established. At least (2) active students must be registered to the carpool. Secondary members may not park their vehicles on the same occasion without separate payment at the hourly/daily visitor rates.

renewing A Carpool permit?

Primary permit holders must complete an updated Carpool Parking Request Form. Once complete, an email from ACaPS will be sent with further instructions on how to obtain the new permit. 

New carpool registration

Complete the Carpool Parking Request Form. Once complete, an email from ACaPS will be sent with further instructions on how to obtain the permit. 

OcCasional parking Program

The last day to purchase a bundle of (10) one day passes is June 16, 2017. All passes must be used by August 31, 2017. Effective June 19, 2017 printed bundles of day passes will no longer be offered. Occasional parkers may purchase Flex day passes at their convenience through MyParking. Permission is assigned to the vehicle license plate number.  Day passes purchased through MyParking are issued to vehicles immediately. 

HawkCard parking gate access will be updated within one business day. Flex day pass purchases are encouraged to be made in advance. Participants may request ongoing parking gate access by completing an Occasional Parker Access Request form. 

EVENING PERMIT

Cost - $140.00 per Semester, Lump Sum Payment Required
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2017
Spring Option - Valid January 2018 - May 2018
Access to general spaces campus wide from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., Monday-Friday.

MOPED/MOTORCYCLE PERMIT

$20.00 per month
Valid in designated spaces available in lots A5, A6, D1-D2, and D5
*Permit is complimentary if registering moped/motorcycle as an alternate vehicle for a paid standard permit vehicle. Alternate vehicles are valid in the corresponding permit lot(s) only. Add this vehicle via My Parking Account.

TEMPORARY PARKING

Daily - $6.00                                                                                                                                                                           Weekly - $30.00 (Valid 7 days)                                                                                                                                           Monthly - $85.00

Daily, weekly and monthly parking is available via MyParking as virtual permits, valid in Flex lots. No physical permit will be issued. Your permit will be linked to your registered vehicle(s). Remember, parking permits are valid for (1) vehicle parked on campus at a time. Parking access will be updated to your HawkCard within (1) business day. Use the parking gate call button for immediate access needs.

Refunds for temporary parking permits may ONLY be requested prior to the permit effective date. Temporary permits cannot be cancelled/refunded after the effective date of the permit.

A2 EAST

All permits except EVENING have 24/7 access to A2 East to facilitate access to Keating Sports Center. EVENING permits are valid during the times specified for the permit type as noted above.

PARKING GATE ACCESS

The HawkCard ID is the official access control device for parking gates needed between the times of 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.

Easy Exit is now available at all permit lots on the Mies (Main) campus. The Hawkcard is no longer needed to exit the parking lots, the gate arm will automatically rise when driving through the exit lane.  

WEEKEND PARKING

Parking permits will be actively enforced Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Complimentary parking is available in general spaces campus wide on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturdays and Sundays. Reserved spaces and restricted areas are enforced 24/7.

Permit Distribution and Payment Options

PERMIT DISTRIBUTION

Physical permits will be mailed to the address of your choice via PERMITDIRECT, our permit fulfillment partner, within (10) business days of purchase.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Lump Sum permits can be paid in full by credit/debit card, electronic check, or student account charge. Students interested in charging their parking permit to their student account must have an active Title IV Authorization (available via MyIIT portal) for Non-Institutional Charges Form on file with the university PRIOR TO PURCHASING A PERMIT. Student charge is available for Fall or Spring permits ONLY.

How to File

Visit the MyIIT Portal → Finances Tab → Student Accounting Office Channel → Title IV Authorization → Select option (2) Non-Institutional Charge Authorization to authorize any applicable financial aid to be applied to your parking fees → email acaps@iit.edu to confirm your payment eligibility for student charge, we will respond within 1 business day.

PERMIT PRORATIONS, REFUNDS, AND STUDENT CHARGES

Fall and Spring permit fees are prorated on the 1st and 16th of each month. Prorated fees are reflected in MyParking. 

The deadlines for the student charge payment method AND to request semester permit refunds are:

  • September 1st  for Fall 2017
  • January 20th for Spring 2018

Refunds for temporary parking permits may ONLY be requested prior to the permit effective date. Temporary permits cannot be cancelled/refunded after the effective date of the permit.