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Resident Move-In Parking

Parking has been designated in specific areas to facilitate resident move- in parking. View campus map.

Tuesday, January 3rd - Sunday, January 8th

  • 30 minute parking in lots A5, A6, D1-D2, and D3
  • Complimentary general parking will be available in lots A5 and D1-D2

As a reminder, Spring permits, effective January 1, 2017 are available and may be purchased online though MyParking. Alternate options for the spring include daily, weekly and monthly permits. Vehicles without a registered permit may utilize Visitor Parking.

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 

Mies Campus Parking Map


Cost - $225.00 per semester
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2016
Spring Option - January - May 2017
Access to Lot A2. Overflow parking permissible in A2 East.


Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                                 Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2016
Spring Option - January - May 2017                                                                                                                              Access to lots A3, B2, B3, C1, C2, D1-D2, and D5.


Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                               Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2016
Spring Option - January - May 2017                                                                                                                            Faculty & Staff with a state issued handicap placard may park in designated Handicap spaces campus wide with an Illinois Tech parking permit. Blue permits also have access to general spaces campus wide to facilitate reasonable proximity. Review the Accessible Parking Policy Here.


Cost - $261.00 per semester                                                                                                                                               Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2016
Spring Option - January - May 2017                                                                                                                              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.

*Carpool membership form completion required prior to online purchase. Complete the Carpool Parking Request Form.


Cost - $140.00 per Semester, Lump Sum Payment Required
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2016
Spring Option - Valid January - May 2017
Access to general spaces campus wide from 4pm - 7am, Monday-Friday.


$20 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.

Occasional PARKER PLAN

$60.00 per bundle                                                                                                                                                                   Valid in Flex Parking Lots A3, B2, B3, C1, C2, D1-D2, and D5                                                                                                 Illinois Tech, Shimer, and VanderCook students may participate in the Occasional Parker Plan. Plan members may purchase bundles of (10) one-day parking passes in the Access, Card, and Parking Services Office, Hermann Hall, Room 201. 


Daily - $6                                                                                                                                                                           Weekly - $30 (Valid 7 days)                                                                                                                                           Monthly - $85

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.


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.


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

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.  


Parking permits will be actively enforced Monday-Friday, 7am - 7pm. 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


Physical permits will be mailed to the address of your choice via PERMITDIRECT, our permit fulfillment partner, within (10) business days of purchase. Permits purchased after January 1st will be effective immediately for the registered vehicle(s).


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 to confirm your payment eligibility for student charge, we will respond within 1 business day.


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 permit refunds are:

  • September 3rd for Fall 2016
  • January 21st for Spring 2017

Daily, weekly and monthy permits cannot be cancelled/refunded after the effective date of the permit.