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Purchase a Permit

NKU Students, Staff, and Faculty will use their NKU credentials to log in, and then can update their vehicle information and order a standard permit. 

Student Permit Sales

Permits are now available for sale. We are encouraging everyone to purchase your parking permit online through the use of a computer or smartphone. All new academic year permits ordered online will be mailed through September 3rd. Cash or Check can be used to pay in office. Please follow the link to order your parking permit now: 

Order Permit

Students who ordered a permit and are waiting on delivery will not be cited for "No Parking Permit" through September 10th. If you have not received your permit by this date please contact parking services. After September 10th all vehicles will be required to have a physical permit in vehicle. Do not park in garages, faculty/staff or reserved lots while awaiting delivery.

Faculty/Staff Permits 

Permits are now available for sale online. Permits can be delivered or picked up in the parking office after being ordered. Reserved & Lot N/C pass holders do not need to renew their permits, they do not expire. All interdepartmental mail is being held at the mail lroom for pick-up, if you selected delivery to your office it will need to be picked up at central receiving.

Order Permit

If you are a current Faculty/Staff member and do not plan to renew your permit, please contact our office.

Please visit our Visitor Parking page for information on where to park and purchasing printable permits for using the surface lots.

Faculty/Staff Payroll Deductions

If you are a current Faculty/Staff member and do not plan to renew your permit, please contact our office.


Student Parking Rates

Permit Rate
Semester Only
Full Academic Year (Fall-Summer) $256.00
Summer  $63.00


Faculty/Staff Parking Rates

Permit Type
Base Price Pay Periods per Year Deduction per Pay Period
Full-Time Monthly $355 12 $29.58
Full-Time Monthly $355 10 $35.50
Full-Time Biweekly $355 26 $13.65
Part-Time Monthly $195
12 $16.25
Part-Time Biweekly $195 26
Temp Staff (Not Eligible for Payroll Deduction) $195    
Reserved Monthly $750
Reserved Monthly $750 10 $75.10
Reserved Biweekly $750 26 $28.88
Part-Time Faculty
(Teaching 9 hrs. or less)
$74 Fall & Spring $37