Parking Permit Fees

All permits are distributed at the Parking & Transportation Department, located within the TCU Police Department building during business hours (unless specific emails are sent stating otherwise). Students and employees can fill out the application online at my.tcu.edu before picking up their permits.

Eligible for payroll deduction

  • Reserved Permit (R*) – $250 if purchased in fall; $125 if first time purchased in spring; $65 if first time purchased in summer.
  • Faculty/Staff (FS) – $75 if purchased in fall; $37.50 if first time purchased in spring; $20 if first time purchased in summer.
  • Motorcycle/Moped/Scooter (M) – $75 if purchased in fall; $37.50 if first time purchased in spring; $20 if first time purchased in summer. There is no charge for the permit if you register a motorcycle after registering your vehicle or vice versa.

Pay by debit/credit card.

  • Reserved Permit (R*) – $250 if purchased in fall; $125 if first time purchased in spring; $65 if first time purchased in summer.
  • Faculty/Staff (FS) – $37.50 if purchased in fall; $18.75 if first time purchased in spring; $10 if first time purchased in summer.
  • Motorcycle/Moped/Scooter (M) – $37.50 if purchased in fall; $18.75 if first time purchased in spring; $10 if first time purchased in summer. There is no charge for the permit if you register a motorcycle after registering your vehicle or vice versa.

Charged to student account at time of receipt

  • All student permits (CM, MC, WH) – $75 if purchased in fall; $37.50 if first time purchased in spring; $20 if first time purchased in summer.
  • Motorcycle/Moped/Scooter (M) – $75 if purchased in fall; $37.50 if first time purchased in spring; $20 if first time purchased in summer. There is no charge for the permit if you register a motorcycle after registering your vehicle or vice versa.
  • (B) Permit – no fee, no expiration date.
  • (U) Permit – no fee for the academic year. Needed for all truck, vans, and passenger cars used by university departments.
  • (UV) Permit – no fee, no expiration date. Needed for all golf cars and utility vehicles used by university departments.

PERMIT TYPES & PARKING MAPS

Parking allowed in white lined spaces in lots with signs that include the “FS” designation, non-reserved orange lined spaces, and time-limited spaces for the posted time.  No parking in visitor lots at any time.

F/S Parking Map

Parking is allowed in an assigned lot and time-limited spaces for the posted time. Reserved lots are enforced 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday (with the exception of 24-hour reserved spaces). Reserved permit holders can also park in any white lined FS space if they need to park somewhere other than their assigned reserve lot. They cannot park in a reserved lot that is not assigned to them. No parking in visitor lots at any time.

Parking is allowed in white-lined spaces in lots 1 (no visitor spaces), 3, 4, any student lot on the east campus and time-limited spaces for the posted time.  Lot 2 may be used in the spring semester. No parking in visitor lots at any time.

Exceptions:  Visitor spaces in the Admission/Harrison parking lot may be used before 8:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends until 3:00 a.m., unless reserved for an event.  There is no parking in any other visitor lot at any time.

Grand Marc Residents: As a courtesy to students housed in the Grand Marc that do not purchase a Grand Marc garage parking pass, we allow Grand Marc residents with a current parking permit to park overnight in the CM/FS parking lot located behind the Police Department at the corner of W. Bowie St. and Merida Ave. There are no other lots that allow overnight parking on the east side of campus.

Commuter Parking Map

Parking is ONLY allowed in white-lined spaces in lots 3, 4, 7, the Frog Alley Parking Garage (FAPG) and time-limited spaces for the posted time.  No parking in visitor lots at any time.

THERE IS NO PARKING ON THE EAST SIDE OF CAMPUS AT ANY TIME.

Main Campus Parking Map

Parking is allowed in the Worth Hills Parking Garage (WHPG), the surface lot south of Arnold Hall, and time-limited spaces for the posted time. Parking is also allowed on the east campus from 5:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m., Monday – Friday and all-day Saturday and Sunday with the exception of the lot behind the TCU PD. Lot 2 is available during the spring semester.  No parking in visitor lots at any time.

Worth Hill Parking Map

Parking is allowed in any white-lined space campus-wide (excluding visitor spaces), any space within a lot that a passenger vehicle does not fit, and time-limited spaces for the posted time.  Do not park in handicap access spaces, at bicycle racks, blocking ramps with access to sidewalks, or on sidewalks.

Bicycle permits are required.  Bicycles should ONLY be secured at bicycle racks.  Bicycles secured to fences, railings, landscape or anything other than a bicycle rack may be confiscated.  Bicycle permits do not expire.

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