How to Apply for your Parking Tag

No person shall register a vehicle, or receive a parking Hang Tag for a vehicle, unless he/she completes the Parking Hang Tag Application form online. Once the online purchase is complete, the Hang Tag permit receipt and a photo ID must be presented to the Parking Operations Office, in order to receive the appropriate Hang Tag. No hang tags will be sold to individuals with “dealer” license plates.

How to Receive Your Tag

Parking Operations will be available at the Student Union Room 235 (Starbucks level)
on the following dates/times to distribute parking hang tags:

Monday August 23rd 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday August 24th 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Wednesday August 25th 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday August 26th 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tuesday August 31st 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Wednesday September 1st and Thursday September 2nd have been cancelled.


9/8 and 9/9 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Parking Hang Tag distribution dates Rescheduled at Student Union Room 235

If you have not picked up your parking permit, please stop by the Student Union on one of these select dates and time to pick up your parking permit.

How to Pay Your Parking Violation

ALL inquiries regarding the payment of parking tickets must be directed to the Parking Operation’s office. You may send an email to or contact the office at (217) 206-8502. Please make sure to leave a detailed message at this number should the office not be available to answer your call.

If a violation is not paid or appealed within 10 calendar days from the date of issuance, the violation will be processed as a debt owed to the university. Late fees and interest may apply.

More Information

NEW Campus Parking Map (pdf)

NEW Visitor Parking Map (pdf)

NEW Motor Vehicle Regulations (pdf)

Faculty/Staff Permit Renewal (pdf)

Parking Video Presentation

FAQ’s (pdf)

NEW Parking Brochure (pdf)

NEW Options Explored for Parking Fees (pdf)

Hours of Operation

Please call 217 206-8502 to schedule an appointment

Contact Parking Operations

Office location: BSB 43 (near the campus’ Motor Pool and Health Clinic)

Phone: (217) 206-8502