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Faculty & Staff

Permit Rates

Daily permits cost $8.25 for faculty and staff.  Daily permits are non-refundable.  Monthly ($45.25) and quarterly ($135.75) permits also are available for faculty and staff (cash, check or credit card payment only—short term permits are not eligible for pretax payroll deduction).

Annual Permits (rates effective 9/1/16)
Annual permits start Oct. 1 and expire Sept. 30 of the following year. 

Eligibility

All current Evanston campus faculty and staff who live outside of the walking zone are eligible for annual main campus parking permits. Faculty and staff with non-appealable, unpaid assessments are not eligible. 

Chicago campus faculty and staff may purchase an Evanston campus permit with a letter of authorization from their department verifying official extended business on the Evanston campus. Payroll deduction is not available for Chicago campus faculty and staff.

Emeritus faculty are eligible for a no charge permit.  Please see information on how to obtain an Emeriti permit below.

Permit types 

Payment

Annual faculty and staff parking permits -- not including Ryan Field permits -- are paid via pretax payroll deduction. Daily, monthly, quarterly and Ryan Field permits may be paid via cash, check or credit card (Visa/MasterCard/American Express) and are not eligible for pretax deduction.

How to obtain 

New (first time) permits must be purchased in person at the Parking Services Office. All are required to present a valid Wildcard and driver's license and fill out the Faculty and Staff Permit Application (pdf) Faculty and staff may renew their annual parking permits online.  A link to the online renewal site will be e-mailed to all faculty and staff annual permit holders each September.

New staff may obtain a free short term permit (via download from Human Resources electronic welcome packet) prior to their first day of work.  New faculty and staff starting employment late in the month are eligible for reduced rate parking for the remainder of that month.

Parking Services reserves the right to request additional documentation to verify address, affiliation and vehicle registration. All information is subject to verification. Parking Services has the authority to deny or revoke parking privileges.

All Emeriti are invited to apply for a free annual permit which provides parking privileges in all faculty/staff lots and garages on the Evanston Campus. Emeriti who are infrequent parkers or visiting from out of town are also welcome to receive a free daily permit for use during their visit. Daily passes can be provided for single or multi-day use. To apply for a permit or obtain a daily pass, please contact John Coleman in the Parking Services Office at j-coleman@northwestern.edu or 847-467-5646.

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