Visitor Parking FAQs
Yes. Visitor permits are required to park in any campus parking lot Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. (9 p.m. or 24 hours in some areas). Some spaces in gold lots require a permit until 9 p.m. All green lots require a permit 7 days a week, 24 hours.
There are three self-serve pay-to-park lots on campus, which allow you to pay for parking hourly using coins, or credit/debit card.
Yes. If you are visiting campus and you have a permanent or temporary disability permit from any state, you must purchase a Visitor permit to be displayed in conjunction with your disability permit. Doing so allows you to park in any disability space on campus, any colored lot, in designated spaces on the campus walkway system, or in any space designated for visitor parking.
After hours (5 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday to Friday), on Saturday and Sunday, and during holidays and academic breaks, a University of Idaho permit is NOT required to be displayed with a permanent or temporary disability permit.
Visitor permits can be purchased online or at the Parking Office located in the Intermodal Transit Center on the corner of Sweet Avenue and Railroad Street (1006 Railroad Street).
If you are a guest of a department or college on campus, ask the individual coordinating your visit about Visitor permit options and if they have a Visitor permit available for you upon your arrival.
Visitor permits validate parking are valid in any regular space in all Gold, Red, Blue, Silver, Purple or Green lots on campus. They are also valid in any space marked as visitor parking, or reserved - visitor permit required spaces. These special spaces are located in various locations throughout campus, view the campus map for more details on locations of visitor parking spaces.
To appeal a citation, enter citation number and license plate at PTS Online Services.
Citations issued within the last 15 days can be paid online by visiting PTS Online Services. Citations older than 15 days can be paid at the Parking Office, at the Cashier Office in the Bruce M. Pitman Center or by mailing a check to:
Parking and Transportation Services
875 Perimeter Drive MSC 4106
Moscow, ID 83844-4106
All parking citations must be paid or appealed within 15 days from the citation issuance date. After 15 days the final option is to pay the fine. Unpaid citations may be sent to collections, may prevent you from purchasing a permit the following year, may prevent you from registering for classes, and/or may make your vehicle eligible for wheel lock or impound.