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Staff Parking Permits

Parking permits are required on all vehicles. Access to the gated campus and parking areas is available using a transponder that has been programmed to open specific parking lot and campus gates. Vehicles are restricted by permit to specific, assigned parking lots. With the exception of the parking garage and current West Lot permit holders, faculty and staff are assigned parking lots based on proximity to their work place location.

Any number of vehicles may be registered under one permit, however, only one registered vehicle is allowed on campus at any one time.  Only one (1), transferable hang tag (or decal in the case of motorcycles only) will be issued with each permit.  If a second vehicle is required to be on campus a second permit must be purchased at the full permit price.  Additional or replacement transponders are available at a cost of $15. A replacement fee of $6 will be charged for lost or stolen hang tags.

Employees in the Hedley, Rice, or Gurley Buildings in downtown Troy may park in the Sherry Road lot with a Hedley/Rice/Gurley permit. These employees will also have the option of purchasing campus permits.

Hang tag permits must be obtained by you in person (or by a designee) from the campus Parking Office between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Staff Parking Fees

Payroll deduction is the required form of payment for your parking permit. Payroll deduction offers several advantages as all fees are pre-tax and pro-rated. Deductions for permits will continue automatically until the permit (and transponder, if applicable) is returned to the campus Parking Office. For those ineligible for payroll deduction, cash or check will be accepted.

Tickets, however, must be paid by cash, check or money order.

The following include the New York State Sales Tax of 8%:

General Unrestricted Lots: $135
Restricted Lots: $170
Parking Garage – All Permits: $375
Department-Restricted Lot: $310
Service Vehicle (Internal): $165

Service space permits are required on the main campus (between College & Sage Avenues, and 15th & 8th Streets) 24 hours a day, every day including Institute holidays and semester breaks.

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