Permits and Registrations

Faculty, Staff and Students:

Permits are available on an annual, academic and semester basis for faculty and staff.  Students can purchase an annual or semester permit but do not have an option to purchase academic. Faculty, staff and students can register for permits online through their MyBGSU portal - under "Manage Parking Account".  All permit requests are processed in "real time" and are active immediately.  For further instruction follow the Online Parking Permit Registration.

To change/add vehicles, log into MyBGSU/Manage Parking Account/View Permits/Select Current Permit/Add New Vehicle to Permit. This online application is available for faculty/staff and students.

Questions about parking permits? Please review the FAQs or contact Parking Services at or by calling 419-372-2776.


Campus Visitors: Visitors can purchase daily permits at Parking Services or the kiosk next to the Visitor Center. For amounts of time shorter than 4 hours meters and pay and display areas are available for your parking needs. The pay and display areas take cash, coin or credit card and are located in various areas throughout campus. 

Daily permit - $4  

Departmental Guests/Visitors: Parking permits are also available to departments wishing to purchase guest/visitor permits in bulk. Permits are $4.00 each unless 50 or more are purchased then they are $2.00 each. Please request bulk guest/visitor permits through and include department/fund billing information.  

Group Permits: The permits are available in groups of fifty (50) at $2.00 each.  For amounts less than 50 the permits are $4.00 each. Additional questions can be directed to Parking Services via or by calling 419-372-2776.