Student Parking Permits

Downtown Parking Options

The Conviser Law Center offers discounted parking options to IIT students, staff, and faculty with a valid university ID card. Parking information is available online in The Record. If you have any questions, please contact the Administration & Finance Office in Suite 265 or at (312) 906-5100.

2021-2022 Fall & Spring Mies Parking Permit Options

Students that wish to park on campus for Fall 2021 must have a valid parking permit. Permits are available online for purchase via MyParking. Online permits will be linked to your vehicle immediately. Parking citations must be paid or appealed to purchase a new permit.

Fall 2021 permits will be available for sale beginning July 19, 2021

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Standard Flex Permit

Cost - $261.00 per semester
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2021
Spring Option - January 2022 - May 2022
Access to lots A2, A3, B2, B3, B5, C1, C2, D1-D2, and D5.

Resident Permit (Students Living on Campus in Residence Halls or Greek Housing)

Cost - $261.00 per semester
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2021
Spring Option - January 2022 - May 2022
Access to lots A5, D1 resident, and D3

Blue Permit

Cost - $261.00 per semester
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2021
Spring Option - January 2022 - May 2022

Access to designated Blue permit spaces are located next to the following main campus buildings:

  • IIT Tower
  • 3424 South State
  • Siegel Hall
  • Perlstein Hall
  • Life Sciences

Blue permits also have access to general spaces campus-wide to facilitate reasonable proximity. Review the Accessible Parking Policy.

New Blue Permit Registration

Students with a state-issued handicap placard may park in designated Blue permit spaces campus-wide with a Blue parking permit. Individuals seeking access to Blue Permit spaces should send a copy of their state-issued handicap placard along with a brief statement expressing the need for a closer proximity parking accommodation to acaps@iit.edu. Issuance of a Blue Permit is subject to approval by the Center for Disability Resources and the ACaPS Office.

Evening Permit

Cost - $140.00 per Semester, Lump Sum Payment Required
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2021
Spring Option - January 2022 - May 2022
Access to general spaces campus-wide from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., Monday-Friday.

Moped/Motorcycle Permit

$20.00 per month
Valid in designated spaces available in lots A5, A6, B2, C1, D1-D2, and D5
*Permit is complimentary if registering moped/motorcycle as an alternate vehicle for a paid standard permit vehicle. Alternate vehicles are valid in the corresponding permit lot(s) only. Add this vehicle via MyParking.

Temporary Parking

Daily - $6.00 Weekly - $30.00 (Valid 7 days) Monthly - $85.00

Flex daily, weekly and monthly parking is available via MyParking as virtual permits, valid in Flex lots. No physical permit will be issued. Your permit will be linked to your registered vehicle(s). Remember, parking permits are valid for (1) vehicles parked on campus at a time. Parking access will be updated to your HawkCard within (1) business day. Use the parking gate call button for immediate access needs.

Refunds for temporary parking permits may ONLY be requested prior to the permit effective date. Temporary permits cannot be canceled/refunded after the effective date of the permit.

Carpool Permit (Limited Availability)

Cost - $261.00 per semester
Fall Option - Expires December 31, 2021
Spring Option - January 2022 - May 2022
Access to designated areas campus wide.

Primary carpool account holders must email secondary carpool member information (first name, last name, campus ID number) to acaps@iit.edu along with their vehicle information.

A2 East

All permits except EVENING have 24/7 access to A2 East to facilitate access to Keating Sports Center. EVENING permits are valid during the times specified for the permit type as noted above.

Parking Gate Access

The HawkCard ID is the official access control device for parking gates needed between the times of 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.

Easy Exit is now available at all permit lots on the Mies (Main) campus. The Hawkcard is no longer needed to exit the parking lots, the gate arm will automatically rise when driving through the exit lane.

Weekend Parking

Parking permits will be actively enforced Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Complimentary parking is available in general spaces campus-wide on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturdays and Sundays. Reserved spaces and restricted areas are enforced 24/7.

Permit Distribution and Payment Options

Permit Distribution

Your permit will be linked to your registered license plates immediately upon purchase. Physical permits will be mailed to the address of your choice via PERMITDIRECT, beginning August 6. Permits will be mailed within (10) business days.

Payment Options

Lump Sum permits can be paid in full by credit/debit card, electronic check, or student account charge. Students interested in charging their parking permit to their student account must have an active Title IV Authorization (available via MyIIT portal) for Non-Institutional Charges Form on file with the university PRIOR TO PURCHASING A PERMIT. Student charge is available for Fall or Spring permits ONLY.

How to File

Visit the MyIIT Portal → Finances Tab → Student Accounting Office Channel → Title IV Authorization → Select option (2) Non-Institutional Charge Authorization to authorize any applicable financial aid to be applied to your parking fees → email acaps@iit.edu to confirm your payment eligibility for student charge, we will respond within 1 business day.

Permit Prorations, Refunds, and Student Charges

Fall and Spring permit fees are prorated on the 1st and 16th of each month. Prorated fees are reflected in MyParking.

The deadlines for the student charge payment method AND to request semester permit refunds are:

  • September 4th for Fall 2021
  • TBD for Spring 2022

Refunds for temporary parking permits may ONLY be requested prior to the permit effective date. Temporary permits cannot be cancelled/refunded after the effective date of the permit.