Student Parking Permits

Students need to purchase permits yearly. Student permit fees are based upon the color classification of the lot. Permits are issued based on and eligibility and lot availability.

  • Green lots are available to off-campus commuter students.
  • Purple lots are available to students living on-campus.
  • Yellow lots are available to any University community member.

How to Purchase a Permit

Students should purchase their parking permits online prior to arriving on campus. If you choose to purchase your permit in person at our office, please make sure to bring your vehicle registration and photo ID. Visit the Parking Services main office to buy a permit. 

Office hours — 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Parking Services
University of Massachusetts
51 Forestry Way, Lot 25
Amherst, MA 01003-9262
Telephone: (413) 577-PARK
(413) 577-PARK (7275)
(413) 545-0056
(413) 545-4682