The easiest way to obtain a Student or Staff parking permit is to purchase it  on-line!

Before you begin you will need:

  • MaineStreet user name and password,
  • Vehicle plate number and
  • Credit card or check info.

Just follow the instruction.  When your transaction is complete, your permit will be mailed to you the following day!

If complications arise, you may purchase your parking permit at MaineCard Services, 130 Memorial Union or Parking and Transportation Services, 523 DTAV.  The price is *$50 (prices are prorated throughout the year.)  Payment methods include MaineCard (Black Bear Bucks), major credit cards, checks or cash.  Please bring your vehicle registration with you.  *Employee permit prices are Union negotiated.

Questions should be directed to Parking and Transportation Services at 581-4047, in person at 523 Doris Twitchell Allen Village Community Building or by email at um.parkingservices@maine.edu.

CLICK HERE  to order your permit today! 

Permit Prices

Fee Schedule for Calendar Year Permits
Date F/S Vendor Gold Card
Jan. 1 $35* $50 Free
May 15 $20 $30 Free
Sept. 1 $10 $15 Free
  • Replacement cost for all permits is $5.00
  • Refunds must be requested within 10 days of purchase.

* The University will honor its collective bargaining obligations.

Fee Schedule for Academic Year  Permits
Date Resident Commuter Visitor *Motorcycle
Sept 1 $50 $50 $50 $30
Jan. 1 $30 $30 $30 $20
May 15 $15 $15 $15 $10
  • *Motorcycle permits are free for current hangtag permit holders.
  • Replacement cost for all permits is $5.00
  • Refunds must be requested within 10 days of purchase.