Parking Permits

V-Permit

  • Anyone parking on Murray State's campus must register their vehicle to park. Parking regulations are enforced 24/7.
  • Your Virtual Permit (V-Permit) is the legally registered license plate for your motor vehicle registered with Murray State Parking Services.
  • Please make sure your license plate is entered correctly and any vehicle you drive to campus has been registered properly with Murray State Parking Services.
  • Registration is valid Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

Information needed to register

  • Name
  • Murray State ID or Driver's License
  • Local address
  • Vehicle year, make, model and color
  • License plate number
  • State and county vehicle registered in
examples of license plates
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Students

Register

Permit options

  • Red Permit: $200 Available to commuter students and White/Regents residents. Permission to park in red zones.
  • Yellow Permit: $200 Available to North Residential College Residents (Elizabeth, HC Franklin, Springer, Clark, Richmond, Hart, Hester) and College Courts Residents. Permission to park in yellow zones.
  • Purple Permit: $100 Available to all students. Permission to park in perimeter lots (Roy Stewart Stadium, Hamilton Field, Sorority Suites).
  • If you do not attend classes on the main campus (Racer Academy, regional students, web students, etc.) please call Parking Services at 270.809.4812 for permit options

Paying for your permit

  • Permit fees will be charged to your student account. It will be accessible through your e-bill on myGate, where it is payable like any other university expenses.

If you have questions about updating your registration, multiple vehicles or multiple drivers in your family, view the FAQs.

Faculty/Staff

Register

Permit options

  • Blue Permit: $200 Permission to park in blue zones.
  • Purple Permit: $100 Permission to park in perimeter lots (Roy Stewart Stadium, Hamilton Field, Sorority Suites)
  • Retiree and 20+ year employees are eligible for a free blue permit.

Paying for your permit

  • Regular Full-Time/Part Time Employees: The permit is purchased through a payroll deduction (either one-time or broken up between pay periods).
  • Adjunct/Temp/Other Employees: The permit must be paid in full at the time of purchase. Please contact parking services for more information regarding permit payment

If you have questions about updating your registration, multiple vehicles or multiple drivers in your family, view the FAQs.

Visitors

Email completed forms to msu.parkingoffice@murraystate.edu

Racer Academy, Regional and Online students

Permit options

  • If you do not attend classes on the main campus (Racer Academy, regional students, web students, etc.) please call Parking Services at 270.809.4812 for permit options.
  • Racer Academy students: If you are taking classes on the main campus, you should purchase a v-permit. If you are taking classes at your local high school and have no classes on Murray State's main campus, you are eligible for a semester-by-semester parking v-permit at no cost. If you need assistance in determining what type of v-permit you need, please contact the Parking Services office at 270.809.4812.

Vendor/Contractor/Non-Murray State

Email completed forms to msu.parkingoffice@murraystate.edu

Outsource Employee

Sodexo

  • In order to register for a permit, please refer to your Human Resources contact.

SSC

  • In order to register for a permit, please refer to your Human Resources contact.