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because of the need to limit the spread of the coronavirus, it is important to reduce the number of human interactions. parking services wants you to be aware that we can fully serve our customers without them coming to the parking office. currently, the parking services office is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm, monday through friday, however, we would prefer all questions and concerns be emailed to us at

spring parking permits on sale january 4, 2021

purchase spring 2021 permits!

parking information

a permit is required to park in any parking lot on campus. parking permits (including motorcycle) for the 2020/2021 academic year will be available for purchase online beginning saturday, august 1, 2020. permits are valid through the spring 2021 semester.

your license plate is your permit (after it is registered and the permit fee is paid). multiple vehicles can be registered, but only one vehicle may be parked on campus. your license plate must be 100% accurate, or you may receive a ticket.

purchasing a parking permit does not guarantee a parking space, but affords the permit holder an opportunity to park in authorized parking areas when a space is available.

***all open tickets must be paid before a permit will be issued. tickets can be paid online at //

parking enforcement

all lots are enforced from 6 am until 6 pm, monday through friday (unless otherwise posted).

parking services will resume enforcing all lots on campus beginning monday, january 4, 2021; however, pay to park, reserved lots, loading zones, handicapped spaces, and fire lanes are enforced all year, even during college breaks, move in and move out.

vehicle registration

license plate information is required for all annual permits.  please have this information available when you order your permit online.  more than one vehicle may be registered to a permit (for multiple car households), but only one of those vehicles may park on campus.


pay-to-park machines have been installed in all of the pay-to-park lots on campus. these machines will accept credit/debit cards for payment. cashless parking is a quick and secure way to pay for parking at cmu! 

  1. amp-logo-.jpg amp park app:  amp park is a free app available on all smart phones. it is a new smart app that makes it easier and faster to pay for your parking. the app lets you conveniently pay for parking using your cell phone and allows you to extend time with the app and do not need to walk back to your car to pay. a ¢.35 convenience fee will be applied per transaction.


colorado mesa university parking services is located at the university center information desk. we are open m-f 8am-5pm.


parking services can be reached at 970.248.1921 during regular business hours.


parking services can be reached after hours by email at: