Parking Permits

Please take a moment to  click here  and read our Rules, Policies, and Procedures.

To obtain an  ePermit, follow the instructions outlined in the section that applies to you.

Remember ePermits are virtual and use your license plate to identify your vehicle, so be sure to enter this correctly!

Students ( Blue, Green, and Black Lots)

 Blue ePermit Holders

As a commuter, you are assigned a blue virtual permit. You are allowed to park in all of the blue lots. Blue permitted vehicles may park in red lots between the hours of 6 PM and 7 AM  unless otherwise posted. Blue permits may park in lot 40 PBSC during the day from 6 AM to 11 PM. Overnight parking is not permitted, and no vehicles may be parked in the PBSC lot between 11 PM and 6 AM. 

Green ePermit Holders

As an on-campus residential student, you will be assigned a green ePermit and be allowed to park in all of the green lots. Green permits may park in blue and red permit lots between the hours of 6 PM and 7 AM unless otherwise posted. PBSC lot 40 is off-limits to all green permits at all times.  

Black ePermit Holders (Jupiter)

As a resident student in Jupiter, you will be assigned a black ePermit. You are allowed to park in the black lots on Jupiter and the blue parking lots on the Boca Raton Campus.

A colored Google map of the available parking lots is  available here.

To register your vehicle or obtain an ePermit, please click on  "FAU Parking Login"  and log in with your FAUNet ID.

Changing cars? 

If you will be renting or borrowing a vehicle temporarily you have two options: You may add the vehicle to your account and adjust the ePermit to the new vehicle (no charge) or purchase a temporary virtual permit for the vehicle.


Harbor Branch & Broward Campus

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

Florida Atlantic University
5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946
Ph: 772.242.2247

Broward Campus in the Owl Card Center

Davie Campus, Student Union Room 201
Ph: 954.236.1549

Fort Lauderdale Campus

A parking hangtag is needed to park in the parking garage in Fort Lauderdale. The area reserved for FAU students is located on the 6th floor, sections A, C, E, and on the rooftop – the 7th floor. Please contact our office to obtain a valid permit to park in the parking garage. Please be sure to become familiar with Fort Lauderdale’s parking rules and regulations.

Faculty, Staff, and Employees

 Red ePermit Holders

As a red permit holder, you are allowed to park in the gated flat lot. If the flat lot is full please call the security desk and a hangtag will be provided to park in the parking garage. Please do not park in the parking garage without a valid permit from FAU.

Obtaining an ePermit

Please note that new hires may not be able to access their parking portal accounts immediately. If you have problems accessing your account, please e-mail our office at

To obtain an ePermit:

1. Go to  "FAU Parking Login".
2. Login with your FAUNet ID.
3. Click on “Buy Permit”.
4. Fill out all information correctly. 
5. Your license plate is your permit, so please ensure the license plate is entered correctly.

ATTENTION: Downtown Campus

When registering for a permit online you will need to obtain a temporary permit from the  security office at the Downtown campus. The City of Fort Lauderdale does not honor the confirmation page that is printed at the end of permit registration.

Pricing for Permits

Fees for employees whose employment contracts begin after January 1st and before July 30th are one-half of the regular registration fees.


Permit Type



Assigned Spaces

Light Blue Hangtag



Controlled Access

Red Hangtag



Card Access Lot








AMP and SP Staff (Pay Grades 21 & higher)




SP Staff (Pay Grades 16-20)




SP and Temporary Staff (Pay Grade 15 & below)




All Adjuncts (Regardless of FTE) Sold by semester only.





White Hangtag







A Google map of the available parking lots is available here.  


Guests, Visitors, and Volunteers

Temporary Parking Passes & ePermits

Temporary permits

By purchasing a temporary ePermit you will be entitled to park in any of our blue lots. A temporary ePermit may be obtained via the ParkMobile app which can be downloaded from the Apple Appstore or Google Playstore.  


Meters and Metered Lots are available for visitors coming to our campus for short periods of time. You can pay for the multispace meters at different locations around the campus. 

 All meters are enforced 24/7.

Multispace Meter Rates

(Cash NOT Accepted)

$2.50 per hour

(There are NO Refunds)


Only vehicles  without an FAU ePermit will be allowed to park at the meters.  If you have a problem with a meter please contact the office at 561-297-2771.

How to use a multi-space meter.

Master Meter

  1. Note your license plate number. Press the start key on the keypad to activate if blank.
  2. Press 1 to pay with a credit card
  3. Enter license plate number
  4. Make Payment with a credit card
  5. Please Take the receipt (Retain the receipt in case you need to add time later.) The receipt does not need to be displayed.

Multispace Meter locations

Meter Maps

Lot 7 Alumni Center / Office Depot Center
Lot 18 (Testing and Evaluation / Student Support Services)
Lot 19 Library
Administration Circle
Palm Beach Plaza

Volunteering on Campus

A volunteer is defined as any person performing hours of service for the University without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation for services rendered and is not otherwise employed by the University in another department elsewhere or in a student capacity. For the purpose of this rule, a guest lecturer, teacher, or intern, is not considered a volunteer.  

Volunteers will be issued commuter ePermits free of charge as long as appropriate documentation is provided by the respective department to the Office of Parking and Transportation.

An email must be submitted by the Department Supervisor to Permits are issued by semester only!


How-To Videos

How To Login To Account

How To Add A Vehicle To Existing Permit


How To Verify/View Active ePermit


How To Buy An ePermit


How To Remove A Vehicle From Existing Permit