Student Parking

Registering for a Permit

All students bringing a vehicle to campus must register for a permit. To register a vehicle, you will need the following information:

  • Vehicle year
  • Vehicle make/model (e.g., Subaru WRX)
  • Vehicle color
  • License plate number and state
  • Vehicle owner information

Student Permit Registration

You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your registration and will be mailed a permit to the address of your choice. You will also receive a two-week temporary permit you await delivery. UNC Asheville does not replace permits mailed to the wrong address caused by user error.

Permit Cost

  • $200
  • $5 for daily permits
  • $25 for weekly permits
  • $40 for motorcycle permits (over 50cc)
  • $40 for Moped permits (under 50cc)

Permit Types

Student permits are categorized into two types:

  • Resident (lives on campus)
  • Non-Resident (lives off campus)

Parking Locations

You can explore parking locations using the Interactive Campus Map.

  • Resident students must park in Resident or All Permit lots, Monday-Friday 7am-5pm (when classes are in session)
  • Non-Resident students and Community Members must park in Non-resident or All Permit lots, Monday-Friday 7am-5pm (when classes are in session)
  • All Permit lots: anyone with a valid decal or permit can access; Faculty/Staff, Visitors, Students, and Community Members.

Temporary Permits

Vehicle in the shop? Driving another car because of bad weather? You can pick request a temporary parking permit by emailing Please provide your temporary vehicle’s information (year, make, model, color & license plate). The only requirement is that you have already purchased a valid, full-year sticker.

Summer Permits

After the conclusion of Spring classes, registered summer students are eligible to purchase a summer permit at a reduced fee of $20. Academic year permits are valid through the summer months and do not need to be supplemented with a Summer Permit.