Students are urged to register for parking as soon as possible using our new registration website. All non-residential permits will be only be sold online and students will have the option of having their permit mailed or picking it up. Students that come to the Parking Services Counter at the Welcome Center will be asked to register for their permit at one the computer kiosks in the building.

Click here for Student Parking Registration Instructions.

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Permits Student Garage
Economy Plus RHE
May be used to park in
Student lots after 5 pm


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May be used to park in Faculty/Staff lots after 5 pm
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Permit may be moved between any vehicle you choose to drive P P P P P
Available by Semester P P     P
Hangs from rearview mirror P P     P
Permit is a windshield sticker     P P  

Additional Information:

Student Permit - Valid in student or economy parking lots. Not valid in restricted Resident Hall parking lots, or in Faculty/Staff parking lots before 5pm. Commuter permits expire as follows; Fall/Spring on May 31; Fall on December 31, Spring on May 31, and Summer on August 15. (Note: Student permits are not available for the entire academic year. A summer permit is required for the Summer semester.)

Student Garage Permit – Vehicles displaying a Student Garage permit must park in the garage weekdays from 7am to 5pm on levels 3 through 5. After 5pm and all day on weekends, this permit becomes valid in Student and Economy lots. Annual permits expire on August 31 of the academic year issued and semester permits expire as follows: Fall, December 31; Spring, May 31; and Summer, August 31 of the academic year issued.  Garage permits will be declared ‘sold-out’ once all available student spaces have been purchased.

Economy Permits – The economy lots tend to be further out from the center of campus and are serviced by the UH shuttles. Your permit is valid in these lots at all times: 12A, 12B, 8A, 9B, 9C, 4A, 20C and 16E. Expires on August 31 of academic year issued.

Economy Plus Permits – Allows you to park in any non-restricted parking lot weekdays from 5 pm to 7 am and all day on weekends and university holidays (defined by the closing of university business offices). Must park in economy lots at all other times. This permit is always valid for one full academic year and expires on August 31 of academic year issued.

Disabled Permit – University employees and/or students who have a permanent or temporary disability and require a University disabled parking permit must go to the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD), Room 100 of the CSD Building. They can be reached at 713-743-5400 (Voice), or 713-749-1527 (TTY). Please refer to the guidelines posted on their website at



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