The Parking Office coordinates all campus parking functions, including:

  • Providing information, assistance, and direction to anyone parking on campus.
  • Issuing parking permits to students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Enforcing parking rules and regulations, and coordinating parking services for campus events.
  • A student may register only one vehicle. The student must be the owner (family or individually owned) or the primary operator of that vehicle (family vehicle) and may not register the vehicle of another student.   Parking permits are not transferable between persons.

To call for the JCU Shuttle Service which runs Sunday evening through Friday evening, please call 216-397-2287.  

Please click on the link below to see the new parking arrangements.


During the First Week of Classes there is NO OPEN PARKING.  Open Parking begins each Friday at 5 PM and expires at 7 AM each Monday.


Effective Monday, July 23, 2018 , the sale of the FALL 2018 parking permit will go on sale for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.  The JCU Commuter, JCU Resident, Freshman Commuter and Green Road Annex  permits will be priced at $150 for the Fall Semester.  The Evening permit will be priced at $60 for the Fall Semester. The permit price will increase on all permits on Friday, August 24th at 5 PM by an additional $25.

Freshman Residents must apply between Wednesday, July 18th (9 AM) and Sunday, August 5, 2018 (5:00 PM).  Should more than 100 students apply, a “lottery” will be used to select the 100.  Those selected and those not selected will be notified by email by Wednesday, August 8th.  A process to grant parking for those with exceptional circumstances is outlined on the Parking website: The price will be $150 for the Fall 2018 semester and $300 for the Academic Year.

Freshman Commuters will be able to apply for their permit starting Wednesday, July 18th at 9 AM with no end date.  The price will be $150 for the Fall 2018 semester and $300 for the Academic Year. 

The week of August 20th, students are able to pick their permits up at the Parking Office between the hours of 9 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

The Parking Office will have extended hours during the first two weeks of classes (August 27th and September 4th), for students to pick up their permanent permit.   During the first two weeks of classes, the Parking Office will be open Monday through Thursday from 9 Am to 6:30 PM and Friday from 9 AM until 4:30 PM.

Do NOT discard your hang tag.  The cost to replace the hang tag is $50 plus the cost of the Fall 2018 permit.  A new validation sticker will be provided to those that currently have a hang tag.  Any student applying for their first Parking Permit will obtain a hang tag along with a validation sticker.  PERMITS WILL NOT BE MAILED

Go to: for more information and to purchase your permit.