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North Park University has several parking lots available for student, faculty, and staff use. Please familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures prior to parking on campus.

Parking stickers are required for anyone to park in University lots. Only registered students, faculty, or staff members may purchase a parking permit.

  • Student parking permits may be purchased online here. There are no longer in-person permit sales.
  • Faculty and staff permits are also purchased online.
  • After completing the purchase, permits will be available for pickup at Student Administrative Services during regular office hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Closed on Sundays and holidays.

Please note: A parking permit does not guarantee the holder a parking space, but the opportunity to park in specified parking areas on an “as available” basis.

Parking Permit Costs

  • Resident Student Permit: $400
    *First-year resident students are not eligible for campus parking permits.
  • Commuter Student Permit: $200
  • Evening and Weekend Student Permit: $100
  • Faculty and Staff: Contact Human Resources for parking permit costs.

Information for Parking Permits

In order to purchase a permit from the online portal, you will need the following:

  • A user name and password (created the first time you sign in)
  • Your driver’s license number
  • Current mailing address
  • Vehicle details: Make, model, year, license plate number
  • Registered Owner (if someone other than yourself): name, phone, address
  • Insurance information
  • Credit or debit card

University Parking Lots

University lots and parking areas are color-coded. Based on designations made by the university, the following parking regulations will be enforced:

White — Resident Students

Anderson Hall (5000 N Spaulding Ave.)
Burgh Hall (5051 N Spaulding Ave.)
Carmen & Kedzie (5115 N. Kedzie)
Argyle & Kedzie (5025 N. Kedzie)

White — Seminary Students
Lot behind the Johnson Center

Red — Commuter Students
Carmen & Kedzie (5115 N Kedzie Ave.)
Argyle & Kedzie (5025 N Kedzie Ave.)
Foster & Kedzie (5141 N Kedzie Ave.)

Yellow — Faculty and Staff
Foster Ave. lot (3218 W Foster Ave.)
Kimball Ave. lot (5125 N Kimball Ave.)
Argyle & Kedzie (5025 N Kedzie Ave.)
Carmen & Kedzie (5115 N. Kedzie)
Alley west of Brandel Library
Alley north and west of Sohlberg Hall

Vistors & Guests
Foster & Kedzie (5141 N Kedzie Ave.)
Parking is only permitted in lots where the color-coded sticker matches the color-coded lot.

Download a campus map with designated parking areas.

Special Events and Visitors

Lots will be marked as “event parking” when occasions require. Parking for visitors to North Park University is free.

Additional parking questions can be directed to Dan Gooris, Director of Security and Auxiliary Services, via email or at (773) 244-5222.