2023 Summer semester parking permits will be available online on May 8th, 2023.
****Important Parking Lot Closure Notification****
------Upperclass student (LSPN) Lincoln-Stevenson-Powell-Norton lot closed due to maintenance project until further notice------
The J-Lot and the Stadium Lot will be closed beginning Thursday, April 27-28th for the Special Olympics Spring Games Event. Please find an alternative lot that is designated for your parking permit during this period. Any vehicles that remain in these lots after 4pm on April 27th will be cited & relocated at the vehicle owner's expense.
Please note that student permits are not valid in any red lots or the visitor's lot across from Blair Hall. Please watch carefully for the signs. Lot changes could be made during the school year.
Underclass permits can be used in designated areas displaying the signs:
Upperclass permits can be used in designated areas displaying the signs:
A valid State Handicap Permit or license plate must be displayed to utilize a handicap space or zones on University property. In addition to regular handicap spaces, vehicles displaying a valid handicap permit or license plate will be allowed to park in any student, staff, or metered lots. Meter parking spaces do not require payment with a valid handicap permit/plate. Permanent and temporary handicap permits may be applied for at the Secretary of State's Driver's License Facility.
On Sundays and Mondays 5-11:30 p.m., the Greek Court and 9th Street lots will not be ticketed except for handicap spaces, fire lanes, drives, restricted areas, and housemother parking spaces. Parking in the grass is also prohibited.
During the above stated times you may also park on the south side of Greek Court Drive from the east side of the International House lot to the west side of the first sidewalk west of the small Greek Court Circle Drive. Do not block drives or sidewalks.
During the above stated times you may park along the inside curb (the curb closest to buildings 5, 6, & 8) of the large Greek Court Circle Drive as long as you do not block drives, sidewalks or fire lanes.
The small Greek Court Circle is the circle drive where 12th Street ends. Buildings 3, 4, and 6 surround it. Parking on the small Greek Court Drive is prohibited.
If you have any questions regarding on campus parking, contact the UPD Parking Division at 217-581-5416
7th & Grant
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
For emergencies call 911
Non-Emergency Dispatch – 217-581-3212
Police Records & Administration – 217-581-3213