Parking on Campus

The following regulations are applicable to all students and employees operating vehicles on campus:

  • All vehicles used by students and employees must have a current OSU Institute of Technology parking permit.
  • Register for your OSUIT parking permit online at and then visit the police dispatch office located in the Workforce Oklahoma building between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday to pick up your parking permits after registering online. Please bring your drivers license or a copy of the temporary permit you printed out.
  • Your first parking permit costs $15 and is included in your Bursar account fees. You do not have to pay anything at the time of online registration or in person pickup. Additional parking permits (more than one vehicle) or lost permits are an additional $15 and automatically charged to your Bursar account.
  • Students and employees must show proof of ownership and display a current parking permit to be eligible for shop services.
  • Campus parking permits are to be affixed to the glass in the lower corner of the rear window on the driver’s side of the vehicle or hung from the rear view mirror facing the front of the vehicle.
  • Transfer of parking permits from one vehicle to another is allowed provided both vehicles are registered to that single hanging permit (limit two vehicles per permit). The fixed permit on the window may not be transferred.
  • Washing of vehicles on campus is prohibited.
  • Abandoning and/or junking vehicles on the OSU Institute of Technology campus is prohibited. Any vehicle determined to be abandoned or junked will be towed and stored at the owner’s expense after a reasonable effort has been made to contact the owner.
  • Speed limit on campus streets is 20 miles per hour.
  • Parking lot speed limit is 10 miles per hour.
  • Double parking is prohibited.
  • Parking in spaces reserved for visitors is prohibited.
  • Parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities requires an appropriate permit.
  • Motorists must stop for pedestrian(s) in crosswalk.
  • Bicycles ridden at night must be equipped with lights or have reflectors front, rear and sides.
  • Skateboards, inline skates, roller skates, scooters, and any other personal transportation device (excluding bicycles), are permitted on all campus sidewalks as long as the person using these devices is respectful to persons walking on campus.
  • Riding in the cargo area of vehicles is prohibited.
  • Parking and/or driving on the lawn or sidewalks is prohibited.
  • Parking in service vehicle parking spaces is prohibited.
  • All parking spaces are marked with two white lines. If not marked as a space, it is not a legal parking space.
  • Students and employees are required to comply with all other Oklahoma traffic laws.
  • Wheel locks will be applied to vehicles which have been ticketed for repeated parking violations and/or failure to display a parking permit. Damage to wheel locks are charged to the students account.
  • Any individual who violates any of the above regulations will be fined accordingly.

Traffic and Parking Violations

A $25 fine is assessed for each traffic or parking violation. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking without permit.
  • Parking in restricted or prohibited areas.
  • Failure to park in a marked parking area. All parking areas will be marked with two white stripes. If an area is not marked with two white stripes, it is not a legal parking area.
  • Failure to stop for stop sign or pedestrian in crosswalk.
  • Exceeding speed limit.
  • Riding in the cargo area of a vehicle (E.g., riding in the bed of a pickup truck)
  • Careless driving.
  • Repairing vehicle or changing oil.
  • And any other traffic and parking violations.

A $50 fine is assessed for parking in handicapped zones.

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For reasons of health and safety, pets are not permitted on the OSU Institute of Technology campus or in residence halls.

Bicycles / Recreational Items

Bicycles, skateboards, Frisbees, roller skates, etc. may not be used in any building on campus including residence halls and hallways. Also, in accordance with the fire code, bicycles may not be left stored in hallways, lounges, or stairwells.