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  • Parking and Transportation

    All vehicles parked on campus must have a visible and valid permit. 

    • Student Parking Permits must be purchased online and displayed in your vehicle while on campus. 
    • Permits for Spring Semester 2014 are now available at a cost of $60 and will expire June 30, 2014.  
    • Permits for Full Year 2013/2014 are now available at a cost of $100 and will expire August 31, 2014. 
    • Click here to view parking permit information and the ODU Parking and Traffic Regulations.
      • A Full Year Permit means a Full Academic Year, not a Calendar Year.   


    Parking Permits are non-refundable.   


    • Refunds may be issued for Full Year and Fall Term Permits until 30 days after the start of the Fall Term.   

    • Refunds may be issued for Spring Term Permits until 30 days after the start of the Spring Term. 

    Summer Permits are non-refundable, No Exceptions!    


     Visitor & Temporary Parking  

    • Temporary permits are available for those who need to park an unregistered vehicle on campus. They may also be issued for special needs such as temporary disabilities.
    • Temporary permits are available from the Public Safety Office at no cost. Temporary permits will be valid for up to 2 weeks, after which a regular permit must be purchased.
    • Visitors with a vehicle on campus during normal business hours must register with the Public Safety Department to be issued a visitor permit. Our office is located in the Griffin Student Center, suite 116.
    • Visitor parking is located in the Gold lot. This is the main parking lot which is accessed from the light at Sunbury Rd and St. Dominican way, and is on the West side of Sunbury Rd.
    • There is also 2-hour visitor parking located behind Erskine Hall.  

    Vehicle reservations

    The Public Safety Department coordinates the University's fleet vehicles. Potential drivers for ODU business purposes must contact the Public Safety Department to be approved by our insurance company to drive ODU vehicles.