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Permit Applications


Student Permits 

Student parking permits for the 2024-2025 academic year will be available for purchase beginning June 13 2024. All of our permit sales will be conducted online. Permits should be purchased online by going to your MyCentral account and choosing the Parking Services Main Menu under "Discover More".

If you receive an error, it most likely means that your information hasn’t been entered into the Parking Services system. Please contact Parking Services at 660-543-4098 or and we can enter your information into our system quickly. DO NOT CREATE A GUEST/VIP ACCOUNT!



Military Tuition Package:

If you qualify for the Military Tuition Package, bill your permit to your student account. For questions about the Military Tuition Package, call Military and Veteran Services at 660-543-8776.


Visitor Permits

For the purchase of Visitor Parking Permits, please contact Parking Services at 660-543-4098 or stop by Public Safety located at 306 Broad Street.

Departments wishing to purchase visitor's permits for incoming guests may do so through the Parking Portal. Please click the following link for instructions - Instructions for Departments Requesting Visitor Permits.

To complete an application please click the following link Visitor Permit Application. The online guest permit system does not change our procedures for guests parking on campus. Guests are still welcome to park in visitors parking lots on first come, first serve basis and will be directed to other lots as the visitor's lot become full. Larger groups of visitors will be directed to the visitor's lots and overflow lots so as not to take away from daily faculty/staff and student parking. If you have any questions, please contact Parking Services at 660-543-4098 or


Replacement Permits

Upon substantial evidence, including the filing of a written report, that a permit has been lost or stolen, a new permit will be replaced the first time for a fee of $1.00. The second time a permit is reported lost or stolen, it can be replaced for a fee of $5.00; the third time, $10.00 and more than three times, full price of permit.

Temporary Permits

Temporary permits are issued to Faculty, Staff or Students who do not have a valid permit but will be on campus for a short period of time.  This is for Faculty, Staff, or Students who do not need to purchase a full semester permit, but still need to be on campus.


If an individual decides to give up a permit, the amount of the remaining terms may be refunded. The permit, or remnants thereof, or the transferable permit, or remnants thereof, must be removed and returned to Parking Services before a refund is granted. Individuals unable to comply with this requirement shall be required to submit a signed written statement that the permit(s) has been destroyed. Any outstanding violations will be deducted from the refund. No refund will be made for any semester after fifteen (15) class days have elapsed.


Permit Applications FAQ's

What if I live in Central Village or Greenwood?

The parking lots at Central Village and Greenwood are reserved for students. You are responsible for purchasing your parking permit.

May I bill the permit to my student account?

Yes. Select the payment method option "Student Account - Permits" and the permit will be billed to your student account.

What other methods of payment are accepted?

If you do not want to bill the permit to your student account you may choose the payment method option "Web Credit Card". This allows you to purchase a permit using your debit or credit card.  

How do I receive my permit?

Your permit is virtual.  When purchasing your permit, make sure your license plate and vehicle information is correct.  Your license plate is now your permit! 

When may I purchase a permit in person?

All permit sales are completed online.  Please lg on to your MyCentral to purchase your permit.

Each year, permits will be available on the following dates for each semester.


Fall Permits - June 1st

Spring Permits - First day back from Thansgiving break

Summer Permits - April 1st

I tried to log in to purchase my permit online and was unable to, what can I do?

If you are experiencing this, chances are our staff needs to add your name and 700 number into our Parking Services database.  Please do not create a guest account. Contact our office and we would be glad to set up an account for you.  If this is after hours or during a time our office is closed, please feel free to contact us by email at



Public Safety
306 Broad Street
Emergency phone 911
Tel: (660)543-4123 (24 hours)
Fax: (660)543-4163


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