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. All students and employees must obtain a new parking permit each fall trimester. Parking permits are only good from September 1st thru August 31st of each calendar year.
  • Register for your OSUIT parking permit online, after on-line registration please visit the Bursar's Office window from 9:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday to pick up your parking permits. 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 are automatically charged to your Bursar account.
  • Campus parking permits are to be affixed to the front or back glass in the lower drivers side corner of the window. Permits must be visible and readable from 15 feet through window tint.
  • Transfer of parking permits from one vehicle to another is allowed. In the event you wreck your current vehicle or get a new vehicle, you must log back into your parking permit webpage and update your new vehicle information.
  • Washing of vehicles on campus is prohibited.
  • Working on personal vehicles on campus is prohibited (This includes fluid changes and parts changes)
  • Abandoning and/or junking vehicles on the OSU Institute of Technology campus is prohibited. Any vehicle determined to be abandoned, junked, or non-operational 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, faculty, or staff is prohibited.
  • Parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities requires an appropriately displayed 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 on or 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 or yellow 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 may 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/Reckless driving.
  • Students and employees may not work on or repair vehicles while on campus.
  • And any other traffic and parking violations.

A $50 campus fine is assessed for parking in handicapped zones. Campus police can issue a $500 District Court citation for persons illegally parking in handicapped spaces.  


For reasons of health and safety, pets are not permitted on the OSU Institute of Technology campus or in residence halls. Only service animals or therapy pets will be allowed on campus.

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.