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Other Parking Options



Details about Other Parking Options

Hourly Parking

General Hourly Parking Information

  • Meters and Kiosks from $2.00 – $4.25 per hour, dependent upon time and location.
  • No Overnight Parking in any hourly location

Plaza West and East Lots

East side of the B: Portions of this lot are reserved for guests and visitors to the campus. Parking is limited in this location.

  • $4.25 per hour (Monday – Friday, and weekends)

West side of the B: This lot is open to the public and campus community.

  • $4.25 per hour during peak use times (7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m, Monday – Friday)
  • $2.00 per hour during non-peak use times (5:30 p.m. – 7 a.m. Monday – Friday, and weekends)


Lincoln Avenue Garage:

  • 0-2 hours – $3.00 per hour

  • 2-4 hours – $3.25 per hour

  • 4-6 hours – $3.50 per hour

  • 7+ hours – $3.75 per hour

  • Daily Rate – $25

Brady Street Garage:

  • 0-2 hours – $3.00 per hour

  • 2-4 hours – $3.25 per hour

  • 4-6 hours – $3.50 per hour

  • 7+ hours – $3.75 per hour

  • Daily Rate – $25

Pay by Phone

ParkMobile Logo

Simply download the mobile application in your App Store and you can immediately start using the system with your smartphone.

Register for ParkMobile

Parking meters and signs in the garages feature zone codes to use. For greater convenience, the signs have QR codes and NFC technology for ease in using the mobile application.

You can also receive text message alerts and reminders 15 minutes prior to your parking session expiring, enabling you to pay for additional parking time if your session allows.

Convenience Fee

Note that Parkmobile issues a convenience fee of $.35 per transaction to use this service.

Video Transcription

Looking for a smarter way to pay for parking? Download the ParkMobile app. The ParkMobile app lets you easily pay for parking right from your mobile device. You will even get alerts when your parking session is about to expire so you can extend your time. You can set up the ParkMobile app in just a few simple steps.

First, download the app for your apple or android device, or you can go to to use the web app. Enter your email address or phone number to create your account. To complete the signup process, provide your license plate number and the state where your vehicle is registered. Then set up your method of payment. Once you’ve completed these steps you are ready to start using the ParkMobile app.

When you park at a ParkMobile location find the zone number. It will be located on the stickers and signs that you will see around the parking space. Next, select the amount of time you’d like to park in that space, confirm your information, and touch the start parking button.
In the app you will see a count to clock showing how much time is remaining. You will even have the option to extend your parking session.

ParkMobile, a smarter way to park.

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Vendor/Contractor Permits

Vendor Permits

  • $200 each per year
  • Additional Vendor Permit: $100 each per year
  • Up to two additional permits can be added to the purchase of a full price permit
  • Or vendors may choose to pay monthly: $20 per month per permit

Vendor Permit Request

Contractor Permits

  • $150 per year
  • $15 per month

Contractor Permit Request

Motorcycle Permits

Motorcycle permits are available for no additional charge with the purchase of a Reserve or Commuter permit. Full price list.

Brady and Lincoln Bike Barns

For bike barn permit purchase and more information, visit the Cycle Learning Center. Bring your bike to register it, as it will receive a parking sticker and its unique information will be input into the National Registry.

University Vehicles Issued to Individuals

  • Employee Reserve: Varies by Zone each per academic year
  • Employee Commuter: Varies by Zone each per academic year
  • Additional fees may be applicable, depending on the individual case.
  • Permit replacements: $5.00

Campus Media Permits

The Campus Media Permit Request Form is for those authorized News Outlets, to request vehicle access to campus to support media relations with Boise State University.

Campus Media Permit Request Form

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