Other Parking Options

Hourly Parking

General Hourly Parking Information

  • Meters and Kiosks from $1.75 – $4.00 per hour, dependent upon time and location.
  • No Overnight Parking

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.

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

  • $4.00 per hour during peak use times (7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m, Monday – Friday)
  • $1.75 per hour during non-peak use times (5:30 p.m. – 7 a.m. Monday – Friday, and weekends)

Structures

Lincoln Avenue Garage:

  • $2.50 per hour

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

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.

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

Vendor/Contractor Permits

Vendor Permits

  • $190 each per year
  • Additional Vendor Permit: $44 each per year
  • Or vendors may choose to pay monthly: $16 per month per permit

Vendor Permit Request

Contractor Permits

  • $126 per year
  • $11 per month

Contractor Permit Request

Visitor/Guest Permits/Day Passes

  • $10 single day pass valid for one vehicle in Reserve and Commuter Surface lots only. This pass is not valid in Plaza Lots or Parking Structures. This pass allows the driver to park in any of the valid locations throughout the day.
  • $19 single day pass valid for one vehicle in Reserve and Commuter surface lots, Plaza lots and Parking Structures. This pass is not valid in Designated Reserve, Meters, or Service vehicle stalls. This pass allows the driver to park in any of the valid locations throughout the day.

Day Pass/Department Permit Request

Code Request

Long Term Visitor Permits

These permits are available for purchase by Boise State University departments only, for visitor use.

  • Valid in Commuter permit areas only: $66 each per academic year
  • Valid in Commuter & Reserve permit areas only: $131 each per academic year
  • Valid in Commuter & Reserve permit areas, parking structure, and Plaza Lots: $165 each per academic year

Motorcycle Permits

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

Parking during Workshops, Seminars, & Educational Programs

  • Special permits: $10 per vehicle per day to a maximum price of $42 per workshop or program up to a semester

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
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