All cars must be registered at the link above in order to obtain a permit. This step must be completed every semester an individual wishes to obtain a permit.
To register your car, you will need your:
- Star ID and Star ID Password
- Car Make and Model
- License Plate Number
Student parking passes can be picked up at the Library after a car is registered. Visit the Library page to find their semester vs break hours.
Students parking rates are $3.25 per credit (e.g., a student taking 9 credits will have a parking rate of $29.25 for that semester). This fee will be charged automatically on a student’s account.
Students enrolled in distance education courses requiring no campus visits will not be charged. Students on extended internships, or similar situations off-campus, can request a waiver.
If you forget your parking permit in another vehicle, a daily permit may be purchased in the Financial Services office for $2.
New faculty and staff complete the process of obtaining your permit on the Human Resources page for new employees.
Parking permits must be placed in rear window on the passenger side. The permits have a removable adhesive and are not permanently affixed to the vehicle. One permit may be used for more than one vehicle; however, additional permits are available to purchase from the Financial Services window inside Door 1 of the Northway Building for $10.
Parking permits are required to park in SCTCC’s student parking lots A, C, and D and the Health Sciences Building lot. Overflow parking is available in the Whitney Softball Field lots. B lot is strictly for Workforce Center clients only. Please do NOT park in the Whitney Senior Center parking lot.
These parking lots will be patrolled, and cars without permits will be ticketed.
Unpaid parking tickets will be recorded and will prohibit a student from registering for classes, obtaining transcripts, or enrolling at another Minnesota State institution.
Please note that the purchase of a permit does not guarantee the availability of a parking space at all times at the door nearest your classroom.
View SCTCC’s parking violations and fine information below.
Daily parking permits can be purchased in the Financial Services office for $2 up to one day in advance only.
Visitor parking is designated for guests only. Visitor permits are available at the Admissions Office inside the Main Entrance, Door 1.
One motorcycle permit will be issued at no extra charge provided students have paid their tuition and meet the access/parking requirements. Permits should be displayed within 12” of license plate and be visible.
Replacement permits for lost or stolen permits may be purchased for $10 each.
The parking fee is used solely for the development and upkeep of SCTCC’s parking lots, access roads, parking security, associated lighting and sidewalks to the campus, and administrative costs associated to access/parking.
All students and employees, regardless of whether their education or employment includes actually parking in the lots, benefit from the establishment and maintenance of the lots. It’s an embedded service that allows service providers, students, faculty, staff, administration, security, delivery vehicles, etc., the necessary access to complete the mission of the college.
Students who are currently enrolled at SCTCC can ride the Metro Bus to and from campus and throughout the St. Cloud area for free. Just swipe your Cyclone ID card through the farebox to ride. Bus schedules and routes can be seen at their website.
Fines will be assessed for the following parking violations. Fines that go unpaid will result in a hold on student accounts. This hold means a student cannot register for classes, obtain transcripts, or enroll at any other Minnesota State institution.
- No current permit displayed
- Expired permit displayed
- Permit blocked and school personnel are unable to view current year (improper permit location)
- Improper permit
- Parking on the grass
- Blocking loading zones
- Blocking driveway
- Blocking other vehicles in parking lot
- Blocking Fire Lane
- Parking in fenced compounds without prior approval
- Parking in areas marked as NO PARKING
- Overnight parking in lot without prior approval
- Parking in areas marked for a special purpose such as childcare parking
- Improperly parked vehicles (i.e., taking two spaces)
- Motorcycles not parked in areas designated as “Motorcycle Parking”
- Parking in designated visitor parking without proper permits
Misuse of Handicapped Parking Only fee is $200. Handicapped placard or handicapped license plate must be displayed to be eligible to park in a handicapped stall.
Any vehicle parked on campus is parked at the risk of the owner. The college assumes no responsibility for care or protection of any vehicle or its contents.
Appeal forms are available online at the Online Parking Appeal Form. Individuals have the option to be present for the appeal committee meeting.
Tickets must be appealed within five business days of the violation. Appeals received after the fifth business day will not be considered.
The appeals committee meets every-other Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. during the academic year to hear appeals. Please see the Financial Services office for dates and times. There must be three members of the appeals committee present for business to take place.
Individuals may present their appeals in writing or be present for their appeal. The committee will consider appeals on a first come, first served basis. Written appeal forms are available in the Financial Services office.
Circumstances under which vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed include (but aren’t limited to) the following:
- Security and parking operations receives a complaint that a vehicle is illegally parked, obstructing traffic, impeding emergency responses and/or college operations, blocking pedestrian traffic, etc.
- A vehicle that’s been issued three or more citations (paid or unpaid) in the current academic year
- A vehicle parked in such a way so as to constitute a hazard, impede vehicular and pedestrian traffic, emergency responses and repair, or grounds operations
- Vehicles that have been autoclamped for 24 hours will be towed
- Vehicles that have been left in the lot for 10 consecutive days with no prior authorization
Vehicles will be ticketed and autoclamped when:
- A vehicle displays a permit that has been reported as being lost or stolen
- A vehicle displays a permit that has been altered or forged
- A vehicle has been issued three or more unpaid parking citations in the previous/current year
A fee of $60 will be assessed for removal of auto clamps.