Tiger Family Resources: Parking & Transportation 


Parking and Transportation Services is available to assist your students with their parking and transportation needs, no matter who they come to and get around campus.

Parking on Campus

General Parking: General parking is available on campus and a permit is included in the cost of tuition. Students will receive a permit in the mail prior to their first semester of classes. If registered before the deadline, students will receive subsequent permit stickers for the remaining semesters that they are enrolled.

Priority Parking: If students would like to park in priority lots, including the parking garages, they will need to apply for a priority parking permit with the Parking and Transportation Services office. These spots are limited and students should apply as soon as possible for these permits. There is an extra charge for the priority parking permit. Students should be on the look out for an email prior to the semester to purchase a priority pass.

Resident Permit Parking: Residents of campus who wish to park a vehicle in a designated resident lot must purchase a resident lot sticker through Parking & Transportation Services online store, TigerPark, during the semester permit sales window, which typically begins a few weeks before the first day of class and ends about two weeks into the semester.

First year students are allowed to bring a car to campus.

Nighttime Transportation

Tiger Patrol provides students that are on campus at night and who do not feel comfortable walking to their car or dorm a personal escort. Tiger Patrol will pick up students all around campus and escort them to their car or to their residence hall. Normal hours for the Fall and Spring semesters are from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm seven days a week.

UofM Bus System

The Blue Line is the UofM bus system that provides students with free transportation around campus, including a route that links the Main Campus and the Park Avenue Campus. The system runs 7 days a week and is open to all students. It also includes a route to Target on Thursdays and a route to Kroger on Fridays to allow students to shop and stock up on essentials.

Bike Rental

The Tiger Bike Share Program is a UofM green fee initiative that allows UofM students, faculty or staff the opportunity to check out a bicycle for recreational purposes or as an alternative mode of transportation.