Faculty & Staff Parking

Boone Campus parking permits

Standard parking permits held by university employees are valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of football game days.

  • Motorcycle permits are required for employees who want to park a motorcycle on the Boone Campus. These permits are valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of football game days.
  • No permit is required to park on the Boone Campus after 7 p.m. on weeknights or on Saturdays and Sundays, with the exception of football game days. 

Current permanent, full-time faculty/staff Boone Campus parking permits will automatically renew for the 2024–25 academic year.

Hickory Campus parking permits

Employees working exclusively at the Hickory Campus must register their vehicle at the Campus Services Express Desk.

  • Boone Campus permits are valid on the Hickory Campus — you do not need to register for an additional Hickory Campus permit.

2024-25 Permits Valid Aug.16, 2024–Aug.15, 2025

Your license plate is your permit.

  • Faculty/staff may register more than one vehicle; however, only one vehicle may be parked on campus at any given time. 
  • Ensure that all license plate numbers are accurate for cars that will be parked on campus when registering for parking.
  • Registered license plates must be visible to the driving path to be scanned. 
  • Those who wish to back into and/or pull through parking spaces must purchase a front vanity plate — the cost is $15.
Vanity Plates

Students or employees who wish to back into and/or pull through parking spaces must purchase a front vanity plate from the Parking Office — the cost is $15.

Permits are valid until canceled. 

Please contact Parking and Transportation at parking@appstate.edu to cancel your permit. 

Boone Campus Faculty/Staff Parking Options

Employee parking is available in numerous campus locations — view the interactive campus map or the App State parking finder for Boone Campus faculty/staff parking locations.

After 5 p.m. and on weekends, students, employees and the public can park in any Boone Campus lot. 

Always be mindful of signage, as events and other circumstances can change, and some spaces remain restricted at all times.

Boone Campus Standard Permits

Boone Campus standard parking permits are valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of football game days.

Permit

Permit Fee

Valid Lots

Park and Ride

$120/year or $10/month payroll deduction

Appalachian 105, South

Faculty/Staff Surface Lots

$372/year or $31/month payroll deduction

Faculty/Staff Surface lots

Blue Ridge Parking District

$552/year or $46/month payroll deduction

Blue Ridge Parking Deck, Stadium Heights, Stadium Lot, Faculty/Staff Surface lots

College Street Parking Deck (Library)

$552/year or $46/month payroll deduction

College Street Parking Deck (Library), Faculty/Staff Surface lots

Holmes Parking Deck

$552/year or $46/month payroll deduction

Holmes Parking Deck, Faculty/Staff Surface Lots

Rivers Street Parking Deck                     

$552/year or $46/month payroll deduction

Rivers Street Parking Deck, Faculty/Staff Surface Lots

Boone Campus Motorcycle Permits

New for 2024-25: Boone Campus motorcycle permits are required for employees who want to park a motorcycle on the Boone Campus.  These permits are valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of football game days.

PermitPermit FeeValid Lots
Motorcycle$120/year or $10/month payroll deductionComing soon — locations are being finalized

Purchasing a Boone Campus Faculty/Staff Parking Permit

Permanent, Full-Time Faculty/Staff

Current permanent, full-time faculty/staff Boone Campus parking permits will automatically renew for the 2023–24 academic year.

  • Review your license plate/vehicle information for accuracy.
  • Make changes as needed by logging into Self-Service.
    • Select the Employee tab and the Miscellaneous drop-down to access the Parking Registration System.
  • To change or cancel your parking permit: Email parking@appstate.edu beginning Aug. 1 — we will work with you to make changes, subject to space availability.

Online Parking Registration Instructions (Boone Campus only)

Use the following instructions to register for a Boone Campus parking permit if you do not currently have one and if you are a permanent, full-time employee. 

Gather the following information before you begin your online registration:

  • App State username and password
  • Vehicle make, model and year
  • License plate number
  • Permit type you wish to purchase

2023-24 Online Registration Opens Aug. 1

  • Log in to Self-Service, then select the Employee tab and the Miscellaneous drop-down to access the Parking Registration System.
  • Click on Order Permits from the menu at the bottom of the page.
  • Agree to the Terms of Service (PDF).
  • Select permit. You may register for one parking permit. Once a permit type is selected, the system will reserve it for fifteen minutes.
  • Click Add Vehicle and enter vehicle information or select the vehicles you want to add to your permit if they auto-populate from your permit last year.
  • Click Confirm in the bottom right corner, then click the red Add Permit to Cart button in the bottom right corner to proceed.
  • Enter your Contact Information and click the black Checkout button in the bottom right corner.
  • After checkout, you will receive a confirmation email of your registration by the end of the business day. Keep a copy of this confirmation for your records.

Is your first choice sold out? 

Join the waiting list, and register for a different type of permit in the meantime.

Motorcycle Permits

Motorcycle permits cannot be purchased online. Beginning Aug. 1, register in person by visiting:

Please bring the following information with you:

  • AppCard
  • Vehicle make, model and year
  • License plate number

Payment and Refunds

  • The permit fee displayed above is the amount that will be deducted monthly from your paycheck.
  • Permits no longer needed may be canceled by contacting Parking and Traffic and payroll deduction will be terminated.

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