Disability Parking

The University provides designated disability parking spaces throughout campus. A state-issued disability certificate or license plate is required. Campus Maps provide existing disability parking and meter locations.

Disabilities on the Twin Cities Campus

If you need resources or information on disability issues, contact the University Disability Resource Center.

Contract Parking Facilities

Disability parking spaces within contract facilities are available to University employees and students with a state-issued disability permit or license plate. Current contract rates apply. Priority is granted to persons with disabilities for the duration of their state-issued disability credential.

To request a disability contract or to update your disability credentials, submit this form:

Disability Parking Request Form

How to Get a State-Issued Disability Certificate
If you have questions, please call the Department of Public Safety at 651-297-3377.

Parking Contract Terms and Conditions

Guide to Parking Credentials

Public/Visitor Parking Facilities

Disability parking spaces designated with signs can be found in all public/visitor parking facilities. Public/visitor and event parking rates apply.


University meters are free for a maximum of three (3) hours if a state disability permit or license plate is properly displayed.

  • After three hours, meter patrons must relocate their vehicle a minimum of 600 feet from the original parking space.
  • Posted time restrictions apply at some locations.
  • City of Minneapolis and Park Board meters may have different requirements.

On-Street Parking

On-street locations designated by signs are free for a maximum of three hours if a state permit or license plate is properly displayed. The three-hour time limit is waived after 4:30 p.m. weekdays and all day on Saturday and Sunday.