Parking Permit

Resident students may purchase a term parking permit for $80. OSU-Cascades will evaluate the ability to offer this permit each term, based on parking demand and capacity. 

Permits will be available to all resident students on move-in day and for the first week of the term. To request a permit after the first week of the term, please email Parking Services.

  1. Register your vehicle Online and/or login to your parking account at
  2. Click “my invoices” along the top horizontal menu
  3. Click the icon in the left-most column of the unpaid invoice table to “pay invoice”
  4. The invoice will total $80. Click “pay” to go to a secure payment site operated by Touchnet.
  5. Input information for a one-time transaction, click “Continue” and confirm.

Free Parking

Students that do not pay for parking are encouraged to park in the free residential parking lot at 1000 SW Bradbury Way. Parking overnight on city streets adjacent to campus is discouraged to maintain spaces for use by patrons of adjacent businesses. 

The free residential parking lot is accessible by:

  • Foot (12-15 minute walk)
  • Bike, use your free membership to ride Zagster bikes (5-8 minutes)
  • Bus, service every 30 minutes via CET Routes 10 and 11. Download the "Transit App" to get real-time bus arrival information on your phone
  • Safety Escort service is available through the Department of Public Safety for students who feel unsafe traveling between the off-site lot and residence hall after dark or during extreme weather

Resident Visitor Parking

During fee hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), guests of residents are subject to standard visitor parking policies.

On-campus parking is permitted for registered vehicles overnight (between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m.) and on weekends. To avoid a citation, add your visitors' vehicle to your parking account at prior to their arrival. A maximum of two vehicles can be registered on one students' account. 

Questions can be directed to the Transportation Program Manager.