Parking Permits for Simpson and Chandler-Century Parking Lots

Effective 9/27/21, all vehicles parked on campus must have a valid parking permit associated with your license plate. This includes the Chandler Ave Parking lot and the recently-opened Simpson Ave parking lot.

Chandler-Century Parking Lot

Hourly and daily parking permits are available at the kiosk for $1/hour and up to $4/day. Enter your license plate number at the kiosk and retain the receipt for your records - no need to return to your vehicle. 

A new mobile app will be launched in October to enable convenient payment options for hourly and daily rates in both lots.

Simpson Avenue Parking Lot

The newest lot is accessed off Simpson Avenue. This lot will primarily serve as long-term parking for those who come to campus every day or live on campus. We offer term, monthly, and daily parking options.

Residents can purchase a term permit here

Employees and Commuter Students can purchase a monthly permit here. Valid for 4-weeks or 20 weekdays, excluding holidays.

Commuters can purchase a daily permit at the kiosk between Tykeson and Obsidian for $2/day. Enter your license plate at the kiosk and retain the receipt – no need to return to your vehicle.

University Standard 07-025 governs the use of vehicles, the use of non-motorized transportation, and parking, on Oregon State University  (“university”) property.

Parking Basics

Effective 9/27/21, all vehicles parked on campus must have a valid parking permit associated with your license plate. This includes the Chandler Ave Parking lot and the recently-opened Simpson Ave parking lot. Your vehicle license plate serves as the permit and must be visible at all times; no physical permits are issued.

We offer daily, monthly, and term permits to park on our campus at 1500 SW Chandler Avenue, Bend, Oregon. Free parking is available at the Graduate & Research Center at 650 SW Columbia St. Please review the following permit information before your visit.

Daily permits for the Chandler Ave lot are available at the kiosk (between Tykeson Hall and Obsidian Hall). Students and employees can purchase monthly or term permits for the Simpson Lot. Mobile app permit options will be added in October as our new parking management system is implemented. Eager Beaver? Download the Passport Parking app now. City of Bend surface parking lots are currently visible in the app and our “zones” will be added to the app soon.

We encourage use of active transportation to support healthy lifestyles, reduce emissions, and save you money. Learn more about all travel options to our campus.

Please note that during snow events, the City of Bend may declare a "snow emergency" and restrict parking adjacent to the campus on Chandler Avenue. Sign up for email alerts or find more information on the City of Bend website.

Visitors

Visitor parking is available in the Chandler-Century Lot with an hourly or daily permit issued at the kiosk. Fees apply Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

VISITOR PARKING OPTIONS

Guests and Groups

Please coordinate with your group host (an OSU-Cascades employee) to arrange group parking in advance of your visit. If you do not have an OSU-Cascades contact, please contact Parking Services.

Commuter Parking

If you plan to drive alone to campus, you can purchase:

  1. daily parking permit for $2 (Simpson Avenue Lot) and $4 (Chandler-Century Lot) per day - paid at the kiosk between Tykeson and Obsidian Halls.
  2. Complete this form to request a monthly permit for the Simpson Lot for $40. This permit is valid for 28 days of parking from date of purchase.

Carpooling vehicles park free - learn more.

Daily parking offers you the most flexibility in that you don’t pay for days that you do not park on campus. When you do drive to campus, choose between convenient parking in the Chandler-Century lot or a short walk to discounted parking in the Simpson Lot. A new mobile app will be launched in October to enable convenient payment options for hourly and daily rates in both lots.

On-Campus Residents

Complete this form by 9/24 to request a term permit for parking, or register in person during Move-in Day (9/18). Your permit cost of $130/term will be assessed to your student account. Resident permits are valid only in the Simpson Avenue lot, a short walk north of Ray Hall. See Parking Map. Overnight parking in the Chandler-Century lot (after 5 p.m. and before 8 a.m.) is allowed for term permit holders.

Aerial Photo of New Simpson Avenue Parking Lot and Ray Hall - Summer 2021

 

University Standard 07-025 governs the use of vehicles, the use of non-motorized transportation, and parking, on Oregon State University  (“university”) property.