Visitor and Guest Parking

Visitor and Guest Parking

The following information applies at 1500 SW Chandler Avenue campus in Bend, Oregon. Visitor parking at the Graduate & Research Center is free for up to 4 hours per day (no overnight parking allowed).

Overnight guest parking must be approved, please send requests to


Fees apply from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Multiple options exist to purchase an hourly or daily parking permit. 

  1. Go online to purchase a visitor day pass for $4.
  2. Pay in person at the kiosk located between Tykeson Hall and Obsidian Hall. Coin or card accepted (no change given).
  3. Download the Passport App and purchase an hourly or daily permit in the app.

Deliveries and passenger drop-off/pick-up can utilize 20-minute parking spaces available to the east of Tykeson Hall and in front of the Residence Hall. 

Faculty/Staff Guests

Guests invited by faculty and staff can receive a guest permit; please provide your vehicle license plate number to your university host in advance of your visit. Your vehicle license plate will serve as your permit on the day of the visit. OSU-Cascades hosts may email requests for guest permits to at least 24-hours before the visit. Same-day requests may not be honored.

Corvallis Campus Guests

OSU parking permit stickers from the Corvallis campus are not applicable at OSU-Cascades. We issue virtual permits, based on license plates. See visitor parking permit information above for purchasing options.

OSU employees from Corvallis may request a guest permit from their OSU-Cascades host, or pay at the kiosk. A license plate will be required 24-hours in advance for the guest permit.

Resident Student Guests

Only vehicles registered with OSU-Cascades and displaying a valid hangtag are allowed to be parked overnight on campus. Hangtags can be obtained by current residents during business hours at the parking information desk in the east end of Obsidian Hall. More parking information for residents.