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 8 hours (no overnight parking allowed).

Overnight guest parking must be approved, please send requests to



If you are visiting campus for longer than 20 minutes, 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).

Visitors are not required to register their vehicles online, if paying at the kiosk or staying less than 20 minutes.


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 that are driving motor pool vehicles can park for free on any OSU-Cascades lot. If not driving a motor pool vehicle, please provide your license plate number to your OSU-Cascades campus host for a guest permit, or pay at the kiosk. 


Resident Student Guests

Only vehicles registered with OSU-Cascades and displaying a valid hangtag are allowed to be parked overnight on campus. Resident guests can purchase temporary visitor permits (see above).