Loyola University Chicago

Campus Transportation

Commuter Students

Spring Commuter Vehicle Permits are sold out.

You must be registered for classes in order to apply.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to transportation.luc.edu
  2. Click on "Order a Permit/ Apply for a Permit."
  3. Log in using your Loyola username and password.
  4. Select the permit you wish to apply for.
  5. Enter your vehicle information. You may register up to three vehicles for a commuter parking permit.
  6. Make sure to "Complete Checkout". No payment is required during application.
  7. You will receive an email letting you know that your permit application was approved.
  8. Your student account will be billed once the permit is processed. 
  9. Pick up your permit at the Campus Transportation Office before the second week of the classes.

If you have been waitlisted, the Campus Transportation office will notify you if a spot becomes available. You can check your position on the waitlist at any time by going to transportation.luc.edu

Adding or Removing a Vehicle from your Permit

  1. Go to this link and login with your Loyola username and password
  2. Click on your permit # or permit type. If you do not see your current permit, then contact Campus Transportation.
  3. Click on Vehicle Change request tab.
  4. Remove any vehicle no longer needed. You must keep at least one vehicle on the permit. For any additions, the license plate number is needed. You may have up to three vehicles on the permit. You do not need a permit sticker for each vehicle, only your primary vehicle that you drive most often to campus. If your primary vehicle is changing, please stop by our offices to get a new sticker.
  5. If you are changing information about a vehicle (e.g. plates), then click on the edit tab
  6. After we have processed your request, you can log back in and see that the information has changed. Please note this can take at least one business day to process.


Commuter Permit General Information

  • Purchasing a Loyola University Vehicle Permit allows you to park conveniently on the Lake Shore Campus.
  • Permits do not guarantee a parking spot. All parking is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Please note that the Main Parking Structure usually fills up by 10 a.m. during the school year. If you arrive on campus later in the day go directly to the Fordham Garage. Campus Map
  • Commuter Student Permits do NOT include overnight parking at any time.
  • All commuter lots (P1, P2 & P3) are closed from 2am to 5am daily. 
  • You must pick up your permit at the Transportation Office. Permit must be displayed at all times.

Commuter Academic Year Lot Upkeep Fees

You must be registered for classes in order to apply.

Academic Year 2018-2019 Permit Fees  
Commuter Annual 52 Week Permit(07/01/2018 - 06/30/2019) $500 No Longer Available
Commuter Fall 26 Week Permit (07/01/2018 - 12/31/2018) $250 No Longer Available
Commuter Spring 26 Week Permit (01/01/2019 - 06/30/2019) $265 Waitlist Started 

Permit fees include all applicable city and county taxes

LSC Commuter Lots

Parking Permit Map

  • Main Structure (1110 W. Sheridan Road)
  • Fordham Garage (6455 N. Sheridan Road) 
  • West Loyola Lot (1236 W. Loyola Ave)

West Loyola Lot Directions

P3—West Loyola Lot
1236 W. Loyola Ave.

Exit the Main Parking Structure. At the light turn right onto Sheridan Rd. Follow the curve of the road. Turn west on W. Arthur Ave. Turn right on N. Glenwood Ave. Turn right on W. Loyola Ave. The lot is located on the left (north) side directly next to the El tracks.

West Loyola Lot Directions