The TAPS online payment system is down. If you need to make a citation payment or other payment, please call the TAPS office during business hours until further notice.

Important information for the Spring 2021 semester: Updated January 29, 2021

There will be a limited parking program during the Spring 2021 semester. We will not be issuing student permits. Students are encouraged to park in the BSE parking Lot 2 but also have the option to park in Shady Grove Garage or Lot 1. Faculty and Staff have the option of parking in the BSE Lot 2, Traville Gateway Garage or Lot 4. However, parking in Traville Gateway Garage or Lot 4 will require parking credentials from the TAPS office. Faculty and Staff can email our office and request a free parking pass or the re-activation of their exisiting gate access card. We are providing Eduroam Wi-Fi access on the first level of the Shady Grove Garage. If you need to park your car in that garage, please park in spaces above the first level and leave the first level spaces for Wi-Fi users.

The chartered shuttle that runs between UMCP and the USG campus will not be operating during the spring semester.  If you require transportation to the University of Maryland, College Park, please see the Shuttle-UM 141 Gaithersburg Park & Ride bus.


USG enrolled students who wish to purchase a parking permit can do so online or in person at the Transportation and Parking Services Office during office hours.  Students that wish to pay for hourly parking do not need to register. Students will need a credit card to register online and may choose to pay for a semester or annual permit when available at the time of registration. A payment plan for both permit options are available. If you are purchasing a permit for the first time you will need to come to the Transportation and Parking Services Office to obtain your parking permit. Students will need to show their USG ID or UMCP ID when they pick up their parking permit.

Purchase Parking Permit


Student Parking: Lot 1, Shady Grove Garage (Levels 2 - 6 of Traville Gateway Garage: M-F; 4 p.m. - 6 a.m. & all day on weekends)



2019 - 2020 Academic Year

Annual: $240 (Effective 8/1/19 - 8/20/20)

Winter Only: $60.50 (Effective 12/1/19 - 1/26/20)

Spring/Summer: $120 (Effective 1/1/20 - 8/20/20)

Summer Only: $60.50 (Effective 5/1/20 - 8/20/20)


Annual Payment Plan: Eight (8) payments of $30. First payment due upon registration, remaining payments due monthly September 10th - November 10th and January 10th - April 10th. Please note: Annual permits are no longer on sale.

Spring Payment Plan: Four (4) payments of $30. First payment due upon registration, remaining payments due monthly February 10th - April 10th.

Note: Students are responsible for making all payments in the payment plan option that they select.