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Accessible Parking Permits

Temporary or Long-Term Parking With a DMV Placard

If you have a DMV-issued disability placard and need accessible parking on campus, please send a photo or copy of your placard and a note about where you need parking access to Once this information is submitted, Transportation will register your placard into our system and work with you to determine the most appropriate option.

Temporary or Long Term Parking Without a DMV Placard

Please be aware that NC State Transportation cannot allow customers to park in ADA spaces on campus without a DMV placard at any time.

Transportation will provide a maximum of two weeks of proximity parking to individuals with accessible parking needs and no DMV disability placard. To obtain two weeks of proximity parking, please complete the Temporary Accessible Parking Application below with your physician and return it to

Examples of customers who would be eligible for the two weeks of proximity parking:

  • Students or employees awaiting the arrival of their DMV disability placard
  • Students or employees with short-term mobility needs that do not require the use of ADA spaces

If you do not have a DMV-issued disability placard and need more than two weeks of proximity parking on campus or need long-term modifications, please email

Individuals approved for long-term or permanent accessible parking must display a valid state-issued handicapped parking placard or plate in conjunction with NC State parking credentials.

All transit vehicles are universally accessible. Fringe parking lots and park-and-ride lots have accessible parking spaces.

 Any individual who falsifies or misrepresents their medical condition or misuses a state-issued handicapped parking placard or plate will lose parking privileges and be subject to additional parking fines.

For more information on accessible parking, contact Transportation at 919-515-3424 option 1.