Student Commuter Benefits

Do you get to campus using alternative transportation? 
NCSU Transportation offers commuter parking benefits to students

  • Walk or Bike to Campus
  • Transit or Carpool
  • Reduce Wear and Tear on Your Personal Vehicle
  • Save Money
  • Reduce your Carbon Footprint

The Fine Print

You May Apply For Only (1) Of The Following Programs

Student Carpool Policies

Spring 2020 Applications Will Close 12/6/19 at 5 p.m.
  • Must be a full-time, actively enrolled NC State undergraduate or graduate student.
  • A minimum of two (2) commuter students must make up a Student Carpool. Each individual must have a vehicle.
  • Permits are sold on a semester basis (Fall and Spring). Students must reapply for the Spring semester. Communication will be sent via your @ncsu.edu email address in early November of the fall semester. Failure to reapply in the designated timeframe will result in the forfeiture of your carpool permit.
  • Students must live at least a quarter mile from the nearest Wolfline bus stop. See map link below.
  • Permit allows parking in these specific parking decks: Coliseum (CD), Dan Allen (DD), West Deck (W) Partners Way, MRC, Toxicology and CBC Decks (CC), Vet School (CB) as well as F (Fringe lots) and V (Varsity Lot). There are no designated carpool parking spaces in these facilities.
  • Each carpool is issued one permit which is shared.
  • Each carpool member is issued 6 daily (virtual) permits per semester per rider to use during times when schedules conflict.
  • Virtual permits are only valid for the Varsity Lot.
  • Daily permits are not to be sold, traded, gifted or otherwise offered to an unauthorized user.
  • Each student carpool will need a primary and secondary permit holder. The primary holder is Transportation’s point of contact and is the student responsible for ANY fines or citations issued.
  • Permit cost is the cost of a parking deck permit and prorated at the same rate.

Allow up to (2) weeks to process applications. Due to the volume of applications please email sawilli6@ncsu.edu in lieu of phone calls.

Student Transit/Walk/Bike Commuter Policies

  • May not possess an existing valid NC State parking permit.
  • Each registered participant must show proof of current vehicle registration (no copies, faxes or pictures) and a local address.
  • Must be a full-time, actively enrolled NC State undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Each registered participant is issued 6 daily (virtual) permits per semester per rider.
  • Virtual permits are only valid for the Varsity Lot.
  • Daily permits are not to be sold, traded, gifted or otherwise offered to an unauthorized user.