Student Parking


All enrolled students may purchase a parking permit. Any student vehicle parked in any designated CAU parking lot is required to have a permit/decal.  

Permits go on sale beginning for Spring 2023 on January 6th, 2023 - see the info below.  All major credits are accepted.  Once your purchase is completed, you will need to visit the parking office with your campus I.D. (Paw Card) to receive your parking decal on or after January 10th, 2023 (M-F, 9am-4pm) and Saturday, January 14th, 2023 (9am-4pm). A $5.00 reservation fee will apply.  

Parking Fees/Locations:

Note: Parking is assigned based on your residence hall. Choose the lot as listed below based on your housing assignment.

Parking Lots  Amount
Visitors Parking Deck (For students residing in Pfeiffer, Merner, Holmes & CAU Suites) $145.00 per semester 
Brawley, Beckwith, Heritage $145.00 per semester
Beckwith Village, Bumstead, Oglethorpe, Ware $87.00 per semester
Graduate Students (President's, Visitor's Parking Deck, Mon-Fri, 4pm-11pm) $65.00 per semester

Students must pay by the semester.  Fees for permits are due at the time of registration.  We currently accept all major credit/debit cards.  

Click here to start your registration:


Graduate Student Permit Registration-spring 2023

For Spring 2023, parking enforcement goes into effect on  January 30, 2023. Please review all policies regarding parking, immobilization, towing and appeals on the Main Parking page or in Resources.

Game Day/Special Events:

CAU students buying parking permits to the following lots: Beckwith, Bumstead and Ware must abide by the university’s special event, game day parking policy.  This may require you to relocate your vehicle for a special event or game day.  An alternative parking location will be provided for you and you will receive advanced notice. 

CAU Parking may remove, impound, or immobilize at the owners’ expense vehicles violating this regulation.

Lost access card (replacement) $25
Replacement Permits Prorated fee from date of replacement

**Towing and storage fees are the responsibility of the owner/driver of the vehicle, not Clark Atlanta University.