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Parking, Decals, Carpool and More​​ 

2020-2021 Parking Decals
Paking Decal applications will be available online starting on July 15th.
Please check back.​

Student ​​Parking Decals   
Log on to MyParking using your Banner ID. Click on "Apply for a Permit", and enter your demographic information. Once your information is automatically displayed, you can register your vehicle. You must review the Parking Guidelines and enter all required data. Once you have applied online, the charge will be billed to your student account the next business day. Please log into the BSU Student Account Suite and click the eBill icon to view your recent account activity to view the charge.  

S​mart Parking App
The student decal not only identifies you as a BSU bear but it will also help us count how many cars are entering and exiting the Spring Street Lot, Swenson Lot and the Parking Garage. The Smart Parking App will display a heat map indentifying the percentage of available parking remaining. The Smart Parking map is available via the Smart Parking icon on the BSU Mobile App at:

2020-2021 Parking Fees
Fall 2020
Commuters: Early Bear July 1st - August 15th...$195.00/yr                                                                                                                    After August 16th...$225.00/yr 
   Residents: Early Bear July 1st - August 15th...$230.00/yr                                                                                                                   After August 16th...$260.00/yr

Spring 2021
Commuters: Early Bear January 2nd - January 31st...$100.00/yr                                                                                                                    After January 31st...$115.00/yr 
   Residents: Early Bear January 2nd - January 31st...$140.00/yr                                                                                                                    After January 31st...$155.00/yr ​

Summer 2020
There is no charge for summer parking passes, but we ask that you still apply on  for the Summer Parking Permit/Receipt. This ensures us that you have read the parking guide and are familiar with the parking  ​​rules and regulations. Printed Permit/Receipt is required to be on your dashboard when parking in the student lots. 
Faculty/Staff Parking Decals   
Fill out an application in MyParking.​ Parking Decals will be mailed to your office/department. 
 If you are a new visiting lecturer or on the coaching staff, please apply for your decal on or after September 5th. Your decal will be interoffice mailed to your department.  Please print out and use the temporary permit until you have received your decal.

Guest and Visitor Parking

​Guests of Students:   Guests are always welcome on campus. During the day, guests are allowed to park in the Moakley and West Lots. A parking permit for the day may be obtained by the Parking Services and Connect Card Office.   Parking for overnight guests is located at the Swenson Lot.   Parking permits are not required for guests parking in the Swenson Lot from 5pm - 7am.  Guests must move their vehicles out of the Swenson Lot by 7 am to allow commuter student parking.  On the weekends, the parking ban is lifted from Friday 4:00 pm thru Sunday 6:00 pm.

Guests of Faculty/Staff:   Guests and visitors are required to have a parking permit when parking a vehicle in one of the designated Bridgewater State University visitor parking areas.  Parking passes are not required from Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm through Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm.  Guest/visitor one day parking passes are available online or at the Parking Services and Connect Card Office during business hours and at the lot monitor booths when attended by a lot monitor.  Guests/visitors needing a parking pass for multiple days must stop by or contact the Parking Services and Connect Card Office during office hours. ​

Online Guest Parking Pass:   Online guest parking pass will assist in providing guests and visitors with a parking pass prior to arriving on campus. Guests and visitors, such as departmental invited guests, non-BSU students visiting Testing Services or conferee attendants may apply for the pass, print and place the pass visibly on their vehicle’s dashboard when parked in one of the four visitor lots.  Guests and visitors will be given a link, instructions on how to apply for the permit and a specific parking lot to use via email provided by the inviting department or conference host.  The West Lot is the designated parking lot for Non-BSU students visiting Testing Services.Online Guest Parking Pass​ 

Temporary Hangtags:   Guests and visitors may obtain a handwritten temporary hangtag from the Parking Services and Connect Card Office during business hours and at the lot monitor booths when a lot monitor is on duty.  After 5:00 pm passes may be obtained from the BSU police dispatcher.​