Student Registration

Parking ServicesPRE-REGISTRATION (in effect June 1st through first week of fall semester classes)

Beginning June​ 1st, the ONLINE VEHICLE REGISTRATION Pre-registration form will be available for all registered Students & Faculty/Staff to register their vehicle for their upcoming academic year parking permit. Those who wish to purchase a summer parking permit ONLY will need to come to the CMU Police Department/ Parking Services Office during SUMMER business hours (Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm).

In order to pre-register for your parking permit, you will need tohave your classes scheduled, your housing assignment and a​ CMU Global ID and password. Upon signing in your name, status (Student), permanent home address and Campus ID will automatically be provided. In the event your permanent home address has changed, please edit appropriately.

When pre-registering for your parking permit, your FALL campus address will be required.

REGISTRATION REQUESTS received June ​​1st to July 31st

Online registrations received between June ​1st and July 31st will be processed and permits will be mailed to the applicant's HOME address beginning July 1st. Faculty/Staff permits will be mailed to your campus address beginning August 1st.

REGISTRATION REQUESTS received August 1st through the first week of fall semester classes.

Online registrations received August 1st and through the end of the first week of the fall semester, will be provided a temporary parking permit at the bottom of your receipt to print and display. Temporary permits will be valid in designated lot(s) printed on your temporary permit ONLY through the 2nd week of classes. Please display your temporary permit until you receive your permanent parking permit by MAIL. Please allow 7 to 10 business days for processing.

The only payment option for students is STUDENT ACCOUNT BILLING, although the parking permit charge WILL NOT BE BILLED until the FALL billing cycle.

In the event you withdraw from CMU before the beginning of the academic year, you MUST CANCEL YOUR PARKING PERMIT request by contacting the CMU Parking Services Office by phone (989) 774-3083 or email us at Please indicate you are withdrawing from CMU and request to cancel your parking permit. FAILURE to contact the Parking Services Office will result in the processing of your academic year parking permit and associated charges to your student account.

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