Parking permits

Graduate students who park on campus during the academic year must display a graduate student parking permit. The graduate student parking registration form can be found under Quick Links on the Student Vehicle Registration page. To obtain a permit, students need to register their vehicle at the Box Office, ECC 122, during normal business hours or via email at There is no fee to register your vehicle. The Box Office or your academic department will instruct you on how and where to receive your permit.

Graduate students taking courses at Winding Hill must register for a parking permit and display it on their vehicle at all times. Student parking is on the north side of the Winding Hill complex.

Graduate students parking on main campus, including those traveling from Winding Hill, must display a parking permit and will be assigned to the VV/Visitor parking lot, located between Old Main and Eisenhower, while parked on main campus. Between the hours of 5 pm – 6 am Monday through Friday, or on weekends, students with permits may also park at Climenhaga/Old Main (ZZ), rear of Frey Hall, Murray Library, and Boyer Hall (XX), or Sollenberger Sports Center lot, and in parking spaces along the railroad tracks (TT lot only) except during major events that require the use of these lots by other vehicles. Vehicles must be moved by 6 am or they will be ticketed.

View the Messiah University campus map and click parking.

Parking passes for intensive courses

Graduate students attending a January or summer intensive course are permitted to park on campus as assigned by the Box Office. Students will be contacted in advance by their academic department or the Box Office with parking details specific to their intensive courses. Once assigned to a parking lot, graduate students are to make every effort to park in their specified lot; if the assigned parking lot is full, please notify the Department of Safety for parking options at that time. Students should not park in designated employee parking areas or in areas specifically marked for handicapped or service vehicles at any time.

Questions concerning parking can be directed to the Box Office at or 717-691-6036.