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Messiah University is in session this fall with flexible in-person and remote learning options, health and safety protocols and student care and support.




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 Falcon Exchange, 243 ECC, during normal business hours or via email at There is no fee to register your vehicle. Falcon Exchange 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 building.

Graduate students parking on main campus, including those traveling from Winding Hill, must display a parking permit and will be assigned to the Starry Field parking lot, located across the covered bridge, while parked on main campus. After 6 p.m., graduate students parking on main campus are permitted to park in the Starry Field lot, in front of the High Center and in TT lot along the railroad tracks. Vehicles must be moved by 6 a.m.

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 Falcon Exchange. Students will be contacted in advance by their academic department or the Falcon Exchange 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 Falcon Exchange at or 717-766-2511 ext. 7213.