Digital Futures

Parking Permit Policies

Students must purchase a permit at the beginning of each semester to park at the Digital Futures Garage.

You may register for your semester parking on the following dates:

  • Summer semester - April 1
  • Fall semester - July 1
  • Spring semester - Dec. 1

Registration Details

  • Vehicle make, model, color and license plate number are required at time of purchase.
  • The permit will be available for immediate pick-up at the Parking Services Office, located at: 
    • 51 W. Corry Blvd., 4 Edwards Center, Cincinnati, OH 45221
    • Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
    • Permit holder is responsible for updating license plate information through the parking portal

Billing

The cost of student parking permits will be added to the student's university billing account through Catalyst. This billing method is especially helpful for students who rely on financial aid.

Students can still pay the daily rate in the garage by credit card.

Cancellations

How to Return Your Permit Online

  1. Log in to the parking portal with your UC Central login
  2. Click on "View Your Permits"
  3. Select the current active permit
  4. Scroll to the bottom, and click on "Return Permit"
  5. Complete information, and click "Submit"
  6. Permit Details will display, and status will change to "Returned"

A refund will be issued to your university billing account through Catalyst. You will be required to sign up for direct deposit in Catalyst to receive your refund

The permit holder is responsible for notifying the Parking Services Office to cancel parking.

Refunds for cancelled parking are made on a prorated basis. Permits must be returned to the Parking Services Office to receive a refund. Retroactive refunds are not offered for failure to terminate parking in a timely manner. The last day for student permit refunds are based on the following schedule:

  • Fall semester permits - Nov. 1
  • Spring semester permits - April 1
  • Summer semester permits - July 1
  • Summer short term permits - No refund after the first week of classes.

No refunds are issued for permits revoked due to misuse.

Parking on Other Campuses

When UC permit holders must travel between campuses, limited use of a lot on another campus - reciprocity - is allowed. Guidelines for reciprocity and locations are outlined below.

  • Parking is limited, and not guarenteed. Available only when space permits
  • Limited to 2 hours, once per day between the hours of 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • No time limit during other hours of operation
  • Cannot park in reciprocity areas on the campus of your current permit
  • Reciprocity parking is as follows:
    • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., 2-hour parking at the Clifton Lots, or on Panzeca Way behind Eden Garage (Medical Campus)
  • UC Blue Ash and UC Clermont College campuses for an unlimited number of hours
  • Victory Parkway Campus in the West, North and Cypress Lots
  • During special events, postings may be placed in the lots, indicating the need to use an alternate facility, when appropriate
  • Reciprocity parking is NOT available on UC Football Game Days
  • Any vehicles not linked to a permit will receive a citation
  • UC student parking registration is $93 per month
    • Hang tag can be purchased through the parking portal or at the Parking Services Office, located at: 
      • 51 W. Corry Blvd., 4 Edwards Center, Cincinnati, OH 45221
      • Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • UC Faculty/Staff are eligible for automatic renewal through payroll deduction.
  • Permits are sold on a monthly basis.
  • Payment can be made via cash, check or credit card.
  • Vehicle make, model, color and license plate number are required at time of purchase.
  • Employee is responsible for updating license plate information through the parking portal. 
  • Permit holders with Digital Future parking registration have reciprocity parking privileges on the uptown campuses. Reciprocity parking is as follows:
    • 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. - 2-hour parking at the Clifton Lot or on Panzeca Way behind Eden Garage (Medical Campus)
    • 3 p.m. - 7:59 a.m. - Unlimited parking at the above locations, as well as access to Campus Green Garage
  • Citations will be issued to vehicles not attached to a permit or paid visitor parking.