Rules and Regulations

Displaying Your Permit

Parking & Transportation Services has a virtual parking permit system that uses license plate recognition (LPR) technology to connect license plates to most permits. This means license plates act as parking permits and drivers do not need to display a parking tag on their vehicles. 

License plates must be visible from the drive aisle. If you prefer to back your car into a parking space and do not have a front license plate, you must continue to display a parking sticker on your windshield or rearview mirror hang tag. Parking decals are available for this purpose at a cost of $5.

In accordance with NRS 484.619, decals are to be displayed in the lower corner of the passenger side windshield (farthest away from the driver). Permits must be attached with their own adhesive.

University-approved clear plastic hang tags are also available at the Parking & Transportation Services Office for a nominal fee. These hang tags can be displayed from the rearview mirror and can be used for all vehicles listed on the permit registration.

No other methods will be accepted.

All other permits that do not have an adhesive (e.g., scratch-off permits) must be displayed on the rearview mirror or on the vehicle dashboard, front passenger side (farthest away from the driver) face up so any and all numbers or dates may be easily viewed by enforcement officers. The permit is designed to be moved from vehicle to vehicle as needed. All vehicles used must be registered on the permit registration.

Parking Privileges

Permits remain university property and can be reclaimed by Parking & Transportation Services or the police if an individual's privilege to park or operate a vehicle on campus has been revoked or modified. Any person driving a car with a UNLV permit needs to be parked properly. Faculty, staff, or students will be entitled to one permit and allowed to park one vehicle on campus. Parking permits are issued to ensure fair and equitable parking arrangements for the campus community. There is no shortage of parking; however, parking near the interior of campus or during large events can be scarce. Each parking lot entrance is posted with a sign like that pictured that tells you what types of parking spaces are available in that parking lot.

Parking Enforcement

Parking & Transportation Services and the university police are authorized to enforce the parking rules and regulations. The university police have the additional duty to enforce federal, state, and municipal laws on all UNLV property in accordance with the provisions of NRS 396.325.

Control of the movement of vehicles on campus is the responsibility of the university police department. The administrative office responsible for police response, safety, and security on the UNLV campus is the Department of Public Safety, reporting to the vice president for student affairs. Parking & Transportation Services reports to the associate vice president for administration.

Temporary Vehicles

Temporary vehicles can now be added via the UNLV Online Parking Portal by logging into your account and selecting your parking permit. You can then add, modify, or remove vehicles from your parking permit.