All vehicles must be registered with Middlebury College and display a valid permit.

Register your Vehicle

Permit Information

Student Parking Permits  -  2021–2022 Academic Year

  • First-Year and Second-Year student parking permits are now available via the parking portal.  
    • Full-Year Permit cost  =              $100.00
    • Fall Term/J-term Permit cost  =         $50.00
    • These permits will be sent to the mailing address entered at the time of the order.
  • Junior / Senior parking permits will be available for purchase once housing assignments are completed and confirmed by residential life.
  • The parking portal is now open for Junior/Seniors that have been assigned housing by residential life as of August 19, 2021. 
    • Students at the Middlebury College main campus and living off campus:
      • Full Year Permit cost  =              $100.00
      • Fall Term/J-term Permit cost  =         $50.00.
      • These permits will be sent to the mailing address entered at the time of the order. 
    • Students at College satellite housing locations (Bread Loaf Campus Inn on the Green or the Marriott):
      • Fall Term permit only
      • Spring Term permit available in January 2022. There is no full-year permit option at this time. 
      • These permits will be sent via email after registration. 

If you are having issues logging into the parking portal contact  In the email provide a screen shot of the error message along with the type of device and browser that you are using to log in with.   

Permit Guidelines

  • Temporary parking is permitted for a total of 4 days in the track lot without a parking permit at the start of the semester. 
  • Parking permits are not transferrable to any other person or to any other vehicle. Permits cannot be resold. No person may register a vehicle in their name if the vehicle belongs to any other student, faculty or staff member. 
  • Outstanding parking violations:  If you have outstanding parking violations from previous years, the system will not allow you to register/purchase a permit until payment has been received. 
  • Any person giving false information in the registration process will be referred to the Office of Community Standards for appropriate disciplinary action. Parking privileges will also be revoked.  
  • All permits will be sent to the mailing address provided at the time of the purchase. Use your College mailing address in the purchase process. Permits are not available at the Access and Parking Office in Public Safety.

Placement of Parking Permit

  • The permit must be placed in the rear window directly behind the driver’s seat. 
  • If the permit is improperly placed or not displayed in the vehicle window, the owner of the vehicle is in violation of the parking policy.
  • Any vehicle with an altered parking permit is in violation of the College policy and the owner of the vehicle is subject to being fined and/or towed and or booted as well as College discipline. 
  • If a person changes vehicles, the new vehicle must be registered. Registrations are no longer valid when a person is no longer a student or employee of the College. 
  • Any person whose registration status changes (student living in residential housing move to off campus housing, student who moves from small outer house housing to off campus housing, etc.) needs to obtain a new decal from the Access and Parking office. Failure to obtain the new decal could result in a ticket and fine.

Temporary Permits    

  • Cost of $2.00/day
  • Temp permits allow you to park in Student lots only.

Commuter (T) Permits

  • All commuter students must purchase a class year permit.
  • Commuter permits are not issued until the Housing Office has your off-campus housing information entered in StarRez.
  • Commuter permits are issued only to students living a significant distant from campus. 
  • If DPS determines that you qualify for a commuter permit, it will be issued at no additional cost. 

Transferring Permit Privileges

Occasionally a student will need to swap a car and request the transfer their parking privileges. This can be done with the permission of the Access and Parking Office. 

  • Students may have only one vehicle on campus at a time, and all vehicles must have a valid permit.
  • Contact the Access and Parking Office at to arrange an appointment date/time to discuss the process for the permit transfer.

ADA placards and Medical Permits

State Issued Accessible Parking Placard or Plate

Middlebury College recognizes any state issued accessible placard or license plate. Students, faculty and staff with an accessible placard or license plate must obtain a College parking permit in order to park in any spaces on campus. Vehicles displaying a valid placard or plate and a College parking permit may park in the accessible spaces or in any other parking space on campus.

Students must renew the College parking permit annually. For assistance in renewing the student permit, contact the Department of Public Safety.

Vermont Accessible Parking Placard or Plate

Medical Permits and Accessibility Parking Accommodations

Students with special parking needs, due to a temporary mobility or medical issue, may contact Parton Health and Counseling Center for a medical parking permit. The staff at Parton will complete an on-line form requesting the medical permit from Department of Public Safety (DPS). The online form will notify the student by email of the request and will give the student instructions on how to obtain the medical permit from DPS

For those Students needing ADA accessibility parking, contact the ADA Office. Upon approval, the ADA office will submit an on-line form to DPS. The online form will notify the student by email of the request and will give the student instructions on how to obtain the special permit from DPS

Faculty or staff with special parking needs, due to temporary mobility or medical issues, should contact Human Resources. Human Resources will complete an online form requesting the ADA permit from DPS if necessary. The online form will notify the individual by email of the request and will give the individual instructions on how to obtain the ADA permit from DPS.

Medical and ADA permit form

Department of Public Safety
125 South Main St.
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 443-5911 (Campus Emergency)
(802) 443-5133 (Office)
(802) 443-2338 (Fax)