Parking Lot 39, Hawkeye Storage - This lot is located approximately two miles to the west of main campus. You must be residing in a university residence hall to qualify for this permit. The parking permit price can be found on our rates page.
Permits are sold on a first come, first serve basis and will sell out quickly. If all Hawkeye Storage permits are sold, you will need join the Hawkeye Storage waitlist in the Parking Portal.
How to order your virtual permit
Log into the Parking Portal, then the Parking Lot 39, Hawkeye Storage will be available. Permits are valid starting every year on August 16 through May 15 of the following year. Permits are billed by semester and will financially renew on January 1st for the Spring Semester unless cancelled beforehand.
Make sure all vehicle information is entered accurately as your license plate will be your permit. Failure to accurately provide your vehicle information will result in a citation.
How to cancel your permit
To cancel your permit you will need to complete the Cancel Permit Form. You will be charged for the permit until it is cancelled or expires. You will receive a refund if cancelled before the end of the semester as we prorate by half month. If you fail to cancel your permit you are responsible for the time the permit was active. Your refund will be based on the date you complete the cancellation form.
The Hawkeye Parking Lot is available on GPS maps as “Hawkeye Commuter Lot”. From campus, head west on Melrose Avenue until Hawkeye Park Road. Turn right on Hawkeye Park Road. Approaching from the west, from Highway 218 take the Melrose Avenue exit. Turn left to head east on Melrose Avenue. Then turn left at Hawkeye Park Road. Please watch the signs in the parking lot. The NE area of the parking lot is a different parking lot. Parking in the Hawkeye Commuter Parking Lot will result in ticketing and possible towing.