Student Hawkeye Storage Permit

Hawkeye storage parking permit
Hawkeye Storage Parking (Lot 39) Map of lot boundaries

The Hawkeye Storage parking permit (Lot 39) is a for-fee permit that provides parking in the Hawk Lot. Fall/Spring parking permits are valid August 16 — May 15. ​Student parking permit costs are billed per semester. You may cancel your parking permit at anytime for a prorated refund. If you wish to cancel for the spring semester, return the parking permit before December 31 to prevent being billed again.​

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Displaying your permit: The Hawkeye parking permit sticker must be displayed while parked in the Hawk Lot. Peel off the clear facing of the sticker by bending it at the slit and affix the sticker to the inside, lower front windshield of the driver’s side. The parking permit sticker must be completely affixed to be valid. Failure to properly display will result in a $20 citation. The parking permit is transferable between vehicles registered with the university to your name.

Directions: 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 RoadPlease 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

CAMBUS Info:  The Hawkeye Interdorm route is a great option for service to the Hawkeye Commuter Lot.  Check out the schedules below. 

Hawkeye Interdorm Year-Round Weekday 

Hawkeye Interdorm Academic Weekend

Hawkeye Interdorm Summer Weekend

Rates for Student Hawkeye Storage Permit

Hawkeye Storage Permit (Lot 39)

per month



Total cost


Student permits are billed each semester. The cost per semester for the Hawkeye Storage Permit (Lot 39) is $189/semester. 

Departmental Business Placards:

Departmental Business Placards are NOT valid when used with a Student Hawkeye Storage Permit.