Employees and students who are expectant mothers may receive a temporary permit allowing them to park in additional locations around campus.

Parking Locations

To see all of the parking lots and garages at Ball State, please see our campus map. Or for a breakdown of the locations allowed by each permit, please see below. View campus map (PDF)

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2024-25 Permit Sales

Permit sales for the 2024-25 academic year will begin at 10 a.m. on the following dates:  

  • Monday, June 24, 2024 - Employee Restricted Renewal & General Permits
  • Monday, July 1, 2024 - Residence Hall Permits for Grad Students & Seniors
  • Monday, July 8, 2024 - Restricted Permits Available to all Employees
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - Residence Hall Permits for Juniors
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - Residence Hall Permits for Sophomores
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - Residence Hall Permits for Returning Freshmen
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 - Commuter Student Permits
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024 - Residence Hall Permits for First Year Freshmen
  • Monday, August 12, 2024 - Waiting Lists Open

*All incoming students are considered First Year Freshmen regardless of the number of credits they have.


There are seven spaces around campus that are designated for expectant mothers and are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Passes can be used at the following locations:

  • R6 red restricted lot (ground floor)
  • R7 red restricted lot (ground floor)
  • R8 red restricted lot (ground floor)
  • C1 green commuter lot (near bus stop)
  • G2 yellow faculty/staff lot (Northwest corner)
  • G10 yellow faculty/staff lot (Northwest corner)
  • P8 (West side of the Applied Technology Building)

How to Obtain a Pass

To obtain an expectant mothers pass:

  1. Download the doctor's release (PDF).
  2. Have it signed by your doctor.
  3. Return it to Parking Services.

To be eligible you must be a Ball State employee or student with a valid parking permit.

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