Faculty & Staff Permits

Parking Permits

Available permits: Green, Red, Off-Peak Green, White (Part-Time Evening Faculty), Brown, Carpool, Motorcycle

  • Check the various permit types to see which fits your needs.
  • Review the Parking Permit Policies and Procedures guide you receive when purchasing your permit as well as the Regulations listed on this website.
  • To update your vehicle registration information, please send an email to parking@bu.edu to inform PTS of the change and include the year, make, model, color, and registration number of the new vehicle and the vehicle it replaces, if any.
MBTA Monthly Pass

Available permits: Local Bus, LinkPass, Inner/Outer Express Bus, Zone 1A-8, Boat Pass

  • Employee MBTA passes are subsidized 30-50%. Review the different pass types available.
  • Employees may deduct up to $255/month pre-tax from their paycheck for transit passes.
  • Apply for your MBTA pass online through BUworks under the ‘Employee Self-Service’ tab.
  • Retrieve your MBTA pass each month from Parking & Transportation Services. Learn more.
  • NOTE: The deadline to modify or cancel an MBTA pass order is the tenth of the preceding month.
Bicycle Permit

Available permits: Charles River Bicycle Permit

  • Register your bicycle online with Parking & Transportation Services.
  • Request access to the indoor Warren Towers Bicycle Room through the online form.
  • Review the bicycle policies available on the Bike Safety website.
Medical Campus Parking

Information about parking options on the Medical Campus is available on the separate Medical Campus Parking & Transportation Services website.

  • Boston University’s Charles River and Medical Campuses have a reciprocal parking arrangement that allows faculty and staff based on one campus to park their vehicles in designated areas on the opposite (non-home-based) campus, provided they hold one of the permit types identified below. This reciprocal parking agreement does not allow unlimited or overnight parking on the opposite campus for qualified faculty or staff permit holders. View the full agreement.
Employee Travel

Travel Services can provide discounts on local travel and assistance with travel arrangements.

  • BU Sourcing & Procurement has created BU Travel Services, a division concerning employee travel discounts. Visit their website for discounts on local travel and assistance with travel arrangements.