ECSU Parking Services

ECSU Parking Services


Welcome to Elizabeth City State University.  Parking on campus is by permit only.  All faculty, staff and students (Full-Time or Part-Time) parking on campus are required to register their vehicles with the University Police Department, pay a registration fee and display a valid permit on their vehicle. 

Faculty, staff, student, and visitor hangtags must be placed on the rearview mirror facing outward at all times the vehicle is parked on university property.  All questions should be directed to ECSU Police Department Parking Unit, Thomas Jenkins Building, 252-335-3095

ECSU Parking Services

The ECSU Parking Unit uses Cardinal Tracking Ticktrak automated system to manage parking accounts.   Online Parking Portal, persons may register for parking permits and pay as well as pay for outstanding parking citations and allows ticketed persons to contest and appeal citations. 

If you have any questions, contact us at  252-335-3095 or

Campus Parking Registration - Decals for 2022-2023

Call University Police Parking Unit at 252-335-3095 or

Faculty, Staff, & Students can pick up their parking permit at The Office of University Police 

Select the Parking Portal icon below to begin your Parking Registration

Parking Portal

The University Parking Unit is striving to have a more transparent process, with easier accessibility and an improved method performing this vital function to our campus community. 

Moving forward, this method should prove to be more efficient and effective for everyone. 

Again, faculty, staff and students have access to handle parking related matters via online service.

Once you have completed the Parking registration, you can pick up your permit Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

 Payroll Deduction  faculty/staff


Parking Office: (252) 335-3095


 Student Parking
All ECSU students, whether full-time or part-time, who wish to park vehicles on campus, must register their vehicle through the ECSU Parking Portal.  Students that have financial aid available will be able to use this method of payment to purchase a permit by applying for a Electronic Voucher Request.  A student with three or more outstanding parking citations shall not be permitted to register a vehicle, park on campus or purchase a parking permit until the citations have been paid or invalidated through the appeal process.  Viking Village Residence Hall parking spaces are sold on a first-come, first serve basis until all spaces are sold.  Only these permittees will be allowed to park at Viking Village.  Visitors and others must park in the overflow lot behind C.W. Griffin Hall. Student Parking 

 Faculty & Staff Parking

Faculty and Staff must register their vehicles and purchase a parking decal with five (5) days of their employment, or upon returning to campus for the academic year.    Payroll deduction is a option within the ECSU Parking Portal for those who choose this option.  Faculty, employed to teach during summer sessions are also required to have a parking decal.  Temporary Parking Permits will be issued to allow faculty and staff adequate time to meet this requirement.

Temporary Employment Parking

Temporary employees must register their vehicles online and purchase a parking permit within five (5) days of their employment, or upon returning to campus for the academic year. Temporary employees must provide documentation to confirm the length of expected employment, in order that appropriate parking fees can be assessed. 

Parking for Special Events/Visitor Parking

Departments or persons sponsoring workshops, seminars, contractual work or other special activities which require additional visitor parking, must come by the University Police Department to pick up a visitor pass.  There are no parking enforcement during sporting events on the University campus.

Visitors are individuals not enrolled or employed by the university.  All visitors must report to University Police Department where they are issued a "Visitor's Pass".  This parking pass will cover the period the visitor expects to be on campus and will also serve as authorization to park in visitors designated parking spaces.  Visitors are expected to comply with university parking and traffic regulations and are held responsible for citations issued for incorrect or improper parking.

Replacement Permits

When a replacement permit is needed, you must contact the University Police Parking Unit and complete an official report indicating the status of your permit.  There is no replacement fee for lost, stolen, or damaged permits.  The current permit will then be canceled.


The parking permit for vehicles can be paid starting August 1st of each year.  The fees are annual costs unless otherwise indicated:

Students (Annual) $75.00
Students (Spring or Second Semester Only) $37.50
Faculty & Staff Reserved $200.00/$100.00 (Semi-annual)
Faculty & Staff Non-Reserved $90.00/$45.00 (Semi-annual)
Temporary Employees $7.50 per month, $90.00 year
Visitor $5.00 Non-Business
Vendor $5.00 Non-Business

No parking permit refunds will be granted.  All purchases are final.  Students graduating in the Fall and retiring employees can request for a refund.  Individuals can pay by using a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, etc) online or at the Cashier, located in the Marion D. Thorpe Administration Building.

Traffic Appeals

It is acknowledged that extenuating circumstances may occur in some instances when citations are issued.  Anyone under the belief that a citation has been issued without justification, can write a detailed explanation as to why you are contesting a certain citation(s)  through the ECSU Parking Portal.   Any appeal must be initiated within fifteen (15) business days of the date citation was issued.  You will be sent an email notification regarding your submission.

Payroll Deduction

Payroll Deduction

Payroll deduction for faculty and staff will begin on August 1st and will be ongoing unless otherwise stated by the Parking Unit.  Employees enrolling deduction after the start of the year will have their monthly deductions calculated by dividing the number of months remaining in the fiscal year by the amount of the permit.

Parking Permit (Decals) Fees Months Deducted Amount Deducted
$200.00 - Faculty & Staff Reserved September - November $66.67
$90.00 - Faculty & Staff Non-Reserved September - October $45.00

Parking Citations

Fines owed by students, faculty and staff are considered to be debts to the University and will be collected accordingly.  You will not be allowed to register a vehicle if you owe the University fines associated with Parking and Traffic Violations.