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Parking & Traffic Division

SUNOPD’s mission is to protect and serve the SUNO community, additionally, SUNOPD also regulates parking on campus. All vehicles parked on campus require a SUNO parking permit. Parking and traffic rules and regulations are enforced 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Any vehicle parked on campus must be registered with the Parking & Traffic Division and must have a current SUNO parking permit properly displayed. This includes visitors’ vehicles and those parked on campus for any reason at all times. Students attending night classes, hybrid classes, dual enrollment, and those not regularly on campus for classes must still purchase and properly display a current SUNO parking permit.

SUNO Police encourages everyone to pay close attention to where they are parking. Please obey all parking and traffic laws to avoid penalties and fines.  


How to Obtain a Parking Permit?

A parking permit can be purchased at the Comptroller’s Office/Cashier's window on the first floor of the Bashful Administration Building.

The following requirements must be met in order to receive a SUNO parking permit:

  1. Complete a parking application.
  2. Present a valid driver's license.
  3. Present a valid registration certificate for the vehicle, including temporary vehicle registration.
  4. Present proof of current, valid vehicle insurance.
  5. Present valid proof of permit payment.

Present these items to SUNO Police to receive your parking permit; we are located in the Maintenance Building.

You may download a parking application here. You can also visit SUNO Police Headquarters and obtain an application.

Where can I Park on Campus?

Students, faculty, and staff are allowed to park in any General Parking designed lots; however, Lots G and H are strictly reserved for Handicapped Parking only

Lot D is reserved for Faculty/Staff Preferred and Reserved Parking.

Park (Main) Campus

Lake Campus

What is the cost of a Parking Permit?

A fee schedule for all SUNO parking permits is listed below.


A complete list of all parking and traffic regulations can be found here.

These regulations are based on the principle that operating a motor vehicle on the Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) campus is a PRIVILEGE granted by the University. It is not an inherent right of any faculty or staff member, student, or visitor. As these privileges are granted by the University, they are revocable at any time.

These Traffic and Parking Regulations are published and enforced to ensure safe, courteous, and orderly vehicle operation and parking. It is the responsibility of the driver to know and follow these regulations or they will be cited for any violations. Vehicle registration is required for any vehicle operated by a member of the SUNO community on the SUNO campus.

In accordance with Louisiana state law, any vehicle operated on the campus must contain proof of liability insurance. Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) assumes no responsibility, nor creates any liability, for the care and/or protection of any vehicle, or its contents, while it is on campus.