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Parking Services is Bridgewater State University's one-stop shop for anyone visiting BSU by car. Parking services handles parking lot information (including handicap and visitor parking), assists in parking ticket appeals and issues temporary parking passes and parking decals for students, faculty, staff, and frequent visitors.

Office Hours

  • Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. BSU offers a variety of parking options for visitors, including handicap spaces, temporary passes, frequent visitor decals, and overnight/weekend parking. Please see the parking lot info page for more information.

Yes. All vehicles on campus must display a valid parking decal or pass while parked on campus. The only time decals are not required is on weekends from 4 pm Friday–6 pm Sunday. ​

​Please remove the old decal off your vehicle and bring it to the Parking Services and Connect Card Office. You will be issued a new decal at no charge for your next vehicle. 

​Yes, you can keep a borrowed car on campus, however, you need to come visit the Parking Services and Connect Card Office M-F between 7:30 am and 5 pm or after business hours go to the BSU Police Department to obtain a temporary parking pass at no charge.

​Yes. Upperclass or commuter students who do not have a vehicle with a decal, can purchase temporary parking passes from the Parking Services and Connect Card Office for $10 per week. 

No. Drivers are only allowed to park in handicapped parking if they have handicapped plates or an appropriate handicap permit. If you have a health concern that limits your ability to walk to and from campus buildings, please visit the Parking Services and Connect Card website for the Student Medical Exception and Employee Medical Accommodations link. 

​Yes. Visitors are welcome on campus. They must get a day pass at the Parking Services and Connect Card Office. Overnight guests must park in the Swenson Field lot. An overnight pass is required. Pass may be obtained at the Parking Services office during office hours or at the BSU Police Station in the evening. Please refer to the Visitor Parking section of the Parking Guide for more details.

​In most cases, the BSU police dispatcher can issue you a temporary pass. For decals and multiple day passes, please call the Parking Services and Connect Card Office to discuss alternative ways to obtain your parking pass.