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Issued by:
Office of Administration
April, 2008

The University extends extraordinary parking privileges to a limited number of individuals and departments to expedite the work of the department or to recognize a unique need of individuals for short periods of time. Such privileges are authorized by the Parking Enforcement Unit and distributed at the Parking Services window.

Special Service Permits

  • Special Service permits are intended for personal vehicles that carry occupants who need to access buildings to accomplish building-related tasks.
  • Some examples of building-related tasks are:
    • Service vehicles (maintenance, construction, telecom, food service, building managers).
    • Emergency response vehicles (Fire marshals, Police, emergency repair).
    • Employees who need access to parking spaces/areas which are located near loading zones.

There are two types of Special Permits:

If you meet the above criteria and require special service parking for 30 days or less, you can receive a temporary permit through the contracting department or at Student Accounts/Parking Services windows (Administration Building, 2nd Floor Lobby).
If you would like to apply for a long-term Special Service Permit, please fill-out the Special Service Permit Application and mail it to:

Manager of Busing & Transportation Enforcement
Room 117, Nassau Hall
Stony Brook University,
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6245

Please be clear on the justification for the permit.
Note: Long-Term Special Service permits will not automatically renew. You must submit a new application.
Special Service Permit holders are authorized to park only in specifically marked Special Service parking spaces. A summary of these Special Service parking spaces is as follows:
(Outside of Loading Zone)
Number of Spaces
Administration Building 19
Earth and Space Sciences Building 3
Computer Science Building Loading Zone 2
Across from Student Activities Center 2
Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building 3
Old Chemistry Road / Chemistry Building 4
Heavy Engineering Building 6
Stony Brook Union 3
Fine Arts Building / Staller Center for the Arts 8
Charles B. Wang Center 12
Medical Facility 18
Life Sciences / Centers for Molecular Medicine Buildings 3
Life Sciences / Centers for Molecular Medicine Buildings (Unpaved Lot) 25
Total 110
Restrictions for Permit Holders:
Unauthorized parking, i.e. parking in a handicapped stall, in a fire lane, on a roadway, sidewalk, on the grass or in wooded areas, is strictly prohibited except as authorized by permit.


Parking Enforcement
Room 117, Nassau Hall
(631) 632-2886

Parking Services
254 Administration Building
(631) 632-9796

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Created by Application Support for Administration
University Policy Manual @ Stony Brook University