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Parking Services is committed to providing The College of New Jersey campus community with efficient customer service and the best possible solutions to meet your transportation needs. This site will help you find the information you need to make parking on campus easier.

Parking Services and the Division of Administration would like to remind all faculty, staff, and students that they are required to park in the lot(s) to which they are assigned at all times. Parking in a lot or space without proper decal or pass can result in ticketing and/or towing.

Please also be reminded that an upraised parking gate is not an indication that parking is permitted and the use of hazard lights or flashers does not authorize parking in front of a building or in any designated space.

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Please see below for instructions on how to use the decal ordering system, CARS.

Parking System

The college has a web-based parking system called Campus Automobile Registration System (CARS). This system allows students, faculty, and staff to order decals online, print out a temporary dashboard permit so you will automatically have a valid permit, as well as monitor and/or appeal parking citations.

A training video on how to use CARS can be found here: Ordering Decal Demonstration

Decal cost:

Commuter students:
–full year decal = $101.65 ($95.00 + tax)
–semester decal = $50.82 ($47.50 + tax)

Residential students:
–full year decal = $280.00
–semester decal = $140.00

Decal Distribution

Undergraduate students can pick up their decals from the front desk in Green Hall 119.

Graduate students will have their decals mailed to their home address.

Employees will have their decals mailed to their on campus department.

Please allow three business days for your decal to be processed.

Student Parking Arrangements

Undergraduate commuters (UC decal): Lots 5, 6, levels 1, 2, and 4 of Lot 7, and Lot 17

Graduate commuters (GC decal): same access as undergraduate commuters. Also, graduate students with a decal and TCNJ ID can access faculty/staff lots after 4pm during the week. Click here for a list of those lots.

Residents of the Apartments and Pennington College Houses (RA decal): the ramp from the second level to the third and the entire third level of the Lot 7 garage

All other residents (RS decal): Lot 11 and Lot 13. If a spot it not available in either lot or if you cannot swipe in, you can park in the residential spaces in Lot 8


Please see the Parking Services menu (across the top of the page) for additional information on parking. You may also email your questions to the Parking Manager at: or call 609-771-3144 or 609-771-2172.