Physical Disability & Medical Permit

UCO Disability Permit

Students, faculty, and staff who have a state issued physical disability placard are eligible to purchase a UCO disability permit that allows parking in any handicap spaces on campus as well as any legal space that is not reserved. This permit is also valid in visitor lots at no charge. This permit is required, alongside the state-issued placard or license plate, to park in any handicap space on campus, with the exception of visitor lots (see ADA Accessible Visitor Parking below).

Customers requiring a UCO disability permit must email a copy of their state issued physical disability placard to parking@uco.edu and order their permit online. TPS will verify ownership of the placard with the state before the UCO disability permit will be mailed; only the owner of the state issued placard may register that placard with UCO.

If the handicap placard expires the UCO disability permit must be exchanged for the appropriate annual permit based on the individuals UCO classification (i.e. commuter, housing, faculty/staff, etc.).

ADA Accessible Visitor Parking

There are reserved handicap spaces available in the Nigh University Center visitor lot 10 and the Library visitor lot 31, which can be utilized by individuals without a UCO permit who have a valid state issued physical disability placard displayed; time parked must still be paid for. If a customer needs to park in the reserved handicap space in a permit required parking lot they must purchase a visitor permit from the TPS office.

Medical Permit

Individuals with a short-term medical impairment can request a temporary Medical Permit. A physician's statement stating the nature and length of the impairment is required. Medical permits will be issued for no more than six weeks per academic year. A state issued temporary physical disability placard will be required for impairments longer than six weeks.

Medical permits must be displayed with a purchased, valid UCO permit, and are valid in Faculty/Staff, Commuter, Housing lots, and the Visitor Pay Lots. These permits do not give authorizations to park in physical disability spaces; a state-issued placard is required.