Parking Reminder: Windshield Decals No Longer in Use

Parking Reminder: Windshield Decals No Longer in Use
Photo Submitted

Windshield decals are no longer used for parking permits on the U of A campus.

With the launch of a virtual permitting process for parking earlier this month, Transit and Parking has no need for the traditional physical decals. Instead, parking access will be confirmed using license plate recognition (LPR) technology. 

How Do Virtual Parking Permits Work?

When you purchase a virtual parking permit (or e-permit) you enter the license plate number for your vehicle or vehicles into the system, and at that time, your license plate becomes the identifying marker that shows you have purchased a virtual permit from Transit and Parking.

When parking control scans a parking area, they know immediately which vehicles are parked there legally and which are not.

If you receive a parking citation, parking patrol will issue it the same way as in the past, by placing an envelope on your vehicle that contains the citation.

License Plate Recognition FAQs

More information about the university's LPR system is available online.

Please send additional questions to parking@uark.edu or call 479 575-PARK (7275).

Contacts

David Wilson, director of communications
Transit and Parking
479-575-6089, dbw010@uark.edu

Headlines

Civil Engineering Awarded U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Grant

Three civil engineering faculty members received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to investigate existing pavements and evaluate their structure for military infrastructure problems.

U of A Poultry Judging Team Takes Second at National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest

The team included Kylie Roesler, who placed first overall individually; Ethan Strobel, who finished seventh overall; and Kaleb Barenberg and Cayla Wilson. The team is coached by Dennis Mason.

Winter Holiday Videos and Music Available in Mullins Library Multimedia Department

For the winter holidays, the Multimedia Department in Mullins Library has compiled a list of streaming videos and music available to all students, staff and faculty. Physical items will be in the Hodges Reading Room.

Can't Sleep? Men Needed for Study on Sleep and Stress; Earn Up to $400

If you are at least 21 years old and have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, you may be eligible to participate. 

Adult Participants Needed for Gut Microbiota Research Study; $50 Gift Card Available

Researchers at the U of A are currently conducting a research study about gut microbiota and their relationship to obesity. The study is looking for research participants.

News Daily