Using the Parking Portal to Purchae a Virtual Parking Permit

You can access the parking portal directly at https://sou.nupark.com/portal or by searching for the Parking Portal link within the Online Services box when signed in to InsideSOU.

 

Upon arriving at the parking portal page, click on the SOU Parking button.

 

A picture of the Parking Account Login page. The SOU Parking button is highlighted.

 

On the next screen, find and click on the Add New Vehicle button.

 

A picture of the main page of the parking portal. There are several tabs along the top of the page. Within the page there are two tabs: Registered Vehicles and Permits. Registered Vehicles is the active tab and within it is a button, "Add New Vehicle," that is highlighted.

 

Enter the details of your vehicle on the next page and then click on the Create button.

 

A picture of the Add New Vehicle page of the parking portal. There are several dropdowns for entering the make and model of your vehicle and a text field for entering your vehicle's license plate number. There is a highlighted Create button in the bottom-right region of the screen.

 

Repeat the previous two steps as needed to add up to three vehicles. When you are finished adding your vehicles, click on the Purchase Permit link under Quick Links.

 

A picture of the main page of the parking portal again. To the right of the Registered Vehicles tab is a box entitled Quick Links. The link "Purchase Permit" under Quick Links is highlighted. Instructional text is included within the picture to remind you that you may add up to three vehicles. When you are ready, click on the Purchase Permit link.

 

Select your term for the parking permit and then click Next.

 

A picture of selecting the term for your parking permit. There is one box shown for the 2017-2018 annual permit starting on September 18, 2017 and ending on September 30, 2018. It is highlighted, as is the Next button at the bottom of the page.

 

When you reach step 4 of 6, be sure to highlight/select each vehicle you want registered to the permit. If you forget to do this, the system will only register one vehicle by default. Note that if you only entered one vehicle, you do not need to worry about this.

 

A picture of the Step 4 of 6: Add a vehicle screen. The vehicle added in the previous steps is listed and highlighted in red. Instructional text on the picture says: "Important: Before clicking Next/Save, make sure to highlight each vehicle you want registered to the permit. If you do not do this, this system will choose only one default vehicle." The Next/Save button is highlighted beneath were you select the vehicles.

 

Enter your cell phone number and cell phone carrier if you would like to receive free parking alerts. Choose your payment plan in step 5 (apologies for the lack of a screenshot showing this). Finally, be sure to click the checkbox to indicate that you have read, understand, and agree to the rules and regulations on the parking website. When you are ready, click Next/Save to secure your parking pass.

 

A picture of the final screen where you can enter a cell phone number and carrier to sign up for free parking alerts. Step 5 of 6 for payment method says "no charge" because there is no charge for emeritus parking. Step 6 of 6: Rules and Regulations appears below that and features a checkbox that you must mark to indicate that you have read and agree to the university's parking rules. The Next/Save button at the bottom of the screen is highlighted.

 

You will receive an email receipt for your virtual permit at your SOU email address. If you have questions or encounter problems with the registeration process, please email parking@sou.edu or call 541-552-PARK (541-552-7275).