The Parking Services lobby and telephone services are unavailable until further notice. Please email to reach a customer service representative.

  •  All citations must be paid or appealed within 10 days of the issue date. Failure to pay on time will result in an accumulation of late fees, student account holds, payroll deductions, or transfer to a collections agency.
  • Parking citations may be paid through the Parking Services website or in person by visiting Parking Services.
  • Some citations may be appealed. Please see the “Appeals” section below.
  • Individual fines resulting from parking infractions may range up to $240.

Tows and Boots

 Parking Services reserves the right to tow or boot any vehicle found in violation of parking regulations, constituting a hazard, or interfering with university operations. Infractions potentially resulting in a tow or boot include, but are not limited to:

  • Vehicles illegally parked in ADA designated parking zones.
  • Vehicles parked in Reserved spaces without a corresponding Reserved permit.
  • Vehicles with three or more unpaid parking citations.


You may pay a citation online using the button above or visit the University Police station at S 7th and Kagy to pay in person during business hours. If you have questions or concerns about a citation, please call 406-994-1723 or visit the appeals page. Please see the table below for violations and fees.


Description Fee
24 hour reserved


Lost, stolen, forged, altered, or counterfeit permit $180
Violation of bike regulations $35
Blocking trash $35
Damaged hangtag $35
Failure to display $35
Failure to register $65
Failure to update license plate $35
False registration $180
Fire lane $65
Handicap stall ** $100
Not in designated area $35
Not in E lot $35
Over line -- 2 stalls $35
Overtime parked $35
Parked in yellow zone $50
Parked or driving on lawn $35
Parking in crosswalk $35
Park in or block drive $35
Park/drive on sidewalk $35
Permit in use $65
Posted on parking $50
Reserved 6am - 6pm $65
See officer comment $35
Service drive $50
Service vehicle only $35
Student health only $35
Service vehicle/special permit required $35
Tow away zone $65
Tow/boot fee $175
Wrong side parked $35
Parking privileges revoked $65

 The Regents of the Montana University System have been authorized by legislative action to levy fines against students, faculty and staff for violation of parking, traffic or registration regulations.