Because of limited parking availability, the U-M has established eligibility criteria for U-M Retirees. To determine if you meet the criteria, see the Eligibility page.

Blue parking is located close to U-M buildings. Access to gate-controlled areas will be provided by Mcard, by swiping or inserting the card at the gate. The Blue permit is also valid in Yellow and Orange lots.

Exception: The Blue permit is not valid and will not be honored at the Coliseum lot (SC9), SC44, SC45, SC46, or in any lots located south of Hill Street on home football game Saturdays, nor will they be honored at any lots located on Kipke Drive during home basketball games.

Bus Service

There typically is no U-M bus service directly from Blue parking lots or structures, but many of the Blue parking areas are within walking distance of U-M bus stops in the campus core areas. Please refer to the University bus schedules for specific route information.

Permit Styles

Silver Hang Tag – gate access will be programmed to your Retiree Mcard.

Payment Options

Cash, check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover)

Costs

Date University Contribution Your Cost
July 1-14 $172.00 $183.00
July 15-31 $164.83 $175.37
August 1-14 $157.66 $167.74
August 15-31 $150.49 $160.11
September 1-14 $143.32 $152.48
September 15-30 $136.15 $144.85
October 1-14 $128.98 $137.22
October 15-31 $121.81 $129.59
November 1-14 $114.64 $121.96
November 15-30 $107.47 $114.33
December 1-14 $100.30 $106.70
December 15-31 $93.13 $99.07
January 1-14 $85.96 $91.44
January 15-31 $78.79 $83.81
February 1-14 $71.62 $76.18
February 15-28/29 $64.45 $68.55
March 1-14 $57.28 $60.92
March 15-31 $50.11 $53.29
April 1-14 $42.94 $45.66
April 15-30 $35.77 $38.03
May 1-14 $28.60 $30.40
May 15-31 $21.43 $22.77
June 1-14 $14.26 $15.14
June 15-30 $7.09 $7.51