LEV Preferred Parking

Preferential parking spaces for low-emission (LEV) vehicles are located in designated parking areas around campus. These spaces are marked with special signage and are available to Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Please note, you may experience a delay in your LEV parking decal request during the fall of 2022.

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How do I know if my vehicle qualifies as low emissions?

Before emailing the Office of Sustainability, please visit the EPA's SmartWay certification search tool to see if your vehicle meets the requirements.  Please note: only those vehicles listed under the "Elite" tab qualify for an LEV parking decal.
How do I apply for an LEV sticker?
Once you have confirmed that your vehicle has the designation of elite, using the EPA's SmartWay database, commuters can email a digital copy of their vehicle registration and their ND ID card to the Office of Sustainability.  Please include a return campus address in your email.  Upon receipt and verification of your information, the Office of Sustainability will send you an LEV parking decal.  Please note: display the decal on the lower inside corner of the drivers’ side front windshield.  Please email the Office of Sustainability with any questions.
Where are the preferred parking spots located?
Vehicle owners may park in LEV spaces located in their assigned lots. Vehicles must have clearance for a particular parking lot before they can utilize the LEV spaces in that lot. You can find preferred spots in the Walsh Architecture Hall lot, Stadium Lot, Joyce Lot, Bookstore Faculty/Staff Lot, Grace Lot, Innovation Park Lot, Grotto Lot, Stayer Lot, Compton Lot, and the St. Liam lot.
Where do I display my LEV decal?
The decal should be displayed on the lower inside corner of the driver's side front windshield.