The University of Minnesota Police Department patrols all campus parking facilities and issues tickets for parking violations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Questions about your citation/ticket?

Twin Cities metro area: (651) 281-3219 or (800) 657-3611

Call between 8 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Press five (5) at the prompt for a call center representative.  Please have a pen and paper available when you call.

Payment and additional information

Learn how to pay for or contest a citation you received.

Defective Meters

To report defective meters and avoid a possible citation, first note the meter type, then contact the appropriate party ASAP.

University of Minnesota – 612-626-7275

City of Minneapolis (including Park Board meters along East River Road) –call 311 or report parking meter issues online.

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When you find a defective meter on campus, don't assume someone else has reported it. Give PTS a call at 612-626-PARK.


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