Completing "TPS 001: Parking Permit Course" is a prerequisite for all UVM employees and students who would like to obtain a parking permit. Below you will find instruction on how to register, complete the course, and provide TPS with your completion certificate. If you are managing an existing permit you can enter the portal here.

1. Register/enroll in the course in Brightspace

Self-enroll by using this guidance from ETS:  

Go to

Once you are in Brightspace, click on DISCOVER in the green navigation bar at the top of the landing page.

Search for "TPS 001: Parking Permit Course".

Click the blue "enroll" button to self enroll and start the course.

2. Complete the Course

To begin the course, go to CONTENT & ACTIVITIES on the green navigation bar at the top of the course page.

Click on START THE COURSE and watch the video.

When the video is over, use the arrows located in the upper or lower right-hand corner of the video window to navigate to the quiz.

You may take the quiz as many times as you need to get 10 out of 10 answers correct. After finishing the quiz, click on SUBMIT QUIZ to see your grade.

Click on DONE to go to your Submissions page to see your score for all attempts.

3. Get your completion certificate

After taking the course and quiz, click on CONTENT & ACTIVITIES in the green navigation bar at the top of the page.

Click on COMPLETION CERTIFICATE in the left column.


Under CERTIFICATES, click on the course name.

In the window that opens, scroll down to the bottom and click GENERATE CERTIFICATE.

This will generate and download your completion certificate.

4. Include this certificate as an attachment to your parking permit application.

When you have downloaded your certificate you may apply for your parking permit at