License Plates

Ride with Pride! Get your CSU License Plate today!

Cleveland State University Ohio license plates are now available through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. These custom CSU plates allow alumni and friends to show their Viking pride and invest in the university's future. You can purchase the plate now from the BMV for just $35 (plus normal registration fees). A portion of the fee ($25) goes to support student scholarships and alumni programming. 

CSU license plates can be purchased and put on your vehicle at any time – not just when your current plates or registration expire. Get your plate today and ride with Viking pride.

It's Easy to "Ride with Pride"

  • Go to the Ohio BMV website at
  • Choose "Special Plates Availability Check"
  • Select the Vehicle Type (ex. Passenger Car, Non Commercial Truck, etc)
  • Using the pulldown menu for the desired logo, select CLEVELAND STATE UNIV (under "Collegiate")
  • Create a personalized plate of 6 letters or numbers
  • Select "Exchange My Plate"
  • Complete the form by entering your current plate number and key information
  • Follow the remaining steps and ride with pride!