Visitor Parking

Visitors who need daily or hourly parking can use meters or purchase pay station permits

Pay Stations

Locations: See a map

Visitor (V) and Visitor Premium (VP) permits are available at pay stations.

Visitor (V) Permits

Rates
  • $1/45 minutes
  • $8/day
  • 2, 3, 4, or 5 day permits available in some parking lots June 15 through Sept. 11, 2015

A properly dated V pay station permit provides visitor parking in these spaces:

  • V: 24 hours daily
  • S: 24 hours daily
  • B: 24 hours daily
    • Valid in lot P207 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. only
  • A: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. daily
    • Not valid where posted “A permit required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week”
  • Meters (with no fee): 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. daily
  • Never valid in: Lots P406, P411, P603, P604, Gilman Parking Structure,  Hopkins Parking Structure, and Pangea Parking Structure

Visitor Premium (VP) Permits

Rate

  • $2/hour
  • $16/day
  • 2, 3, 4, or 5 day permits available in some parking lots June 15 through Sept. 11, 2015

A properly dated VP pay station permit provides the same parking privileges as the V (visitor) pay station permit and includes access to parking in lots P406, P411, P603, Gilman Parking Structure, Hopkins Parking Structure, Pangea Parking Structure, and these spaces:

  • VP: 24 hour daily
  • Never valid in lot P604

Notes:

  • You need an access stamp or sticker for lots P001–P010 and P354 (see Lots That Require an Access Sticker).
  • Pay stations do not dispense change. Pay with any combination of the following:
    • Cash — $1 and $5 bills only
    • Visa, MasterCard, or American Express

Meters

Pay the correct fee.

  • Meters accept nickels, dimes, and quarters only — no bills.
  • The rate is $1 per 45 minutes.
  • Parking is free — no coins or permit required — at meters on university holidays, weekends and from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., weekdays.
  • A, B, and S permits are valid at meter spaces 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Treat a broken meter like a “no parking” sign. Never park at a meter that:

  • Flashes “failed” or other error message
  • Has a coin jam
  • Appears broken

Online Permit Options for Campus Conferences

These permits are available June 15 through Sept. 11, 2015.

Print-On-Demand Permits

1-Day B

  • Rate: $8/day
  • Valid in these spaces:
    • S and B: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    • A: 4:30–11 p.m.

5-Day B (consecutive days)

  • Rate: $23.50
  • Valid in these spaces:
    • S and B: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    • A: 4:30–11 p.m.

10-Day S (consecutive days)

  • Rate: $41
  • Valid in these spaces:
    • S: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    • B and A: 4:30–11 p.m.

10-Day B (Consecutive days)

  • Rate: $47
  • Valid in these spaces:
    • B and S: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    • A: 4:30–11 p.m.

Mail-Order Permits (delivered within 3-6 business days)

  • Rate:
    • 1-Month S: $61
    • 2-Month S: $122
    • 3-Month S: $183
  • Valid in these spaces:
    • S: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    • B and A: 4:30–11 p.m.

To purchase any of these parking permits online:

  1. Go to online sales.
  2. Select “Purchase Permits and Transit Passes.”
  3. Select “Guest Account.”
  4. Click the “register here” link to create your guest account.
  5. After completing your guest user registration, select “Proceed to log into your new account.”
  6. Select “Guest Account” and login.