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Visitor Parking Policy

Policy Details

General Permit Requirements

  • In general, parking permits are required to park on campus during enforcement hours.
    • Enforcement hours – 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
    • Evening enforcement hours – 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM daily.  See “Evening Parking Policy” for permit requirements in the evening.
    • One-day Visitor Permits
      • One-day visitor permits are available for $2/day at the Parking and Transportation Services office.
      • One-day visitor permits allow parking in all non-reserved parking spaces on campus.
      • Free Topper Transit service is available to locations on the Main Campus and South Campus. 
      • A free ADA shuttle is available upon request, during operating hours.  Contact Parking and Transportation to request a pick up.

Public Parking Areas

  • Public parking is available throughout campus for a fee of $0.50/15 minutes and an additional $0.45 Park Mobile fee.  Parking length and enforcement hours vary by location. 
  • The Diddle South Public Parking Lot, located on the Avenue of Champions, is available for a fee of $2/hour with $1 for each additional hour ($10/day maximum).  A multi-space payment machine serves entire lot.  Parking fees are assessed between 7:30AM to 4:30PM Monday - Friday.
  • Chestnut Street North Lot has a multi-space payment machine that services 16 spaces in the front corner of the lot.  Rates are $2/hour with $1 for each additional hour ($10/day maximum).  Parking fees are assessed between 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday.
  • Regents Pay Lot provides visitor parking.  Rates are $2/hour with $1 for each additional hour ($10/day maximum).  Parking fees are assessed between 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM daily.
  • Pearce Ford Loop Pay Lot. Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum. Fees assessed 7:30AM to 10:30PM daily.
  • Alumni Square Garage offers "pay as you go parking" with credit card validations, one day permit parking, and event parking.  Daily parking fees are $2/hour with $10 daily maximum.

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 Last Modified 9/11/23