Parking and Transportation Services


All student permits are available for pick up in the North Campus Parking Deck at this time. You must be enrolled in classes before you can obtain a parking permit. Students enrolled in more than 5 credit hours on the main campus will have the transportation fee on their account; this fee includes a parking permit. Those student without the transportation fee on their account will need to purchase a permit in the office. 

Resident students will need to have their vehicle license plate information submitted to the system before they can obtain a semester permit.

Quaker Square residents will need to complete the gate-card application in the office prior to receiving their parking permit.

All students will need a photo ID to obtain a permit. Overnight validation stickers are sold separately. Feel free to contact Parking and Transportation Services with questions or concerns. 

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The MetroZip program begins Aug. 25, allowing all UA faculty, staff and students to ride any regular Metro RTA route free of charge by swiping their valid Zip Cards in the fare box. Details

Parking lot closures for Zips Football

Vine St, north of InfoCision stadium, and the west portion of Lot 6 will be closed Tuesday Aug. 26, at 11 p.m. for the Zips home football game vs. Howard. All vehicles must vacate these parking areas or be towed at the owner's expense.

Parking Lots 6, 8, 9, and 10, will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 11 p.m. All vehicles must vacate these parking areas or be towed at the owner's expense. Alternate parking for commuter vehicles will be in Lot 1, the East Campus Parking Deck, as well as the South Campus Deck, Lot 36.

Parking Lots 2, 4, and 13 will be open for commuter parking until 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28. All vehicles must vacate these lots by 3 p.m. or be subject to tow at the owner’s expense. Additionally, level 1 west of Lot 1, the East Campus Parking Deck, will be reserved for disability parking only at 3 p.m. Parking Lots 14 and 15, by Olin Hall, and Lot 34, by the Law School, will be for event parking only after 3 p.m., students attending class and employees will be directed to the North Campus Parking Deck, Lot 26, and the EJ Thomas Parking Deck, Lot 28.

South Campus Parking Deck Elevators Operational

Elevators B1 and B2 located on the South side of the South Campus Parking Deck, the elevators closest to the Exchange Street Residence Hall are now fully operational. All elevators in the parking deck are now working, providing access to all levels.

Please contact Parking and Transportation Services for further details.


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