Parking Lots and Garages

The university has two parking garages.

View a directory of campus parking lots and garages.


Parking meters are located throughout the campus and in the Cottage Grove parking garage. Fees are $1/hour. More about meters.


Visit Parking & Transportation Services to find out how to purchase a parking permit. More about permits.


Parking is available throughout the campus for motorcyclists.


Visitors to the campus are not required to register their vehicles with Parking & Transportation Services, but they must do one of the following:

Members of the Board of Regents, advisory bodies, volunteers, and others donating service to the University may be issued an appropriate permit with approval from the Parking & Transportation Services Department.

Free Lot

The free parking lot on campus is Lot S (corner of Harmon and Swenson). No permit is required to park in this lot.

After-Hours Parking

After 7 p.m., visitors may park in any available faculty/staff, student, or metered parking lots for free.