Cottage Grove parking garage


We are committed to making campus transportation and parking convenient and efficient.

Buy Permits and Pay Citations

Virtual Parking System

Parking at UNLV

UNLV uses license plate recognition technology (LPR) to connect faculty, staff, and student license plates to permits. This makes purchasing permits and parking on campus a breeze. Guests may purchase short-term passes or pay using the Pay by Phone app. Select from the below options to find the permit that best suits your needs.

UNLV Park & Go

UNLV Park & Go is an interactive website that displays real-time occupancy percentages for campus parking garages. This platform is accessible from a smartphone or desktop and is free for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.


Instructions for logging in, ordering permits, and modifying or adding vehicle information.

Instructions for accessing PayByPhone through the app, online, or toll-free phone number.

Instructions for requesting parking for special events held on campus.

UNLV License Plate Program

If you're registering a vehicle in Nevada, you can display your Rebel pride on your ride and help to provide scholarships to deserving UNLV students. Learn more about the program and how you can get yours today.

Get Your License to Brag

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Sometimes we temporarily have to close parking lots, driveways, and garages for maintenance, construction, or university events. Here are the latest updates to help you plan your trip to campus.

Parking Enforcement Hours

School Year

  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Academic Calendar


Handicapped and Reserved

  • Handicapped and reserved parking are enforced 24 hours, seven days a week.

Motorist Assistance and Safety

The following services are available to everyone who parks on campus:

  • Jump Starts: Parking and transportation services provides jumper cables should your vehicle have a dead battery.
  • Tire Inflation: Parking and transportations services will inflate undamaged tires.
  • Emergency Phones: For your convenience and safety, emergency phones are located throughout the campus. A blue light is attached to the top of each phone post for easy identification.
  • Safety Escort: University Police Services will provide a student security officer to walk you to your vehicle after dark.

Learn More About Motorist Assistance

Transportation Alternatives

  • U-Pass: Discounted bus passes are available through the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC).
  • Club Ride program: A free incentive program offered through the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) that rewards commuters who use transportation alternatives.
  • Rideshare: Designated pick-up and drop-off locations for rideshare services including Uber and Lyft and taxicabs are located throughout campus.
  • FlixBus: Affordable bus service from UNLV’s campus to select cities in the U.S.. The Flixbus stop is located at the north side of the Tropicana Parking Garage.