- Do I need a permit to park on the UNLV campus?
Yes, parking in any lot on campus, except Lot S, requires a permit, or your vehicle will be cited. This includes guests, visitors, speakers, performers, applicants, students, staff, faculty, deans, vendors, etc. Meters are available and do not require a permit. The cost of metered parking is $1 per hour.
- Where can I purchase a parking permit?
Most permits can be purchased online. All permit types can be purchased at the Parking & Transportation Services office, and new students can also purchase parking permits at New Student Orientation held prior to the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.
- How can I pay for my parking permit?
If you purchase your permit online, you can pay by credit card. When purchasing your permit at the Parking & Transportation Services office or at New Student Orientation, you can pay by cash, check, or credit card.
- I lost my permit; it may have been stolen. What do I need to do?
If your permit is lost or stolen, you should go to Parking & Transportation Services to obtain a replacement permit. The cost to replace a permit is $15.
- I found my permit that I thought was lost or stolen. Can I still use it?
No, once a permit is reported lost or stolen, it is voided in the computer system and is no longer valid, and the individual is subject to receiving a citation if the permit is used. Any permit found that was previously reported as lost or stolen must be returned to Parking & Transportation Services.
- I am a visitor to the campus. Do I need a permit to park? Where can I park?
Visitors to the campus do not have to register their vehicles, but they must use metered areas or they may park in student spaces if they have a valid daily, weekly, or monthly permit displayed. Daily, weekly, and monthly parking passes may be purchased from the Parking & Transportation Services office. A metered lot specifically for visitors is located at the main entrance of campus, at Maryland Parkway and Harmon Avenue. The cost of metered parking is $1 per hour. Metered parking is also available in various lots throughout the campus.
- I have a state-issued handicapped permit. Can I use it to park on campus?
Persons requiring parking on campus covered under ADA must have a valid state-issued handicap license plate or portable handicap tag. All individuals with a state-issued handicap parking placard must also purchase a campus handicap parking permit and display both in their vehicle. Visitors or those not displaying their University handicap permit must insert coin in the meter to cover the time spent. (see also permit types and legal brief).
- I ride a motorcycle to campus. Do I need a permit? Where can I park?
Yes, a permit is required to park a motorcycle on campus. Motorcycles must park in areas designated for them and may not occupy automobile parking spaces. Motorcycles must display valid parking permits. Motorcycles cannot be operated on campus sidewalks or walkways.
- I ride my bicycle/moped to campus. Do I need a permit? Can I lock it anywhere as long as it is not blocking traffic?
Bicycles and mopeds are not required to have parking permits. Bicycles used on campus must be riden and parked with regard for the safety of pedestrians. Bicycle parking racks must be used, and bicycles cannot be parked or driven on pedestrian ramps to buildings, or in buildings. Mopeds must be parked in motorcycle parking areas only. Mopeds are not allowed on campus sidewalks or walkways.