2021-2022 Zone Parking Information
The USA parking system is divided into zones. The zoned parking is in effect Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. during fall and spring semesters. Zone parking is not in effect during the summer semester. A valid USA parking permit must be displayed, unobstructed in the front driver's side window, at all times while a vehicle is parked on campus.
South Zone parking permits are only valid in Laidlaw Performing Arts, Mitchell College of Business, Shelby Hall, University Commons, Health, Kinesiology, and Sport (HKS), and Gamma parking lots (white lined spaces), during the time of zone enforcement. The small lot at Jaguar and Old Shell Road is a South zoned lot This lot IS NOT open parking.
Central zone parking permits are only valid in South Chemistry, South Humanities, Science Laboratory, Communications, Gamma (not on Jaguar Blvd), Student Center, and the Bookstore parking lots (white lined spaces) during the time of zone enforcement. The lots surrounding the Student Center and the Bookstore are subject to full or partial closure for scheduled events with or without notice. Students are required to park in their designated zones when visiting the Bookstore or Student Center. The Student Health Center lot is for patient parking only; not for Central zoned permits. A student may park in the patient lot only if they have a valid patient permit issued by the SHC front desk for the time of the appointment.
East Zone zone parking permits are only valid in the Alpha Hall, Biomedical Library, Health Sciences (HAHN), Mathematical Sciences and Physics Building (formerly the Instructional Laboratory Building), College of Medicine, Visual Arts parking lots (white lined spaces), as well as the Auxiliary Northeast Lot, located at the corner of Health Services Dr and Aubrey Green Dr. The Auxiliary Lot includes a JagTran stop.
North Zone parking permits are only valid in North Chemistry, North Humanities, and the Marx Library parking lots (white lined spaces) during the time of zone enforcement. Students are required to park in their designated zones when visiting the Marx Library. The Auxiliary Northeast parking lot is also available to North permit holders.
Residential Zone parking permits are for students who reside in Epsilon, Delta, Camellia Hall, Azalea Hall, Stokes Hall, Greek Houses, and The Grove. During the time of zone enforcement, the Residential parking permit is only valid in the Residence Halls (except Gamma), Greek, and Grove parking lots. The Dining Hall is also located in a Residential zone.
**Additional parking for Residential students is in the Auxiliary West Lot located behind Greek housing. **
Beta/Gamma Zone parking permits are for Beta and Gamma residents only. During the time of zone enforcement, the Beta/Gamma parking permit is only valid in the Gamma parking lot and the Gamma side of Jaguar Boulevard. Central and South zone parking permits are also valid in the Gamma parking lot.
After 3:45 p.m., the students with a current parking permit displayed in their vehicle, may park in any white lined, student parking space.
Mitchell Center Lot This parking lot is designated as an event parking lot. However, commuter students may park in this lot with a current commuter parking permit except when events are scheduled in the Mitchell Center or if the lot is closed or restricted for any reason. This lot is subject to closure with or without notice. Closure of this lot is not an excuse for parking out of your assigned zone. Removing or bypassing cones or barricades may result in vehicle immobilization, towing, fines and university disciplinary action. residential students (including Grove Residents) are prohibited from parking in the Mitchell Center lot until 3:45 p.m., pending other event related restrictions or closures.
Meisler Hall Lot This parking lot is designated a visitor and tour only parking lot. Visitor spaces are to be used by non-affiliates of the University who are visiting campus. Students and employees are not permitted to park in visitor parking spaces or use a visitor parking pass to park on campus.
Patient Parking spaces are provided for patients of on-campus clinics located at the Health Sciences Building (HAHN), Student Health Center, and University Physicians Group (UCOM). Only patients with scheduled appointments may park in designated patient spaces. All patients must display a current patient pass issued by the clinic upon arrival. Students and employees are not permitted to park in patient parking spaces or use a patient parking pass to park to attend classes or any other non-clinic business or activities.
Visitor Parking Spaces are for non-affiliate guests of the university. Students and employees are not permitted to park in visitor parking spaces or use a visitor parking pass to park on campus.
How to Choose a Permit
Students living off-campus will choose a zone to park for the entire academic year (fall-summer semesters). They should choose a zone most convenient to their classes and activities taking place before 3:45 p.m.
All on-campus resident students, including sorority, fraternity, and Central House (formerly Grove) residents, must obtain a Resident zone parking permit with the exception of Gamma residents who must obtain a Gamma permit. Obtaining a permit other than the allowed permit will result in disciplinary action and possible vehicle immobilization.
General Parking Guidelines
Students are to park in white lined spaces. The blue lined spaces are designated for faculty/staff only. Parking on yellow
curbs and or yellow lined areas is prohibited. Parking in fire lanes (red lined areas)
is also prohibited. For a complete list of rules and regulations, please click on
the link below.