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Academic Employees


Due to the limited availability of parking on grounds, most employees will need to purchase a BLUE (or commuter) permit. Visit the rates  page for pricing. 

Valid Locations: Commuter Lots (U-Hall, John Paul Jones Arena, Carruthers, The Park, Police Station, Visitors Center, Rehabilitation Center, Ivy Stacks, and Fontana Food Center) 

Details: Parking at University Hall and the John Paul Jones Arena is restricted during certain John Paul Jones Arena events, requiring permit holders to relocate to the Emmet/Ivy Garage. Please check the JPJ Impact Schedule frequently if you are a Blue permit holder. Blue permits will be available for sale at the parking and Transportation Office, located at 1101 Millmont Street, between the hours of 7:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday (please check the Service Schedule for holiday closings).

Bus Service: UTS Blueline, Central Grounds Shuttle, and Northline service central Grounds. The CAT Route 7 also provides service from University Hall to Central Grounds. 




EMMET / IVY GARAGE  Emmet-Ivy Garage

Valid Locations: Emmet/Ivy Garage (Levels 1-3) 

Details: The Emmet/Ivy Garage requires a transponder card for entry and exit. A $25.00 refundable deposit is required at the time of purchase. 

University Transit Service: The Northline, Central Grounds Shuttle, and Green route provide service to the Emmet/Ivy garage. 



Reserved Lots 

Academic employees are also eligible for the more convenient Reserved parking permits. These types of permit are in high demand and availability is limited. Some permit types may require you to sign onto a waiting list until more permits become available. Reserved permits are also priced higher than the more readily available commuter permits. Contact Parking and Transportation for more information. 

A retired University of Virginia faculty member who has received the rank of emeritus as conveyed by the Board of Visitors, and who is no longer routinely studying, researching, or working at UVA, may obtain a GOLD parking permit at no charge. Call or visit Parking and Transportation for more information.