Opening date: 1994
Valid permits: Visitors only
Payment methods: Cash, credit, and ParkMobile
Bike amenities: Sheltered bike parking is available on the ground floor near the elevators
The Central Grounds Garage is conveniently located under the University Bookstore, and is near Newcomb Hall, Memorial Gymnasium, Brown College at Monroe Hill, and the Clemons Library. The Garage may be accessed from Emmet Street (Route 29) between McCormick Road and University Avenue. Departments may also establish validation accounts to cover parking fees for their guests via a coupon code. Please fill out the parking coupon request form to receive a department coupon. Please note that department guests validations are not meant for employees or students.
Overnight parking is not permitted. Visitors needing overnight parking accommodations may purchase a temporary Blue permit to park in the lots at U-Hall. Please stop by the Parking and Transportation Office for more information.
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
A Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Station is available to visitors on the second floor of the Central Grounds Parking Garage. The Station was funded by grants from the Parents Committee and Student Council's Green Initiatives Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) program. The grants were secured by the RideForward student organization.
The station is available for use for up to 4 hours at a time for a $2 fee. Hourly parking rates also apply.