Vehicles may not be stored in any parking lot or garage for longer than 24 hours without permission from the Parking Facilities office. Any vehicle in violation of this may be towed at the owner's expense.

Parking options for campus visitors are outlined below.

Visitor Parking

Visitor parking on campus is available at various locations, including the Grant Street Parking Garage, located at 120 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 across from the Purdue Memorial Union or the Harrison Street Parking Garage, located at 719 Clinic Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Visitors parking in these garages will be assessed the following hourly rates that apply 24/7:

Time Rate
0-30 Minutes $1.00
30-60 Minutes $3.00
Each Additional Hour $1.00
Maximum 24 consecutive hour period $10.00

A pay station is available in the main lobby of the Grant Street Parking Garage that accepts MasterCard, Visa or Discover debit or credit payments only. In addition, a pay-in-lane card option is available at all exits of the Grant Street Parking Garage, i.e. lanes 4, 5 and 6. No cash payments are accepted for garage parking.

The Harrison Street Parking Garage utilizes the pay-in lane option only as no pay station is available. Only debit or credit cards are accepted.

Daily Permit

With the purchase of a daily permit ($5.00 per day), visitors may park in any "A", "B" or "C" space (unless restrictions are posted that indicate otherwise), excluding those in the Grant Street or Harrison Street Parking Garages.

"A", "B" or "C" parking may be restricted at any time and for any reason, including near athletic facilities for events, due to maintenance or construction, or others. Posted restrictions in parking garages or lots will be enforced. Visitors who park in violation of posted restrictions may be subject to receiving a parking citation, or the vehicle may be towed at the owner's expense.

Daily visitor parking permits must be purchased online.

Metered Parking

Parking is also available at metered areas on campus. Payment for metered parking is collected through the "PassPort" app available on smart phones or by contacting the vendor at the phone number provided at each metered location.

Disability Parking

Visitors needing special consideration for disability parking should explore metered disability parking space locations or contact the Parking Facilities office for assistance.

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