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Phone: (765) 494-9494

Purdue West Shopping Plaza
1404 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2092


Phone: (765) 743-3442

Terminal Building, Room 201
1501 Aviation Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Transportation Service

Car/Van Rental: 765-494-2114
Charter Bus: 765-494-6554
Service Shop: 765-494-2121
After Hours: 800-213-3626

Materials Management Distribution Building (MMDC)
700 Ahlers Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2013


Visitor Parking

Visitor parking on campus is available at various locations. Parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage, located across from the Purdue Memorial Union, in accordance with the posted 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-hour period $10.00

Pay stations are available in the main lobby of the Grant St. Garage and accept MC/VISA/Discover or Cash. In addition, Pay-In-Lane at exits 5 & 6 with MC/VISA/Discover.

With the purchase of a daily permit, ($5 per day) visitors may park in any of the parking garages normally reserved for “A” permits (this excludes Grant St. Garage). Daily visitor parking permits may be purchased online or at the Parking Facilities Office located at 1404 W. State St. in the Purdue West Shopping Plaza.

Visitors may park free in "A", "B" and "C" areas after 5 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, unless otherwise posted.† Parking is also available at metered areas on campus, unless the meters are designated for patrons of laboratories or medical facilities. Vehicles may not be stored in any parking lot or garage for longer than 24 hours without permission from the Parking Facilities Office. Any vehicles in violation of this may be towed at the owner’s expense.

If you are visiting a student living in a Residence Hall, Hawkins Hall or Purdue Village, your student host may provide you with a guest parking permit that allows temporary parking in the spaces marked Residence Halls, Hawkins Hall or Purdue Village parking.

Visitors needing special consideration for disability parking should contact the Parking Facilities Office (765-494-9494) located at Purdue West Shopping Plaza.

Metered Disability Space Locations