Where can I park?

Park and Rides

Park and ride lots are open per normal schedule—no overnight or weekend parking. There is no shuttle service as of March 19. As per relaxed campus parking rules (see below), park and ride permit holders may park on campus in certain lots.

Campus Parking

Essential employee parking map (PDF)

At this time, no parking permit or payment is required to park in most* surface lots and gated lots (ramps and garages). All timed “meter” (through vendor ParkMobile) stalls do not require payment. Flex permit holders do not need to start a paid parking session.

*Exceptions (updated 3/20/19): There are certain controlled parking areas: high security areas, areas vital to researchers, and some UWHC lots. A lot-specific permit is required to park in these areas.

  • Controlled as of 3/23/20: Lot 11 (Bascom Hall), Lot 23 (Van Hise Garage), Lot 38 (Microbial Sciences Garage), and Lot 95 (HSLC Garage), Lot 13, Lot 22, Lot 51, Lot 54, Lot 56, Lot 74, Lot 81 and Lot 82. If you do not have a lot specific permit for one of these surface lots but need access for your work, please email customerservice@fpm.wisc.edu with the subject line “Requesting access for parking in [insert Lot #]”.
  • Controlled as of 5/11/20: At the request of UW Hospital administration, Lot 75 is restricted to UW Hospital and AFCH patients, visitors and Lot 75 permit holders.

For safety reasons, vehicles must be properly parked inside the lines for marked stalls and cannot park in restricted areas (ex. access aisle, fire lane, blocking someone in, etc.) or reserved stalls. Reserved stalls are specially signed and include department reserved, service/vendor and UW Disabled stalls. A state DOT Disabled permit or plate is required for use of UW Disabled stalls.

Note: campus buildings are locked and parking facilities attached to those buildings may be impacted. This list will be updated as information is available:

  • Lot 80 is open, but Union South is closed. Foot traffic can use the open stairwell to access the Dayton Street patio area. Accessible parking is available in the circular drive off Dayton Street, between Union South and Computer Sciences.
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