Visitors

As a guest, we would like to facilitate your visit to our beautiful campus. Familiarize yourself with our parking options and guidelines. Click on Parking Policies and Procedures (rev. March 2018) to view all the rules for parking on campus.

Mobility Option

Our campus has a Metrorail stop which makes for a convenient visit.  From the University Metrorail stop, you can walk to the Watsco Center, Alex Rodriguez Park, and Cobb Stadium. Or, take advantage of the Hurry 'Cane Stanford Shuttle to reach our other campus venues. Please access the shuttle map here


Extended Enforcement - Effective August 20, 2018

  • New enforcement hours are 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • All vehicles must park head-in only and register the vehicle licence plate with the university's parking system.
  • Campus visitors must follow the instructions provided by the school, department, venue, or event organizer.

Daytime Visitors (M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.):

  • Visitors may park at metered spaces using PayByPhone or a Pay Station. Using these options automatically registers the vehicle's license plate with the university parking system.
  • Metered spaces are located at the Pavia and Merrick Garages, Memorial Drive (by Richter Library), the Yellow, Gray, and Burgundy color zones found at visitor’s parking map.
  • If the vehicle is moved between the Pavia and Merrick Garage, the Yellow, Gray, or Burgundy color zones, a new parking session must be initiated.

Nights and Weekends Visitors (M-F, 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and Weekends 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.):

  • You may pay to park using PayByPhone or a Pay Station. Using these options automatically registers the vehicle's license plate with the university's parking system.
  • All parking lots and garages (except service and restricted spaces) are available for parking. See the visitor’s parking map.
  • A parking session is valid in any color zone and the vehicle can be moved between parking lots and garages without having to initiate a new parking session.

Parking Cost:

PayByPhone

  • Hourly - $1.50 plus 27 cents transaction fee
  • A parking session of 5-hours or more converts to all day parking - $8.00 plus 27 cents transaction fee
  • PayByPhone frequently asked question found here.

Pay Station

  • Hourly - $1.50; no transaction fee
  • Pay station frequently asked questions found here.

 Short-Term Parking

All vehicles must be parked head-in only. Visitor metered spaces are located at the Pavia and Merrick  Garages, Memorial Drive (by Richter Library), the Yellow, Gray, and Burgundy color zones. See visitor’s parking map.

You can pay to park using PayByPhone and will need to enter your vehicle's licence plate during the payment process. 

PayByPhone

  • Hourly - $1.50 plus 27 cents transaction fee
  • A parking session of 5-hours or more converts to all day parking - $8.00 plus 27 cents transaction fee
  • PayByPhone how to guide and Frequently Asked Questions found here.

Pay Station

  • Hourly - $1.50; no transaction fee
  • Pay Station how to guide and Frequently Asked Questions found here.

Please note, parking meters located along Stanford Drive, Dickinson Drive, and San Amaro Drive (Hurricane Drive) are under the jurisdiction of the City of Coral Gables. See parking map.

Long-Term Parking

Annual vendor and contractor permits are available. Annual visitor permits are also available for long-term visitors.

For an application and information, contact Parking and Transportation at 305-284-3096 or visit us at McKnight Building, 5807 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida. Long-term parking is not intended for storage. Long-term parking is not intended for storage.  

Event Parking

Campus parking is strictly enforced everyday from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. All vehicles must be parked head-in only. Campus visitors should follow the instructions provided by the school, department, venue, or event organizer. Alternatively, the following options are available:

  • Monday - Friday,  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: PayByPhone metered spaces are available at the Pavia and Merrick Garages, Memorial Drive (by Richter Library), the Yellow, Gray, and Burgundy color zones.
  • Monday - Friday, 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and weekends, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.: PayByPhone is available at all campus parking lots and garages. Pay Stations are also available in general areas.  

For your convenience, directions to athletic venues, popular venues, and garages are listed below:

Athletics - Directions to Various Athletic Venues  (Hard Rock Stadium, Watsco Center, Alex Rodriguez Park, Cobb Stadium, Schiff Tennis Stadium, Hecht Athletic Center)

Directions to specific venue:

Baseball games:

Parking lots are enforced everyday, from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. and vehicles must be parked head-in only.

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m: A valid UM parking permit is required. Alternatively, PayByPhone is available in the Burgundy and Gray color zones at an hourly cost of $1.50 plus 27 cents transaction fee.
  • Monday - Friday, 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and weekends, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m: A valid UM parking permit is required. Alternatively, PayByPhone is available in all color zones at an hourly cost of $1.50 plus 27 cents transaction fee. Additionally, a Pay Station is located across the entrance to the baseball field (behind the McKnight Building) at an hourly cost of $1.50 (no transaction fee).
  • The Ponce Garage is available for parking after 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and all day on weekends. PayByPhone is the payment process used in this garage. 
  • For Regional and Super-Regional games, check with Athletics for parking instructions. 

Performance Venues

Popular Venues

Garages