Vendors and Contractors

The University is pleased to have you as a partner. Your cooperation and compliance with our guidelines is an important element in maintaining the vendor relationship. Click on Parking Policies and Procedures (rev. May 2019) to view all the rules for parking on campus.

A valid UM parking permit is required while parked on campus. Depending on your need, there are several options for parking.

Service and Delivery  Supplier - Guidelines

The following information is important because it establishes responsible practices that comply with the University’s guidelines and the ordinances of the City of Coral Gables. You will find specific details regarding the ingress & egress campus access roads to use, approved loading & unloading areas and governing policies. Follow this link to familiarize yourself with the governing policies. 

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 license plate during the payment process. Click here to learn how to download PayByPhone


  • Hourly - $1.50 plus 27 cents transaction fee. Credit card only (cash not accepted).
  • 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.

Download PayByPhone app and create account - Click icon paybyphone

Pay Station

  • Hourly - $1.50; no transaction fee. Credit card only (cash not accepted).
  • 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. 

Other Transportation Options

If you chose not to drive, you can take advantage of the discount fares and programs offered by Miami Dade Transit. Some discount categories include Golden Passport, Patriot Passport (Military Veterans), Commuter Reduced Fares, and People with Disabilities. To learn more visit Miami-Dade Transit.

In addition to public transit, you can also get to campus by carpooling with a co-worker, friend, or family member using the RideFlag mobile application. To learn more click here or download RideFlag at Google Play or Apple Store.