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.

Service and Delivery  Supplier - Guidelines

All suppliers must follow the established responsible practices that comply with the University’s guidelines and the ordinances of the City of Coral Gables.  Follow this link to familiarize yourself with the governing policies, including the approved ingress and egress campus access roads. 

All vehicles parked on campus are required to have a valid UM parking permit and must park head-in only. Campus parking is strictly enforced Monday through Sunday 8a.m. - 11p.m.   

Long-Term Parking

Annual vendor, contractor, and visitor permits are available. Contact Parking and Transportation at 305-284-3096, option 2 or visit us at McKnight Building, 5807 Suite 100, Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida.

Long-term parking is not intended for storage. 

Short-Term Parking

Visitor metered spaces are located at the Pavia and Merrick Garages, Memorial Drive (by Richter Library), the

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

  • Park at designated metered spaces using PayByPhone or a Pay Station. Using these options automatically registers the vehicle's license plate with the university's 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 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 (M-F 4p.m. - 11p.m. and Weekends 8a.m. - 11p.m.):

  • 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 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.

Payment Options:

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 frequently asked question 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 frequently asked questions found here.

Daily Permit - Online Purchase

  • Purchase a daily parking permit in advance at $8. Parking session is valid all day from 8a.m. to 11p.m.
  • For instructions on purchasing a permit online and creating an account click here.

 

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.