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. May 2019) to view all the rules for parking on campus.

Metrorail 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

Campus Parking

Campus parking is strictly enforced Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. and vehicles must park head-in only.

Visitors should follow the instructions provided by the school, department, venue, or event organizer. Alternatively, the following options are available.

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

  • Visitors may 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 Garage "visitors" section only, 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 4p.m. - 11p.m. and Weekends 8a.m. - 11p.m.):

  • Visitors 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.

Payment Options:


  • 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.

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. 

Directions to Athletic Games, Popular Venues, and Garages click here