As a guest, we would like to facilitate your visit to our beautiful campus. Please familiarize yourself with our parking options and guidelines. Please 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 are able to walk over 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

Short-Term Parking

For Gables campus parking, university visitors may park their vehicle (head-in only), note their license plate and use one of the below payment methods to pay for a parking session. Time limit for short-term parking is enforced by checking the license plate using the mobile License Plate Recognition (LPR).

All university visitors can pay for their parking sessions using any of our metered parking options or by acquiring a day paper pass at the Parking & Transportation office located at the McKnight building. The available options for visitors are: Coin meters, Pay Stations, Pay-by-Phone, and Online Day Passes.

  • Coin meters. Visitors may park at any of the City of Coral Gables’ owned coin meters on the UM campus and pay the appropriate fee. Please note that the following parking meters are under the jurisdiction of the City of Coral Gables and not the University of Miami. Those coin meters are located at: Stanford Drive, Dickinson Drive, San Amaro Drive (Hurricane Drive), Pavia Street, and Levante Avenue. See UM parking map for their locations.
  • Pay Stations. There are currently 5 multi-space pay stations on campus. University customers can use any of the Luke II machines to pay for a parking session. They are located at: Richter Library, Wellness Center, Pavia and the Merrick Garage. For more information on the Luke II machines, please check the Multi-Space Pay Station Flyer.
  • Pay-by-Phone. A parking session can also be paid via the paybyphone App (can be downloaded from either Apple store or Google play), via toll free number 1-877-885-8899 or via the web This payment method provides all university customers with a more seamless payment process.
  • Online Day Passes. Visitors can also park on campus with an Online Day Pass. These short-term visitor permits are available in one to five days increments and may be purchased by following this link. Online Day Passes are valid in the Yellow and Gray lots only. Check the Coral Gables campus map for exact location.

Short-Term Parking Rates

  • 30 minutes - $0.75
  • Hourly - $1.50
  • Day Passes - $8.00

Short-Term Parking - Return/Refund Policy

  • Please do not overfeed the pay stations. Extra time paid at the University of Miami pay stations is non-refundable.

Long-Term Parking

Annual visitor permits are available for our long-term visitors.  For applications and information on this permit type, please visit the Parking and Transportation Services Department located at 5807 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida.  We are located on the first floor of the McKnight Building across from the baseball field.

Event Parking

Parking lots are enforced Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM except as follows: Purple lots from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Blue lots for residents 24/7.  After-hours and on weekends, parking is on a first-come first-served basis, except for events with reserved parking which have designated parking areas.

Please access here a convenient visitor parking map and FAQs:

For your convenience, directions to athletic games, 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 Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM so check with Athletics for parking locations. After-hours and on weekends, parking is on a first-come first-served basis at the following locations: Gray Lots, Lot 42 and Lot 43. Ponce Garage is also available as of 6:00pm Monday through Friday and all day on weekends. For Regionals and Super-Regional games, check with Athletics for parking location since some games take place during normal business hours and parking is enforced during that time.

Performance Venues

Popular Venues