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ParkMobile allows users to pay for available parking through a mobile device or website and offers features such as:

  • Pay by Mobile Device: Pay from inside the car; no waiting at a pay station in line or inclement weather
  • Location Map: Find nearby zones in the app for parking options
  • Alerts: Receive alerts when a parking session is about to expire
  • Extend by Phone: Extend and pay for additional parking time directly from the app without going back to a pay station
Daily parking options available through ParkMobile.

  • Visit the ParkMobile website for daily parking
  • Login or create an account (a confirmation link sent via email; please check spam/junk folders)
  • Select the date, then select “Next”
  • Select the designated parking area, then “Add to Cart”
  • Select “Checkout”
  • Complete the “Vehicle Information” for the vehicle parked in the space
  • Complete the “Payment Information”
  • Select “Complete Purchase”
  • The permit is virtual (no physical permit required)
  • Daily permits valid for weeknight parking for date purchased
ParkMobile WebsiteCreate an AccountPurchase Daily Parking
Please contact ParkMobile customer service for refund requests for advanced purchases only.

Hourly parking is available around campus in hourly pay lots or metered spaces.

  • Rams Head Deck, located on central campus, offers hourly/daily parking.
  • Raleigh Road Visitor Lot, located on South Road, offers hourly/daily parking.
  • Meters located throughout campus provide short-term parking but are often limited to 3-hour or 30-minute parking.

Employees and students are not eligible to park in designated patient/visitor lots, such as Dogwood Deck or ACC Lot, unless parking for a medical appointment.

UNC Transportation and Parking has partnered with ParkMobile to provide an electronic payment option for UNC Park-and-Ride lots served by Chapel Hill Transit. Once registered with ParkMobile, UNC students, employees, and affiliates may use the mobile appwebsite, or the toll-free number to pay for daily parking.

  • Download the ParkMobile App (Apple Store or Google Play)
  • Create an account or sign into an existing account
  • Registration requires vehicle information and payment information
  • Find a parking space and use the designated zone number to park in the corresponding lot on campus
ParkMobile AppLogin/Sign UpHourly or Weeknight Parking
  • Call 877-727-5301
  • Follow the prompts to create an account*, log in, register the vehicle, and set up payment
  • Find a parking space and use the designated zone number to park in the corresponding lot on campus

*ParkMobile charges a one-time $5 fee to create an account over the phone. No fee for creating an account through the ParkMobile app or website.

  • Go to the ParkMobile website
  • Create an account or sign into an existing account
  • Select “Zone Parking & Business Accounts,” then “Basic Membership”
  • Registration includes vehicle information and payment information
  • Find a parking space and use the designated zone number to park in the corresponding lot on campus
ParkMobile WebsiteLogin/Sign UpHourly or Weeknight Parking

Promo codes may be used through the ParkMobile App.

  • Download the ParkMobile App (Apple Store or Google Play).
  • Create an account or sign into an existing account (registration includes vehicle and payment information)
  • Use the menu bar and select “more”
  • Under the “Parking” section, select “Promotion Codes”
  • Select “Add a Promotion Code”
  • Find a parking space and use the designated zone number to park in the corresponding lot on campus
Login/Sign UpPromo Code SelectionEnter Promo Code

ParkMobile is a platform that allows users to pay for parking through a mobile app, phone number, or website.

Watch demo videos on how to use the ParkMobile App: