How do students get a weeknight parking pass?
  • All undergraduate students (excluding first-year undergraduates) and graduate/professional students pay an annual $6 fee in 2019-2020 and are automatically eligible for weeknight parking.
  • Students may go online to register for a weeknight permit (proof of insurance and license plate required).
  • Students who already have a parking pass do not need to take any further action.
If I’m a student who already has a parking pass, do I need to get a weeknight parking pass too?
Students with daytime permits do not need to take any further action. Daytime permits are honored during weeknights.
How do employees get a weeknight parking pass?
  • Employees whose work schedule is between 5 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. (Monday evening through Friday morning) may purchase a weeknight parking permit based on the sliding salary scale.
  • Employees who commute to campus via alternative methods (bus, vanpool, carpool, bike, walk) between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. and who do not purchase a daytime permit but return frequently to campus at night may purchase an annual $25 weeknight permit. Daytime Commuter Alternative Program (CAP) members are eligible for 20 free weeknight passes per semester.
  • Employee daytime permits are honored during weeknights; no additional action or fee will be required.
If I’m a staff member who already has a parking pass, do I need to get a weeknight parking pass too?
Staff members with daytime permits do not need to take any further action. Daytime permits are honored during weeknights.
How do visitors park on campus on weeknights?
  • $1 one-night temporary pass available in most lots throughout campus.
  • Hourly parking available ($1.75/hour north and mid campus; $1.50/hour south campus).
  • Metered parking available throughout campus.
  • See weeknight parking map for more details.
Where can I park with a weeknight parking permit?
  • Daytime and weeknight parking permits will be honored in most lots throughout campus.
  • See weeknight parking map for more details.
What are other nighttime travel options for campus?
Parking is just one of the options for nighttime campus access. The University offers several nighttime travel services including:

How can I be safe while parking and walking at campus at night?
  • A pedestrian-friendly lighted corridor is located through the center of campus. Emergency phones and call boxes are located throughout campus.
  • SafeWalk, a Student Government initiative to increase nighttime safety for students and employees, offers free walks Sunday through Thursday from 11 p.m. until 3 a.m.
  • LiveSafe is a safety mobile app that provides discreet two-way communications with public safety officials and allow family and friends to virtually watch a user walk from one location to another.

Learn more about these programs and other safety initiatives on campus at CarolinaSafe.

Who do I contact if I have concerns about Weeknight Parking?
For more information you can visit the web page or email.