Parking Locations-Parking & Transportation Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Parking Locations

East Campus Garage

All non-permit holder vehicles must exit the East Campus Garage by 5:30 a.m. Parking Services does not charge for parking in the East Campus Garage between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. weekdays nor on weekends. There are reserved spaces on the first level of the East Campus Garage (as indicated by signage). Unauthorized parking in these spaces will result in a citation. Non permit holders use the pay-as-you-park system and procedures to enter and exit the garage, even when not paying (evenings and weekends).  The Forbes Avenue eixt is closed Monday-Friday from 4PM-6PM, all vehicles must use the Beeler Street exit during this time.

University Center Parking

The area facing the University Center driveway is designated for Active loading for the U.C. for 15 Minutes Only. The area adjacent to the loading dock (behind Weigand Gymnasium) may only be used by Carnegie Mellon business vehicles (such as; FMS, Postal, Dining and Retail Services) or outside repair/maintenance service companies, in a marked company vehicle.

Parking Meters

The rates for all university meters are a quarter for 15 minutes and accommodate 4 hours of parking. Meter fees (applicable to both permit holders and non-permit holders) apply 24 hours, 7 days a week in Morewood, Zebina Way Meters available 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Vehicles parked at meters designated for disabled parking must display either a temporary disabled permit (issued from Parking Services), a disabled placard or have a disabled license plate, otherwise the vehicle will be ticketed.

Parking at a meter with either 1) an area permit, or 2) a Universal or Mini-Universal pass does not eliminate the need to deposit quarters in the meter. A citation will be issued.

Permit Holder Reserved Spaces

There are reserved parking spaces in various university parking lots. These spaces have special reserved space signs and are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, unless otherwise specified.

In the East Campus Garage, there are reserved spaces (as indicated by signage). Unauthorized parking in these spaces will result in a citation.

Motorcycle Parking Locations

College of Fine Arts 5 spots
300 South Craig 3 spots
East Campus Garage 22 spots

Electric Car Charging Stations

What are the locations for the Electric Car Chargers?

  • East Campus Garage – 2 Stations (First Floor)
  • Dithridge Street Garage – 2 stations (Third Floor)
  • CIC Ungated - 5 stations (permit holders only)

 How much does it cost?

  • There is no charge to use the Charge Station however; you must pay the daily rate for East Campus and Dithridge Street Garages, or hold a current permit.

 Are there any locations where I must have a permit?

  • The CIC Ungated station is for CIC Permit Holders Only.