Carnegie Mellon University

East Campus Garage

All non-permit holder vehicles use the pay-as-you-park system to enter and exit the garage, and must exit the East Campus Garage by 5:30 AM, Monday-Friday.  Parking is free in the East Campus Garage on weekends, and between 5 PM and 8 AM Monday-Friday.  The Forbes Avenue exit is closed Monday-Friday from 4PM-6PM, and all vehicles must use the Beeler Street exit during this time.  (GPS Address: 5040 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

Cohon University Center Parking

The area facing the Cohon University Center driveway is designated for active loading for the Cohon University Center.  There is a 15-minute loading and unloading limit for all vehicles.  The area adjacent to the loading dock (behind Weigand Gymnasium) may only be used by Carnegie Mellon business vehicles (Facilities, Postal, Dining, and Retail Services) or outside repair/maintenance service companies that are in a marked company vehicle.

Parking Meters

Metered parking is available on Margaret Morrison Street, Tech Street, and Frew Street.  These meters are under the ownership of the City of Pittsburgh, and have Oakland-Zone 1, 2, 3 or 4 rates.

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 indicated with 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.