Carnegie Mellon University

It is our mission to provide high quality parking and transportation resources to the University community.  With a focus on well-maintained, safe, and secure areas, we aim to be responsive and provide effective and efficient customer service. 

Our administrative office is located in the East Campus Garage, directly across from the Forbes Avenue garage entrance.  We are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 4:30 PM.

News and Events


Did You Know ...

  • All faculty, staff, and students can utilize the University's Shuttle service:  Visit the CMU Police website for shuttle routes and schedules. Simply show your CMU ID when boarding the shuttle, and you are on your way!
  • You can receive a $10 discount on your monthly parking permit rate if you lead a carpool:  Save money, lower your fuel use, and enjoy your commute with a carpool buddy!  Visit our permit section to complete the carpool application form. (Faculty & Staff only)
  • These locations are free to park after 5 PM and on weekends:  Yes, that is correct!  Free parking on evenings and weekends in the East Campus Garage, and the Doherty and Morewood lots.  On the weekends in the East Campus garage, Faculty, staff & students are able to swipe their CMU ID card to raise the gates.
      • There are also other smaller locations that are available after 5 PM and weekends.  Simply look for signs posted "Permit parking only, Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM";  these signs are indicators that the lot is available for you to park after 5 PM and on weekends.  If the sign is for "Permit parking only, 24 hours" - the lot is for permit parking only 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Commuter Information: Whether you are form the North, South, East or West, there are options for you!

Announcements & Helpful Links

If you have forgotten your permit hang tag, please stop in our East Campus Garage office for a temporary tag to avoid citations! The temporary tag is a one-time charge of $3.