Reduced-Cost Occasional Use Parking Permit for Employees

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Reduced-Cost Occasional Use Parking Permit for Employees

To: Faculty and Staff


Jim Sayre, Executive Director, Parking & Transportation Services

Subject: Reduced-Cost Occasional Use Parking Permit for Employees

Date: July 21, 2020

As you're probably aware, parking lots and garages have been open and free since mid-March. Although there was a significant cost to do this, it was the right thing for the campus given the circumstances. As part of our re-entry plan, we will reinstitute charging in parking garages and requiring parking permits in parking lots. This is effective, July 27, 2020.

Our re-entry plan also includes the following:


  • To reduce public and staff interaction, all garages, except the Second Street Garage, will be contactless and will no longer accept cash. Credit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Discover) and CatCa$h will be accepted. Wildcat Ambassadors will be available to assist in place of our traditional cashiers.


Parking & Transportation Services has made the following NEW options available to University employees due to the increase in teleworking:

  • Employee Occasional Use Parking Garage Permit – Purchase a preloaded card that allows you to park for any 20 days at a cost of $120.
    • AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE 8/3/20 on the Parking Account Portal.
    • Valid in South Stadium Garage OR Highland Avenue Garage.
    • Occasional Permit can be reloaded for additional days if it's exhausted.
    • Valid 8/17/20-8/13/21, non-refundable.
    • Cannot be combined with an annual or academic parking permit.
    • For Phoenix option, please visit the Phoenix Biomedical Campus Permit page.
    • Accessible Option available upon request, please email
  • Even lower cost daily parking for occasional users – $2 per day in Parking Lot 9008.
    • No permit required. Simply park in the designated spaces within Parking Lot 9008 and pay via the Passport Parking mobile app.
    • For instructions on how to use Passport Parking, visit Visitor and Hourly Pay Parking.
    • Only available for employees who telework, but need to come to campus occasionally.

Other options for occasional parking needs

  • Hourly Pay Parking – If you're only on campus for a short time you can pay by the hour.
    • Passport Parking app available at surface lots around campus for $2 per hour. For a map, visit UArrive.
    • For instructions on how to use the Passport Parking app, visit Visitor and Hourly Pay Parking.
    • Most parking garages offer hourly parking for $2 per hour with a maximum of either $8 or $16 per day.
  • Evening Parking Permits – Lower-cost permit valid in garages or parking lots after a certain time of day.
    • Evening permits allow parking in undedicated spaces in surface lots after 2:30 p.m.
    • Garage evening permits are issued for a specific garage and are valid after 3:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please email

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