Overnight/Weekend Event Parking
If you will be staying on campus overnight, a variety of parking options are available, depending on when you will be arriving. Please use the guide below to determine which option fits your visit to campus. If you have questions, please contact the Parking Office.
|When Am I Arriving?||Where Should I Go?||How Long Will the Permit Be Valid?||How Much Will a Permit Cost?||Payment Methods|
|Weekdays Before 5 p.m.||Visit the Parking Office to purchase a permit||Valid until 9 a.m. the next day||$8 per day||Cash, check, credit card|
|Weekdays Between 5 p.m. and Midnight
|Visit the entrance kiosk booth at the East or Nittany decks to purchase a permit||Valid until 9 a.m. the next day||$8 per day||Cash only|
|Weekdays Between Midnight and 7:30 a.m. (including weekdays prior to football/event weekends)||Park at the Eisenhower Deck AND visit the Parking Office at 7:30 a.m. to purchase a permit||Valid until 9 a.m. the next day||$8 per day||Cash, check, credit card|
|Saturdays (non event)||Park at East/Eisenhower/Nittany decks or Lot Red A||Must exit East/Nittany by 2 a.m. Monday, Eisenhower/Red A by 7 a.m. Monday||N/A||N/A|
|Sundays||Park at the Eisenhower Deck||Must exit Eisenhower by 7 a.m. Monday||N/A||N/A|
|Football/Event Weekends (Thursday before Midnight)||Visit the Parking Office from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Red A entrance kiosk from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., or the entrance kiosk at the East/HUB/Nittany decks from 4 p.m. to midnight to purchase a weekend permit||Valid until midnight Sunday night - vehicles may remain parked at Eisenhower and Red A through 7 a.m. Monday||$35 for the weekend||Cash only|
|Football/Event Weekends (Friday before Midnight)||Visit the entrance kiosk booth at the East/Eisenhower/HUB/Nittany decks or Lot Red A to purchase a weekend permit||Valid until midnight Sunday night - vehicles may remain parked at Eisenhower and Red A through 7 a.m. Monday||$30 for the weekend||Cash only|
|Football/Event Weekends (Saturday through the end of the event)||Visit the entrance kiosk booth at the East/Eisenhower/HUB/Nittany decks or Lot Red A to purchase an event permit||Valid for the event only - vehicles may remain parked at HUB until 2 a.m. Sunday, East/Nittany until 2 a.m. Monday, Eisenhower and Red A until 7 a.m. Monday||
$15 (Red A)
Weekend Event Parking
On each Penn State home football weekend, as well as during other select event weekends, such as the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, weekend parking permits are available for visitors beginning on Thursday prior to the event weekend. These permits are valid for parking in all four campus parking decks (East, Eisenhower, HUB and Nittany), as well as at Lot Red A, with expiration date and time listed on the permit.
On Thursdays, the weekend permit can be obtained for $35 at the following locations and times:
- Lot Red A kiosk at White Course Drive from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Parking Office at Eisenhower Parking Deck from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- East Deck, HUB Deck and Nittany Deck entrance kiosk from 4 p.m. through midnight.
On Fridays, the weekend permit can be obtained for $30 at the entrance kiosks at all four campus parking decks (East, Eisenhower, HUB and Nittany), as well as at the Lot Red A kiosk at White Course Drive from 7:30 a.m. through midnight. Please note that visitors attempting to purchase a permit at Eisenhower Deck before 11 a.m. Friday must go to the Parking Office, located on the south side of the building.
On designated event weekends, Commonwealth Campus student parking permits are NOT valid for overnight parking. Students arriving on campus for the weekend on Thursday or Friday must purchase a weekend event permit.
Upcoming Event Weekends
Weekend event permits will be required for overnight parking during the following weekends:
- None currently scheduled