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Daily Visitor Parking

Transportation Services offer multiple visitor parking locations across campus, with the best option dependent on where guests are visiting and how long parking is needed.

Note: Visitor parking may be unavailable or special rates may apply during select campus events.

PARKING DECKS

The three campus parking decks – East Deck, HUB Deck, and Nittany Deck – are the primary visitor parking areas serving central campus and offer hourly, daily and overnight parking. Rates, nearby points of interest and other information for each deck may be found by visiting the location links provided above.

PARKMOBILE AND PAY STATIONS

A select number of additional parking areas on campus also offer daily and/or hourly parking for visitors. Most of these areas offer contactless payment via the ParkMobile app, while many also accept payment via physical pay stations located on site.

ParkMobile and Pay Station Parking Locations
LOCATION PARKMOBILE ZONE # PAY STATION MODE RATE OPTIONS MAX TIME PAYMENT REQUIRED HOURS
Commuter (Jordan East) 95112 License plate number required

$1/hour; $5/day

10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Commuter (Stadium West) 95112 License plate number required $1/hour; $5/day 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Commuter (Porter North) 95112 License plate number required $1/hour; $5/day 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Eisenhower Visitor 95119 Space number required $1/hour 30 minutes 24/7
OPP Visitor 95120 License plate number required $1/hour; $5/day 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Orange A Katz 95106 N/A $1/hour 90 minutes 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Orange B 95109 N/A $1/hour 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Orange H 95108 N/A $1/hour 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
Silver J N/A Space number required $1/hour 30 minutes 24/7
Technology Support Building 95116 License plate number required $1/hour; $5/day 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
USB 95123 License plate number required $1/hour; $5/day 10 hours 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
White Course Apartments (weekdays 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.) N/A Space number required $1/hour 1 hour 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
White Course Apartments (after 5 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturdays/Sundays) 95122 License plate number required $1/hour; $12/day; $20/weekend (5 p.m. Fri. - 7 a.m. Mon.) Varies 5 p.m. - 7 a.m., M-F, all day Sat-Sun
Yellow H Shields (7 a.m. - 5 p.m.) N/A Space number required $1/hour 30 minutes 24/7
Yellow H Shields (after 5 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturdays/Sundays) N/A License plate number required $1/hour 3 hours 24/7
Yellow H South 95121 License plate number required $1/hour 4 hours 24/7

ParkMobile and Pay Station Parking Area Restrictions

  • No overnight parking 2 a.m. - 4 a.m., seven days a week at the Commuter lots (Jordan East, Stadium West, Porter North)
  • No parking on home football Saturdays at the Commuter lots, OPP Visitor, Orange A Katz, Orange B, Orange H, USB, Yellow H Shields, and Yellow H South)
  • No parking on home Men's Hockey game days at Silver J, Yellow H Shields, and Yellow H South
  • No parking on home football Saturdays
  • Visitor parking at the Eisenhower Visitor and Silver J parking areas is available only in the designated numbered spaces
  • Visitor parking at Yellow H Shields and White Course Apartments on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. is available only in the designated numbered spaces, but during all other hours is available at any regular, non-reserved space within each lot

ADA Visitor Parking

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) parking spaces are available within each of the campus parking deck, ParkMobile and pay station parking areas. Display of a valid ADA placard or license plate and payment of the applicable fee is required.

OneIf visitor ADA parking is needed closer to a destination than what is provided via the above-mentioned locations, purchase and display of a one-day visitor parking permit provides access to ADA and regular, non-reserved spaces within all faculty/staff parking areas when displayed with a valid ADA parking placard or license plate. These may be purchased at the Transportation Services Office at 1 Eisenhower Parking Deck from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and at the Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Beginning at 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays, visitors with a valid ADA parking placard or license plate also have access to paid parking ($1/hour) at the following parking areas using the ParkMobile app:

  • Brown A 
  • Brown C
  • Eisenhower Deck
  • Green B Ford
  • Green N Stuckeman
  • Red V
  • Silver B
  • Yellow E