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Visitor Parking

University Park guests enjoy access to many convenient and affordable parking options. All visitor parking requires payment or a valid permit 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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View rates and prepay for select locations across campus. 

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Event Parking

Select a sport to see day-of-event or discounted prepaid parking.

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Student Arrival

Special parking rules are in place during student arrival periods.

Event Parking Weekend Dates*

  • Central PA Festival of the Arts (Jul. 14-17) 
  • Student Arrival
  • Penn State Football Home Game Weekends: 
    • Sept. 8-11 
    • Sept. 22-24 
    • Sept. 29-Oct. 2 
    • Oct. 20-23 
    • Oct. 27-30 
    • Nov. 10-13 
    • Nov. 24-27 

*Special parking locations, rates, and fines occur. Additional times may be designated as new events are scheduled.