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Parking - The Five Minute Parking Page

The full extent of the UNH campus parking regulations probably can't really be learned in just five minutes. This page gives only the most topical information, aimed at the broadest audience for the most general use, and should give you a sense that there are regulations for everybody, and that parking is taken seriously on this campus.

How & Where to park (and not park) if you are a:

Current Student or Faculty/Staff:

  • Eligible students & faculty/staff may apply for a parking permit.
  • Those with parking permits must park in their assigned lot. Students must not park in faculty/staff areas during permit enforcement hours. Those without an appropriate permit must not park in specially-reserved spaces (service vehicle spaces, hall director spaces, etc.) which are enforced 24/7.
  • Those without permits are limited to meters, short-term paid lots, and after-hour parking only.
  • After-hour parking is available in faculty/staff and commuter lots after 6pm, no permit required.
  • The Winter Parking Ban closes most lots to after-midnight parking. Other restrictions apply.
  • See general notes, below.

Parent / Family

  • Parents doing quick drop-offs or pickups may use any of the posted load zones, near the dorms, up to but not exceeding the maximum posted time (e.g. ten minutes).
  • Parking meters are available about campus for $1/hour. Use of meters is not to exceed the maximum amount of time of once cycle of the meter.
  • Short-term parking is available at Lot C or the Main Street Visitor Lot  (located within lot H, on the corner of Main Street & Edgewood Rd).  for $1/hour, up to 4 hours.
  • The Visitor Center has parking for $1/hour or a day pass for $8/day.
  • After-hour parking is available in faculty/staff and commuter lots after 6pm.
  • The Winter Parking Ban closes most lots to after-midnight parking. Other restrictions apply.
  • Parents MUST NOT park in resident lots, permit-requiring lots, or specially-reserved spaces (service vehicle, dean space, etc.) even for a short time. These restrictions are 24/7/365. 
  • Upon advance request to the parking office, circumstantial (e.g. move-out) short-term loading permits may be issued to parents for brief use in resident/other lots.  Conditions apply, e.g. time of day, space availability, etc.
  • Please visit the Visitor Center home page.
  • See general notes, below.

Prospective Student or Visitor:

  • Prospective students visiting for the organized campus tour or to visit with the Admissions Office, can park at the Main Street Visitor Lot in Lot H, on the corner of Main Street & Edgewood Rd. 
  • Other visitors must pay to park either at the Visitor Center ($1/hour or $8/day), at C-lot or Main Street Visitor Lot ($1/hour, up to 4 hours) or at a meter ($1/hour up to maximum one cycle of meter).
  • Visitors attending sponsored events should check with their hosts to see if special parking has been arranged, or otherwise use the above options.
  • After-hour parking is available in faculty/staff or commuter lots after 6pm.
  • The Winter Parking Ban closes most lots to after-midnight parking. Other restrictions apply.
  • Visitors must not park in permit-requiring lots (student, faculty/staff) or specially-reserved (service vehicle, dean space, etc.) even for a short time. These restrictions are 24/7/365.
  • Please visit the Visitor Center home page.
  • See general notes, below.

General Notes:

  • Faculty/Staff and commuter lots have a permit requirement M-F 7am to 6pm. The meters are enforced M-F 7am to 6pm. Resident lots and specially reserved spaces are enforced 24/7/365.
  • Regardless of time of day, any illegally parked vehicle is subject to standard enforcement, including ticketing & towing.
  • Illegal parking for any length of time risks getting a ticket. Please don't fall into the "just a few minutes" trap.
  • We value our campus beauty. Parking must never take place off the paved surface.

 
If you have a special circumstance that requires special attention contact the Parking Office at 603-862-1010.

Remember, this page is intended to give you a quick overview of parking on the UNH campus. Please take more time to review the rest of the UTS web page for a fuller idea of how to park and get around on campus!