Visitor Parking

Visitor parking options:

Sage Way Visitor Lot, Pay & Display

(Formerly known as "Visitor Lot")A parking paystation alongside a UNH parking lot.

($1.25/hour* paystation payment required seven days per week, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., no limit)
20 Sage Way, next to the Parking & Transit Center (Set GPS for 20 Sage Way). Free evening/overnight (9 p.m - 7 a.m.) parking; meter requirement resumes at 7 a.m. the following morning. Exempt from the winter parking ban unless otherwise declared.

Edgewood Road Visitor Lot, Pay & Display

(Formerly known as "Main Street Visitor Lot" or "H-Lot Visitor Section")

($1.50/hour* paystation payment required seven days per week, 7 a.m.  – 9 p.m., up to 4 hours)
The corner of Edgewood Road and Main Street, near the Whittemore Center (set GPS for 5 Edgewood Road). Free evening/overnight (9 p.m. - 7 a.m.) parking EXCEPT from Dec. 1 through April 1, when lot closes at midnight.  Otherwise the meter requirement resumes at 7 a.m. the following morning.

Campus Crossing Visitor Lot, Pay & Display

(Formerly known as "Mill Road Visitor Lot", or "C-Lot")

($1.50/hour* paystation payment required seven days per week, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., up to 4 hours)

Mill Road across from the Durham Market Place plaza (set GPS for 8 Mill Road). Free evenning/overnight (9 p.m. - 7 a.m.) parking EXCEPT  when winter parking ban snow emergency is declared; lot closes at midnight.  Otherwise, meter requirement resumes at 7 a.m. the following morning.

Thompson Hall Lot

($1.50/hour* paystation payment required seven days per week, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., up to 2 hours)

Main Street, across from intersection of Main & Garrison (set GPS for 105 Main Street).  Limited parking for short-term errands only.  Do not park there for attending class.  Free evening/overnight (9 p.m. - 7 a.m.) parking EXCEPT during the Winter Parking ban period, when the lot closed from midnight to 6 a.m. (with meter requirements resuming 7 a.m.)

Other Campus Paystation & Meters

($1.50/hour payment required M - F, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.,  limits posted)
Visitors are welcome to use any available (vacant/unreserved) Pay & Display or traditional meter around campus.  Payment is required Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Meters are available for one fully-paid cycle, after which you must move your vehicle.

Loading Zones

Short-term loading zones are available for quick loading/unloading use.  Time limits are strictly enforced.
Undesignated areas near campus buildings are considered fire lanes—do not park there.

Open Evening Parking in Commuter & Fac/Staff Lots

Limited free parking is available in designated faculty/staff and commuter lots after 6 p.m. weekdays or all day on Saturday/Sunday.  Permit requirements resume at 7 a.m. the following weekday morning, and from Dec. 1 – April 1, most lots close at midnight (see winter parking ban below). 

Restrictions

  • Resident Lots Excluded 24/7:  Visitors parking is not allowed at any time in resident lots.
  • Faculty/Staff & Commuter lots excluded weekdays:  Visitor parking is not allowed in faculty/staff or commuter lots, Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • No Parking Areas:  Parking is not permitted in any area that is not a designated parking space. 
  • Beware the Winter Parking Ban (WPB):  From Dec. 1 to April 1, most faculty/staff and commuter lots close at midnight.  During the WPB after midnight parking for visitors is limited to exempted areas only.  Please visit the winter parking ban page for details.
  • Pay & Display paystations take coins or credit cards (Visa/MasterCard/Discover/American Express).  They do not take bills and do not issue change.

* Where payment is required until 9pm (visitor lots), rates drop to $1/hour for parking between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.