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  • Add/Change Your Registration
  • Registration Info
  • Eligibility & Fees
  • Lot Assignments
  • Overnight Storage Parking
  • Motorcycles & Scooters
  • Bundle Pack Permits
  • Temporary Medical Permits

Fall 2017

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To register for parking or to add/remove vehicles from your registration, log into your Parking Management System. Information such as registration dates, fees, and refunds can be found within the tabs on the left.

To cancel your registration please email us at transportation@umd.edu.

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Fall 2017 Student Parking Registration Dates

Please be advised, these dates are subject to change due to an on-going system migration that must be completed before registration opens.

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Dates Classification
  • August 8th, at 10am
  • Graduate, GI students
  • August 11th, at 10am
  • Graduate, GI students & students with 90+ credits (Seniors)
  • August 16th, at 10am
  • Graduate & GI students & students with 60+ credits (Juniors)
  • August 21st, at 10am
  • Registration becomes available to all students
    (regardless of classification)
  • Eligibility

    Commuters and resident students with a class standing of sophomore and above (30+ credits) are eligible to register for parking. Freshman resident students are not eligible register for parking, but may apply for an exception under certain circumstances. Here is more information on Freshman Exceptions.

    All current student parking registrants may use Lot 4 as overflow parking when their own lot is full. Please refer to the regulations for more information.

    Fees (2017-2018)

    Academic term Resident Students Commuter Students Overnight Storage Expiration date
    Annual $567 $293 $767 8/24/2018
    Fall Only $341 $176 $461 1/19/2018
    Spring Only $284 $147 $384 8/24/2018
    Summer Only $284 $147 $384 8/24/2018

    Student Lot Assignments


    Commuter Student

    University of Maryland commuting students are assigned to a commuter parking lot based on their class standing and lot availability. Please note, overnight parking is prohibited in all commuter lots.  Commuters wishing to park overnight must register for Lot 5, 7 or 11.


    Credit HOURS Earned Eligible Parkers Available Lots
    Credit level 0-29 Lot selection based on availability spaces Lots 6, 9, 11
    Credit level 30-59 Lot selection based on availability spaces Lots 1, 6, 9, 11, SDG
    Credit level 60-89 Lot selection based on availability spaces Lots 1, 6, 9, 11, SDG
    Credit level 90+ Lot selection based on availability spaces Lots 1, 6, 9, 11, SDG
    Overnight Parking All Commuters Wanting Overnight Parking Overnight Storage Lots (Lots 5, 7, 11)
    *Athletic Restrictions: Lot 1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11 and SDG registrants will be required to relocate or park their vehicles in an alternate parking area for basketball, football and some other special events. Please check the Athletics page for information specific to your lot.

    Resident Student

    Housing Location Eligible Parkers Available Lots
    Fraternity Row, Old & New Leonardtown All (excluding freshmen) Lots 16, 17
    North Hill (excluding Caroline, Wicomico, and Carroll Halls) Lot 19 is available as space allows for students with 60+ credit hours earned Lots 2, 3, 6, 19
    South Campus Commons, South Hill, Caroline, Wicomico, Carroll, and Prince Frederick Halls Lot 19 is available as spaces allows for students with 60+ credit hours earned Lots 2, 3, 6, 19
    Cambridge, Denton, and Ellicott Communities All (excluding freshmen) Lots 2, 6
    Graham Cracker All (excluding freshmen) Lots 15, 16, 17
    Satellite Residents Wanting Overnight Parking All Satellite Residents Wanting Overnight Parking Overnight Storage Lots (Lots 5, 7, 11)

    Overnight Storage Parking

    Please note: commuter registrants may not park or store their vehicles overnight in Lots 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, or Stadium Drive Garage.

    Students who reside off campus including students living in apartments and housing complexes immediately adjacent to campus who wish to park on campus overnight must register for either Lot 5, 7, or 11. Space availability in each lot is limited.

    Where is Lot 5
    Lot 5 is located directly across Lot 4B off of Paint Branch Drive. Lot 5 will be enforced 24/7.

    Relocating for Football Athletic events: Lot 5 registrants will be required to relocate their vehicles to Mowatt Lane Garage by midnight on the Friday before a home football game. Student may begin moving their vehicles at noon that Friday.

    Where is Lot 7
    Lot 7 is located off of Rossborough Lane and Rt 1, behind lots K1 and across K2. Lot 7 will be enforced 24/7. Lot 7 will not be affected by athletic events.

    Where is Lot 11
    Lot 11 is located on Paint Branch Drive, across the Xfinity Center. Lot 11 will be enforced Monday – Friday from 7am-4pm. Lot 11 registrants will be required to relocate their vehicles to Mowatt Lane Garage by 5 p.m. on the Friday before all home football games.

    Motorcycles & Scooters

    Motorcycle and Scooters must be registered with DOTS to be parked on campus. DOTS certified Motorcycle helmet and eye protection will be required. For more information about parking rules and regulations, please visit the Motorcycle and Scooter page.
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    Bundle Pack Permits

    Bundle pack permits are the perfect solution for commuter students who might need to drive a vehicle to campus occasionally. Each bundle pack contains 10 one-day parking permits and costs $75. To be eligible for these permits, you must not have a Department of Transportation Services' parking registration. You may purchase a bundle pack at the DOTS Office in Regents Drive Garage.

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    Students using these permits may park in lot 4 & 6. Bundle Pack parkers may also park in the Smart Commute Lot coming Fall 2017!

    Temporary Medical Permits

    If you have a medical condition that requires a different parking arrangement than that to which you have been assigned, you may contact the Health Center. The health center will evaluate your case and recommend a medical accommodation if necessary. This typically results in permission to park in any student lot.