Late Night & Overnight Parking

Residence Hall Students

Eligible residence hall students may store their vehicle in the designated overnight parking areas with a valid overnight storage permit. Vehicles with overnight storage permits are required to be parked in one of the designated overnight parking areas during overnight periods. During off-peak periods, residence hall students with an overnight storage permit may park in any unreserved Central Campus surface space. 

Football Saturdays: A number of lots are reserved for game-day activities, and vehicles must be removed by 12:01 a.m. on football Saturdays. Remaining vehicles will be subject to removal at the owner’s expense. Refer to the football parking map and signs at lot entrances for details.

Overnight & Long-Term Garage Parking

Overnight (3 a.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays) and long-term (more than 72 consecutive hours) permit parking in the following garages is restricted to the designated upper levels:

  • Lane Avenue Garage: Levels 5 – 6
  • West Lane Avenue Garage: No Restrictions
  • Arps Garage: Levels 4 – 5
  • 11th Avenue Garage: Levels 3 – 4
  • Ohio Union North Garage: Levels 4S – 5N
  • Gateway Garage: Levels 4 and Up


Commuter Late-Night Parking

Students without an overnight storage permit must remove vehicles from campus by 3:00 a.m. Students with a valid permit who must park past 3:00 a.m. may do so in the following areas:    

North Campus

Northeast Stadium Lot in C spaces

South and Medical Campus

Lot Q at 11th Ave & College Road

Ag Campus

Vivian Lot in C spaces
Sisson Lot in C spaces

Buckeye Lot

Buckeye Lot 2 in eastern-most row of CX spaces (facing Fred Taylor Drive)

West Campus

Carmack Lot 5 in WC spaces near bus stops
1125 Kinnear Lot (KRC Lot)

The late-night areas are closely monitored to detect abuse. Vehicles parked in one area for more than 24 consecutive hours are subject to citation and immobilization. Regular parking regulations for these areas resume at 5:00 a.m.

Please Note: West Campus and Buckeye Lot permit holders may only use West Campus late-night parking areas. 

Extended Parking

Vehicles parked in one area for more than 72 consecutive hours without prior authorization will be cited as abandoned and moved at the owner’s expense. Customers who would like to leave a car parked on campus for an extended period of time should contact the CampusParc Customer Service Center at 614.688.0000.

Weekends & Holidays

Student permits are valid overnight during weekends and holidays. For more information on off-peak parking rules, click here.