Parking Changes and Lot Updates

Marketplace Lot Enforcement Changes

Payment is required in the Marketplace lot Monday - Saturday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm, rather than 24/7. Overnight parking (3:00 am - 6:00 am) is not permitted in the Marketplace Visitor lot.

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Full time Commuter rate (7+ credits) = $210 a semester

Part-time Commuter rate (6 or less credits) = $120 a semester

Lot J-commuter rate = $75 a semester

All permits will be billed to student accounts based on credit hours. 

For those leaving or graduating from GVSU, please return your permit to either campus safety office, or it will be deactivated.

If you have any questions contact parking services at (616) 331-PARK (7275) during business hours. 

Parking Services - Allendale Campus

Fall - Winter

Monday - Thursday:   6:30 am - 10:00 pm

Friday:  6:30 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Parking Services - Pew Campus

Year - round

Sunday: 4 pm -  Midnight

Monday - Friday: 6 am - Midnight

Saturday: 7 am - 7 pm


Enforcement is active during normal business operations  and overnight parking is enforced from 3 am to 6 am. Overnight parking is accommodated only in residential lots and you must have a residential permit or a residential guest permit. 

Enforcement of all GVSU lots begins on the first day of class.

If you are bringing a car to campus, you will need a permit or pay to park at a meter or pay station.  Avoid a $35 (No Permit Displayed) citation.  Daily student permits are available for purchase for $6 at Parking Services or Pew Campus Security and will be billed directly to student accounts.

Visitor Lot at The Marketplace - Is a short-term (maximum of two hours) pay to park only lot ($0.50 per 12 minutes or $2.50 per hour).  Parking in ADA compliant reserved spaces in this lot will require payment and is limited to a two hour stay. Payment options include: cash, credit card and Parkmobile.  This lot is enforced 24/7.

Lot Z (Campus Health Center/AGS) - Either a Faculty/Staff permit or Student Commuter (RED) permit will be required. Patient only designated parking spaces will be enforced.

Eberhard Center - Faculty/Staff reserved spaces are accommodated for a two hour stay.  Visitors are welcome to park and pay at meters or by displaying a visitor permit.  Gate arms have been removed and parking is actively being enforced.

If you have not received a new permit, please leave last years permit on your vehicle. Faculty/Staff permits expiring 8-14-2017  will be considered valid for the first two weeks of classes. Lot F and the NE portion of Lot G have been reserved for Faculty and Staff.

Fall-Only contracts for Adjunct Faculty will receive a white Fall Faculty window decal which is good until 12-31-2017.  Once a contract for winter has been processed HR will request a new permit be issued and blue Faculty/Staff permit will be issued good until 8-14-2018.

Overnight Parking for trips will be accommodated in the northwest portions of both Lot J and Lot B-2, a GVSU permit is required.

Commons Lot Closed - For Non-Service Traffic

This fall Dept. of Public Safety moved forward to closing access to Commons Service Drive to all non-service vehicles.  Please beware we are actively enforcing for non-compliance and those in violation of parking rules and regulations.  This area is not available for drop-offs and is enforced 24/7 including weekends.

Page last modified November 21, 2017