One-day Visitor Parking
Visitors coming to campus on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm may park in Lot 21, near Jadwin Gym or the visitor parking area in Lot 23, near the West Garage.
Visitors to the undergraduate or graduate admission office may park in Lot 23, which is located near the south end of campus or in Lot 21, near Jadwin Gym. TigerTransit operates frequently from both locations during weekdays until early evening.
Campus Parking for Evening Events and on Weekends
From 5 pm to 2 am on weekdays and from 6 am to 2 am on Saturdays and Sundays, visitors may park in most of the University's numbered parking lots, including the West garage and Lot 21. Lot 10, on William Street, is recommended for events starting after 5 pm at the University Chapel, Prospect House and Murray-Dodge Theatre. See the visitor parking map (PDF).
Additionally, Lots 8, 9 and 18 are not open to the public at any hour.
Overnight parking in any lot for visitors is prohibited, unless visitors have special permits issued by Transportation and Parking Services during normal weekday business hours. Students or University departments are responsible for obtaining overnight parking permits for their visitors.
Parking for People with Mobility Disabilities
Proceed to the access kiosk on Elm Drive for permission to drop off or pick up a passenger at locations on the main campus. On weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., parking for visitors with handicapped placards or license plates is available only in the designated spaces in Lot 16. Frequent visitors who use these spaces must obtain a permit from Transportation and Parking Services.
Parking for Morning Auditors
For participants in the Community Auditing Program, parking is available in Lot 21 near Jadwin Gymnasium. TigerTransit service is available.
Municipal Parking in Princeton
Three municipal parking garages that charge a fee are located on Chambers, Hulfish and Spring streets in downtown Princeton. More municipal parking details are available online.
Metered parking on Princeton streets is limited to one or two hours in most cases and operates from 8 am until 8 pm, Monday through Saturday. There are some streets with longer-term parking meters that are within easy walking distance from campus. Parking regulations are strictly enforced.