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45th Street parking garage

ALL parking on campus requires a valid ODU parking permit or hourly parking payment.

Students driving to ODU MUST use either a valid ODU parking permit or hourly parking Payment to park on campus.

There are several permit options for commuters (students who do not reside in University Housing). Your available parking options depend on which permit you purchase. Review the different Commuter Permit options to decide which one is best for you, and contact us with any questions.

You may also want to check out other transportation options to get to ODU, which can save money and the environment!


Commuter Parking Locations

The Commuter Permit is a general student parking permit available to commuters ONLY (not residents).

Valid any time in:

  • Lot 1
  • Lot 11
  • Lot 16
  • Lot 42
  • Lot 43
  • Lot 47
  • Lot 58
  • Constant Center 43rd St. Garage: Levels 1, 2, 3, & 5
  • Constant Center 45th St. Garage: Levels 2, 3, & 5
  • 43rd & Elkhorn Garage: Levels 2, 3, & 4

Also valid AFTER 3:45PM in:

  • Evening Faculty/Staff locations

Perimeter Permits are a great option for commuters who don't mind parking further away and walking or using an alternative mode (e-scooter, e-bike, bike, Monarch Transit bus, etc.) to save money.

Valid any time in:

  • Lot 42
  • Lot 43

Also valid AFTER 3:45PM in:

  • All Commuter parking locations
  • Evening Faculty/Staff locations
  • Faculty/Staff Carpool spaces

Evening Permits are an affordable option for commuters who only need to park on campus in the evening. It is ONLY valid AFTER 3:45PM. Evening Permit holders are advised to use a Visitor's Daily Permit or utilize hourly parking if they need to park on campus before 3:45PM.

Valid AFTER 3:45PM in:

  • Lot 1
  • Lot 11
  • Lot 16
  • Lot 42
  • Lot 43
  • Lot 47
  • Lot 58
  • Constant Center 43rd St. Garage: Levels 1, 2, 3, & 5
  • Constant Center 45th St. Garage: Levels 2, 3, & 5
  • 43rd & Elkhorn Garage: Levels 2, 3, & 4
  • Evening Faculty/Staff locations
  • Faculty/Staff Carpool spaces

COMMUTER PERMIT PRICES


General student parking permit for non-residents only. Valid in all Commuter parking locations (learn more). *Daily Permits are also available for $8/day.

$136

Summer Semester Permit

Valid from May 16 - August 14. Does not automatically renew. Refundable per listed schedule.


$45

30-Day Student Permit

Valid 30 days from purchase date. Does not automatically renew. Non-refundable.


$20

Weekly Student Permit

Valid 7 days from purchase date. Does not automatically renew. Non-refundable.



PERIMETER PERMIT PRICES

Looking for a Perimeter Permit?

Perimeter Permits are not offered for Summer Sessions. Perimeter Permits will be available starting in August for the Fall 2022 Semester.

EVENING PERMIT PRICES

Affordable option for commuters who only need to park on campus after 3:45PM.

Only valid after 3:45PM.

*Daily Permits are also available for $8/day.

$56

Summer Semester Permit

Valid from May 16 - August 14. Does not automatically renew. Refundable per listed schedule.


$19

30-Day Student Permit

Valid 30 days from purchase date. Does not automatically renew. Non-refundable.


$20

Weekly Student Permit

Valid 7 days from purchase date. Does not automatically renew. Non-refundable.



Short Term Parking Options

Have a visitor or other short term parking need? Students also have the option to purchase a Weekly Permit, Daily Permit or utilize Hourly Parking!

Weekly Permit: $20/Week

Daily Permit: $8/Day

Weekly and Daily Permits, can be purchased by anyone, and are allowed everywhere on campus except: ADA Accessible (without Valid DMV Issued Placard), Reserved, Pay-By-Space, Carpool (before 2:00pm), and Restricted areas (such as Loading Zones).

Please note that Weekly and Daily Permits are NON-REFUNDABLE.

To purchase:

  • Weekly and Daily Permits can be purchased online through the ODU Parking Portal
    • You can select multiple consecutive dates so that you can use one permit for the duration of your stay at ODU.
  • Weekly and Daily Permits are also available for purchase at the Transportation & Parking Services Office 4310 Elkhorn Ave, Norfolk, VA

Hourly parking: $0.75/30 minutes.

Hourly parking provides short-term paid parking in high-demand locations. Payment MUST be made immediately upon parking your vehicle via MobilePay. There is only (1) pay station on campus that accepts cash payment and it is located in Visitor Lot 7.



Where should I park when I arrive?

8AM

TRY Constant Center 45th St. Garage

(43rd & Elkhorn Garage is normally full by this time)


10AM

TRY Constant Center 43rd St. Garage

(Constant Center 45th St. Garage is normally full by this time)


NOON

TRY PERIMETER LOTS 42 & 43

(Peak Garage Capacity)


3:45pm

General Availability