Event and Visitor Parking
Visitors are always welcomed on the UND campus.
Permits and payment are required for all visitors.
Paid parking is available using a smart phone by downloading the Passport Parking APP. From this app, you can select where to park and the amount of time needed.
Passes are available for daily visits to campus. These passes can be purchased at UND Parking Services Office or via phone. These passes are valid in red A, blue S, green H, and UND airport parking zones. Not valid in the parking ramp, reserved spaces, meters/time zones, or visitor paylot.
The Parking Ramp is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue N and Columbia Road. Daily/weekly/guest passes are not valid in the parking ramp.
Parking in the ramp is pre-paid. Park in the designated pay as you go spaces. Proceed to the pay station in the 1st or 4th floor lobby of the SW tower, enter the correct license plate of vehicle (If no plate, enter last 8 digits of VIN), enter the amount of time needed to park, and then utilize payment options. No change will be given and no refunds for unused time are offered.
- $.75 for 30 min
- $1.50 hourly
- $7 maximum daily charge (multi day is available)
Visitor Parking Lot
The Visitor Parking lot is located at the corner of University and Oxford. Parking in the Visitor Lot is pre-paid. Designated visitor parking spaces are reserved for guests only. Due to the limited number of spaces available, current UND students, faculty, staff, and on-campus apartment residents parking in visitor spaces may be subject to a citation(s).
Visitors park in an available space, proceed to pay via the Passport Parking APP.
- Enter the correct license plate of vehicle (Iif no plate, enter last 8 digits of VIN)
- Enter the amount of time needed to park, and then utilize payment options. No change will be given and no refunds for unused time are offered.
Parking in the metered lots is pay-as-you-go. The meter's time range from 30 minutes to 6 hours. Wellness Center and Airport metered zones do not allow overnight parking.
- $0.05 – 2 minutes
- $0.10 – 4 minutes
- $0.25 – 10 minutes
Weekend visits are encouraged. Parking lots around Ralph Engelsted Arena during event weekends are enforced.
Passes are available for week long visits to campus. These passes can be purchased at UND Parking Services or by phone. These passes are valid in red A, blue S, green H, and UND airport parking zones.
*Not valid in the parking ramp, reserved spaces, meters/time zones, or visitor paylot.
Upon scheduling a campus visit, visitors will receive a free guest parking pass with a map and directions to campus.
No Parking Zones
- All of Centennial Drive
- Portions of 2nd Ave North (in front of Hyslop)
- Campus Road
- Cornell Street (Starcher through Leonard)
- All other zones signed as "No Parking" across campus
Vehicles may be issued valid citations for parking in these "No Parking" zones, even if the driver remains in the vehicle. This is a safety concern for both pedestrians and emergency vehicles.
If you are picking someone up in these areas, do not stop and/or park. Please pull into the next available parking lot or driveway and stay with your vehicle.
The parking lots north and south of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center are available for parking during events at this facility. The lot west of the Betty requires a UND permit and is enforced M-F 7AM to 4PM. Large events may require additional parking. Signs will be displayed to direct vehicles to alternate lots, should the event warrant additional parking.
The Chandler, Gustafson, and Twamley parking lots may be used for Burtness Theatre event parking. Signs will be displayed identifying the lots reserved for each production. A parking attendant, located at the entrance of Davis Drive, will be available to direct Burtness VIPs to their reserved lots (Burtness and Smith). For other events or additional parking details, please contact 701.777.3446.
The Chester Fritz Auditorium lot is managed by Parking staff for events. Vehicles displaying a Priority Permit will be directed to the reserved spaces. Large events may require additional parking. Signs will be displayed to direct vehicles to alternate lots where shuttle buses will be used to transport guests.
The Gorecki Alumni Center is the most versatile event space in the area. Please contact the Gorecki Alumni Center for parking associated with events held there.
The Gustafson, and Burtness Theatre parking lots may be used for Hopper-Danley events. Signs will be displayed identifying the lots reserved for each event.
Pay-as-you-go parking in the parking ramp is used for most Hyslop events. Signs will be displayed to direct traffic to any other parking area designated for a Hyslop event.
The UND Memorial Union (MU) provides access to space for meetings and special events sponsored by UND campus community groups and non-UND groups or third-party entities. The MU is committed to providing a quality customer event planning experience for every client for every event.
Large events may require additional parking. Signs will be displayed to direct vehicles to alternate lots, should the event warrant additional parking. Please submit an Event Parking Request Form to make these arrangments.*
*Form should be submitted 2 weeks prior to event.
Signs will be displayed identifying the lots reserved for special North Dakota Museum of Art events. Typically, the Twamley, and, Gustafson parking lots may be used for museum event parking. If there are no signs displayed designating parking for a museum event, normal university parking regulations are enforced.
Weekday events may require alternate parking. Please consult the museum for additional information.
Men's Hockey Games
The Ralph Engelstad Arena (REA) lot is managed by REA parking staff during games.There is no general parking on site. Additionally, there are designated event parking lots within walking distance on campus. Please view the map and list below:
$10 Event Parking
- North of Archives
- SMHS Main Lot
$20 Event Parking
- East of Wellness Center
- North of Albatross
All permits ("A", "S", "H", etc.) are not valid in the parking lots when they are converted into an event lot.
Non-UND Events (Concerts)
REA parking staff direct traffic and collect parking fees during events. For more information regarding non-UND event parking please see the Ralph Engelstad Arena website.
The University of North Dakota Bookstore parking lot may be used for soccer event parking.
Moving into the residence halls and University apartments is a very busy weekend. Pleas follow the traffic procedure map as it will help you in moving into your new residence.