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Scout out campus parking permits, lots, garages, and spots by the hour.

To avoid citations while visiting the Indiana University campus, visitors must either use a pay facility, park at a meter, or obtain a visitor parking permit. Search this map of IU parking facilities, or see below for detailed information on all parking options across the university grounds. For information on parking downtown, click here.

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Free Parking 

There are certain designated days and times when parking is free on the Indiana University campus. This means no permit is required, nor does it require you pay the meter or the parking attendant — click here for locations and availability.


Game Day Parking

Click here to read about traffic patterns and parking regulations enforced during Indiana University football and basketball game days. Browse the IU Parking Operations website for additional information about parking on the IU campus.

Looking for information on parking downtown? Visit our Downtown Parking page. 


Visitor Daily Permits 

Visitor permits are issued daily and can be obtained at the Bloomington Visitors Center, the Indiana Memorial Union, IU Residence Halls, or the Office of Parking Operations. Visitors may also use one of several metered parking areas or paid parking facilities on campus.


Metered Parking

All meters on the IU campus, except the Wells Library meters, accept credit cards, $1.00 and $5.00 bills, quarters, dimes, and nickels. Meter rates are 25 cents for 15 minutes or $1.00 per hour. Meters are enforced on weekdays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, except for the Wells Library meters, which are enforced 24 hours a day. 

LOCATION

MAX TIME

6th and Dunn Street

2 hours 

CyberInfrastructure Building

2 hours

McCalla School 

2 hours 

801 N. Jordan Avenue

1 hour

Wells Library

45 minutes

 

The following parking areas are virtual meter locations, meaning you must pay to park using the Park Mobile app. Meter rates are 25 cents for 15 minutes or $1.00 per hour.

LOCATION              

MAX TIME

Stonebelt 

2 hours 

Briscoe

1 hour

Forest

1 hour

Foster

1 hour

McNutt

1 hour

Read

1 hour

 

Parking Garages 

There are five parking garages on campus, all of which open at 7:00 am and close at times varied by garage. Rates are dependent on the length of time used, beginning at $1.00 for 30 minutes. There is a maximum rate of $28.00 per day, which is reduced to $10.00 when entering a garage after 5:00 pm. You must pay with an American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit/debit card. Overnight parking is not permitted for any vehicle without a valid permit.

Parking is free from 6:00 pm on Friday through 7:00 am on Monday, unless otherwise noted. 

GARAGE

HOURS OF OPERATION

Atwater Garage
921 E. Atwater Avenue

Located on Faculty Drive between 3rd Street and Atwater Avenue. Ideal for visiting the Jacobs School of Music and Musical Arts Center.

M-Th: 7:00 am-11:00 pm
F: 7:00 am-6:00 pm

East Garage
150 N. Jordan Avenue

Located at the corner of Jordan Avenue between 3rd Street and 7th Street. Ideal for visiting the Jacobs School of Music, Musical Arts Center, and Neal Marshall Center.  

M-Th: 7:00 am-11:00 pm
F: 7:00 am-6:00 pm

Fee Lane Garage
709 N. Fee Lane

Located at the corner of 11th Street and Fee Lane. Ideal for visiting the Kelley School of Business and the Cox Arboretum. 

M-Th: 7:00 am-11:00 pm
F: 7:00 am-6:00 pm

Henderson Garage
310 S. Fess Avenue

Located on Fess Avenue between Atwater Avenue and 3rd Street. Ideal for visiting the Old Crescent area of campus.

M-Th: 7:00 am-11:00 pm
F: 7:00 am-6:00 pm

Poplars Garage
415 E. Sixth Street

Located on 6th Street, between Grant Street and Dunn Street. Ideal for visiting Sample Gates, the Indiana Memorial Union, and the Old Crescent area of campus.

M-F: 7:00 am-5:00 pm

 

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