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Parking Information

Find out what you need to purchase a parking permit, how much it costs, and where you are able to park.

Student Parking

There are three kinds of student parking: Resident (R Permits), Non-Resident (NR Permits), and Freshman (F Permits). To find out more information on the types of student permits, how much they cost, and where to park, click here.

Faculty/Staff Parking

Faculty Staff (FS Permits) are permitted to park in lots on campus with green lines. To find out more about cost and Faculty/Staff parking areas click here.

ADA Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spaces are located in both general visitor parking areas, as well as several other parking lots and decks throughout the campus. Click here for more information.

Visitor Parking

There are two designated areas for visitor parking on Campus, one on University Heights next to Phillips Hall (P17) and another on the lower level of the Sherrill Center Parking Deck (P9). A visitors permit is required for parking in the visitor parking on University Heights. Click here for more information about visitor parking and how to obtain a permit.

Special Event Parking

If you are planning an event and need assistance with parking arrangements, or want to know where to park for an upcoming event, click here for more info.

Other Parking

Learn about other parking options at UNC Asheville:

  • Parking for University Alumni
  • Parking for Vendors/Service Vehicles
  • Time-Restricted (30-Minute) Parking

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Parking Enforcement (Citations and Appeals)

In order to effectively managing UNC Asheville's parking and transportation resources, parking regulations approved by the University’s Board of Trustees are enforced at all times:  24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Look here for information about campus parking enforcement includes tips for avoiding citations, how to an appeal a citation, and current parking violations/fines.

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Temporary Parking Permits for Students and Employees

If you are unable to drive your primary, permitted vehicle to campus (it's in the repair shop, you're borrowing someone else's car, etc.), a temporary permit can be issued to you for a limited time.  Temporary permits can be obtained at any time (24/7) from University Police, located in Vance Hall.


Last edited by on February 20, 2014