Parking & Transportation - Campus Parking

Campus Parking

Howard University offers a limited amount of parking on campus for students, faculty/staff, and visitors. The university strongly encourages visitors and employees to consider alternate forms of travel when accessing campus. 

This page contains information for visitors and members of the Howard University community about parking on campus.


Campus Parking Lots

The Office of Parking & Transportation oversees all campus parking lots. Parking on Howard University's campus is by PERMIT ONLY. Vehicles parked without a valid permit are subject to ticketing, towing (at owners expense), and or immobilization. 

View Map of Campus Parking Lots


Visitor Parking 

Visitor parking is available on the Howard Center Lot at a rate of $10/day and $160/month. The entrance to the Howard Center Lot is located on 8th St. NW. 


Parking Fees - Beginning Sept. 1, 2016

Permit Type New Rate
Reserved $88
Non-Reserved $66
Student  $680
  • Faculty/Staff parking deductions are per pay period
  • Student pricing includes both fall and spring semesters 


Permit/Parking Registration


Registration Schedule: 

  • August 22, 2016 - Seniors, Graduates and Third Year Law students (Apply Only)
  • August 23, 2016 - Juniors, Sophomores and Second Year Law Students (Apply Only)
  • August 24, 2016 - Open to all students (Excluding Freshman/Law Students)

*Begins at 9:00 a.m. each day

Payment Method:

  • Permit payments will not be accepted the day of registration. The charges will be added to the student's account.

Permit Distribution Location:

  • Students can pick up their permits from the Blackburn Center August 22-26, 2016.

Requirements for Pick-up:

  • Student ID
  • valid vehicle registration (copies will be excepted)

Registration Instructions:


  • Username: Your Student ID number with the @ symbol
  • Password: Your Student ID number with the @ symbol (Default)

*If you have previously set a password for your account, use the password you created. Otherwise use the default password.

**If you do not remember your password: Call the Parking Office to have your password reset to the default setting. (Default is your student id number with the “@” symbol)

If you have never registered for parking using this website: contact the Parking Office to have an account created for you. 


  • Online:
  • If you have issues accessing the online registration portal please contact us at