The beginning of the fall semester brings the busiest time of the year for parking on campus. Below are some tips to help ease your commute to campus.
Get your parking permit:
All vehicles parked on campus are required to have a valid UMBC virtual permit. Student permits are available online by going to https://umbc.nupark.com/portal/
Allow yourself extra time to find parking, so arrive early, especially during the first few weeks of the semester. This will help reduce frustration and minimize your chances of being late for class.
Lots and garages inside the loop always fill up first, so if you plan on arriving after 10 am, Lots 22, 29, and Stadium will be your best options. And don’t forget about Lot 25.
Carpool with friends/classmates:
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Zimride. Zimride is an online ride-matching service that connects drivers and passengers within a private UMBC network heading to the same area. It is free for students, faculty and staff to join the network and begin searching for matches or posting rides of their own. For more information, visit: https://zimride.com/umbc/