Details parking options available for Penn State visitors

Visitors, including contractors and service providers, wishing to use parking facilities operated by Transportation Services on the University Park campus, or any property owned or leased by The Pennsylvania State University, must obtain a permit or pay for time at a designated visitor parking area during posted lot reserved hours.

Students and employees of any Penn State campus or location are not considered visitors at any time.

Visitors may use single space (accept U.S. quarters only) or multi-space metered parking (accept coin, credit card or LionCash+) or obtain a visitor parking permit from any Parking Information Kiosk, the Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center, or the Parking Office (located at the Eisenhower Parking Deck). Hourly parking is available in the East, HUB and Nittany Parking Decks, with payment required for time parked between 6:00am and Midnight, Monday thru Friday.

Additional Visitor Parking Information can be found by visiting the Transportation Services website here.

Emergency Contacts

  • Emergency (Police-Fire-Ambulance): 911
  • University Police: 814-863-1111
  • University Health Services: 814-865-6556
  • Environmental Health and Safety: 814-865-6391
  • Physical Plant Work Reception Center: 814-865-4731