Welcome to Parking Services

Parking Services Office Hours

The Parking Services Offices are open Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM. Questions? Contact us at parking@umbc.edu or by phone at 410-455-2551.

Parking Announcements

Please note, parking announcements will be posted on the UMBC Parking Services site, as well as on myUMBC and the Parking Services social media sites (Facebook and Twitter).


1. Do you have to pay-to-park in visitor parking lots?

A. All individuals parking in the pay-to-park lots must pay $2 per hour.

2. Can first-year residents park on campus?
A. During the fall and spring semesters, first-year residents MUST park at the satellite lot at 1450 S. Rolling Road between the hours of 9 AM and 4 PM.
3. Where are your electric charging stations and how long can we park at one?
A. We have 10 charging stations in the Walker Avenue Garage, 7 in Lot 9 and 2 in the Stadium Lot. We do require that you limit yourself to 4 hours at a station. Violators will be cited.
4. I bought daily permits. Will they expire before I can use them?
A. No, daily permits are good through 2025.
5. How do you renew your MTA sticker on your ID? Need to renew?
A. Contact Parking Services at parking@umbc.edu or 410-455-2551. We will verify your eligibility and schedule your pick-up from our offices.
6. I noticed a new Lot 31 on the map. Who can park here?
A. Lot 31 (located by the old Baltimore County Court House) will be open to anyone with an A, B, C, D or E permit. Freshman must remain in the satellite lot.
7. What hours of the week are zones enforced?
A. We will enforce parking zones Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM.
8. What are the different parking permit categories for students?
A. Commuter students receive the A Permit. Walker Avenue Apartments students receive a B Permit. Resident students, who are sophomores and above, will receive the C Permit. First-year residental students will receive the F Permit and must park at the satellite lot. Please note, sharing permits is strictly prohibited and will result in citations and further penalties from student conduct.
9. How long do I have to pay my citation?
A. You have 30 days to pay off your account balance before a $10 late fee will be added. If not paid after 45 days, an additional $20 late fee will be added, and a student hold added to your account. Payments can be made with cash or check in the Parking Services Offices or at the UMBC Parking Portal with a credit card.
10.  Do you still offer parking for special events?
A.  Please submit the Special Event Request Form at least 15 days prior to the date of the event. Event parking cannot proceed until request has been approved by Parking Services. Availability of parking facilities for the event is not guaranteed. However, very effort will be made to accommodate requests.