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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
UMBC campuses are closed, but courses are now online and employees are working remotely.

Welcome to Parking Services

Parking Zones Will Not Be Enforced Until Further Notice


Any student parking a car or motorcycle on campus is required to register their vehicle(s) to their parking account at When registering a vehicle, you must accurately enter all letters and numbers from your license plate.

Due to Covid 19 and the Retrievers Return Road Map, Parking Permits will not be required for the Fall Semester.

A few additional reminders. Do not set up a visitor’s account. You must wait until August 15 to register your vehicles. You may register up to three vehicles but only one may be on campus.Once campus operations return to normal, students will be required to get a permit each August 15 (Permits are virtual). Costs for permits are included in student mandatory fees (post Covid 19)


Parking Services is responsible for issuing permits, managing parking and enforcing campus parking rules and regulations.

Visitor parking is available at Pay-to-Park spaces.  Pay Stations for Visitor Pay-to-Park spaces are ADA compliant and visitors with a disabled plate/placard will need to pay when parking in these areas. Visitor parking spaces are located at Administration Drive Garage upper level, Commons Garage first level, Walker Avenue Garage upper level, Lot 9 and Lot 7 on Walker Avenue.

The Parking Services offices are located in Room 100 of the Facilities Management Building.  The building is off Poplar Ave next to the Warehouse. Parking Services operations are currently being conducted remotely. If you have questions, please contact us at or 410-455-2551.