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On-demand campus parking with ParkMobile

Virginia Tech has partnered with ParkMobile to provide a convenient, contactless electronic payment option for parking on the Blacksburg campus. ParkMobile can be used in any parking meter, campus parking space, or lot that has standard F/S, C/G, or R parking. This does not apply to 24-hour restricted lots designated for specific groups – Service Vehicle, Carpool, etc. While using ParkMobile, faculty and staff must park in F/S spaces and students must park in C/G and R spaces. 

Daily parking is still available for purchase (via ParkMobile, online or in-person at Parking Services at 505 Beamer Way, Blacksburg, VA 24061).


Benefits of using ParkMobile to park on the Blacksburg campus

  • Contactless parking method.
  • Easy way to park on-the-go and avoid parking citations.
  • Select from multiple time increments, including hourly and daily parking.
  • Extend your parking session on-the-go remotely.
  • Easy to register and start your parking session.
  • Add up to 5 license plates to your profile.
  • The app can be used nationwide at thousands of parking locations.

Cost of ParkMobile and Daily Permits

Permit Type Cost Cost/Hr
Daily Permit from Parking Services $6 $0.40/Hr
ParkMobile 30 min $1.30 $2.60/Hr
ParkMobile 1 hr $2.30 $2.30/Hr
ParkMobile 1 hr 30 min $3.30 $2.20/Hr
ParkMobile 2 hrs $4.30 $2.15/Hr
Parkmobile  2 hrs 30 min $5.30 $2.12/Hr
ParkMobile all day $6.30 $0.42/Hr

ParkMobile Locations

How to use ParkMobile

1. Create a free ParkMobile account

2. Add vehicle information to profile

  • Add your license plate number.
  • Using multiple cars? Up to 5 license plates can be added to your profile.
  • Having trouble? Check out this video on how to set up an account:

3. Add payment information to profile

  • Most major credit cards, PayPal, and Apple Pay are accepted.
  • Having trouble setting up your payment methods? Check out this video:

4. Park in any space or meter marked with a ParkMobile sign or sticker

5. Select parking zone, duration

  • Enter your zone # by referring to nearby signage or using the map within the ParkMobile app or website.
  • You can save "favorite" and recently used parking zones.
  • Select duration of time you would like to park.

6. Confirm your parking session information and start parking

  • Parking enforcement personnel will validate your campus parking status using the ParkMobile system.

7. Need to extend your parking session?

  • Parking can be extended remotely.
  • If you opt into notifications, text messages, or emails, you will receive a notification to extend your parking duration.
  • You can set customizable parking expiration alerts.

ParkMobile FAQ

Anyone coming to Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus can use the ParkMobile app to park in any campus parking space or lot that has standard F/S, C/G, or R parking, or any meter labeled with Parkmobile signage.

While using ParkMobile, faculty and staff must park in F/S spaces; undergraduate and graduate students must park in C/G and R spaces. Visitors may park in F/S, C/G, or R spaces.

 

ParkMobile can be used in any parking meter, campus parking space, or lot that has standard F/S, C/G, or R parking. This does not apply to 24-hour restricted lots designated for specific groups – Service Vehicle, Carpool, etc. While using ParkMobile, faculty and staff must park in F/S spaces; undergraduate and graduate students must park in C/G and R spaces. Visitors may park in F/S, C/G, or R spaces.

Users can download the ParkMobile app in the Apple app store or Google Play.

1. Download the app

2. Add vehicle information to profile.

  • Add your license plate number.

  • Using multiple cars? Up to five license plates can be added to your profile.

3. Add payment information to profile.

  • Most major credit cards, PayPal, and Apple Pay are accepted.

4. Park in any space or meter marked with a ParkMobile sign or sticker.

 


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