Effective Aug. 3, 2020, all university community members will need to display a parking permit, pay a fee, or pay using an hourly meter to park on the Blacksburg campus unless otherwise noted by signage. Please review your parking options below.
If purchasing multiple daily passes at once, please visit Parking Services in person at 505 Beamer Way, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Purchase Visitor Parking Online
Visit Parking Services to Purchase Parking Passes (7 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Special Events and Athletics Parking
Parking Information for Admissions-Related Visits
Click here for how to use the Parking Portal to purchase a daily permit.
Where to park, hours
Visitors may park in any Faculty, Staff, Visitor, or Student (R/C/G) parking space with a valid Visitor parking permit if the space is not restricted by signs.
Visitors are recommended to use the Faculty/Staff section of Perry Street Lot, Litton-Reaves Lot, Coliseum Lot, Derring Lot, Perry Street Parking Garage, Washington Street, and the Litton-Reaves Extension Lot.
Visitors may also use hourly meters on campus. Meter locations include:
- Bookstore Lot (Kent Street)
- Squires Student Center
- Coliseum Lot
- Perry Street
- Wright House
Some restricted areas denoted by signage include ADA spaces, carpool spaces, loading zones, service vehicle zones, timed areas, sidewalks, grass, admission areas, the Hahn Hurst Basketball Practice Facility Lot, the Basketball extension lot, Pamplin Lot, Owens Lot, and Dietrick Dining Hall Lots.
Click here for the Virginia Tech Parking Map.
For all university community members, permits or payment of a daily/hour fee are required to park on campus from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Friday. This could include parking permits, daily parking permits, or use of parking meters.
Visitors to campus may purchase a daily parking permit through Parking Services online or in-person at 505 Beamer Way, Blacksburg, VA. Metered parking is also available across campus. Please refer to the Virginia Tech Parking Map for metered area locations.
Click here for step-by-step instructions for purchasing a visitor daily permit using the online parking portal.
Visitor permits cost the same as a daily parking permit, $6. Daily permits may be purchased online or in-person at Parking Services at 505 Beamer Way. Customers are able to purchase multiple passes at once if visiting Parking Services in-person.
If utilizing parking meters, rates vary based on duration. Meters are located at the Bookstore Lot (Kent Street), Squires Student Center Lot, Coliseum Lot, Perry Street Lot, the Drillfield, Wright House, and more.
There is no overnight camping or RV parking on campus without prior approval. Please contact Parking Services at 540-231-3200 for more information.
Virginia Tech Admissions-related visitors may arrange parking through the Visitor Center, located at 925 Prices Fork Road during regular business hours. The center is open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the months of November through February), 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Departmental and events visitors
Visitors meeting with departments and colleges should connect with their on-campus contact to arrange parking.
Athletics events and RV parking
There is overnight camping or RV parking on campus without prior approval. Please contact Parking Services at 540-231-3200 for more information.
Question not covered here? Please reach out to email@example.com or 540–231–3200 for assistance.