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Beginning 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

Updates - July 20, 2020, 3 p.m.:

  • Parking on the Blacksburg campus will require the display of a valid permit or payment of a daily or hourly fee, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • The exception (weekends and outside the hours of 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.) would be restricted areas (24/7 with permit or payment of fee only) which 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. Parking restrictions in these areas will be clearly denoted by signage.
     

The Visitors Guide to Virginia Tech contains driving directions and detailed information about local accommodations, dining, and more. Visitors interested in campus tours should contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Beginning Aug. 3, 2020, visitors to the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg will need to pay a daily fee or utilize a metered space to park, Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. unless otherwise denoted by signage.

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
  • Drillfield
  • 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.

General visitors

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.

Visitors to campus (or their hosts) may purchase a daily parking permit through Parking Services online or in-person at 505 Beamer Way. Metered parking is also available across campus. Please refer to the Virginia Tech Parking Map for metered area locations.

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.

Admissions visitors

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.

Departments may arrange and purchase parking for visitors in advance by contacting parking@vt.edu. Departments should provide 24 hours in advance for preparation of permits.

Visitors attending on-campus events should connect with their event organizer for parking information. 

For special events, like Commencement, click here to learn more.

Event organizers may arrange and purchase parking for visitors in advance by contacting parking@vt.edu.

Athletics events and RV parking

Visit RV Parking for more information.

Move-in, Move-out parking; Inn at Virginia Tech parking

Please click here for move-in and move-out parking details and other helpful information.

Click here for parking information related to the Inn at Virginia Tech.


Question not covered here? Please reach out to parking@vt.edu or 540–231–3200 for assistance.