Visitors & Overnight Parking

Provides information regarding what is available for UW—Milwaukee visitors. Such as friends and/or family that visits for a few hours. Visitor overnight parking is available for a fee at the Sandburg garage, visitor overnight parking is not allowed at other locations on campus.

Visitor parking

Note: There is no free parking on campus. Parking is enforced at all times 24 hours / 7 days a week. There is no grace period before parking has been paid for or after the paid time has expired.

ParkMobile Lot #Lot NameParkmobile UsePay MachinePublic Parking
59001Library/GarlandYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime Weekends
59033Lubar/BusinessNoNoYes
59006SciencesYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59007SARUP/ EngelmannYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59008Chapman/EnderisYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime Weekends
59009ZelazoYesYes – After 3 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 3 PM/ Anytime Weekends
59033Pavilion GarageYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59012Merrill CircleYesNoYes
59013MellencampYesYesYes
59015KlotscheYesYesYes
59016MitchellYesYesYes
59018Power PlantYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59019HoltonYesYesYes
59020CunninghamYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59033UnionNoNoYes
59023EMS GarageYesYes in Public SpacesNone
59024SandburgYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59026KenilworthYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59027RiverViewNoNoNo
59028CambridgeNoNoNo
59030UPARKYesYesYes
59033NWQ GarageYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59034NWQ Surface LotYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59035Day CareYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59036Honors CollegeYesYes in Public SpacesYes
Contractors and Vendors

Contractor parking is available with a “K” permit at outdoor lots at the all-day special visitor rate of $12 a day. Monthly “K” Permits cost $120 each. Vendors and contractors can purchase daily and monthly passes through the Parking Portal. You will need to create an account.

Alternatively, you can pay by the hour using Parkmobile or Flowbird apps in the following lots:

ParkMobile Lot #Lot NameParkmobile UsePay MachinePublic Parking
59001Library/GarlandYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime Weekends
59033Lubar/BusinessNoNoYes
59006SciencesYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59007SARUP/ EngelmannYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59008Chapman/EnderisYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 4 PM/ Anytime Weekends
59009ZelazoYesYes – After 3 PM/ Anytime WeekendsYes – After 3 PM/ Anytime Weekends
59033Pavilion GarageYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59012Merrill CircleYesNoYes
59013MellencampYesYesYes
59015KlotscheYesYesYes
59016MitchellYesYesYes
59018Power PlantYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59019HoltonYesYesYes
59020CunninghamYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59033UnionNoNoYes
59023EMS GarageYesYes in Public SpacesNone
59024SandburgYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59026KenilworthYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59027RiverViewNoNoNo
59028CambridgeNoNoNo
59030UPARKYesYesYes
59033NWQ GarageYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59034NWQ Surface LotYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59035Day CareYesYes in Public SpacesYes
59036Honors CollegeYesYes in Public SpacesYes
Special Visitors and Department Guests
Special visitors and department guests can be eligible for special parking arrangements. Ask the hosting department for more details.
  1. Only deans, division heads, directors, department chairpersons or their designated representatives are allowed to request special visitor parking reservations on behalf of their Faculty and Staff. Special visitor/guest permits cannot be provided to anyone who is employed by the University. Student Association recognized Student organizations can make arrangements through Student Involvement.
    • Student organizations can make arrangements through Student Involvement.
  2. Establish a blanket account with Transportation Services for special visitor/guest parking services.
  3. Available permits:
    • For portions of a day
      • Mornings 7:00 AM — 1:30 PM
    • For an entire day
      • 7:00 AM to 11:59 PM
  4. Request a reservation(s) at least 48 hours in advance in writing or by completing the Special Visitor Request Form . Information needed at the time of reservation includes:
    • Date, parking preference, location and time period parking reservation(s) are desired.
    • Name, email, and phone number of departmental contact person along with PK number.
Transportation Services will issue a permit for a specific parking space. A permit and a map with parking instructions for the visitor/guest will be available for pick-up at the Transportation Services office in Union WG25.
Restrictions Include
  • A limit of two reservations per department in outdoor lots on any given day. Reservations will be made on a first-come/first-served basis.
  • Transportation Services reserves the right to deny a Special Visitor Request.
  • A maximum of 26 spaces in outdoor lots may be reserved campus wide for any given day.
  • Special visitor parking spaces may not be reserved for regular UWM employees or students.
  • Parking arrangements can be made for the Union and Lubar garages. A special Value Pass will be issued to the guests. These areas are not restricted to the limit of two (2) reservations per day.
  • Contractor parking is available with a “K” permit at outdoor lots at the all-day special visitor rate.