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Visitors Parking

Visitors without a Wayne State University ONECARD may park by:

  • Using their credit or debit card (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover) for an $8.00 flat rate parking at Parking structures 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, and Parking lots 50 and 75. Also at structure 6 for $9.00 flat rate. This method requires that the user swipe in and also swipe the same credit card out. For more information on credit cards, see the Parking FAQ page.
  • Pulling a ticket from Structures 6 and 8 or Lots 23 and 31. Charges upon exit vary by length of time parked, daily maximums are $12.00.
  • Depositing $8.00 in coin (quarters only) or dollar bills into the machine at the entrance gate. Locations with cash machines are as follows: Lot 11 (closing in late 2018).
  • Purchasing a guest card for $1 cash from a Cash System Value Terminal.  Additional funds must be added to Guest Cards to allow entry into general parking lots at a rate of $8.00 per entry (the fee is deducted from the card). Additional funds can be added to Guest Cards at CSVT machines for future parking. CSVT machines, located in various buildings on campus, accept bills in increments of $1.00, $5.00, $10.00 and $20.00.
  • All prices are subject to change.

Visitor parking is on a pay-per-use basis at the rates approved by the Board of Governors, and the published rates prevail over information on this site. To find a lot or parking structure with your payment preference, visit the campus map.

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