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The online permit sale process to secure parking for spring 2021 will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 10 on the MCV Campus and Wednesday, Dec. 2 on the Monroe Park Campus. On-campus housing permits (24/7 commuter permits) will be available for purchase on November 17, 2020.

MCV Campus parking sale

Due to demand, MCV Campus permits will be sold via a lottery system.

  • Beginning at 9 a.m. on November 10, 2020, all students interested in purchasing an MCV Campus commuter permit will be able to log in to to select your top parking preferences. The lottery will close at 4 p.m. on November 12.
  • The system will automatically assign a number to all applicants. In the event your number is selected via a random generator, you will receive an email notification on November 16 with your award and a link to purchase your permit online on November 17.
  • Recipients will have 72 hours to accept and purchase the awarded permit before forfeiture.

Any unclaimed permits from the lottery will be sold online on a first-come, first-served basis at 9 a.m. on Monday, November 23. Additional information regarding this process can be found at

Monroe Park Campus parking sale

The Monroe Park Campus parking sale will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. Monroe Park Campus commuter permits will be available for purchase online on a first-come, first-served basis at this time. Housing permits for students living off-campus will be available online on December 8, 2020. 

Temporary parking options

In the event a semester-long parking permit does not meet your needs, daily/hourly parking is available at several parking facilities across campus. Additionally, students may purchase two-week permits for designated locations online at


Should you have any questions regarding parking sales, please refer to or contact VCU Parking and Transportation directly at or 828-PARK (7275). 

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