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The online permit sale process to secure parking for the fall 2023 semester will begin on Wednesday, June 21, on the Monroe Park Campus and on Monday, July 3, on the MCV Campus. 

Monroe Park Campus parking sale

The Monroe Park Campus parking sale will take place on Wednesday, June 21, at 9 a.m. Monroe Park Campus commuter and housing permits will be available for purchase online on a first-come, first-served basis at this time.     

MCV Campus parking sale

Due to demand, MCV Campus permits are allocated through a lottery system.

  • Commuter permit selection: Starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 3, students interested in purchasing an MCV Campus commuter permit can log in to to indicate their parking preferences. The lottery will remain open until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 6.
  • Permit award and purchase: If your name is randomly selected, you will receive an email notification on Monday, July 10, with your permit award and a link to purchase it online.
  • Permit purchase window and deadline: The permit purchase window will open on Tuesday, July 11, at 9 a.m. and remain available until Friday, July 14, at 4:30 p.m. Please make sure to accept and purchase your awarded permit within this timeframe to avoid forfeiture.

Unclaimed permits from the lottery will be available for online purchase on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 17. For more details about this process, please visit

Temporary parking options

If a semester-long parking permit does not meet your needs, we offer convenient daily/hourly options at several parking facilities across campus. 


If you have any questions or need further assistance regarding parking sales, please visit or feel free to contact VCU Parking and Transportation directly at or 828-PARK (7275).

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