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License plate recognition(LPR) is coming to VCU

Soon, we will transition our parking system to license plate recognition (LPR). LPR will completely revolutionize parking at VCU by removing the need for physical parking permits–your license plate will grant you access to your dedicated parking facility.   Our transition to LPR will occur in phases, with a full launch expected on August 1, 2023. In the months leading […]

RamSafe/RamRide move to Ride Pingo on Dec. 19

On December 19, the mobile app to place ride requests and track RamRide buses will transition to Ride Pingo. Students and employees interested in scheduling a ride through RamSafe should place their requests using the Ride Pingo mobile app, available for download for free in Google Play, Apple app stores and VCU Mobile. The former […]

Residential parking guideline will change on Jan. 1

In recent months, we have received feedback regarding the parking guideline requiring students with residential parking permits to park on the upper two levels of their parking deck. Following an in-depth assessment of this policy internally, we brought it before our advisory committee for review earlier this month.  We are pleased to announce that on January 1, […]

VCU special event parking goes cashless on January 1

Starting January 1, 2023, all special event parking will be cashless. All guests utilizing VCU special event parking should present a debit/credit card or pre-paid parking permit to enter their parking facility. The transition to cashless offers a safer collection process and is expected to create greater operational efficiency and provide a quicker entry process […]

Update on spring MCV Campus parking sales

On Monday, November 7, a widespread system issue with Banner was identified, preventing the successful implementation of the MCV Campus parking lottery. Multiple departments were also impacted by this widespread issue. We have recently been informed that Banner has resolved the issue. We will restart the MCV Campus lottery process on Tuesday, Nov. 29. In […]

Update on spring parking sales

On Monday, November 7, a widespread system issue with Banner was identified, preventing the successful implementation of the MCV Campus parking lottery. This issue has impacted multiple departments, and a resolution date has not yet been identified. Due to the strain this issue has placed on spring parking sales, we have decided to suspend sales […]

Information on spring 2022 student parking sales

The online permit sale process to secure commuter parking for the spring 2022 semester will begin Tuesday, November 9, on the MCV Campus and Wednesday, December 1, on the Monroe Park Campus. MCV Campus parking sale Due to demand, MCV Campus permits are sold via a lottery system. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, all […]

You’re invited: VCU P&T virtual forum on November 16 at 1 p.m.

On Tuesday, November 16, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., we will hold our virtual fall semester forum to discuss parking and transportation updates and address customer concerns/questions. This event will include information relevant to both the Monroe Park and MCV campuses.  Forum details The forum will be held via the Zoom platform and can be accessed online at vcu.zoom.us/j/93071966962 on November 16, beginning […]

Information on fall 2021 student parking sales

The online permit sale process to secure commuter parking for the fall 2021 semester will begin on Wednesday, June 23, on the Monroe Park Campus and Tuesday, July 6, on the MCV Campus.  Monroe Park Campus parking sale The Monroe Park Campus commuter parking sale will take place on Wednesday, June 23, at 9 a.m. Monroe Park Campus commuter […]

VCU P&T virtual forum on April 21 at 1 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 21, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., we will hold a virtual forum to discuss VCU Parking and Transportation updates and address customer concerns/questions. Please note, unlike the previous in-person forums that were dedicated to one campus, during this event, we will provide information related to both the Monroe Park and MCV campuses.  Forum details The forum will be […]

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