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VCU is now an Accredited Parking Organization with Distinction

We are thrilled to share that after months of dedicated effort, VCU Parking and Transportation has successfully achieved the prestigious status of an Accredited Parking Organization (APO), with the noteworthy distinction of Accredited with Distinction from the International Parking and Mobility Institute. This accomplishment places VCU among the top 10% of parking organizations in the […]

Important: Fall 2023 parking permit sales

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 […]

Important Updates: Parking Permit Rates and EV Charging Fee

Please be mindful of the following important updates regarding parking rates and EV charging fees for the upcoming year. Parking Permit Rates We have submitted a request for a one percent rate increase in parking fees to the Board of Visitors, which is scheduled for discussion on June 28. Considering the proximity of this date to the start of the new […]

Upcoming Parking Office Closures

There will be upcoming closures at the parking offices on the Monroe Park and MCV campuses. Please take note of the following dates and times: Wednesday, May 31: MCV Campus & Monroe Park Campus parking offices will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. for training.In addition, please be aware of the following closures specific […]

You’re invited: VCU Parking & Transportation virtual forum on April 11 at 1 p.m.

We will hold our virtual spring forum on Tuesday, April 11, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. to discuss parking and transportation updates and address customer concerns/questions. This event will include information relevant to the Monroe Park and MCV campuses.  Forum details The forum will be held via the Zoom platform and can be accessed online at on April 11, beginning at 1 […]

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 […]

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