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501 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455



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Public Hours 24/7

Payment Hourly Parking – pay upon exit
Cash, Credit Card (Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover)

Event Parking – pay upon entrance
Cash, Check

- Motorcycles
pay same rate
- $25 charge
for a lost ticket

Current contract holders! Reserved parking stalls are available for an additional monthly fee. See locations for this ramp.

Type of Parking Accommodated

Parking Spaces 1297

Disability Spaces 32 (see ramp levels)

Electric Vehicle Charging Station? symbol for electric vehicle charging station Yes, level 2 down-slope toward public exit (next to Hourcar spaces)
Read more about charging rules and details

Entrance/Exit Clearance 6’8”


Elevators, Campus Map, Exterior Bike Racks, Bike Lockers, Beverage Machines, Connected to Gopher Way System

Note: the skyway from the Washington Avenue Ramp into the Commons Hotel will be locked from midnight to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday and Saturdays.

Signs will be posted to alert visitors that the skyway entrance from the ramp into hotel is closed. People can walk to the side or front door of the hotel to enter the hotel during these hours.

The door from the hotel into the ramp will continue to be unlocked 24/7 for constant access from the hotel into the parking ramp.

Directions Google Maps

Vehicle problems? Call the free Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) at 612-626-PARK (7275) for assistance with flat tires, lock-outs and jump-starts. Available to legally parked PTS customers from 7 am - 10 pm, Monday-Friday (except during official University holidays).

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