Reciprocal Contract Parking Privileges

Reciprocal Contract Parking Privileges

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Reciprocal Parking 

Faculty and staff with 24/7 parking contracts may park in a specific location on each bank of the campus, if space is available. 

  • Reciprocal Parking is not available for student contracts, night contracts, and contracts shared by groups of people, such as departmental contracts and card pool groups.
  • Reciprocal space is not guaranteed. When event rates are in effect or PTS must accommodate a large group reservation, space availability is at the discretion of the parking attendant on duty.
  • Reciprocal Parking hours are 24/7.
  • PTS monitors the use of reciprocal parking. At least 50% of contract use must be at the primary facility.
How to Enter

Hangtag contract holders:  use your U Card, link your license plate to your contract to use license plate recognition (LPR) technology or purchase a PTS Parking Card for $20. If you have any difficulties, take a ticket at the entrance and press the help button at exit to speak to a customer service representative. The representative will confirm your contract and raise the gate to allow your exit. 

Other contract holders: use your U Card, a PTS Parking Card, or license plate recognition (LPR).  If none of these are possible, take a ticket at the entrance and press the help button at exit to speak to a customer service representative. The representative will confirm your contract and raise the gate to allow your exit.

Reciprocal Parking Locations

Primary Facility 

Reciprocal Locations

Extra

Notes

East Bank

Gortner Avenue Ramp
21st Avenue Ramp 
West Bank Office Building (WBOB)

Lot 66 at 29th and Como* 

Gortner Avenue Ramp and Lot 66 are not available during the State Fair.

Saint Paul

4th Street Ramp
21st Avenue Ramp
West Bank Office Building (WBOB)

Lot 66 at 29th and Como* 

4th Street Ramp is not available on football gamedays. Lot 66 is not available during the State Fair.

West Bank
(not WBOB)

4th Street Ramp
Gortner Avenue Ramp
West Bank Office Building (WBOB)

Lot 66 at 29th and Como* 

4th Street Ramp is not available on football gamedays. Gortner Avenue Ramp and Lot 66 are not available during the State Fair. 

West Bank Office Building (WBOB)

4th Street Ramp
Gortner Avenue Ramp
21st Avenue Ramp

Lot 66 at 29th and Como* 

4th Street Ramp is not available on football gamedays. Gortner Avenue Ramp and Lot 66 are not available during the State Fair. 

*Lot 66 requires a hangtag or prior authorization to avoid being ticketed. Call 612-626-7275 to request permission or email parking@umn.edu to request a special hangtag. Overnight parking is not allowed.