July 31- Reminder: Portion of A Lot Closes Tomorrow!

Please be reminded that on Tuesday, August 1, the portion of the A Lot, located at 212 N. 18 Street (behind the Exxon gas station) will be closed to VCU parking.  Today will be the last day VCU parking permits will be accepted at this location.  

Beginning on Tuesday, August 1, please utilize the following parking locations:

  • 300-320 Oliver Hill Way (located at the corner of Broad & Oliver Hill Way)
  • 400 Oliver Hill Way (located at the corner of Oliver Hill Way and Marshall Street, directly behind 300 Oliver Hill Way)

In addition, the existing RamRide stop, located between 17th and 18th Streets on East Grace Street, will be discontinued after 8 pm on Monday, July 31.

For further clarification regarding the portion of A Lot that we are losing or available transit stops, you may reference this map.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact customer service at 828-PARK (7275).


July 25 – Temporary level closures on WBSD

Due to an emergency concrete repair, the Shafer Street side of levels 2 and 3 will be temporarily closed to customer parking.

Our contractor began the repair work today, and the entire project is projected to be completed by the end of the week.  The impacted areas will reopen for parking at that time.

Thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this project, please contact customer service at 828-PARK (7275).


July 24 – Reminder: Portion of A Lot Closing August 1

We would like to remind you that on Tuesday, August 1, we will lose a portion of the A Lot, located at 212 N. 18 Street (behind the Exxon gas station).  Monday, July 31, will be the last day VCU parking permits will be accepted at this location.

Beginning on Tuesday, August 1, all A Lot subscribers should utilize the following parking locations:

  • 300-320 Oliver Hill Way (located at the corner of Broad & Oliver Hill Way)
  • 400 Oliver Hill Way (located at the corner of Oliver Hill Way and Marshall Street, directly behind 300 Oliver Hill Way)

In addition, the existing RamRide stop, located between 17th and 18th Streets on East Grace Street, will be discontinued after 8 pm on Monday, July 31.

For further clarification regarding the portion of A Lot that we are losing or available transit stops, you may reference this map.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact customer service at 828-PARK (7275).


July 19 – New Directional Arrows Installed at N Deck Entrance/Exit Lanes

We are happy to report that our vendor has installed new, functional directional arrows above the entrance/exit lanes of the N Deck.  These illuminated arrows will help subscribers identify which lanes are open and/or closed when entering and exiting the deck.

Please be advised that on Monday, July 24, the safety glow poles that are currently positioned at the entrance/exit area of this facility will be removed.  We ask that you utilize the new directional arrows to assist in your ingress to and egress from the N Deck.

As always, we thank you for your cooperation.  In the event you have any questions or concerns, please contact customer service at 828-PARK (7275).


July 18 – Reminder: MPC Parking Sales Begin July 20

We would like to remind you that the Monroe Park Campus permit sale will take place at 7 a.m. online on Thursday, July 20.

Due to the large volume of activity on sale days, phone lines and customer service office locations may experience higher than normal traffic.  If you are unable to reach us by phone, we encourage you to send an email to parking@vcu.edu, and a customer service representative will respond promptly.  You may also connect with us through our social media channels at Facebook.com/VCUParking or @VCUParking on Twitter.

Prepare ahead of time
In preparation for the online web sale, please make sure you have the following:

  • A valid VCU eID and password.  Please visit http://go.vcu.edu/eidfinder if you do not know your eID and password.
  • A debit or credit card to make your online purchase
  • The make, model and license plate of all vehicles you may drive to campus
  • A complete address of where your permit will be mailed
  • No outstanding parking citations.  Citations can be paid online at http://www.parking.vcu.edu/parking/citations.
  • Registered for classes.  Students who have not registered by the sale dates will not be able to purchase parking at that time.

Accessing the portal
You may access the parking portal by visiting www.parking.vcu.edu and clicking on the yellow “Manage my Account” button, located in the top right hand corner.  You should then select the “Get Permits” option from the top drop-down menu.  Once logged into the online parking portal, you will be placed into a queue.  Due to the large volume of students accessing the site, please note that you may experience extended wait times.

After your purchase has been completed, you will need to print off the confirmation page, which serves as your temporary parking pass.  You should receive your RFID hangtag in the mail within 7-10 business days.A list of available parking locations and permit options can be found here: http://www.parking.vcu.edu/parking/students/options-and-rates.

In the event the online parking portal experiences technical difficulties on July 20, to ensure everyone has a fair opportunity to purchase their preferred location, the portal will be deactivated immediately and parking sales will be relaunched on an alternate date.  An alert will be placed at the top of the portal if this deactivation occurs.  Additionally, notifications will be sent via email as well as posted on the VCU Parking and Transportation Facebook and Twitter channels.

Questions?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding either parking sale, feel free to contact customer service at 828-PARK (7275).


July 18- 7th Street Exit has Reopened

Please be advised that construction on the northwest corner of The Edison apartment building has been completed, and Lanier Parking has been authorized to open the 7th Street exit of the H Deck.  You may begin using this exit immediately.

Please note, you should not enter the parking facility from the 7th Street lane, as this lane is for exiting traffic only.


July 13 – Upcoming Changes to A Lot

On Tuesday, August 1, we will lose a portion of the A Lot, located at 212 N. 18 Street (behind the Exxon gas station).  Monday, July 31, will be the last day VCU parking permits will be accepted at this location.  Signage will be posted at the lot to reflect the upcoming change.

Beginning on Tuesday, August 1, all A Lot subscribers should utilize the following parking locations:

  • 300-320 Oliver Hill Way (located at the corner of Broad & Oliver Hill Way)
  • 400 Oliver Hill Way (located at the corner of Oliver Hill Way and Marshall Street, directly behind 300 Oliver Hill Way)

In addition, the existing RamRide stop, located between 17th and 18th Streets on East Grace Street, will be discontinued after 8 pm on Monday, July 31.

For further clarification regarding the portion of A Lot that we are losing or available transit stops, you may reference this map.

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