Parking Changes and Lot Updates


UPDATE: Pew Campus - Lot J Now Open

We are happy to announce that Lot J on Pew Campus is now officially open.  Please make sure that you are clearly displaying your purple Lot J permit, as enforcement of this area will begin on Monday, September 25, 2017.  Thank you for your patience as we worked through growing pains and continued to look for ways to better accommodated the GVSU community.


Parking Changes for Fall 2017


No Parking Sign

To allow construction for the Ravines Restoration Project, Lot O will be closed. For more information, visit MLive's article on the Ravine Restoration Project.

Full time Commuter rate (7+ credits) = $210 a semester

Part-time Commuter rate (6 or less credits) = $120 a semester

Lot J-commuter rate = $75 a semester

All permits will be billed to student accounts based on credit hours. 

For those leaving or graduating from GVSU, please return your permit to either campus safety office, or it will be deactivated.

If you have any questions contact parking services at (616) 331-PARK (7275) during business hours. 

Fall 2018

Monday - Thursday 6:00 am - 6:30 pm 

Friday:  6:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Overnight parking is enforced from 3 am to 6 am. Overnight parking is accommodated only in residential lots. 

Visitor Lot at The Marketplace - Is a short-term (maximum of two hours) pay to park only lot ($0.50 per 12 minutes or $2.50 per hour).  Parking in ADA compliant reserved spaces in this lot will require payment and is limited to a two hour stay. Payment options include: cash, credit card and Parkmobile.  This lot is enforced 24/7.

Lot Z (Campus Health Center/AGS) - Either a Faculty/Staff permit or Student Commuter (RED) permit will be required. Patient only designated parking spaces will be enforced.

Eberhard Center - Faculty/Staff reserved spaces are accommodated for a two hour stay.  Visitors are welcome to park and pay at meters or by displaying a visitor permit.  Gate arms have been removed and parking is actively being enforced.

If you are bringing a car to campus, you will need a permit or pay to park at a meter or pay station.  Avoid a $35 (No Permit Displayed) citation.  Daily student permits are available for purchase for $6 at Parking Services or Pew Campus Security and will be billed directly to student accounts.

If you have not received a new permit, please leave last years permit on your vehicle. Faculty/Staff permits expiring 8-14-2017  will be considered valid for the first two weeks of classes. Lot F and the NE portion of Lot G have been reserved for Faculty and Staff.

Fall-Only contracts for Adjunct Faculty will receive a white Fall Faculty window decal which is good until 12-31-2017.  Once a contract for winter has been processed HR will request a new permit be issued and blue Faculty/Staff permit will be issued good until 8-14-2018.

Overnight Parking for trips will be accommodated in the northwest portions of both Lot J and Lot B-2, a GVSU permit is required.


Commons Lot Closed - For Non-Service Traffic

This fall Dept. of Public Safety moved forward to closing access to Commons Service Drive to all non-service vehicles.  Please beware we are actively enforcing for non-compliance and those in violation of parking rules and regulations.  This area is not available for drop-offs and is enforced 24/7 including weekends.

Commons Drive Closed to Non-Service Vehicle Traffic



Page last modified September 22, 2017