Welcome to Parking Services

Food 4 Fines is BACK!

Parking Services is excited to be partnering with Replenish food pantry to host Food 4 Fines for the THIRD semester! Food 4 Fines allows students, faculty/staff, and guests to pay up to two parking citations by donating needed items to Replenish. Donations are accepted at Parking Services on the Allendale campus, and new this semester, the Pew campus, too! Food 4 Fines will run Monday, October 8 through Friday, October 26. If you are interested in this opportunity to give back, click here for more information.

What is Food 4 Fines?


To offer information and efficient customer service resulting in a positive parking experience for the University community.


Register Your Vehicle Today

Expedite your visit at Parking Services by visiting the parking portal. Vehicle registration prior to coming to Parking Services expedites permit purchases and may also be used to contact you in the event of an emergency or lot closure. Please make sure the information you enter is accurate!

Grand Valley is a permit only campus. If you are coming to either the Allendale Campus or the Grand Rapids Campuses during business hours, you will need a permit. Please check Parking Information for additional information and times, unless you choose to pay and park at meters or pay stations. Permits are available to guests at no cost at the following locations: Allendale Campus - Public Safety (Service Building - just south of the Alumni House) and Robert C. Pew Campus - Pew Security (102 Eberhard Center). Temporary permits for students will cost $6.00 per day. Students are eligible for up to twenty daily permits per semester.

Permits are required in Faculty/Staff lots and designated spaces year-round.

Walking around campus? Find out how long it will take to get to your destination!

Parking Services Hours of Operation 

Page last modified October 5, 2018