* Between December 22, 2020 and January 18, 2021 permits will not be required in the following areas:

  • Red "S" commuter spaces on the Allendale or Grand Rapids Campus (overnight parking from 3:00am to 6:00am is NOT permitted)
  • Yellow "R" resident spaces on the Allendale Campus

Brown "P" Pew Resident spaces require a permit year-round.

Overnight parking (3:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.) is only permitted in resident spaces.  

Temporary hours for Parking Services: 

Monday, November 30 - Tuesday, December 22:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed Saturday/Sunday)

Wednesday, December 23 - Monday, January 4:  CLOSED

Tuesday, January 5 - Friday, January 8:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Normal hours resume Monday, January 11, 2021

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Parking Updates and Changes

Lot K2 (West)

October 26, 2020

Lot K2 (West) is now designated as a shared student commuter and Allendale Resident lot.  In order to park, students must have either a student commuter permit or an Allendale resident permit. Allendale Resident overnight privileges apply.

Permits Available for Purchase

July 27, 2020

2020-2021 Parking Permits are available for purchase at Parking Services offices in Allendale or Grand Rapids!

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GVSU is a permit-only campus.

If you do not have a permit, you may obtain one from either of our offices or utilize the pay-to-park locations.

Permits are required in student and faculty/staff areas Monday though Thursday, 3:00 am - 6:30 p.m. and on Fridays, 3:00 am - 5:00 p.m. Residential spaces on the Pew Campus require a permit 24/7.

Overnight parking (3:00 am -6:00 a.m.) is only permitted in residential parking areas.


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