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If you are visiting campus, you may purchase a one-day parking permit at a daily rate of $5. Daytime guest and visitor parking is located in Lots 5 and 14. Long-term visitor parking is located in Lot C. This must be purchased on the parking portal. For question, contact the office at 508.999.8121 or parking@umassd.edu.

 

Visitor/public parking

Visitors to the campus will need to register their vehicle on the parking portal. The cost is $5 per day. 

Guest Parking

If you are a guest on campus and do not have a valid permit, your host must register your vehicle on the parking portal. Your license plate will serve as your permit.  

Tripp Athletic Center Parking

  • Parking in the Tripp Athletic Center parking lot is reserved for designated employees of the Department of Athletics, game-credential personnel, and patrons with applicable disability plates and placards.  
  • Parking attendants are stationed at the top of the access road to the Tripp Athletic Center parking lot to ensure compliance with authorized personnel due to the restricted number of parking spaces.
  • Parking attendants are responsible for monitoring access to the Tripp Athletic Center parking lot to prioritize patrons with applicable disability plates and placards, mobility difficulties, and senior citizens. 
  • General fans attending home UMass Dartmouth Athletics events are encouraged to park in Lots 9, 8, or 6, adjacent to the track and field complex.
  • Parking in Lots 9, 8, or 6 is free of charge.
  • Fans can walk up the access road across from Lot 9 to gain entrance to all exterior fields, including Cressy Field.
  • Fans can walk up the service road across from Lot 10 to gain entrance to the Tripp Athletic Center.  

ADA Accessible Parking for Atheletic Events

  • Visitors with applicable disability plates and placards may park in the ADA parking spaces located in the Tripp Athletic Center parking lot.
  • Limited accessible parking in the Tripp Athletic Center lot is on a first-come, first-served basis.   
  • If ADA parking spaces are not available, ADA parkers may park in Lots 6, 8, or 9 and take the shuttle to an athletic event. 
  • On-call shuttle will be available by calling 508-999-9175 to schedule a ride.
  • An ADA accessible shuttle is available for patrons who are in wheelchairs, have difficulty walking, or need assistance.
  • The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth adheres to the rules and regulations set forth by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles regarding the proper use and misuse of handicap plates and placards.  For more information about handicap plates and placards and handicap veteran plates, visit the Registry of Motor Vehicles Handicap Plates and Placards Index. 

Temporary medical condition permits

If you have a temporary or permanent medical condition that limits your mobility, you can obtain a special parking permit, which will provide designated parking privileges for a stated period of time, depending upon your medical problem. You will need to obtain documentation about your condition from your physician. For more information, refer to:

In addition, if your medical condition is expected to last more than 90 days, you should apply to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles for a temporary medical disability permit.

The UMassD Police Department adheres to the rules and regulations set forth by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles regarding the proper use and misuse of handicap plates and placards. For more information about handicap plates and placards and handicap veteran plates, visit the Registry of Motor Vehicles Handicap Plates and Placards Index.

Faculty emeritus, retirees

Faculty emeritus and retirees must obtain a permit to park on campus. Faculty emeritus and retirees should contact Parking Services at 508.999.8121 for parking decal instructions. Faculty emeritus and retirees may park in any space that is not designated as a residential or reserved parking place.

Alumni

Alumni must obtain an Alumni decal to park on campus. An alumni decal may be purchased for a fee of $25 (cash only) at the Parking Office. For further information, contact the office at 508.999.8121 or parking@umassd.edu.

Contractors and vendors

All contractors and vendors must obtain parking permits from the Parking Services Office (508.999.8131 or parking@umassd.edu) and will be directed to specific locations for parking.

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