This list of frequently asked questions is not a substitute for the parking rules and regulations. If your question is not answered here, please read the Rules and Regulations. If you have further questions, please contact us at 231-3200 or email@example.com.
You can find the CAP Registration Form online. You can print to fill it out but you must register in person with Parking Services.
Yes, but they must purchase a Resident parking permit. Please see the permits page for more information.
Students may park in any parking lot after 5pm and on the weekends, except for the Owens Lot, Dietrick Lot, Basketball Practice Facility, and the extension lot next to the tennis courts. Also, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday, the Drillfield is reserved for only faculty/staff and graduate students that display a current permit. Some Service spaces are also restricted on the weekends. Before parking in any service area, look for signs that restrict parking 24 hours. Also remember that the meters at the Bookstore are enforced on Saturday and Sunday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
If you display a Resident parking permit, then you may park in the Duck Pond Road Resident Lot and the resident part of the Stadium Lot. Parking in the Stadium Lot will be restricted during home athletic events. Please refer to the football parking page and the parking map for more information.
If you display a Commuter or Graduate permit, then you may park in the Commuter section of Perry Street Lot, Prices Fork Lot, the commuter section of Litton Reaves Lot, the commuter section of the Duck Pond Road Lot, Oak Lane lots and in commuter portions of the Coliseum Lot. Graduate students that display a current permit may also park on the Drillfield after 5 pm. Please refer to the parking map for more information.
You should park in the Resident section of the Duck Pond Road Lot (the Cage) or the Resident section of the Stadium Lot on Sunday night and come to Parking Services by 12:00 PM on Monday morning to purchase your parking permit.
You should purchase Resident daily permits, which cost $2/day and can be purchased in advance.
If you display a Faculty/Staff parking permit, then you may park in faculty/staff, commuter, graduate, and resident parking areas. Parking is not allowed in areas restricted by signs, including but not limited to, service vehicle areas, the right side of the Squires Lot, carpool spaces, TA spaces and admission guest areas. Please refer to parking rules and regulations for more information.
When the Visitor Center is closed, visitors should go to the VT Police Department to get a Visitor Parking permit. The Police Department is located off of Southgate Drive.
No, however there are some restrictions. Visitors may not park in the the Owens, Dietrick Dining Hall and Basketball Practice Facility Lots. Visitors are recommended to use the Faculty/Staff section of Perry Street Lot, Litton Reaves Lot, Coliseum Lot, Derring Hall Lot, Washington Street, and Litton-Reaves Extension Lot.
Parking tickets may be paid online at https://pay.parking.vt.edu/, the Parking Services office located at 455 Research Center Drive, or the Parking Services Satellite office located on the ground level of the Perry Street Parking Garage. Tickets may also be paid by depositing the citation and payment in the lock box outside the Parking Services office. Payments dropped off in the lock box will be taken to Parking Services on the next business day. Payment must be received at Parking Services by the 10th day of citation issuance to avoid a late fee. Payment for a ticket can also be mailed to:
455 Research Center Drive (0540)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Please see the appeals page.
Virginia Tech Parking Services
455 Research Center Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0540
Your appeal or letter will be submitted to the appeals process, as long as the ticket is paid and we receive the appeal within 10 days of when the ticket was issued.
Yes, a ticket must be paid in full before an appeal will be accepted. Paying a ticket is not an admission of guilt. If after review the ticket is overturned, a refund will be mailed to the appellant.
You will receive a refund check in the mail within 6 weeks after you receive your first letter stating that your ticket was dismissed.
Yes. Each appeal is read and considered on an individual basis.
Because each appeal is read and considered on an individual basis, sometimes the process can take longer than a week. If you are concerned, please call Parking Services at 231-3200 to find out the status of your appeal.
You can call 231-2094 before the due date listed on your first appeals results letter and schedule a meeting with the Second Appeals Hearing Committee.
A first appeal can only be written and is submitted to Parking Services, where the Parking Services Appeals Officer reads the appeal and makes the decision. You can make a second appeal in person or in writing and your case is reviewed by a committee of Faculty, Staff, and students who make the decision by taking a vote after hearing (or reading) your case.
Second appeals will be held at the Perry Street Parking Garage Parking Services Office. Individuals having appeals will need to check in at the Parking Services office (100 Perry Street Parking Garage) prior to be taken to the conference room.
The Parking Services Rules and Regulations are still enforced, even though you are attending a Parking Services function. Please park in your regularly designated area.
Let a Parking Services employee know that you are there and then wait until your name is called.
No, the second appeals process is not that formal and your attire makes no difference in the committee's decision.
You are welcome to bring anything that you feel would be helpful to your case, such as documentation, diagrams, photographs, or receipts.
No, the committee has a copy of your first letter as well as a copy of your first appeal.
It will only take a few minutes to present your case to the Second Appeals Hearing Committee. Since each case is thoroughly listened to and discussed, sometimes the Appeals Committee Meetings do run later than scheduled.
All decisions of the Second Appeals Hearing Committee are final.
Once you schedule a second appeals hearing, you may not reschedule. However, if you cannot attend during your scheduled time, you may submit a written second appeal.
Please call 231-2094 within 48 hours of your scheduled second appeals hearing time so that you can arrange to submit a written appeal. If we do not hear from you within 48 hours, your appeal is cancelled and the citation is payable.
The main Parking Services office is located at 455 Research Center Drive. Research Center Drive is located off of Southgate Drive (campus map). Parking Services also has an office in the Perry Street Parking Garage.
You need to bring your Hokie Passport and your vehicle registration. You can also download the permit registration form and bring it with you to the Parking Services office.
The Drillfield is reserved for only faculty/staff from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. From 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday, the Drillfield is reserved for only faculty/staff and graduate students that display a current permit. All other current permit holders may park on the Drillfield after 8:00 pm.
These signs mean that the rules for that parking area are enforced 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
You should call Parking Services at 231-3200 and asked to be "greenlogged." When you call, you will be asked where you are going to park and how long you will be there. You can park in any legal space for up to 30 minutes to load or unload. Only current parking permit holders are allowed to be greenlogged. If you need to be greenlogged when Parking Services is closed, please call the VT Police Department at 231-6411.
Both students and faculty/staff need to bring their vehicle registration to the Parking Services office so that the vehicle can be added to their parking account.
Parking regulations are always in effect, including when classes are not in session. The only time that the parking regulations are not enforced is when the University is closed, such as on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Permits are required from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted by a sign. This is in effect whenever the university is open, including when classes are not in session and during semester breaks. Permits are not required in the evenings after 5 p.m. and on weekends (Friday, 5:00 p.m. to Monday, 7:00 a.m.) except where otherwise signed. Please see the after hours parking map for more details.
A few lots are restricted for faculty/staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These include the Owens and Dietrick Dining Hall lots.
The Drillfield has the following restrictions.
Meters are enforced from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The only exceptions are the meters in the Bookstore Lot, which are enforced every day from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Vehicles parking at meters for an excessive amount of time can be ticketed more than once.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 231-3200.
455 Research Center Dr. (0540)
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0540
Satellite Office on ground level of the Perry Street Parking Garage
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.