FY 2022 Parking Rates

Hourly rate may change annually and the rate table will be updated accordingly.

Hourly Rates - effective July 1-June 30
Permit Rates - effective August 1-July 31

Public Parking

The Graduated Rate applies when customers enter ANY public parking facility between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m., and from 5 a.m. and 1 p.m. specifically in the Field House Lot, South Quad Lot and the Dental Patients and Visitors Lot.   The higher rate is applied when a customer enters in these defined times and parks for at least three hours. 

Time Rate Total cost
0-30 Minutes $0.00 $0.00
31-60 Minutes $0.60 $0.60
Over 1 hour $1.20 $1.80
Over 2 hours $1.20 $3.00
Over 3 hours $3.30 $6.30
Over 4 hours $3.30 $9.60
Over 5 hours $3.30 $12.90
Over 6 hours $3.30 $16.20
Over 7 hours $3.30 $19.50
Over 8 hours $0.50 $20.00
Daily Maximum   $20.00
Lost Ticket   $20.00

The Student Rate applies only in the Lot 3, Library Lot.  The rate is $0.75 an hour.  Lot 3 Library Lot is a reserved student and faculty/staff lot during active academic sessions.   

Time Rate Total cost
0-30 Minutes $0.00 $0.00
31-60 Minutes $0.35 $0.35
Over 1 hour $0.75 $1.10
Over 2 hours $0.75 $1.85
Over 3 hours $0.75 $2.60
Over 4 hours $0.75 $3.35
Over 5 hours $0.75 $4.10
Over 6 hours $0.75 $4.85
Over 7 hours $0.75 $5.60
Over 8 hours $0.75 $6.35
Over 9 hours $0.75 $7.10
Over 10 hours $0.75 $7.85
Over 11 hours $0.75 $8.60
Over 12 hours $0.75 $9.35
Over 13 hours $0.75 $10.10
Over 14 hours $0.75 $10.85
Over 15 hours $0.75 $11.60
Over 16 hours $0.40 $12.00
Daily Maximum   $12.00
Lost Ticket   $12.00

The Standard Rate applies when the Graduated Rate, Student Rate and Dental Patient rate are not engaged due to entry time, location or parking duration.     

Time Rate Total cost
0-30 Minutes $0.00 $0.00
31-60 Minutes $0.60 $0.60
Over 1 hour $1.20 $1.80
Over 2 hours $1.20 $3.00
Over 3 hours $1.20 $4.20
Over 4 hours $1.20 $5.40
Over 5 hours $1.20 $6.60
Over 6 hours $1.20 $7.80
Over 7 hours $1.20 $9.00
Over 8 hours $1.20 $10.20
Over 9 hours $1.20 $11.40
Over 10 hours $1.20 $12.60
Over 11 hours $1.20 $13.80
Over 12 hours $1.20 $15.00
Over 13 hours $1.20 $16.20
Over 14 hours $1.20 $17.40
Over 15 hours $1.20 $18.60
Over 16 hours $1.20 $19.80
Over 17 hours $0.20 $20.00
Daily Maximum   $20.00
Lost Ticket   $20.00

Mobile Payment Zones, unless otherwise listed below Per Hour 1.20
Mobile Payment Zone @ Tennis Center Per Hour 0.50
Mobile Payment Zone @ Finkbine Per Hour 0.25
Mobile Payment Zone @ Hawkeye Per Hour 0.25
Mobile Payment Zone @ Theater Per Hour 0.75

The Dental Patient Rate applies only in Lot 33, Dental Patient and Visitor Lot.  The rate, when patient validation is presented, caps the total parking amount at $10 per day.   

Time Rate Total cost
0-30 Minutes $0.00 $0.00
31-60 Minutes $0.60 $0.60
Over 1 hour $1.20 $1.80
Over 2 hours $1.20 $3.00
Over 3 hours $1.20 $4.20
Over 4 hours $1.20 $5.40
Over 5 hours $1.20 $6.60
Over 6 hours $1.20 $7.80
Over 7 hours $1.20 $9.00
Over 8 hours $1.00 $10.00
Daily Maximum with Patient Validation $10.00
Lost Ticket with Patient Validation $10.00

The hospital will provide patients a pass for free parking while receiving care on the main Iowa City campus. Free parking is already available at all UI Health Care off-site clinics in the Iowa City area, including Scott Boulevard, North Dodge, Sports Medicine, and Iowa River Landing. 

Patient Parking 

Beginning December 2019, patients attending their health care appointment are provided a parking pass for free parking. Patients receive the Patient Parking Pass either at check-in for a clinic visit or at discharge for an outpatient procedure or inpatient stay. 

Please take a ticket from the ticket dispenser upon entering a facility. When exiting, present both the ticket and the Patient Parking Pass to the pay in lane equipment. See the Pay in Lane page for details on how to process payment at the parking equipment. 

UI Employee as Patient Parking 

See the Employee as Patient Parking page for more details. 

UIHC Visitor Parking 

Visitors are not eligible for free parking, but a Visitor Parking Pass Booklet can limit the cost to park when visiting a patient. Learn more about the visitor pass by visiting this page: Visitor Parking Pass Booklet

Free parking is available for UIHC visitors in the Hawkeye Commuter Lot on the west campus and linked to the Hospital by frequent, no-fare transit service by CAMBUS. A temporary parking permit is required to park there. For information on how to use this service call the UI Hospitals & Clinics Main Information Desk at 319-356-2456

To contact Parking and Transportation, please call 319-335-1475 or email parking-office@uiowa.edu

Parking Permits

Updated 6/2/21
Permit Type Student Classification Residency Requirement Permit Cost per Month $ Permit Cost per Semester $ Permit Cost Summer Rate Parking Cost per Hour $ Valid Locations Permit Time Limitations Access Card Provided
Student Day Permit All Off campus - - - 0.75 Library Lot Only 24/7 Optional
Student Night & Weekend Permit All Off campus 5.00 22.50 15.00 Hourly rate applies when used during business hours. Public Parking Facilities 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. Monday - Friday, and all weekend Yes
Hawkeye Storage Permit Undergraduate Residence Hall 42.00 189.00 126.00 - Lot 39   No
Student Mayflower Permit All Mayflower Hall 62.00 279.00 186.00 - Lot 56   Yes, for Mayflower gate only
Student Hancher Undergraduate Outside metro area 42.00 189.00 126.00 - Lot 55   Yes, for NW Privileges. Hourly rates apply for use outside of the NW hours and are charged through U- Bill.
Student Hancher Graduate Off campus 42.00 189.00 126.00 - Lot 55   Yes, for NW Privileges. Hourly rates apply for use outside of the NW hours and are charged through U- Bill.
Student Finkbine Commuter Undergraduate Outside metro area 27.00 121.50 81.00 - Lot 65   Yes, for NW Privileges and Lot 65. Hourly rates apply for use outside of the NW hours and are charged through U-Bill.
Student Finkbine Commuter Graduate Off campus 27.00 121.50 81.00 - Lot 65   Yes, for NW Privileges and Lot 65. Hourly rates apply for use outside of the NW hours and are charged through U-Bill.
Student Hawkeye Commuter Graduate Outside metro area 27.00 121.50 126.00 - Lot 85   Yes, for NW Privileges. Hourly rates apply for use outside of the NW hours and are charged through U- Bill.
Student Hourly Myrtle Permit Law Students Only N/A -   - 0.75 Lot 48, Passport zone only   No
Student Myrtle Lot 48 Law Students Only N/A 62.00 279.00 186.00 - Lot 48   Yes, for NW Privileges and access to Lot 34 on NW times. Hourly rates apply for use outside of the NW hours and are charged through U-Bill.
Student Athlete All Day Meter Permit Student Athlete Only * N/A 261.00 130.50 87.00 - RB Meters, CHA Meters & Field House Lot   No
Student Athlete AM/PM Permits Student Athlete Only * N/A 171.00 85.50 57.00 - Field House Ramp & Rec Lot 11 AM = 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
PM = 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
No
Student Athlete AM/PM Permits Student Athlete Only * N/A 171.00 85.50 57.00 - RB and CHA Meters AM = 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
PM = 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
No
Student Lot 75 Student Athlete Only * N/A 189.00 94.50 63.00 - Lot 75   No
Student Motorcycle Permit All N/A 14.00 63.00 42.00   MC Lots on campus   No
* Student Athletes must be on annual Compliance Office Roster

Permit Type Monthly Fee Pro-Rated Refund
(cancel permit by the 15th of the month)
Pro-Rated Refund
(cancel permit after the 15th of the month)
Ramp Reserved $110 50% refund or $55.00 No refund, pays full monthly fee
Parking Permit A $62 50% refund or $31.00 No refund, pays full monthly fee
Parking Permit B $49 50% refund or $24.50 No refund, pays full monthly fee
Commuter $27 50% refund or $13.50 No refund, pays full monthly fee
Support Services Building (SSB) $17 50% refund or $8.50 No refund, pays full monthly fee
Night and Weekend (NW) $17 50% refund or $8.50 No refund, pays full monthly fee
Motorcycle $14 50% refund or $7.00 No refund, pays full monthly fee

Access Card Replacement = $20

Departmental Business Placard Each 372.00
Service Vehicle Placard Each 372.00
Pentacrest Placard Each No Charge
Departmental Lot Access Cards Each 20.00
Access Card Replacement Each 20.00
Placard Replacement Each 20.00

Parking Citations

Citations are cumulative for the academic year beginning on August 1 and continuing through July 31.  The following citations apply to all vehicles. 

Citation Rates
Citation Type Citation Rate Citation Rate for student Permit
Reserved for Handicap $200.00 $200.00
Fraudulent Use of Permit $50.00 $50.00
Employees Prohibited in Ramp $30.00 $30.00
Prohibited Zone $50.00 $50.00
Reserved Area $20.00 $15.00
Improper Display of Hangtag $7.00 $5.00
Improper Display of Decal $15.00 $10.00
Area Not Open to Parking $20.00 $20.00
Loading Zone $25.00 $25.00
Irregular Manner $15.00 $10.00
Service Vehicle Zone $20.00 $20.00
Motorcycles Prohibited $20.00 $15.00
Other Violations $20.00 $15.00
Expired Meter $15.00 $8.00

Parking User Fee of $7.00 will be issued if a vehicle is parked at an out-of-order or malfunctioning meter.