Lot 2 Reopened after Summer Improvements

Lot 2 Summer Renovations 2015

 

We were working hard this summer renovating Lot 2 near the E Engineering Building Bldg. 96.

Lot 2 reopened in time for the first day of Fall Classes. The lot was expanded to include 80 Blue Permit parking spots alongside its 220 Red Permit spots.

 

 

Lot 2 now has great wide lanes to make it easier to pull in and out of parking spaces.

Lot 2 Isles Widened during Renovations Lot 2 Isles Widened during Renovations

 Last but not least we added some much needed motorcycle parking in Lot 2.Lot 2 Renovations include Motorcycle Parking

 Don’t forget to follow us!

During the first few weeks of each semester we try to live tweet as the garages and lots fill. Throughout the year we also try to retweet any local traffic issues that might affect our Owls.

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Help! I Can’t Find a Parking Spot!

I can’t find any parking spots!

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The Beginning of a New Semester!

The beginning of a new semester or academic year brings with it the challenge of finding the perfect parking spot. Everything takes a little longer on campus during the first weeks of a new semester! Take comfort that after a few weeks the hectic search will stabilize as students and faculty get used to the schedules, routines and the locations that are available at different times during the day.


Follow Us.

During the first few weeks of each semester we try to live tweet as the garages and lots fill. Throughout the year we also try to retweet any local traffic issues that might affect our Owls.

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Digital Counter and Signs.

Watch for signs on the front of the garages and DO NOT PULL IN IF THE SIGN SAYS FULL. Garage 3 (by the stadium) has a digital counter that shows available spaces.


Alternate Entrances.

3 entrances to FAU from Glades Rd

Three (3) entrances to FAU from Glades Rd.


There are 5 entrances to FAU.

  1. Three (3) entrances off Glades Rd.
  2. Spanish River through the Research Center
  3. The 20th Street entrance from Federal Hwy (between Glades and Spanish River).


Allow extra time.

Surprisingly there really is plenty of parking spots on campus. However, they cannot all be right next to our classes, therefore everyone must allow extra time to walk or take a shuttle from the outer lots.

Adjusting your arrival time on campus may make a difference in the competition you face for a parking space.


Know your options. FAU Parking Google Map

As with all large Universities, everyone wants to park in the central campus lots. Keep in mind that these lots (Lots 1, 4, 7, 16, 25, 28) usually fill first. If you are arriving after 8am it will be an exercise in futility to drive around trying to get one of these spots.

Each semester is a little different, however historically Tuesdays and Thursdays are the busiest days. The parking garages 1 and 3 are usually full by 10:00 am  and Garage 2 by 12:30 pm at the latest. So if you are arriving on campus later than this it is usually wise to head to the outer lots. (Lots 5, 12, & 13), as these lots are rarely ever filled.

Familiarize yourself with the map, so you know where to find the outer lots when you need them. It takes far less time to walk from Lot 5, then it does to drive aimlessly around in traffic looking for a lucky spot.

Park once.

This is good advice no matter what time of year. If you need to be at various locations on campus throughout the day, leave your car where you parked it and either walk or jump on Owl Express to get there. It’s also good for the environment. (Possibly your waistline too 😉 )

 

How Not to Get a Citation

How Not to Get a Citation


Make sure you know the Parking Rules.

  1. Make sure your permit is active and up to date. Click Here to find how to order your permit!
  2. Take a moment to read the rules and regulations.

Following these simple parking rules can save you the frustration and costs associated with receiving parking citations.

 

 

 

Let Parking & Transportation help if we can.

Our Customer Service staff is available via email faupark@fau.edu or by phone 561-297-2771 to answer questions and help solve problems.

 

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Garage 3 (1st Floor Closure)

Garage 3 Closure (1st Floor Only)Garage 3 (1st Floor Only)

The 1st floor of Garage 3 will close for maintenance Thursday July 23rd – August 14th, 2015.  The maintenance will only affect the FIRST floor. The rest of the garage will be open for use.

As always, we thank you for your patience.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our University.

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Lot 2 Closed for Renovations 6/8/15 for the Summer

FYI: On June 15, 2015 lot 2 will be closing for the summer due to renovation.

Beginning June 15, 2015, Parking Lot 2, located near the Palm Beach Plaza, will be closed for reconstruction to improve vehicular circulation, realign parking spaces, and install new lights, sidewalks and drainage system.  Construction is expected to be completed prior August 17, 2015.

Alternative parking includes lot 4, 96 North, and  1.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our University.

 

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Directions for Leaving Cars on Campus over the Summer Semesters

Out of State Resident Students have the option to leave your car on campus for the summer break as long as you are returning for the Fall Semester.  Please make sure that you have followed all the directions below BEFORE YOU LEAVE in order to legally leave your vehicle on campus and avoid any citations or fees.

  1. You must be registered for the Fall Semester 2015.
  2. You must park in Lot 28, 31 or 60 ONLY.
  3. You must pay the Summer Permit Fee of $32.04.  Summer Permit is Valid from May 11th through August 4th.
  4. Please remember to remove all valuables from the vehicle.

Directions for leaving cars on campus over summer break.

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New Shuttle Routes with Real Time Tracking

Real Time Shuttle Map

Thanks to everyone who participated in our shuttle surveys!  We listened and have added 2 shuttle routes that run in opposite directions.

In addition you can now track the shuttles on the Owl Express Tracking Page.  The site now gives you a visual on bus map as well as letting you know the ETA for your chosen stop.

You can check out Real Time Shuttle tracking at the FAU Mobile App or on the Owl Express Tracking Page.

 

 

 

 

 

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Parking meters in Lot 1 just got more convenient.

Lot 1 Meters Take Credit

Lot 1 Meters Take Credit In an effort to make things more convenient for our guests, the single use meters in Lot 1 (near Garage 2) can now take Visa & MasterCard as well as coins.  You can use coins to buy a minimum of 15 minutes, credit cards can be used to buy a minimum of 1 hour.

Reminder: Meters are not for use by cars with permits.  They are reserved for guests to our campus only.  If you have a permit on your car be sure to park in the corresponding color lot.

 

 

 

 

How Not to Get a Citation

How Not to Get a Citation

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Parking Office to Move to Student Services Bldg

In an effort to be more accessible and convenient to the FAU community, Parking & Transportation Services will be moving our office to the old cashier’s office in the Student Services Building (bldg. 80). We hope to be in our new home tentatively by July 28th, (barring any unforeseeable circumstances). Please be sure to follow us on Facebook (FAUParking) & Twitter (@FAUPark) for updates on any changes to our move date.

The Florida Atlantic University Police Department will remain in the Campus Operations Building (bldg. 69), and the self-serve parking permit kiosk currently housed in the lobby of the University Police Department will remain and be continue to be available for use.

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Lot 7 Closing for Renovations

Lot 7 Closure Map

FYI: On May 5, 2014 lot 7 will be closing for the summer due to renovation.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our University.Lot 7 Closure Map

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