FAU will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on September 11, 2015

FAU will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on September 11, 2015.

 Game Day Traffic Flow Map

This closure is expected to generate significant traffic in a short period of time.  Normally the university empties over a period of time rather than all at once.
To ensure an orderly flow of traffic and to prevent significant delays, we will direct traffic to the nearest exit to campus.  This will help traffic flow by reducing cross traffic.  We ask that you cooperate with personnel directing traffic and follow their directions as you may be required to utilize a different exit than normal.  We also ask for your patience as it will take time to get all traffic off campus.  Those in the garages should remember there is restricted traffic flow and it will take more time than usual to exit.
We thank you in advance for your patience.

 

 

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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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It’s Time to Order your Permits!

Permits are available online for students, staff & faculty.

When you order online, make sure to print out your temporary permit and place it on your dash. The temporary permit does have an expiration date, so make note of it and if for any reason you do not receive your permit in the mail before the expiration date, pop into the office in the Student Services Bldg to get one. Use the cheat sheets below!

All registered students are eligible for a permit and anyone parking on campus is REQUIRED to have a permit.

Citations for No Permit are $25.00, Don’t let this happen to you!!!!

Need help Obtaining Your Permit? 

All permits are to be obtained online, however if anyone is in need of assistance or direction we can help.  Parking will be open Saturday August 15th from 11am – 3pm. We will be fully staffed and have computers and printers to support anyone who needs clarity or direction.

If you are an adjunct please give the office a call at 561-297-2771 to activate yours.

Here are your cheat sheets on how to get your permit!

How to get a permit

How to get a permit FACULTY

 

How Not to Get a Citation

How Not to Get a Citation

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Garage 1 to Reopen Early

Great News!  Garage 1 is opening ahead of schedule on Friday July 31st.

Garage 1 Maintenance Complete

Thank you for your patience this summer.

We apologize for any inconvenience summer maintenance may have caused, and we thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our University.

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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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Garage 2 Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

Garage 2 will be closed for  maintenance May 7 to June 29.    (Dates may be affected by  inclement weather.)     Thank you for your patience.

Garage 2 will be closed for maintenance  May 7 to June 29, these dates may change in the event of inclement weather.
Thank you for your patience.

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Traffic Advisory & Commencement Ceremonies

Congratulations to our newest FAU Graduates!

FAU GraduatesPlease be advised that there will be some traffic pattern disruption April 30th & May 1st during the Commencement Ceremonies. FAU Parking Service Technicians, FAU Police Officers and FAU PD Community Service Officer will be out to help direct parking and traffic.

Traffic on the Boca Raton Campus will be especially heavy on graduation day, particularly at the Glades Road entrance and along West University Drive. Parking Lot 16, located directly in front of the Student Union, will be reserved for disabled and VIP access for ceremony attendees only. Please note that on graduation day, Lot 16 will be considered a reserved lot and not available for use by permit holders. Parking and Transportation Services and the FAU Police Department are requesting that all staff, faculty and students who work in Buildings Student Support Services (80), Student Union buildings (31 and 31A-E), and Housing (46) park in Lots 17, 19, 20 or Parking Garage One on Volusia Street.

Employees working in buildings 80, 46 and 31 with valid disabled placards will be able to park in Lot 16. Please access the parking lot using the south-east entrance off of Dade Avenue. When approaching the parking lot, please have your disabled parking permit visible for verification upon entry to the lot.  Any employee parking in Lot 16 without an ADA placard will be issued a parking citation per the FAU PD including those who arrive early and sneak in.

Thank you for your cooperation as we work together to make this Graduation Day a day for the graduates and their guests to enjoy and remember. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 561.297.2771.

Commencement Ceremonies

Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the
Boca Raton campus.

  • April 30, 2015  (9:00, 1:00 & 5:00)
  • May 1, 2015 (9:00, 1:00 & 5:00)
FAU PD Community Service Officers assisting in transporting guests to Commencement Ceremonies.

FAU PD Community Service Officers assisting in transporting guests from parking lots to the Commencement Ceremonies.

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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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Henderson School Zone on FAU Boca Campus

University Drive will be a turn only lane into Henderson school from 7:30 am - 8:30 am & 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm.

FYI: The right lane on University Drive (from 20th St) is a turn only lane into Henderson school from 7:30 am – 8:30 am & 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Remember: 20 mph for school zones.

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Know Rules = No Citations

#KnowRulesNoCitations
Take a moment and watch Owlsley demonstrate proper parking technique.
Special thanks to our Videographer Briana Balentino and Diego Meeroff over at
University Communications and our parking staff being such good actors!

We had such a great time filming, we thought we would share some behind the scenes photos with everyone.

 

How Not to Get a Citation

Here is your quick reference on the parking rules. Take a moment to read them and #AvoidCitations.


 

 

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Do You Need a Permit?

Welcome Back!

Permits are available online for students, staff & faculty. When you order online, make sure to print out your temporary permit and place it on your dash. The temporary permit does have an expiration date, so make note of it and if for any reason you do not receive your permit in the mail before the expiration date, pop into the office in the Student Services Bldg to get one.  Use the cheat sheets below!

Replacement Permits Did you get a new vehicle?  Replacement Permits are $15, but if you bring in the old one to the parking office we will replace it for free. bring in the old one.

If you are an adjunct please give the office a call at 561-297-2771 to activate yours.

Here are your cheat sheets on how to get your permit!

How to get a permit

How to get a permit FACULTY

 

How Not to Get a Citation

How Not to Get a Citation

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Blue/Green Permit Enforcement Begins January 12, 2015.

 

How Not to Get a Citation

 

Here is your quick reference on the parking rules. Take a moment to read them and #AvoidCitations.

Remember: We have lifted the permit requirements in GREEN and BLUE lots for the first week of the semester.  Students may park in any GREEN or BLUE lot without a permit displayed until January 12, 2015.

(Red permit lots, meters, reserved/assigned spaces and all other violations are still enforced.)

New Permits can be purchased online using your MyFAU account.

If you are replacing a permit, bring in the old to the Parking window in the Student Support Bldg. for a free replacement.  (If you don’t have the old one the fee is $15).

 

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