Types of Facilities


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Hours of Control

All UW campus parking areas are signed and will be enforced as signed at the entrance.


  • Garages and Ramps

    Please refer to the hours of control for each facility.
    You must display a lot specific permit, pull a ticket and pay visitor parking rates or, where available, pay at a timed parking stall.

    Click HERE to view the report on the Reduction in Vehicle Idling Emissions Using RFID Parking Permits project by UW-Madison student Chris Dawson.


  • Surface lots: controlled 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    You must display a lot specific permit or pay at a timed parking stall.
    FREE after 4:30 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday.

    Lots: 4, 19, 26, 34, 35, 37, 39, 40, 41, 45, 51, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 64, 82, 86, 94 and all moped stalls


  • Surface lots: controlled at all times

    You must display a valid UW permit for the lot from 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. or pay at a timed parking stall.
    After 4:30 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday display any valid UW annual base lot, flex, park and ride permit or pay at a timed parking stall. Flex users must be in paid status.
    Night garage permits not valid in these lots. Temporary daily permits are not valid in these lots after hours.

    Lots: 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 18, 21, 22, 28, 30, 33, 44, 48, 69, 78, 81, 85, 87, 88, 91 and 92


  • Surface lots: lot specific permit required at all times

    You must display a lot specific permit at all times, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    No visitor parking available.

    Lots: 50, 53, 65, 68, 71, 72, 74, 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 120, 123, 124, 125, 133, 134, 136, 137 and 138


  • Park and Ride Lots

    You must display a lot specific permit during hours of control. See each lot listing for details on available shuttles.
    No visitor parking available.

    Lots: 202 and 203

*Restrictions

Free parking does not include restricted areas such as driveways and aisles, reserved stalls, disabled stalls, loading zones, construction areas or lots being used for special events.


Vehicles may not park in a parking facility for more than 72 hours (three days) without prior authorization from UW Transportation Services. Stored vehicles are subject to citation or tow at the owner’s expense.


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Garages and Ramps

Garage # Name Street Address Hours of Control
6 Helen C. White Garage
Street Level
600 N. Park Street Controlled at all times
Helen C. White Garage
Lower Level
600 N. Park Street Controlled at all times
7 Grainger Hall Garage 325 N. Brooks Street Controlled at all times Monday - Saturday
17 Engineering Drive Ramp 1525 Engineering Drive Controlled at all times Monday - Friday
20 University Avenue Ramp
1390 University Avenue Controlled at all times Monday - Friday
23 Van Hise Garage 1220 Linden Drive Lot specific permit required at all times
27 Nancy Nicholas Hall Garage 1330 Linden Drive Controlled at all times
29 North Park Street Ramp 21 N. Park Street Controlled at all times
36 Observatory Drive Ramp 1645 Observatory Drive Controlled at all times Monday - Friday
38 Microbial Sciences Garage 645 Babcock Drive Lot specific permit required at all times
46 Lake & Johnson Ramp 301 N. Lake Street Controlled at all times
63 Children's Hospital Garage 1655 Highland Avenue Controlled at all times
75 UW Hospital Ramp 1620 Highland Avenue Controlled at all times
76 University Bay Drive Ramp 2501 University Bay Drive Controlled at all times Monday - Friday
80 Union South Garage West Dayton Street Controlled at all times
83 Fluno Center Garage 314 N. Frances Street Controlled at all times
93 Foundation Garage (west side) 1850 University Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times
95 Health Sciences Garage
Inside
750 Highland Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times
Health Sciences Learning Center
Outside
750 Highland Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times

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Surface Lots

Lot # Location Street Address Hours of Control
4 SW of Vet School 445 Easterday Lane Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5 Chadbourne/Law/Lathrop/Birge 430 N. Park Street Controlled at all times
8 Limnology/Hydraulics Lab 640 N. Park Street Controlled at all times
9 Science/Radio Hall 955 Observatory Drive Controlled at all times
10 Education Hall 1001 Observatory Drive Controlled at all times
11 Bascom Hall 1125 Observatory Drive Controlled at all times
12 Poultry Labs 1850 Linden Drive Controlled at all times
13 Computer Sciences 1217 W Johnson Street Controlled at all times
14 Engineering Hall/McClain Fac. 1525 Engineering Drive Controlled at all times
16 Police Station 48 N. Randall Ave Controlled at all times
18 East of Field House 1420 Monroe Street Controlled at all times
19 West of Field House 10 Breese Terrace Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
21 Medical School 1221 Linden Drive Controlled at all times
22 Physical Plant 1220 W. Johnson Street Controlled at all times
26 Observatory Hill 1188-1565 Observatory Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
28 McArdle/Hygiene Lab 465 Lorch Street Controlled at all times
30 Bock Labs/Ag Engineering 450 Henry Mall Controlled at all times
33 Charter Street Heating Plant, East side 130 N. Mills Street Controlled at all times
34 Tripp Hall 1480 Tripp Circle Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
35 Crew Boathouse 655 Babcock Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
37 Bradley/Sullivan Dorms 651 Elm Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
39 Dairy Research/Meat Lab 1811 Linden Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
40 Babcock Hall/Stock Pavilion 1655 Linden Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
41 Foundation/Enzyme Institute 1820 University Avenue Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
44 Merit Hall 965 W Dayton Street Controlled at all times

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45 165 N. Mills Street 165 N. Mills Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
48 Ogg Hall 120 East Campus Mall Controlled at all times
50 Fleet 33 N. Charter Street Lot specific permit required at all times
51 30 N. Mills Street 30 N. Mills Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
53 Steam Plant 155 N. Charter Street Lot specific permit required at all times
54 Weeks Hall 112 N. Charter Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
55 Chemistry/Wesley Foundation 335 N. Charter Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
56 Zoology Research 255 N. Charter Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
57 Northeast of Natatorium 632 Willow Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
58 Goodnight Hall 1975 Willow Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
59 Walnut Street Greenhouses 2125 Observatory Drive Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
60 800 Walnut Street
Boat Launch Rate information HERE.
801 Walnut Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
61 Clymer Place Day Care 930 Clymer Place Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
62 North of Vet School 525 Easterday Lane Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
64 WARF - Yellow Stalls 606 Walnut Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
65 WARF - Blue Stalls 608 Walnut Street Lot specific permit required at all times
69 Witte Hall 280 N Frances Street Controlled at all times
71 1625 Highland Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times
72 West Heating Plant 503 Walnut Street Lot specific permit required at all times
74 Health Sciences Learning Center Highland Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times
78 West of LaBahn Arena East Campus Mall Controlled at all times
81 Primate Lab 1280 Capital Court & 40 N. Charter Street Controlled at all times
82 Waisman Center 1450 Highland Avenue Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
85 Cooper Hall 2245 Observatory Drive Controlled at all times
86 Noland Hall 210 N. Mills Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
87 The SERF W Dayton Street Controlled at all times
88 West of Kohl Center 105 East Campus Mall Controlled at all times
91 East of Kohl Center 105 N Frances Street Controlled at all times
92 Educational Sciences/Teacher Ed 1015 Clymer Place Controlled at all times
94 Art Lofts 115 N Frances Street Controlled 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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101 Alumni House 652 N Lake Street Lot specific permit required at all times
102 Memorial Library Loading Dock 550 N Lake Street Lot specific permit required at all times
103 Witte Hall Loading Area 620 West Dayton Street Lot specific permit required at all times
105 Humanities Loading Dock 475 N Park Street Lot specific permit required at all times. Some timed parking stalls; payment required at all times.
106 Sellery Hall Loading Area 825 W Johnson Street Lot specific permit required at all times
107 Chazen Museum Loading Area 820 University Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times
109 Vilas Loading Dock 355 N Park Street Controlled at all times. Timed parking stalls; payment required at all times.
110 Barnard Hall Loading Area 960 University Avenue Controlled at all times. Timed parking stalls; payment required at all times.
112 Housing - Zoe Bayliss 910 Clymer Place Lot specific permit required at all times
113 Union South Hotel Loading Zone 1300 W. Dayton Street Lot specific permit required at all times
114 CAE Lab Loading Dock/URB Motorcycle 1420 Engineering Drive Lot specific permit required at all times
115 Chamberlain Patio and Dock 445 N Charter Street Lot specific permit required at all times
116 SMI Courtyard 440 N Charter Street Lot specific permit required at all times
120 Animal Sciences 1455 Observatory Drive Lot specific permit required at all times
121 Allen Centennial Garden 622 Babcock Drive Lot specific permit required at all times
123 Vet Med Loading Dock (East) 1975 Linden Drive Lot specific permit required at all times
124 Vet Med Clinic 465 Easterday Lane Lot specific permit required at all times
125 Vet Med Clinic Large Animal Unloading 455 Easterday Lane Lot specific permit required at all times
127 McClimon Track 702 Walnut Street Controlled at all times
129 Picnic Point East
Parking Rate information HERE.
Boat Launch Rate information HERE.
2004 University Bay Drive Payment Required M-F
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lot closed 10 p.m. - 4 a.m.
130 Picnic Point Circle
Parking Rate information HERE.
2003 University Bay Drive Payment Required M-F
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lot closed 10 p.m. - 4 a.m.
131 University Bay Fields 1100-1200 Block University Bay Drive Permit required M-F, 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Athletic Field A - East Corner of Lake Mendota Drive and University Bay Drive Permit required M-F, 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Athletic Field B - West Corner of Oxford Road and University Bay Drive Permit required M-F, 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.
132 Extension Building 408 N Lake Street Controlled at all times
133 Centennial Building 910 Highland Terrace Lot specific permit required at all times
134 German American Studies 930 Highland Terrace Lot specific permit required at all times
135 Softball Complex 2415 University Bay Drive Controlled at all times
136 Newell Smith Hall 23 N. Park Street Controlled at all times. Timed parking stalls; payment required at all times.
137 CSC & WIMR Docks 1625 Highland Avenue Lot specific permit required at all times
138 South of Fluno Center 314 N Frances Street Lot specific permit required at all times
139 WIMR Loading Docks 1625 Highland Avenue Controlled at all times

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Park and Ride Lots

Garage # Name Street Address Hours of Control
202 Park and Wingra
Park and Ride with Shuttle
Park Street and Wingra Drive, Madison
See Park and Ride page
Controlled 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
203 University Crossings
Park and Ride with Shuttle
702 University Row, Madison
See Park and Ride page
Controlled 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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Arboretum Lots

Arboretum Lot Address
Mills Street/Wingra Lot 1350 Arboretum
Natural Avenue Lot by Redwing Marsh 1601 Arboretum
Springs Lot 2760 Arboretum
McKay Center and Lot 2990 Longnecker
Nakoma Lot 3502 McCaffery
Grady Tract and Lot 1801 Seminole Highway
Lost City Lot 2201 Martin
Council Ring Lot (by Arbor and Monroe) 3091 Arbor
The Entrance Off Mills Street 1101 Arboretum
Nakoma Road Lot 3621 Nakoma