Know Before You Go: Parking Tips for Fall Semester

Fall term starts at UNLV Aug. 24, and the first few weeks are the busiest time of the year for parking on school.

More than 650 areas have actually been added within the previous year to serve the growing school. UNLV provides the following parking and transportation tips to browse increased traffic in and around school and to guarantee everyone arrives securely and effectively:

Know before you go. Look into the interactive Google school map with structure and parking lot details to keep up with changes on school and find out the very best place to park. Parking & & Transportation Services also has an open area chart to show which lots tend to fill up the fastest.

Show up early. Strategy to arrive well before class time, especially throughout the very first few weeks of school when school parking area will certainly be most crowded.

Be client. With 682 brand-new areas spread throughout school, and 600 more planned for the next scholastic year, there are enough parking areas to accommodate the needs of all. Patience and cooperation are appreciated as the campus starts the new semester.

Park clever. The Thomas & & Mack Center lots (access from Tropicana or Swenson), the Home Grove parking lot (access from Home Grove or Claymont) and the Tropicana parking garage (in the Thomas & & Mack Center lot near the Cox Pavilion) have the most available parking areas. The very best bet during busy times is to head straight to these locations.

Carpool. Carpooling frees up parking areas and it benefits the environment– but it can likewise conserve you cash. Sign up for the Regional Transportation Commission’s (RTC) Club Trip program with licenses easily transferrable in between cars registered with UNLV Parking Services.

Ride the bus and conserve. Avoid the hassle of parking altogether by riding the bus. The RTC UNLV Transit Center improves connection to public transit at UNLV. It straight links to the RTC’s major transit center, the Bonneville Transit Center downtown, for connections across the valley. The RTC provides affordable transit passes for UNLV students, professors and staff for usage on all RTC routes.

Charge it. 4 charging stations for electric vehicles are offered on school through a partnership with NV Energy. Look for stations at the Cottage Grove parking lot, west of Greenspun Hall, the Tropicana parking lot, and east of the Campus Services Building in the White Lot.

Car sharing. The automobile sharing service Zipcar is now on school and gives members access anytime to vehicles parked near Greenspun Hall and the Leisure and Wellness Center. Low per hour and day-to-day rates consist of gas, insurance coverage, and 180 miles daily to go any place you want to go. Find out more at

Electronic message boards will be posted at major entry indicate school throughout the first week of school. UNLV personnel will also aid with traffic circulation, directions and pedestrian safety. For more info, check out or call 702-895-1300.

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