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Faculty/Staff Information & Updates

​All faculty, staff, and students parking on UHD property must register their vehicles through the Parking Office and display a valid parking permit. A parking permit signifies an individual has been granted the privilege of parking on university property. Ownership of the permit remains with the University. The permit is only transferable between vehicles and NOT between individuals. The registered permit holder is responsible for any parking citation issued to a vehicle displaying their parking permit.

Parking and Transportation Services’ rules and regulations are guided by the University of Houston-Downtown Traffic and Parking Policy PS-01.B.01

All vehicles must have a valid UHD parking permit when parked on university property. Please visit our General Rules and Regulations page for more information. 

Assigned parking areas are displayed with color-coded columns.

  • Blue Columns: Academic Bldg. Garage (P1 & P2) will be for unreserved parking for Staff and Faculty all hours, all days.  However, Faculty should not park on P2 unless the faculty area on P3 Girard Street bldg. garage is full.
  • Red Columns: Academic Bldg. Garage (P3) Reserved Parking Permit required, Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 5:00pm. Vehicles parked in this area other than allowed by the reserved parking permit holder during enforced parking times will be cited for parking in an unassigned area.
  • Green Columns: Girard Street Bldg. Garage-P3 (through second set of gates) unreserved parking for Faculty, Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • ​Fridays only, Staff may park in the interior rows only. Faculty-only parking is identified with posted signage.​
Academic Bldg. Garage Overflow Parking
It is available in the Shea Street Bldg. garage & Vine Street garage, gated lots Wood Street & Washington Street. and parking lots Naylor Street, Daly Street & Washington Street.
General/Surface Lot Parking Permit Locations
  • Naylor Street Lot.
  • Daly Street.
  • Washington Street.​
Access into the Academic Bldg. garage will be granted at 4:00pm, Monday – Friday and all day on weekends.​
A faculty or staff permit will not allow access into the Visitor Parking Garage.
Disabled Parking Privileges 
They are for the benefit of the registered permit holder only. The university requires that a university disabled parking permit be displayed along with a valid state-issued disabled parking placard or state license plate when parked in any disabled parking space on campus.
They must be registered under the same conditions as vehicles and are subject to the same regulations as vehicles. Designated motorcycles spaces are located in the Visitor Garage and Naylor Street garage.
UHD is not responsible or liable for any damage to and/or theft of any vehicle, its equipment or content while the vehicle is parked on university-owned property.
Parking Portal
Use Manage My Account page to purchase a parking permit, pay a citation, appeal a citation, or update your vehicle information online. ​