Visitor Permits

Visitors to the UCF campus must purchase a daily or hourly parking permit prior to parking. Virtual Daily permits may be purchased online here . Daily or hourly permits may be purchased at the Visitor and Parking Information Center. The options for short-term parking are timed spaces located at the Visitor and Parking Information Center, or any of the short-term, timed parking spaces located throughout the campus. Payment must be made prior to parking. The Visitor Center accepts cash or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express). The permit pay stations accept cash or credit card. No change is given from the permit pay machines.

Options for Visitor Parking:

  1. $5.00 Daily Permit: Virtual daily permits are available online here. Virtual permits use your license plate number as your permit; please ensure that your license plate number is recorded correctly.  Daily permits are valid on all of the “D” parking lots and unreserved garages. The “D” parking areas are denoted with green signs. Daily permits are also available at any of the pay stations located throughout campus. The pay stations accept cash (no change given) or credit card. After 5:30 p.m. daily parking permits are $3.00.
  2. Short Term Parking: 1 or 2 hour timed pay-by-space parking spaces are located at
    the Visitor and Parking Information Center in parking lot B-6.
  3. Additional short term, timed parking spaces are located throughout the campus. Please take note of the time limit posted on signage at the short-term, timed parking locations.  The university uses Passport to provide a mobile payment system for short term, timed parking.  Smartphone users may go to to create an account. If parkers do not have a smartphone, go to for more info or call the phone number listed on the signs.

Please visit the Visitor and Parking Information Center for campus information, maps, permits and directions. The Visitor and Parking Information Center is located at the corner of Central Florida Boulevard and Gemini Boulevard South.

Distinguished Guest

Prior to your visit, please contact the hosting department for any parking arrangements that may have been made for you.

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