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Student Parking Information

Student Parking Options and Fees
Option Fee
Shuttle Free
Surface Lots $20.00 Per Month
Parking Garages $31.25 Per Month
G4 Roof Top $160.00 Per Year
Student Parking Permit $70.00 Per Year
Late Fee $16.00
Re-connect Fee $16.00

All full-time UTMB students may purchase a Student Parking permit for $70, which is valid from September 1 through August 31 of each year. These permits may be purchased from the Parking Office located in Rebecca Sealy 2.756, East end off 6th & Market, Entrance A, 409-772-1581.

These permits are valid in designated student spaces on a first-come/first-served basis. It is anticipated that the number of permits issued will exceed the number of spaces available. Most of the student spaces are curbside parking on the east and west ends of campus. Some curbside spaces flood during heavy rain— please observe warning signs.

There are 70 spaces at the Field House lot located on Ferry Road and Mechanic next to the tennis courts and approximately 42 student spaces have been added to the parking lot at the corner of 14th and Market Street. These spaces are located on the south, east, west, and north sides of the lot and are clearly marked in black on the car stops. To avoid a parking citation when parking in this lot, please park only in the spaces identified as "Student Parking Only." There are two rows in the center of the lot, the south row is for students. Student permits will also be valid for use in PCP lot, located at 6th & Harborside.

There are seven spaces in the rear of the former Child Care building accessible through the alley between 12th and 13th St.

The north side of U-lot, located at 13th & The Strand, has approximately 40 student parking spaces. This lot is divided between contract parking and student parking, and there are signs in this lot directing you to the student spaces. Citations will be issued to those parking in the contract parking spaces.

Please complete the Student Parking Permit Application if you are interested in obtaining the student parking on a first-come, first-serve basis and return it along with your $70.00 fee for the fiscal year no later than two weeks prior to the beginning of the fall semester to:

UTMB Parking Facilities
301 University Blvd.
Rebecca Sealy 2.756
Galveston TX 77555-0118

During the week you are on campus to begin class, please come to the Parking Facilities office in the Rebecca Sealy Bldg., Rm.2.756, to pick up your student parking permit.

If you're attending any other semester other than the Fall semester, which begins the fiscal year, and need parking, please contact the Parking Office at (409) 772-1581 for the prorated parking fee.

UTMB Parking Lots and Garages

Students are also eligible to lease spaces in the surface lots and garages. Surface lots lease for $20 per month, and garages lease for $31.25 per month.

Rooftop parking in Garage 4 is available for full-time students for a cost of $160 per year; however, this parking cannot be used in conjunction with a regular student permit. You must be placed on a waiting list. If you are interested in putting your name on the waiting list, please complete the Student Parking G4 Rooftop waiting list application and return it to the address above. Waiting lists exist for all other parking areas, as well.

Dormitory and UTMB Apartment Parking

Students owning a vehicle and residing in the University dormitories and apartments should register their vehicle with the Dorm Office. Once the vehicle has been properly registered, a dormitory parking hangtag will be issued at no charge. Students are cautioned that the dorm hangtags are only valid in the designated dormitory parking areas. The same policy is applicable for the other housing facilities on campus.

Night and Weekend Parking

Night parking permits for Garages 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 are available for a one-time $16 charge. There are specific, designated times for this access:

Monday–Friday: 4 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Weekends and holidays: 24 hours.

If the access card/badge is not used to enter the garage during the designated times, exit will be denied.

Time restrictions and applicable fees for misuse are listed under "Employee" section for Garage After Hours and Weekend/UTMB Holiday Parking

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