Parking Information

General Parking Guidelines

Parking anywhere on campus is restricted to only authorized and registered vehicles. The majority of campus parking facilities are gated and require a valid permit to enter and exit. You vehicle must display your permit at all times, failure to do so may result in a citation.

The Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation site has all the updated details regarding parking regulations, hours, maps, permits and events.

  • Annual Parking Permit Holders: If you have an Annual Parking Permit for a specific parking area, your permit will be valid and open most parking facilities during weekdays from 5:00 pm to 6:59 am and all day Saturday and Sunday. For details, visit the Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation site https://parking.duke.edu/parking/permits.
  • Visitor Parking: Designated visitor parking areas are available throughout campus. Parking garages are equipped with automated pay stations that are available 24 hours a day. Pay-by-space equipment is available in visitor lots. For maps and directions to visitor parking facilities, visit the Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation site https://parking.duke.edu/visitor.
  • Temporary Day Permits: You may purchase a Day Parking Pass for specific parking areas at the Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation site https://parking.duke.edu/parking/permits/temporary-permits
  • FREE After-Hours Permit (Night Permit): A Night Permit will allow you to park for free in most parking facilities during weekdays from 5:00 pm to 6:59 am and all day Saturday and Sunday. For details and registration, visit the Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation site https://parking.duke.edu/parking/permits/after-hours-permit-night-permit. Alumni may request a Night-Permit from the Alumni Association (https://alumni.duke.edu/benefits/alumni-benefits)

Wilson Recreation Center

Depending on your parking permit, we recommend you park in the Card Lot or the Blue Zone. A specific lot permit is required Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. A valid Annual Permit, Visitor Parking or Night Permit is required at any other times and weekends.

Parking for Duke Football and Basketball Games
During football and men's and women's basketball game days, Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation sets parking restrictions on the lots around Wilson Recreation Center, which will impact our Members and Visitors. Please consult their site for more information, https://parking.duke.edu/visitor/athletic

Brodie Recreation Center

Depending on your parking permit, we recommend you park in the East Gated Lots, either in front of the Brodie Recreation Center or adjacent to the tennis courts. A specific lot permit is required Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. A valid Annual Permit, Visitor Parking or Night Permit is required at any other times and weekends.

You may park off-campus without a permit on Broad Street or W. Markham Avenue.

Questions or Comments about Parking?

Direct your questions and comments directly to the Duke ​​​​​Parking & Transportation at http://parking.duke.edu/comments/index.php