Visitors are always welcome at the University of Delaware.  A visitor parking permit is required to park a vehicle in any lot other than the designated visitor pay to park lots.  A visitor permit may be purchased online or from the department/office visited. Guests of students are asked to go online to register for their visitor permit. These permits are valid in lots 1, 2, 3, 7, 51, 52, 54 and 88 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. At all other times this permit is valid in all non-restricted parking lots and spaces. Guests who will be on campus for several days are asked to store their vehicles in the perimeter lots. Visitors are prohibited from parking in 24-hour reserved and service vehicle spaces at all times.

There are a number of parking lots available to visitors on the Newark campus during the business day. These include the Visitors Center lot (lot 41), the Trabant Parking Garage (lot 17C), the Center for the Arts Garage (lot 14C), and the Perkins Garage (lot 4C). A posted parking fee is designated for each lot. Visitors may also pay to park in the passport app spaces.  The passport app spaces replaced meters and are used for short term parking. 

Pay-by-plate kiosks are available for hourly or daily parking at lot 2A 501 South College Avenue or STAR Campus On-Street parking. Visitors to Laird Campus, may use the Passport app for lot 6 & 7 to pay for parking.

Visitors who receive a notice of violation for “Lacks Valid Permit” may have the fine reduced to the cost of the day by sending an email to

Persons with handicap parking privileges and visitor passes are eligible to park in handicap spaces, service vehicle spaces, and unpaid passport app spaces.  Vehicles that display valid handicap privileges are exempt from paying the passport app spaces.  

Public off-street parking is available at the City of Newark Parking Division. For further information, call the City at 366-7000.

Parking Information Sheets
Parking Map(s)