Q: I Want To Park In Campus. What Do I Need?
A: To use any of the Rutgers-Newark parking facilities, you need to have a VALID RUTGERS PARKING PERMIT (“Permit”) which consists of a hangtag for your registered vehicle. If you have a Prepaid RUN Pass permit you will receive a white HID card which is your access card to all student parking locations. The white validation card is the discount card that comes with your Pay-As-U-Go permit which is for Deck 1 paystations.
Q: Where do I get a Rutgers-Newark Parking Permit? What Credentials Do I Need To Purchase a Permit?
A: All permits are available online and over the counter at Blumenthal Hall Suite 105 (249 University Ave. Newark NJ) during its operating hours. If you are buying your permit over the counter, you MUST BRING the following:
1.) Valid Driver’s License
2.) Motor Vehicle Registration Card
3.) Appointment Letter: FOR NEW EMPLOYEES. Letter must indicate Type of Employee and Employee Number
4.) Payment (Cash, Check or Credit Card. Except American Express cards. Credit Card holder MUST BE PRESENT to process payment for the transaction at the counter.
Q: Can I Park My Vehicle On Campus Overnight?
A: Resident permit holders can keep their vehicle overnight with their Resident Prepaid RUN-Pass permit in the reserved parking spaces at Deck 1.
Commuter permit holders park on a daily basis and must exit Rutgers-Newark parking facilities prior to 3 am to avoid the $12 overnight charge. If a commuter permit holder requires staying overnight, they MUST pre-register their vehicle for overnight parking at Deck 1 and pre-pay the overnight fee of $12.00 to avoid receiving citation for overnight parking.
Q: What If I Want To Drive An Alternative Vehicle Other Than The Vehicle Registered to My Permit?
A: You will need to register online the alternative vehicle to your existing permit to avoid a citation. Only one hangtag is issued per customer as only one vehicle per customer is permitted on campus at any given time. Hence, you will need to move your hangtag to the registered vehicle that you will park on campus. You must email your RENTAL or LOANER car information (license plate, make and model) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the time period you will have the vehicle. Do not display your hangtag to your rental or loaner car.
Q: I Have A Bicycle. Are There Accommodations That Will Ensure Its Safekeeping?
A: Yes, Rutgers-Newark has a Bicycle Park equipped with 24 bike lockers where Rutgers students and employees can safely secure their bicycles. The bike lockers may be rented for as little as $5.00 per month up to $35.00 per year. Bicycle racks for daily bike parking are also available nearby each of the academic buildings at no cost.
Q: Where Can Rutgers-Newark Visitors Park?
A: Rutgers-Newark departmental invitees should send an email in advance to email@example.com indicating date, place and time of visit including the guest name(s) and their vehicle information (licenses plate number). The garage supervisor will advise the department hosting the visitor as of the best location to park on campus. Large events with more than 10 attendees should coordinate event parking in advance by sending details of event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: Am I Guaranteed A Parking Space Once I Purchase A Permit?
A: No. Parking stalls are granted on a first come, first serve basis. We strongly recommend come to campus early (especially during the busy days which is normally on Tuesdays and Thursdays) before your class and give yourself time to park your vehicle.
Q: Can I Get A Discount With NJ Transit?
A: Full-time students are eligible to receive a 25% reduced rate for all monthly NJ Transit passes. Rutgers-Newark is conveniently situated between two major rail stations (Broad St. and Newark Penn Station) and amidst most major bus routes.
Q: Does The University Allow Motorcycles On Campus?
A: Yes. Motorcycles must be registered the same as any other motorized vehicle. Motorcycle permits can be registered as your alternative vehicle or as primary vehicle. Faculty/Staff permit holders including Students with pre-paid permit and employees can park at the Bradley Lot (Lot 508) and Pay-as-u-go permit holders park in Deck 3.