You likely have a number of questions regarding parking at Grand Canyon University. The following FAQs should answer many of your questions. If you have any additional questions, please contact Campus Operations at 602-639-6527.
Decals/permits are issued on a first-come, first-serve basis; so it is recommended that you complete the process as soon as possible.
No, in order to maintain appropriate security, the rules and regulations are in effect on the first day of the semester. No grace period is allowed.
General surface parking is available for students who reside on campus in lots 1, 1A, 4, 5, 6, 7 8, 10, 11, 12, and 13. The price for 2013-14 is $250.00. Download Parking Map
Parking is available for students who do not reside on campus in lots 1, 1A, 4, 5, 6, 7 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 and in the parking garage. The price for 2013-14 is $150.00. Download Parking Map
General surface parking is available for students that attend night/weekend (cohort) classes in lot 4. The price for 2013-14 is $15.00. Download Parking Map *students must be registered in specific courses
Open 6 a.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Friday; no overnight parking
Closed 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday
General Surface Parking:
Open 24 hours, seven days per week with appropriate decal/permit
No, the parking management system is not able to apply charges to a student's account at this time. If you are due a financial aid refund, the campus will process the refund following their standard process and you can use those funds to pay for the permit.
A credit or debit card is required to use the web site. For students that do not currently have a credit or debit card, obtaining a prepaid card is recommended. Prepaid cards are available at most major retail stores.
No, the permits are provided by a third-party vendor and all transactions must be completed via the web site. Computers are available in the Campus Operations office for use in completing the process.
No, you will need to have your vehicle information to complete the process.
Yes, all vehicles on campus must have a decal/permit. The decal for students that are attending night/weekend classes only is available for $15.00 and will allow access to all surface lots on campus (not the garage).
Yes, all vehicles coming on Campus must have a permit or a pass. Online students may purchase the Black decal for $15.00, like a Satellite Evening Student.
No, the parking garage has been designated as the primary parking area for non-residential or commuter students. Guests to the university attending an event in GCU Arena will also park in the garage.
All vehicles coming on to Campus must have a permit or a pass. Any vehicle on campus that does not have a permit or pass – may be issued a citation and/or may have a wheel lock/boot device applied.
Visitor parking is available on the first level of the garage. Check in with the security officer at the 33rd Avenue entrance for more information.
Yes, you must purchase a permit; and your placard (or plate) must be verified by the Student Disability Services office on Campus. You may purchase the permit online, please stop by the office as soon as possible following your arrival to have the placard validated. The handicapped plate or placard must be issued in the student’s name in order to use the handicapped spaces on the GCU campus.
Accessible handicapped parking is available throughout the GCU campus. Once you have the special parking permit from the Disability Office, you will be able to utilize any of those spaces regardless of the lot designation.
The decal is intended to be affixed to the lower left corner of the windshield on the driver side of the vehicle. A citation may be issued if the decal is not visible.
Payment or appeal of a citation is done online at the following site: https://gcu.thepermitstore.com/ Enter the notice number from the citation and follow the prompts.
Go to this web site for more information: https://www.ucarshare.com/secure/Home.aspx
It generally does not take more than 5-7 business days for the decal to arrive. Please print the temporary permit as you are making the purchase. If the decal does not arrive prior to the temporary permit’s expiration, please contact the Campus Operations office at 602-639-7154 for assistance.
You may purchase additional permits/decals – but it is not recommended, due to the cost. You may have multiple vehicles listed on your account, and it is suggested that you remove the decal from the primary vehicle and place it in the secondary one.
As long as the permit/decal is visible at all time, a car cover is allowed.
It is important that the decal be visible at all times while the motorcycle is on campus. For suggestions, please stop by the Campus Operations office.
There are dedicated motorcycle spaces on the first floor for the garage. They are available for resident and non-resident students who have purchased a campus permit (not remote). Motorcycles are also allowed to park in any open space in a lot designated for their permit/decal.
No, the employee parking permit is only available to full-time employees, or faculty.
Call the Campus Operations office at 602-639-7154 for assistance.
No, at this time, there are no metered spaces available. It is recommended that you purchase the remote/off-site permit.
Non-resident students may park in the surface lots in addition to the parking garage.
You need to have the old decal cancelled, purchase a replacement decal ($10.00) and add the new vehicle to your account. For assistance, come to the Campus Operations office.