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Visitor Parking

Visitor parking is available across campus. This map shows the options. Here are the visitor parking rates

All visitor parking at the metered locations on campus is credit card only. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Mobile Pay using a smart phone and credit card is another option at the meters. Signage is posted at the metered areas explaining how to use the Mobile Pay option. Visitor parking in the garages accepts credit cards and cash as payment options.

No matter which payment option is used at the meters, you must park at the location that you paid. You cannot move from one metered location on campus to another metered location unless you pay at both locations.

Please note: Parking permits are not a substitute for paying a meter.



FlexVal is a program that allows colleges/divisions to validate their guest parking at the parking garages and gated visitor lots using an online validation app named FlexVal. FlexVal eliminates the need to order paper validation coupons to issue to guests.

Here is the FlexVal Account Registration Form. To sign up for FlexVal, complete the form and return it to with "FlexVal Registration Request" in the subject line. The account administrator named on the form will have administrator privilege to add and delete users on your FlexVal account.


Departments wishing to validate guest parking at meters may purchase one-time use digital codes for $20 per use. For purchases of 20 or more all-day validation codes, the price is $14 per code. Digital meter coupon codes must be purchased in advance.

Here's the form to request either validation coupons for visitor parking in garages, or digital meter coupon codes for metered parking.

Evening/Weekend/Event Parking

During periods of high parking volumes, Parking and Transportation Services will be converting surface lots in the high volume areas from valid UH permit only parking to evening/weekend/event parking on weekdays after 4 p.m. and all day on weekends.

Each of these areas will be staffed with easily identifiable parking attendants who will pre-collect the parking fee and issue event parking tickets to each vehicle not displaying a valid UH parking permit. The cost of event parking will be $10 and payment can be made with either cash or credit card.

There will be times, such as on athletic game days and University sponsored events, where these evening/weekend/event parking areas will not be staffed by PTS for guest/event parking. Visit the Special Event Parking Page for more details on these events. On these days, guests will need to utilize one of the other campus parking options.

In the event that no attendants are in place, evening/weekend/event parking will only be available in visitor garages and meter parking. Any vehicle parked on UH campus without the proper and valid UH parking permit or having paid for guest/event parking, will be subject to citation or tow.