Where can visitors park?
Welcome to UNO. For short visits, metered or pay-to-park options are available. For longer visits, you can find permit options on the permit page. Contact Parking Services at 402.554.PARK (7275) or firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance.
What is a virtual permit, and how is it used?
A virtual permit is purchased electronically and linked to selected license plate(s) on your account. Once purchased, the vehicle's plate is now the permit on the vehicle. A License Plate Recognition system will then recognize the vehicle’s plate as valid to park in the permit’s designated areas. Permits are valid for the dates noted at time of purchase.
How can I have multiple vehicles with a virtual permit?
You can register more than one of your vehicles that you need to be active on your account. You are also able to add/activate a temporary or rental vehicle to your account within 20 minutes of driving to campus. When you are no longer driving the temporary vehicle, you can delete it from your account. The only restriction is that more than one vehicle registered cannot be on campus at the same time. Steps on how to add a vehicle can be found on the permits page.
How does a spouse/family member park on campus?
If a family member also works or needs to be on campus at the same time as you, they will need to purchase their own permit. If a guest and not affiliated with UNO, they must drive a vehicle not registered on your account. This way there will not be two vehicles with one permit on campus, doing this may result in a violation. They can purchase a daily/hourly permit if they need to drive a vehicle on your account.
How do I pay a violation?
UNO faculty, staff, students, and visitors are able to pay violations online.
Do I need to register a new vehicle or license plate?
Your license plate is your permit, so an accurately entered plate is essential to avoiding a violation. If you purchase a new car or your license plate changes you can go online to update your account. Vehicles In-Transit must contact our office to register the VIN.
Where can I park on holidays and weekends?
No permit is required on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and days when campus-wide classes are not in session. This excludes meters, handicap spaces (without a handicap permit), reserved spaces, loading zones, motorcycle areas, carpool spaces, visitor spaces, driveways, and fire lanes. Fridays also offer permit-free parking in all non-reserved garages, in general use parking spaces.
How do I get a daily/hourly permit?
Daily permits are purchased online through MavPark. Daily/hourly permits can also be purchased in the West and Pacific St. Garage at the Kiosks or through the Park Omaha App (to park in those garages).
How do I use a garage with no gates?
All you will need is a virtual permit (annual, semester, daily, or hourly). Drive into the garage and find a place to park with an annual or semester permit, you are done once you park. For daily or hourly permits, you could pay online in advance or pay at a kiosk or the Park Omaha App once you have parked.
What if I have a UNMC, UNL or UNK permit. How does the virutal permit work for these?
Contact Parking Services to register the reciprocal permit to your account. Lots available to park in with reciprocal permits are: (1) FAC/STAFF: West Garage and Fac/Staff surface lots on Dodge Campus and the Pacific Street Garage and Fac/Staff surface lots on Scott Campus (2) STUDENTS: West Garage and Student surface lots on Dodge Campus and the Pacific Street Garage and Student surface lots on Scott Campus.
How will the virtual permit work if I need to go to UNL, UNMC or UNK?
Contact Parking Services so we can provide you with an appropriate hangtag permit you can display in vehicle when you travel to the other universities.
How do I plan for event parking at UNO?
Contact email@example.com at a minimum of 48 hours prior to any event you are hosting.
Why does it cost to park on UNO's campus?
The revenue from permit sales, fines, parking meters, and pay stations enables the university to build and maintain the parking lots, including costs for snow removal, resurfacing, painting and striping, providing patrols of parking lots and operating the Parking Services Office.
The cost of permits at UNO is well below the price of other universities. In comparison with other peer universities such as University of Denver, University of Missouri–St. Louis, and Wichita State, the price for permits at UNO are lower for students, faculty, and staff. The highest rates at UNO, which are compared to the average of other peer institutions, show that UNO student permits are 27% lower and faculty permits are 56% lower.
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