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Faculty/Staff Announcement

New Parking Policy for Faculty and Staff

UMass Lowell continues to grow in size and reputation, and managing parking inventory is essential in maintaining a fair and equitable system is critical.

The university's Parking Committee, comprised of representatives from a cross-section of campus, carefully considered and adopted a number of policy change recommendations for the 2017-2018 academic year.

 Summary of Policy Changes

For the 2017-2018 Academic Year:

  • North: The Cumnock Designated parking program will be permanently ended on Dec. 31, 2017 due to construction to Perry and Cumnock Hall.  The visitor parking spaces will remain.
  • South: There are no changes to the parking lot assignments on South Campus.
  • East: The new Hall Street Garage will open on Aug. 20, but will only be available for the student residents living in River Hawk Village.  Additionally, a new parking lot on Lawrence Drive will open and will have approximately 10-12 parking spaces available to faculty/staff where signed.

Parking Rates

Parking Rates for the 2017-2018 academic year are as follows:

  • Cabinet Parking - $1300/year*
  • Cumnock Designated - $1300year*
  • Wannalancit Preferred - $650/year*
  • Department Chairs - $350/year*
  • Benefited Faculty/Staff - $350/year*
  • Non-Benefited Staff - $175/year*
  • Adjunct Faculty - $80/year*

*Benefited employees and adjunct faculty are required to enroll in a pre-tax payroll deduction. This is deducted each pay period that the faculty/staff member is paid.

Useful Information

For more information about 2017-2018 parking, visit the websites linked below:

Any questions regarding the parking policy can be directed to our office at