UMass Lowell continues to grow in size and reputation, and managing parking inventory is essential in maintaining a fair and equitable manner is critical. Like most urban schools, UMass Lowell has an ongoing concern with parking. We take these concerns seriously and work to aggressively manage parking supply to keep up with the growing demand.
Because of the complexity of parking on more than 30 surface lots and three parking garages on campus, procedures and regulations have been established to help provide for the most efficient use of our available parking inventory. As a result of an analysis of campus parking demand we continue to anticipate a commuter student parking shortage on North Campus.
The university's Parking Committee, comprised of a cross-section of campus personnel, carefully considered and adopted a number of policy change recommendations for the 2020-2021 academic year. The following is a list of where student may park effective September 1, 2020:
COVID-19 policy changes effective November 2, 2020 for the spring 2021 semester are as follows; all fall policies will be implemented for the spring. Notice that these policies are subject to change as the campus formalizes it’s reopening plans and if new health guidance becomes available:
The following is a list of where students may park effective September 1, 2020 with a valid parking decal:
Please go to the Parking Locations webpage for a complete listing and maps of parking facilities.
Please review the Transportation Services hours of operation and service lines at UMass Lowell Transportation Services website.
Download the Parking Spaces app and RoadsterRoutes app. Or view it on the NOW Student Dashboard.
*Freshmen are those students with less than 24 credits completed and sophomores are those students with less than 51 credits (note: Junior status is 54 credits, but we will allow students within 3 credits to be eligible for upperclassman parking status).
Parking Rates for the fall 2020 semester will be waived. Spring 2021 rates will be announced at a later date.
For more information about 2020-2021 parking, visit the websites linked below:
Any questions regarding the parking policy can be directed to our office at UCAPS@uml.edu.