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Parking and Transportation

Providing safe and effective parking and transportation for the UB community

Visitor Parking

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As a visitor or guest you can get a guest permit, park in paid parking spots, or park in visitor parking areas.

Visitor Parking

Visitor parking is available throughout all of our campuses, but is typically limited to specific lots and metered areas.

Weekday Parking

North Campus

Invited Guests

Contact the department that invited you and ask if they can provide a guest permit; guest permits are valid in faculty/staff and student lots and should be obtained before you arrive on campus.

All Guests

South Campus

Invited Guests

Contact the department that invited you and ask if they can provide a guest permit; guest permits are valid in faculty/staff and student lots and should be obtained before you arrive on campus.

All Guests

  • Get a free guest hangtag from the Parking and Transportation office located in 106 Spaulding, North Campus
  • Pay to park in a metered spot; learn more about metered spots
  • Park and ride; park in the Main-Bailey Lot or Parker Lot and take the UB Blue Line shuttle to your destination; find the Main-Bailey or Parker Lot

Weekend Parking

You can park in any lot on campus — including residence hall lots — after 3 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday, with a few exceptions:

Please use designated visitor parking if you have one of these permits:

•    Guest permit
•    Range permit (for guests on campus for multiple days)
•    Vendor permit (vendors can also park in faculty/staff and student lots)
•    Clinic permit
•    Special event permit

Find a Lot on North or South Campus

North Campus Lots

North Campus Parking Lots

Parking Lot

Faculty and Staff

Students

Arena

 

X

Alumni A, B & C

X

X

Baird A

X

X

Baird B

X

 

Cooke A & B

X

X

Crofts

X

X

Fargo

X

X

Furnas

X

 

Governors A

X

 

Governors B, C & D

X

X

Governors E

 

X

Hochstetter A

X

 

Hochstetter B (Commuter Only Lot)

X

X

Jacobs A

X

 

Jacobs B & C

X

X

Jarvis A (Commuter Only Lot)

X

X

Jarvis B

X

X

Ketter

X

X

Lake LaSalle

 

X

Red Jacket

X

X

Richmond A

X

X

Richmond B

X

X

Special Event Parking

 

X

Stadium

 

X

Slee A & B

X

X

Spaulding (One Row of Spaulding Faculty/Staff Only)

X

X

South Campus Lots

South Campus Parking Lots

Parking Lot Faculty/Staff Students

Abbott A

X

X

Abbott B

X

 

Allen

X

 

Clark (One Row Signed for Faculty/Staff Only)

X

X

Diefendorf

X

 

Goodyear

X

 

Michael-Farber

X

 

Main-Bailey

X

X

Parker

X

X

Sherman

X

X

Townsend

X

X

GPS Coordinates for Parking Lots

North Campus

Student Apartment Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Creekside Village 43.011339 -78.790019
Flickinger Court 43.005895 -78.801005
Flint East 42.997546 -78.787251
Flint West 42.997742 -78.790716
Hadley Village 42.998637 -78.794922
South Lake Village 43.002144  -78.777831
Residence Hall Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Fargo 43.006405 -78.787122
Governors B 43.002356 -78.792486
Governors C 43.003768 -78.790362
Governors D 43.003863 -78.791993
Governors E 43.003737 -78.794096
Red Jacket 43.008586 -78.787572
Richmond B 43.009935 -78.788002
Richmond A 43.010359 -78.78695
Spaulding 43.010594 -78.783259
Park and Ride Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Alumni B 43.001901 -78.77871
Arena 43.000857 -78.779418
Center For Tomorrow (CFT) 42.993285 -78.792808
Stadium 42.997821 -78.779655
Arts, Athletics and Events Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Alumni A 43.000716 -78.780223
Alumni B 43.001901 -78.77871
Alumni C 43.001909 -78.779976
Arena 43.000857 -78.779418
Baird A 42.998558 -78.784504
Baird B 42.999374 -78.784461
Jacobs A 42.998511 -78.788302
Jacobs B 42.998401 -78.7871
Jacobs C 42.998574 -78.786113
Lake La Salle 43.001328 -78.781049
Slee A 42.99848 -78.783517
Slee B 42.999374 -78.783474
Special Events 42.997648 -78.784418
Stadium 42.997821 -78.779655
Faculty/Staff Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Furnas 43.00245 -78.786328
Governors A 43.00234 -78.790877
Hochstetter A 42.998809 -78.791585
Jacobs A 42.998511 -78.788302
Parking by Permit Only Latitude longitude
Cooke A 42.999437 -78.793216
Cooke B 42.998715 -78.793237
Crofts 42.994807 -78.797078
Fronczak 43.002425 -78.791424
Hochstetter B 42.99859 -78.790212
Jarvis A 43.003721 -78.788517
Jarvis B 43.003972 -78.786929
Ketter 43.002466 -78.788838
Park Hall 42.999657 -78.788688

South Campus

Park and Ride Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Main/Bailey 42.95775 -78.816411
Parker 42.950376 -78.821787
Faculty/Staff Parking Lots Latitude Longitude
Abbott Faculty 42.955165 -78.819126
Diefendorf Faculty/Staff 42.952088 -78.817549
Goodyear Faculty 42.956446 -78.815897
Michael-Farber 42.954993 -78.814427
Parking by Permit Only Latitude Longitude
Abbott Student 42.955415 -78.819475
Allen 42.957208 78.818064
Beck 42.951334 -78.822087
Diefendorf Loop 42.953083 -78.817382
Main Circle 42.954051 -78.819287

Parking Meters

For short-term parking, you can park at one of the parking meters conveniently located throughout campus. Please note that parking permits are not valid at parking meters.

Parking Meter Enforcement

Parking meters are enforced 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Rates vary per location.

Mobile Payment Metered Parking

You can use a 1-800 number or smartphone app to pay at select meters on campus when you pre-register through Parkmobile. Parkmobile is a service that lets you make payments from your credit card, get reminders before your parking expires, add time to your space from your phone and manage your parking receipts. Parking is prohibited at malfunctioning meters.

North Campus

  • Select spaces at all traditional meter locations
  • Rensch Loop
  • Park Lot

How to Use Parkmobile

  1. You must pre-register through Parkmobile.com or download/register with their app
  2. Once you have found a parking space, launch the Parkmobile app, or call 1-877-727-5730 (as posted on the sign)
  3. Enter the 4-digit parking zone number located on the meter or nearby signage
  4. Enter your space number (if required)
  5. Keep your vehicle information correct and up to date with Parkmobile.com

Problems with Parkmobile?

Coin Operated Parking Meters

Traditional parking meters are located throughout North and South Campus. Parking is prohibited at malfunctioning meters.

North Campus Parking Meters

  • Alumni A Lot — near Center for the Arts, Slee Concert Hall, Alumni Arena 
  • Baird B Lot — near Center for the Arts, Slee Concert Hall, Alumni Arena 
  • Coventry Loop — near Center for the Arts, Slee Concert Hall, Alumni Arena
  • Fargo Lot — near Greiner Hall 
  • Flint Road — near Park Hall, Capen Hall, Jacobs Hall 
  • Hamilton Loop — near Capen Hall, Knox Lecture Hall, Student Union
  • Hochstetter B Lot — near Capen Hall, Knox Lecture Hall
  • Jacobs A Lot — near Capen Hall, Jacobs Management Center
  • Jacobs B Lot  — near Capen Hall, Jacobs Management Center
  • Jacobs C Lot —near Jacobs Management Center, Lockwood Library
  • Moody Terrace — near Richmond Quadrangle
  • Park Lot — near Capen Hall, O'Brian Hall, Jacobs Management Center
  • Putnam Way — near Mathematics Building, Computing Center, Fronczak Hall
  • Putnam Way — near Natural Science Complex & Lecture Halls, Cooke Hall, Hochstetter Hall

South Campus Parking Meters

  • Clark Lot — near Clark Hall, Kapoor Hall
  • Hayes/Crosby Loading — near Hayes Hall, Hayes A-D, Crosby Hall
  • Michael-Farber Lot — near Squire Hall, Michael Hall, MacDonald Hall, Farber Hall, Sherman Hall

Downtown Campus Parking Options

To learn about parking and transportation options on UB’s Downtown Campus, visit the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus website.

Contact Us

Parking and Transportation Services
106 Spaulding Quad
Phone: 716-645-3943
Fax: 716-645-3944
Email: ub-parking@buffalo.edu
Email: ub-busing@buffalo.edu

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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