Visitor Parking

Visitors may park in lots 14, 83, 89, 91, and 109 and pay to park at the pay kiosks located within the lots.  The fee is $1.80 per hour.  A minimum payment of one hour for $1.80 is required in these lots.  Visitors are able to purchase one hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 2.5 hours, 3 hours, 3.5 hours, 4 hours, or they may choose to pay $8 for 24 hours in the pay by plate spaces in lots 83, 89, 91, and 109.  Parking is not allowed in lot 14 from 2am06am but it is allowed in lots 83, 89, 91, and 109 24/7 as long as time is paid for.  The weekend of home football games, it will cost $8 for the calendar day on the Friday before the home football game and $20 for the calendar day on game day Saturday.  The weekends of home game days, the rates are calendar day rates and not 24-hour rates.  On Sunday, the rates will revert back to the $1.80 per hour or $8 for 24-hour rate.  There are pay kiosks located within each of the lots (14, 83, 89, 91, and 109) for visitors to pay at.  Visitors must enter the plate number that they are purchasing time for and also their credit card or cash payment. The pay kiosks do not give change back so if they use cash, it must be the exact amount that they wish to pay for.  They may also choose to pay using spoton.msu.edu.  Refunds are not issued for time not used.

Payment is required 24/7 in lots 83, 91, and 109.  Payment is required Monday – Friday from 7am-6pm in lot 89.  Payment in lot 14 is required from 7am until midnight, seven days a week and you may not park overnight (from 2am-6am) in lot 14.  If you are arriving after 6pm on Friday and will be gone by 7am on Monday, then you may park complimentary in lot 89.

Lot 14 = There are pay kiosks for visitors to use (or you may use spoton.msu.edu).  There are also University vehicle spaces and leased spaces located within lot 14 that you may not park in.  Payment is required 7am until midnight seven days a week.  Parking is not allowed from 2am-6am in lot 14.

Lot 83 = The pay by plate parking area for visitors is located in the far east section of lot 83.  Parking is allowed overnight in the pay by plate spaces in lot 83 as long as the time is paid for.  Payment is required 24/7 in lot 83.  If the pay by plate visitor parking section in lot 83 is full, then the visitor must continue on to lot 89 or 91 and park in the pay by plate spaces in one of those lots.

Lot 89 = The pay by plate parking area for visitors is located  in the northwest section of lot 89.  Parking is allowed overnight in the pay by plate spaces in lot 89 as long as the time is paid for.  Payment is required Monday – Friday from 7am-6pm only in lot 89.

Lot 91 = The pay by plate parking area for visitors is located in the far west row and the south row along Service Road of lot 91.  Parking is allowed overnight in the pay by plate spaces in lot 91 as long as time is paid for.  Payment is required 24/7 in lot 91.  If the pay by plate parking spaces in lot 91 are full, then the visitor must go to lots 83 or 89 and park in the pay by plate spaces in either of those lots.

Lot 109 = The pay by plate parking area for visitors is located in lot 109 which is west of University Village.  Parking is allowed overnight in the pay by plate spaces in lot 109 as long as time is paid for.  Payment is required 24/7 in lot 109.  If the pay by plate parking spaces in lot 109 are full, then the visitor must go to lots 83, 89, or 91 and park in the pay by plate spaces in one of those lots.

There are single spaced meters located throughout campus for short term parking.  The fee at metered spaces is also $1.80 per hour.  There is not a 24-hour rate for meters.  You may not park in metered spaces from 2am-6am.  Meters accept credit cards and US coin as payment.  Meters do not give change back or refunds for time not used.  Meter restrictions are printed on the meter.

Visitors may also choose to park in pay lots 62West, 100, and the visitor section of the Wharton ramp (north side of ramp, accessed using the Shaw Lane entrance to the ramp) but not from 2am-6am.  Credit cards are not accepted in these lots, only cash may be used.  Payment is made to the booth attendant as you exit the lot.

There are pay by plate spaces in lots 63West that you may park at and pay for Monday – Friday from 7am until 6pm.  You may not park in lot 63West after 6pm weekdays or on the weekends.

You may park and pay in lots 39 and 79 from 7am until 10pm Monday – Friday if time is paid for.  You may park in lots 39 and 79 complimentary on the weekends as long as they are not being reserved for a special event.  You may not park in lots 39 and 79 from 2am-6am.  Pay kiosks accept cash or credit card.  They do not give refunds back nor do they issue change.  Or you may use spoton.msu.edu.  Refunds are not issued for time not used.

You may park and pay in Ramps 1, 5, and 6 from 7am until 6pm Monday – Friday if you pay for the time.  The pay by plate sections in Ramps 1 and 6 are in the marked area in the lower levels.  You must have a permit to park in the upper levels of Ramps 1 and 6.  You may park in any level of Ramp 5 and pay by plate for your time parked there.  You may park in these ramps complimentary on the weekends as long as they are not being reserved for a special event.  You may not park in the pay by plate spaces in ramps 1 and 6 from 2am-6am or from 2am-6am on days of home football games in any space in ramps 1 and 6.  Pay kiosks accept cash or credit card.  They do not give refunds back nor do they issue change.  Or you may use spoton.msu.edu.   Refunds are not issued for time not used.

Please call the MSU Parking Office at 517-355-8440 extension 0 if you have any other parking related questions or concerns.  Parking Office phone operators are available Monday – Friday from 7:30am-4:45pm, excluding University holidays.