Wayne State University

Visitors parking

Wayne State University offers parking to visitors all over campus. Although visitors do not park for free, there are many payment options to accommodate different preferences. If you are attending an event on campus; please note the location of the parking facility and whether parking will be provided by the organization or paid for by the visitor. 

If you need to know whether parking will be provided at an event, contact the event organizers or the OneCard/Parking Service Center at 313-576-PARK. For any campus parking assistance, please call 313-577-1979. 

Visitor parking is available in Parking Structures 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and Parking Lots 11, 15, 23, 32, 35, 41, 50, 59A, 60, and 75. To guide you to a particular lot or parking structure, visit the campus map. For current rates see the chart below, or follow this link: Rate Chart 

Lot # Designation Common name/address Cash Credit card Guest OneCard
PS-1 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Palmer Structure
450 W. Palmer
N/A $7 $7
PS-2 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Manoogian Structure
5150 Lodge Service Drive
N/A $7 $7
PS-3 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Rackham Structure
45 E. Warren
N/A $7 $7
PS-4 Faculty/staff
Students
Medical School Structure
555 E. Canfield
N/A N/A N/A
PS-5 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Anthony Wayne Drive Structure
5501 Anthony Wayne Drive
N/A $7 $7
PS-6 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Welcome Center Garage
61 Putnam
See below (2) See below (2) $7.50
PS-7 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Pharmacy  Structure
3717 John R
$7 $7 $7
PS-8 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
University Towers/South Village
91 W. Forest 
See below (3) See below (3) $7
11 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
York Lots
445 York
$7 N/A $7
12 Faculty/staff
Students
Woodward / Harper
6000 Woodward
Free Free Free
13 Faculty/staff Cass & Burroughs
6008 Cass Avenue
N/A N/A N/A
15 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Cass/Antoinette Lot
5986 Cass Avenue
$7 N/A $7
16 Faculty/staff
Handicap Only
C&IT Training Trailer Lot
5957 Woodward
N/A N/A N/A
17 Faculty/staff Music North Lot
5902 Second
N/A N/A N/A
18 Faculty/staff 1200 Holden N/A N/A N/A
21 Visitors Antoinette Meter Lot
101 Antoinette
See below (5)  N/A N/A
22 Faculty/staff
Students
Palmer Lot
630 W. Palmer
N/A N/A $7
23 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Academic/Administrative Bldg. Lot
38 W. Palmer 
$7 N/A $7
30 Faculty/staff Stadium Lot
1411 I-94 Service Drive
N/A N/A N/A
31 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Faculty Administration Bldg. Lot
630 W. Ferry
N/A See below  (4) N/A
32 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Law School Lot
475 W. Palmer
$7.50 N/A $7.50
33 Faculty/staff Woodward/Palmer Lot
5521 Woodward
N/A N/A N/A
34 Faculty/staff Beecher House Lot
35 W. Ferry
N/A N/A N/A
35 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Merrill-Palmer Lot
5555 John R
$7 N/A $7
36 Special Events Merrill-Palmer 2 Lot
201 E. Ferry
N/A N/A N/A
37 Faculty/staff Service Center/FP&M Lot
75 W. Ferry
N/A N/A N/A
40 Faculty/staff Athletics Dept. Lot
5095 Lodge Service Drive
N/A N/A N/A
41 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Anthony Wayne Drive Surface Lot
5211 Anthony Wayne Drive
N/A $7 $7
50 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Matthaei Lot
1180 W. Warren
N/A $7 $7
51 Faculty/staff
Students (after 5 p.m.)
Engineering Technology Lot
4865 Fourth Street
N/A N/A N/A
52 Faculty/staff
Students (after 5 p.m.)
Engineering Lot
4864 Fourth Street
N/A N/A N/A
53 Faculty/staff
Students (after 5 p.m.)
Physics Lot
4820 Anthony Wayne Drive
N/A N/A N/A
54 Faculty/staff Old Main Lot
4840 Second
N/A N/A N/A
56 Faculty/staff
Visitors
Press Lot
50 W. Hancock
N/A N/A N/A
57 Faculty/staff
Visitors
Mott Center Lot
237 E. Hancock
N/A N/A N/A
58 Visitors Fourth St. Meter Lot
4854 Fourth Street
See below (5)  N/A N/A
59A Visitors John R./Warren Lot
208 E. Warren
$7 N/A N/A
59B Faculty/staff 110 E. Warren Bldg. Garage N/A N/A N/A
60 Faculty/Staff
Students
Visitors
Forest/Cass Lot
430 W. Forest
$7 N/A $7
62 Faculty/staff Social Work Lot
80 W. Forest
N/A N/A N/A
70 Faculty/staff
Students
Library Annex Lot
4441 Cass Avenue
N/A N/A $7
71 Faculty/staff
Students
Canfield/Cass Lot
410 W. Canfield
N/A N/A $7
72 Faculty/staff
Students
University Towers Lot
4510 Cass Avenue
N/A N/A $7
75 Faculty/staff
Students
Visitors
Medical School Lot
545 E. Canfield
N/A $7 $7
76 Visitors Medical School Meter lot
546 E. Canfield
See below (5)  N/A N/A
           

Notes:

  1. Premium area rate in Parking Structures 4 and 7 is $412.                                                         
  2. Staff/student section - $7.50 credit card as space allows. Visitor's section - $2 for first 20 minutes or fraction of, $1 for each additional 20 minutes or fraction of, $10 maximum. Cash or credit card. Validation program is available. 
  3. $1 for first 20 minutes or fraction of, $1 for each additional 20 minutes or fraction of, $10 maximum. $7 maximum rate after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends. Validation program is available.
  4. $1 for first 20 minutes or fraction of, $1 for each additional 20 minutes or fraction of, $10 maximum. Validation program is available.                                                
  5. Parking meters - $0.25 each 10 minutes, $1.50 per hour, two-hour time limit. Meters are enforced 24/7.
  6. Handicap and oversized vehicles.                                                
  7. OneCard debit is only available after 5 p.m. and weekends.                                                
  8. Year I and II medical students $700 for the academic year    

                                                                  
Note: All rates and times are subject to change. Rates for special events will be posted at each facility.