Need Parking?

Various parking options are available, whether you’re meeting at Pyle Center or staying at Lowell.

Parking Permits purchased through UW Madison Transportation

If you know in advance you’re coming to campus, you may purchase a daily or half-day permit ahead of time. See the rates page to find the most up-to-date parking rates then complete the value permit order form or call UW Transportation Special Events at (608) 262-8683 to order permits. Please allow two weeks for processing. Inquiries about visitor parking can be sent to or to their  main office location (610 Walnut Street), Attn: Special Events.

The following UW parking lots are within a two block radius of the Pyle Center: Helen C. White, Grainger, Fluno, and Lot 46. Please use the link below to check on availability for all UW parking lots:

Check live visitor parking availability.

View parking maps on the campus maps page and check lot addresses on the lot locations and hours page.

Non-University Parking Option

The closest hourly parking lot is the State Street Campus Garage, a municipal parking ramp about a block from Pyle and Lowell Centers.

Overnight parking onsite at Lowell Center is $10.00 per night per vehicle (spaces are limited). Off-site parking in Lot 83 – the Fluno Center garage – is complimentary.

For parking inquiries, please contact Lowell Center front desk by calling 608-256-2621. If you are a coordinator, parking permits for your speaker may be master billed to your account; please discuss this with your event planner.

Parking Permit Policies

When making your reservation at Lowell Center, please indicate your parking preferences to reserve a space onsite or at the Fluno Center garage. On the day of your check-out, your vehicle may remain parked until 5 pm.

Drivers with State of Wisconsin disabled permits or DIS and VET plates may park in the City of Madison’s parking stalls. In the State Street Capital garage, handicap parking is also available next to the elevator on every level. Customers with special needs are encouraged to contact their meeting coordinator to make appropriate arrangements.

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