Please click on the red text below to find information pertaining to Visitor Parking and Transportation.
Surface lots, with the exception of metered spaces, are for MSU permit parking only.
Metered pay stations are located in lots 17, 20A and the Red Hawk Diner lot (map). Meter rates are $.75 for each half-hour for a maximum of three hours at most locations. Payment must be made in advance at the common pay station in each metered area. These machines currently accept bills and coins. In order to provide equitable access, metered spaces in lot 20A are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Metered spaces in lot 17 are only enforced Monday to Friday, 24 hours a day as they are free on weekends.
The Red Hawk Parking Deck is located on the main campus, adjacent to the Alexander Kasser Theater. The Red Hawk Parking Deck has a capacity of 984 parking spaces, including 21 accessible spaces for disabled parkers. The 2nd and 4th floors of the deck have handicap accessible doors that are opened by pressing a push plate.
The NJ Transit Parking Garage is located on Clove Road, across from the Student Residential Village at Little Falls. The NJ Transit Parking Garage has 1,500 parking spots, including approximately 30 accessible spaces. Transportation from The NJ Transit Parking Garage to the main campus is available via campus shuttle bus.
The University provides handicapped-accessible parking spaces in an effort to accommodate persons with disabilities. Visitors to campus with a State-issued handicapped permit who do not possess an – MSU - issued handicapped parking permit should park in handicapped spaces in the Red Hawk Deck only or in metered spaces on campus. In accordance with applicable State regulations, those vehicles displaying state-issued handicapped permits that are parked in metered spaces need only pay $.60 for the first half-hour and then do not need to re-feed the meter for 24 hours.
For further information on Parking at Montclair State University, please read the Parking Rules & Regulations.
Driving directions to campus can be obtained here.
Visitors may ride the campus Shuttle Bus Service free of charge. Please visit the following links to obtain information aboutShuttle Bus Schedules. All University shuttle buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts and are accessible to the disabled.
For disabled visitors to campus, shuttle service can be arranged by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 973-655-3326. This service is available Mondays – Fridays 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. and upon a pre-arrangement for groups attending special events on campus during weekends.
If you were issued a parking ticket while on campus, you may challenge your ticket or pay via credit card through our online system, Flex. A list of specific violations and fines can be found in the Parking Rules & Regulations.
Please Note: There is no parking, standing, or stopping on any roadways on campus. Stopping, standing, or idling for the purposes of picking up or discharging passengers is prohibited on all roadways and in areas that block access to driveways, sidewalks, stairs, delivery areas, loading zones, parking stalls, curb cuts for the disabled, or entrances and exits to parking lots. There is no parking, stopping, standing, or idling permitted within the campus core, which has been designated a pedestrian area only for safety purposes. These particular rules and regulations are enforced by University police, who issue citations returnable to the local municipality in which the violation took place.
For general questions and/or comments please contact Parking Services at 973-655-7580/7581 or email@example.com and Transportation Services at 973-655-3326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.