Parking and Transportation

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Parking and Transportation

Parking and Transportation Services Department Information

The Parking and Transportation Services is responsible for the regulation and enforcement of all University parking lots. Any vehicle parked on university property must be in a marked parking space at all times.

Like most universities, a convenient parking space is a premium commodity for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Our Security Officers monitor all parking lots throughout the University to ensure that vehicles are in compliance with all rules and regulations. Our goal is to ensure that parking spaces are available for those who have a purpose on campus. We accomplish this through uniform and consistent parking enforcement.

Parking regulations help to ensure that there is an orderly system in place for all who use vehicles when coming to campus. The regulations also ensure that emergency vehicles and equipment have immediate access to all campus locations. Voluntary compliance is encouraged.

Our staff is committed to providing the best service possible to each member of the University community and each person visiting campus. Our staff will be happy to offer any assistance or clarify information during your visit to the NJCU campus.

Shuttle and Transportation Services for Getting Around Campus and Beyond 

2021-2022 Key Parking and Transportation Notes

As our University returns to full, in-person activities during the 2021-22 academic year, parking and transportation will also resume regular operations. Please review the information on this webpage for parking rates and instructions, shuttle schedules and full information on parking and transportation operations. This information and other news will also be periodically shared with the NJCU community through our NJCU Moves Newsletter.

Parking and transportation for the 2021-22 academic year  (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) will closely resemble  the pre-pandemic operations of the 2019-20 academic year. Of note:

Lot 6 Availability:

Lot 6 will continue to provide 200+ parking spaces free to faculty and staff, for the foreseeable future.

Shuttle Schedules:

The shuttle schedules will operate similarly to the 2019-20 academic year.

Annual Parking Plan:

The annual parking plan will return and be available to full-time faculty and staff on a limited, first come, first-served basis. 

  • The cost of the plan is $1,000 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022). Pre-tax payments can be made through payroll deduction.
  • The signup period will begin on July 6 and remain open through August.
  • Applications can be submitted through the 2021-22 registration page.

Important Changes for the 2021-22 Year:

  • The daily rate in the Gilligan Student Union Building (GSUB) Garage and Lot 1 will remain at $8 daily for Gothic Card holders; the daily rate for non-Gothic Card cash/credit card payments will be $12.
  • The daily rate in Lot 7 will be limited to Gothic Card holders only. The daily rate will remain at $4. This lot will NOT be accessible without a Gothic Card
  • Overnight parking in GSUB/Lot 1 is prohibited.

Residential Student Plans:

    West Side Avenue Light Rail Station Offers Daily Public Parking

    The West Side Avenue Light Rail Station will offer public parking at $2.30 per day. Monthly passes can be purchased for $46. Apply today

    2021-2022 Parking Rates, Registration and Fees



    Gothic Card Replacement Fee:


    Daily Rate: Lot #7:

    $4 (ONLY with GothicCard)

    Daily Rate: GSUB Garage/Lot#1:

    $8 with GothicCard; $12 cash/credit card

    Use of Your Parking Card

    The use of your New Jersey City University parking card binds you to the Terms and Conditions on the back of the card. Parking cards are not transferable to other parties and are valid only to the person to which they are assigned.


    NJCU - Campus Card Services
    Hepburn Hall Room 114
    2039 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
    Jersey City New Jersey 07305
    (201) 200-2273

    Parking Lot Hours & Days of Operation
    Monday to Sunday 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.