West Hartford, CT
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Parking: Costs a good deal of money, but it's convinient

3 College Freshman

Parking: Parking spots are easy to find but like the grocery store everyone wants the parking spot close to their destination.

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Parking: I don't have a car on campus, so I don't really know to much about the parking situation.

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Parking: It costs about $500 for a parking permit, and there are never any spots. The good thing is that people without permits will be fined, so you don't really have to worry about violators taking your spots. Having a car on campus is very beneficial, but not convenient money-wise.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 1020th
    Best Off-Campus Parking
  • 1245th
    Best Parking Availability
  • 1348th
    Most Reasonable Permit Costs

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Parking at the University of Hartford is often a task, but if done right, it can be an easy task. There are 13 lots on campus, lettered from A to N (no I). All of these, with the exception of Lot K, which is a faculty/staff/visitor lot, are open to students. There are also several parking spaces in front of the main dining center, The Commons, which are available for anyone to park in between 7 a.m. and midnight. Public Safety is lenient about parking in those spaces, unless your car is there after 12 a.m. Cars are subject to being towed, but you will oftentimes get a warning or ticket before your car is actually towed.

As long as you can find a spot, parking is relatively fine, but it’s sometimes difficult to locate an empty space because of the large number of cars present on campus. However, the majority of students still manage to find parking in at least one of the many lots here. If you want to bring a car to campus, remember to get your permit—it is required and allows you to park on campus.

Facts & Statistics

Student Parking Lot?
Students are allowed to park in lots A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L, and N.
Freshmen Allowed to Park?
Approximate Parking Permit Cost
$470 per year
Common Parking Tickets
  • Parking in a tow area after 12 a.m .: $10
  • No permit : $25
Best Places to Find a Spot
  • C lot
  • D lot
Getting a Parking Permit
Obtaining a parking permit is very simple. You can submit a request online or you can go to the Public Safety office and request a permit. A temporary permit can be printed online, which you can use until the official one is issued.
Parking Services
Parking Services/Department of Public Safety
(8600 768-7985

Student Polls

How convenient is off-campus parking?    Based on 51 responses

  • 16% The cost is totally outrageous, and there are never any open spots.
  • 14% The cost is totally outrageous, but you can usually find a spot.
  • 10% The cost is reasonable, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 20% The cost is reasonable, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 27% It's free, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 14% It's free, and there are usually plenty of spots.

Rate the campus parking on the following topics    Based on 50 responses

Very poor
  • Distance from class
  • Distance from dorms
  • Ease of finding a spot
  • Parking enforcement
  • Permit cost

What are the best places to find a parking spot on campus?    Based on 8 responses

  • 45% N lot
  • 18% D lot
  • 18% C lot
  • 18% B Lot

What are the worst places to look for a parking spot on campus?    Based on 7 responses

  • 44% C lot
  • 22% Lot A
  • 22% Anywhere
  • 11% D lot
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