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Having a car on campus isn’t necessary! Yale now offers over 30 Zipcars around the campus. Zipcar is a car sharing company that lets you use a car by the hour or day. Why pay to store your car on campus, when you can have a car - that comes with parking and gas costs included - whenever you want it?
You may pay to park in a Yale garage, a Yale surface lot, or in private sector parking. Keep in mind that in addition to Zipcar, Yale has an extensive shuttle system that is free to the University community, and the shuttles’ locations can be viewed in real time. The local transit district, CTTransit also provides access throughout the greater New Haven area.
These options make it easy to be car-free on campus.
- How much does it cost?
- How do I apply? Prior to accessing Student Parking from off campus, you must log in to Yale’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) to create a secure connection between your computer/device and the Yale network.
- What are the regulations?
Where Can I Park?
- Parking on the Central Campus
Graduate or undergraduate resident students living in residential colleges, annexes, or graduate and professional dormitories (except Divinity Students) are offered parking in Lot 11 (on Prospect St., for commuting Divinity Students), Lot 63 (Hillside place, near Prospect south west), and the Howe Street Garage (graduate students only) located on Howe Street, midway between Chapel Street and Edgewood Avenue.
- Parking on the Medical Campus
Student parking at the Yale School of Medicine is located in either the Air Rights Garage or Amistad Parking Garage. There is a two-tier fee structure for student parking depending on the lot of choice. Acceptable forms of payment are bank card, credit card, personal check, cash or bursar billing.
Bicycles may be parked only in areas specifically designated for bicycle parking. View more information.
Motorized two-wheeled vehicles
Motorized two-wheeled vehicles may park free in unlined corners of parking lots.