January 3, 2011

To All Students Enrolled in Classes on the Arlington Campus,

Permits for the Spring semester are now available for purchase online at http://parking.gmu.edu.  All permits sold online will be mailed to the address that you specify and you should receive them within 3-10 business days from the date of purchase.  If you are unable to purchase your permit until the start of the semester, you can still purchase your permit online and have it mailed to you.  Simply print off the receipt page and place it on your dashboard to use as a temporary permit for up to two weeks while you wait for your permit to arrive.

The Parking Services Office is also excited to announce the opening of the Founders Hall Parking Deck, located directly under the new Founders Hall Building.  The Founders Hall Parking Deck will be a reserved parking deck that guarantees all Founders Hall permit holders a parking space in that structure.  Founders Hall permits will also be valid in the non-restricted spaces of the general permit areas on both the Fairfax and Prince William campuses. The Founders Hall permits will not be valid in any of the other parking facilities on the Arlington campus (Foundation Parking Deck or the Truland Building). 

Due to an online configuration issue, at this time the Founders Hall garage permits will only be available for sale in person at the Arlington Parking Services office beginning January 3, 2011. The other Arlington student permits can still be purchased online. We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience.

The Founders Hall Parking Deck also requires the use of a unique electronic access device, so once you purchase your permit, you will need to visit the Arlington Parking Services’ office, located in the Original Building, Room 108.  There is a $25 refundable deposit that is required for the access device.  Permits for the Founders Hall Parking Deck will be $260 (same pricing for Spring parking deck permits on the Fairfax campus), and will be valid through the end of the Summer, August 15, 2011.  These permits will be available on a first come-first served basis, and we’ll only be able to sell a limited number of them to ensure that all Founders Hall permit holders are guaranteed a space in the parking deck at all times.

If you have any questions about Spring permit sales, or would like some more information on the Founders Hall Parking Deck, please email us at parking@gmu.edu.  Have a wonderful winter break!