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Where To Park

Commuter Students
Permit Type Permitted Parking Area Hours Enforced
Commuter
 
Green color-coded commuter lots (see map) 7:00AM - 4:00PM
Monday through Friday
Stadium
 
Dark Brown color-coded Stadium lot (see map) 7:00AM - 4:00PM
Monday through Friday
Green color-coded commuter lots (see map)
No Permit
Required
Black color-coded parking garages (see map)
Cost: $2.00/Hour*
Enforced at all times
Orange color-coded metered lots (see map)
Cost: $1.50/Hour
7:00AM - 7:00PM
Monday through Friday
*For more information on parking garages and their rates, please see the Parking Garages page.

View the Stony Brook University Parking Maps

Additional Parking for Evenings and Weekends

General Information
Parking is permitted in any unrestricted lot during evenings & weekends. Lots are generally unrestricted and available for anyone to park from 4:00pm to 7:00am, Monday-Friday, and at all times Saturday & Sunday unless otherwise noted. Check for signs at parking lot entrances for restrictions.
Please note the following:
  • Metered parking lots (orange color-coded) must be paid from 07:00AM to 07:00PM, Monday through Friday but are free at all other times.
  • Premium parking lots (brown color-coded) all require a Premium permit. These lots include the following Brown Zones: Stadium Lot, Life Sciences 1 & 2, Simons Center and Dental School.
  • The Administration Garage is free on Saturday and Sunday.
The following lots/parking spaces are restricted & enforced at all times:
  • ADA Accessible parking spaces
  • Any lot marked as "Restricted 24 Hour Parking", which includes:
    • Faculty/Staff Lot located next to Computer Center
    • Faculty/Staff Lot located next to Math/Physics Building
    • Faculty/Staff Lot located on Lake Drive
    • Faculty/Staff Lot located next to Student Health Center
    • Faculty/Staff Lot located next to the Automotive Repair Facility
    • Life Sciences 1 & 2 & Simons Center Brown Zones
  • All Parking Garages (Administration, HSC & Hospital Parking Garages)