Call Transit at (706) 369-6221 and we will do our best to retrieve your item.
UGA and Athens are well connected to Atlanta and beyond. Inclusion in this list is informational for the benefit of our customers and does not represent an endorsement of services provided.
- For points within Athens-Clarke County, students, staff and faculty use Athens Transit fare-free with their valid UGA ID card. Information about their services is available at the Athens Transit website.
- For points in Atlanta and beyond, there are several options:
- Groome Transportation operates frequent service from the campus and other Athens locations to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
- Southeastern Stages operates to Atlanta, Augusta and points beyond.
- megabus operates frequent service to Atlanta and points beyond for as little as one dollar!
All Bus Card requests are handled through Print & Copy Services, Room 375 Tate Student Center. All Bus Cards must advertise an event sponsored by a registered student organization, a UGA department, or a U.S. government organization. Refer to the listing of registered clubs if you are unsure whether your organization is registered. The name of the sponsoring organization or department MUST appear on each poster. The Department of Campus Life reserves the right to disapprove any poster. All Bus Cards will be posted by employees of the Print & Copy Services.
Yes. However, you must register and be assigned a permit to park. Parking is allocated based on the priority system. Student residents are not guaranteed a space near their dorms. Please call 706-542-7275 with any question about lot selections.
Log in to your online account. Follow each step and save the information. An assignment will be sent to your UGAMail when a permit is available to buy. Please review the Priority System before choosing lots to ensure you receive an assignment. Students, please select lots where you have high priority as a resident or commuter! Call 706-542-7275 with any questions.
Students, faculty, staff, and affiliates must register between April and July for first round assignments in the following fall. Assignments are then issued weekly after the first day of class.
The cost of a permit is $20, $30, or $40 per month depending on the lot. Permits are sold for nine or twelve month periods and expire at the end of the spring semester or on July 31st. Permits cannot be purchased monthly, but can be returned at any time. The price is then prorated monthly. Students are billed for the full price of the permit at purchase through their Student Account.
Identifying your vehicle by linking it to your permit is a condition of use for your permit. It prevents accidental parking citations and allows Parking Services to notify you of headlights on or emergencies. You may register a vehicle using your online parking account or by calling 706-542-7275.
Parking Services always has permits available for sale over the counter, but the available spaces may not be near your residence, workplace or classes. Call us at 706-542-7275 and ask what’s available.
Call 706-542-7275 between 7:30 AM and 5:00 PM for assistance.
Overnight parking in surface lots is possible outside of normal enforcement hours, but generally vehicles must be moved into a paid visitor deck by 7:00 AM on week days.
Generally, parking rules are enforced from 7:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday.
Housing Lots are restricted from 7:00am - 10:00pm Monday through Friday.
See our Enforcement Hours map for detailed lot-by-lot information.
Yes. Parking rules are enforced when the campus is open for business, even if classes are not held those days. Changes to enforcement hours are posted in the Announcements section on the home page of this web site. A valid permit must be displayed during hours of regulation.
Permit holders who are transporting large materials to campus can contact us at 706-542-PARK (7275) to receive loading and unloading instructions.
There is no free parking on the main campus or The Health Sciences Campus during weekday operating hours. All areas require a permit or a pass to park. Visitors and those with no permit may pay to park in a visitor deck. Some areas are not enforced during evenings, nights and weekends. See the enforcement hours map for details.
Call 706-542-7275 and a representative will assist you.
You may transfer permits (except SuperPass permits) from one vehicle to another. Register each vehicle in your online parking account or by calling 706-542-7275 with the make, model, color and license plate number. Transferable Super Pass permits are available in our office upon request. If you forgot your permit please stop into the Parking Services office for a temporary pass.
Paid visitor parking is available on the main campus at the North, Tate, South, Carlton Street, Performing Arts and East decks. Please click here to see information on our visitor pay facilities.
Paid visitor parking is available on the Health Sciences campus just off the Oglethorpe Avenue entrance. See this Health Sciences Map for details.
Free motorist assistance is available for parking permit holders and guests from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM on weekdays. Services include jump-starts, search (if you forget where you parked), lights-on notices, and assistance/directions for campus events. Call 706-542-7275 for help.
UGA Parking Services offers free parking for those who choose bus, car pool, bike, walk or motorcycle, scooter/moped as their primary means of transportation (not available to UGA residents). Customers may qualify for an ATP permit allowing deck parking on one or two days per month (except August) to use on rainy days or as otherwise needed. Visit our main office to sign up for the program.