Garage parking, surface parking and a shuttle service provide options for commuting students, faculty and staff.

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Parking News and Updates

See below for the latest parking updates and permit sale information.

Pay Station Locations Forbes & Locust Garage

Pay stations are located on the 1st and 8th floor of the Forbes Garage and the 7th floor of the Locust Garage.  Upon entering the garage please take your ticket with you and pay for your parking before returning to your vehicle.


PERMITS ON SALE NOW-New Resident & Commuter Student Garage Permits SOLD OUT- Surface Permits still available

2016 Spring Permit Sales
All permit renewals and new permit purchases (including spring semester South Side Shuttle permits) will begin on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.  The online renewal and payment option will not be available for the spring semester.  To renew or purchase a new permit you must come to the Parking and DU Card Services Office, Monday through Friday 8:30 - 4:30. For those who are just renewing your permit please remember to bring your current parking permit hangtag and proximity badge. 

Resident Freshman Parking
Parking permits for freshman resident students are now being offered for the upcoming 2016 spring semester.

Download Student Permit Application

Brottier Residents Only
Brottier residents requesting the Brottier Garage must complete a paper application and submit it by mail or by bringing it to the Parking and Traffice Management Office. Applications can be downloaded here.

Graduate and Teaching Assistants
Graduate and Teaching Assistants need to complete a paper application and submit it with a copy of their contract by mail or by bringing it to the Parking and Traffic Management Office. Applications can be downloaded here.

Commuter Permit Holders
Commuter parking permits are only valid to park on campus between the hours of 5:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m.  No commuter permit holder is permitted to park any vehicle on Duquesne University property between the hours of 2:00 a.m. through 5:00 a.m.  Any violation will be subjected to a citation.

Student Permit Expiration Dates

J permits expire January 1, 2016
M permits expire May 17, 2016
A Permits expire August 14, 2016

For any further information, please contact Parking and DU Card Services at 412-396-5267 or email

Students who purchased a 2015 fall semester permit do not need to submit a new application.  You can purchase a 2016 spring semester permit by bringing in your 2015 fall hangtag and proximity card to the Parking and DU Card Services Office.


Please stop in the Parking & DU Card Services Office to purchase your spring 2016 South Side Shuttle Pass.  Passes are $125 per semester and non transferable.

The South Side shuttle is scheduled to arrive at Duquesne University approximately every 15 - 20 minutes!
Shuttle operations will follow the academic calendar (no weekends, breaks or holidays).

• Monday through Friday

• 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• A second bus will be added during the peak ride time of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Review the map and route.

Online Citation Payment

You can now pay fines and citations online.