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.


The Forbes Avenue Parking Garage will be closed beginning Monday, May 11, through Sunday, May 31, for the installation of parking modernization equipment including pay stations, lift gates and proximity card readers.

During the closure, leaseholders and those with department vehicles have the option of parking in the Locust Street Garage or any non-restricted surface parking area on campus (lot adjacent to Forbes Avenue Garage, lot adjacent to the Power Center or on-street parking).

All visitors should be directed to park in the Locust Garage during this time. Payment will be charged upon entry at a flat rate of $7.00.

Any departments with validation requests during this time should email the Parking Office at to make arrangements in advance.

EMPLOYEE OPEN ENROLLMENT- New changes announced at the Benefits Fair!!

The Parking Department is conducting a modernization project that will offer a streamlined employee permit structure.  For fiscal year 2016, features include a new permit structure, modifications to payroll deduction, and a change to the current lease term.  For more information on the modernization project and the 2015-2016 Employee Parking Rate Structure please log into DORI

Employee open enrollment for parking is now available.  Any employee planning to park on campus at the start of the fall semester must apply.


New Student Summer Permits

New students purchasing a summer semester permit may do so beginning Monday, May 11, 2015..

Resident Freshman Parking

Parking permits for freshman resident students will be offered for the upcoming 2015 fall semester.

2014-2015 Student Permit Expiration Dates

J permits expire January 1, 2015
M permits expire May 16, 2015
A permits expire August 17, 2015

For any further information, please contact Parking and Traffic Management at 412-396-5267.

Students are asked to apply for permits early as garage space is limited, and permits are issued on a first come, first served basis.


Apply here to purchase your Spring 2015 South Side Shuttle Pass, you can pick up your spring pass in person before December 22, 2014 or after January 4, 2015. Passes are $100 per semester and not 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.

View or print a schedule. Review the map and route.

Online Citation Payment

You can now pay fines and citations online.