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Enforcement Hours

All vehicles must display a valid Duquesne University permit/hang tag while parked on campus. Failure to display your hang tag could result in a citation.

Parking is not enforced on surface spaces on Sundays. For outside parking, parking permits are normally not required on Sundays. However, legal parking and posted signs are always enforced.  The University reserves the right to restrict parking during special events and other University activities.

Commuter Permit Holders

Commuter parking permits are only vaild 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 vechicle on Duquesne University property between the hours of 2:00 a.m. through 5:00 a.m. Anyone in violation will be subject to fines and/or penalties.


Please abide by all posted parking regulations. We must enforce these rules in order to provide adequate parking for our students and employees.  Parking permits are required during enforcement hours. Students and employees who do not purchase parking permits should still register their vehicles. Parking fines range between $10 and $100 and vehicles will be ticketed when needed.

All Duquesne University parking fees and rates, as well as the policies that govern the parking program, are subject to change at the University's discretion. The University has no control over fines for State citations or the charge for towing.


Tailgating on campus is prohibited. This includes but not limited to open containers (alcohol), charcoal and electric grills are all prohibited on all University property and garages. University property and garages are patrolled by University Police; anyone in violation can be subject to fines and/or penalties.