Top 10 Things You Need To Know

  1. REGISTER YOUR CAR. ALL Champlain College students and employees must register their cars each semester, regardless of where they park. It's easy and FREE in most cases.
  2. FREE PARKING. Parking is FREE at Lakeside for permit holders. Champlain operates a free shuttle service seven days a week from Lakeside to Campus.
  3. STUDENT PARKING. Residential students require a Zone 2 permit and are required to park at Lakeside. Residential students may not park in the metered lots or any city streets between 8 A.M. - 4 P.M., Monday-Friday.
  4. PARKING PERMITS. When you purchase a parking permit, you are paying for the right to park in one of several zone-specific Champlain lots. On-street parking within your designated zone is not guaranteed.
  5. SHORT-TERM PARKING. There are two short-term (up to 4 hours) metered lots at Miller Information Commons and Summit Hall. Cars parked in these lots must display a valid Champlain permit and meter receipt.
  6. SAFETY FIRST. Champlain actively enforces the parking regulations to ensure a safe and efficient campus environment.
  7. ADJACENT STREETS. Champlain College students and employees are prohibited from parking on any Burlington street that is not specifically zoned for Champlain College affiliates.
  8. RESTRICTED PARKING. Skiff Hall, Perry Hall, Boardman Hall lots and Finney Quad are restricted and enforced 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Boardman Hall lot is for those who obtain a Zone 5 permit only. Perry Hall lot is for visitors to the Admissions office only.
  9. VISITOR PARKING. Visitors should obtain a temporary guest permit prior to arrival on campus. This can be obtained by the Champlain employee hosting the guest using or by emailing the Transportation Office three days prior to the visit.
  10. GUARANTEED RIDE HOME. All permit holders in Zone 2 are automatically enrolled in CATMA's Guaranteed Ride Home program, which provides for a free cab ride if the shuttles are not operating. All Zone 1 permit holders are also eligible to enroll.