Metered Lots

"Pay and Display" Parking Metersparking meter close up

In the Miller Information Commons (MIC) and Summit Hall parking lots, you will find kiosk-style parking meters that are referred to as "Pay and Display." You can locate the metered lots on the official Campus Parking Map identified with a red "$" symbol.

These meters are operational between the hours of 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday, during the academic year and parking in these lots costs $1 per hour. Each 15-minute block costs 25 cents, for the first hour. After one hour, you must purchase time in one-hour blocks, up to four hours.  The machine does not make change.

To use meters:

  1. Find a parking space,
  2. Go to the kiosk and insert US coins, bills, or credit card*. The machine will give you a receipt,
  3. Place the meter receipt on your dashboard near your displayed parking permit.

*Master Card, Visa, Amex, and Discover can be used. There is a one hour minimum if you use a credit card.

Who can park here?

Any Champlain employee or commuter student with a Zone 1, 3 or 4 permit. Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm it costs $1 per hour with a four-hour maximum. After hours are free.  It is still required to display a valid Champlain permit along with the meter receipt.

Visitors to campus, including guest speakers, may use these parking spots for free, but they must display a valid visitor parking permit. These can be obtained by the Champlain employee hosting the guest using champlain.thepermitstore.com or by emailing transportation@champlain.edu three days prior to the visit. See more details here.

Handicapped permit holders may use these spaces for free at any time. All Champlain employees or students shall display a valid Handicap Parking Permit decal on their windshield. All handicapped visitors shall display a state issued hancicap placard.

Residential students with a Zone 2 or Zone 5 permit may only use these parking lots after 4pm, Monday-Friday and on weekends.

Specific locations of kiosks:

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MIC lot kiosk is located on the north side of the lot, next to the book drop.Summit lot kiosk in located on the backside (east side) of Summit Hall, near the driveway to the parking lot.