Top 10 Things You Need To Know

  1. PERMIT REQUIRED. ALL Champlain College students and employees must obtain a permit for their cars each semester, regardless of where they park. It's easy and free in some cases.
  2. FREE COMMUTER PARKING. Parking is FREE at 175 Lakeside Avenue for Zone 1 permit holders. Champlain operates a free shuttle service seven days a week from Lakeside Campus to Main Campus.
  3. STUDENT PARKING. Residential students require a Zone 2 permit and are required to park at 115 Lakeside Avenue. Residential students may not park in the metered lots or along 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 conducts daily safety patrols in all lots, including Lakeside. Parking regulations are actively enforced 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. Members of the Champlain Community are not eligible for "public parking"
  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.