Parking Updates

Harvard University Parking Services is pleased to offer Cambridge residents access to our garages during declared snow emergency parking bans. Details about the program can be found here.


  1. Walk-In Services 9a-4p
  2. Phones 10a-2p

Annual Permit Sales

If you cancelled your annual parking permit, you will need to reapply before you return to campus. New applicants looking to begin parking will need to complete a FY22 permit application and submit it to our offices by mail or email, or in person. Campus Service Center walk-in hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, excluding University Holidays.

Flexible Commuting Options

New multi-space meters have been installed in the Observatory and 2 Hague Street lots. The rate is $1.50 per hour. No permit is necessary for this option however there is a strict 4-hour limit.

The new ZipBy parking app is now available to Harvard commuters utilizing the Webster surface lot, and the 52 Oxford Street & Soldiers Field Park garages. Click here for more information

Visit the new one-day Harvard Online Parking Permit System (HOPPS) - available now!


We are committed to providing safe, reliable parking as well as related motorist assistance to the University community.  We support the mission of the University through a collaborative effort that emphasizes flexibility, fairness, sensitivity, and mutual respect.


Visiting the Parking Office

For information about visiting the parking office, click here.