Parking Updates


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

Annual Permit Sales

We are currently receiving a high volume of annual permit applications. All new permit and renewal requests received by 8/31/2021 will be considered valid as of 9/1/21. We expect permits to be fully distributed by 9/30/21. If you have not received your permit hangtag by 9/30/21, please contact us via

The 2021/22 Online Parking Renewal System is currently closed for all faculty or staff who are commuting to campus. Faculty or staff who live on campus and use tenant parking may renew using the Online Parking Renewal System.

If you cancelled your annual parking permit this year, 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 multispacer 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.