DOTS logo NextBus logo
sub Event image

If you are sponsoring an event,
chances are some of your guests are coming in a car.

If there is a problem with parking, it reflects poorly on the event sponsor. Therefore, DOTS requests that anyone sponsoring an event on campus coordinate the event through the DOTS Special Events Parking Coordinator. We offer sign packages, reserved parking, an attendant who can welcome your guests, and other useful services to make your job easier.

Parking on this campus is a very critical commodity. There are about 20,000 parking spaces (garage and surface) to satisfy the multiple daily requirements for more than 50,000 staff, faculty, students, and visitors. Let DOTS help, your guests will thank you.

Below is a three-step process to fully accommodate your needs for your event. Please remember that these services are available independent of each other.

Steps 1:

Tell us the date/time and location of your event and the number of cars that you expect.

more »

Steps 2:

Reserve Attendants

more »

Steps 3:

Order Signs

more »

To request special event services, please submit an online request by clicking the Special Events Request button.

Please contact the Special Events Contract Manager at 301-314-1427 or e-mail: for additional information.

Please click to submit an online request
link to request form
Lot Permits
Surface Lots $15/day
Meter Spaces $15/day
Less than 24 hours notice Prices double
On-Site Event Supervisors
With 7 days notice $45/hour
less than 7 days notice $60/hour
less than 24 hours notice $90/hour
Parking Attendants
With 7 days notice $35/hour
less than 7 days notice $45/hour
less than 24 hours notice $70/hour
Standard Sign
Standard 24” x36” size $53/sign
Additional info: more »

*Additional permit charges may also apply.