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Parking Information

Faculty, Staff, and Eligible Students

All Faculty, Staff, and Eligible Students can use Villanova University Parking. All vehicles must be registered with a valid parking permit. Parking is assigned by lot and a coordinating permit will be issued. Parking Staff may direct you to an alternative lot throughout the year due to major events. Any changes such as a new vehicle or work location can be made on the Parking Portal or by contacting the Parking Office. If a vehicle other than the one(s) registered needs to be used on a temporary bases, please contact the Parking Office to obtain a temporary parking permit. All traffic laws and Parking Regulations must be followed at all times.



Prospective students should schedule a Campus Visit. All Visitors can now park in the I-1 Garage located on the South East corner of Ithan and Lancaster Aves. The entrance on Ithan Ave has an attendant booth. This garage is equipped with a gate and a ticket must be obtained prior to entering. Before exiting the garage, payment must be made using the machine in order to validate the ticket. See Rates

If parking is required elsewhere than the I-1 Garage, then a temporary parking pass must be obtained. The department that has invited the guest can request a guest pass prior to their guest’s arrival by submitting the Guest Pass Request through the Parking Portal. Guests will need to supply their vehicle plate information to obtain the pass. Temporary pass are valid in accordance with the duration of the date/time and lot requested and must be displayed on the vehicle dashboard. Notes left on a vehicle are not a substitute for a temporary pass.


Villanova Parking Lots are Private. Use of the Parking Lots, permitted or not permitted, subjects you to the Parking Regulations and Enforcement of those Regulations. This may include, but not limited to, Citations, Loss of Parking, Boots, or Tows.


ADA Parking

Villanova University provides for ADA Parking through the use of approved signage and space marking in accordance with PA State Regulations. Only those individuals who have an authorized placard or state issued license plates may occupy such spaces.

University members with ADA or temporarily disabled requiring transportation should notify the Department of Public Safety dispatcher (Ext. 9-5800) to request the Mobility Shuttle. Guest and Visitors should discuss ADA Parking with the department inviting them or the Parking Office previous to their visit. The Krapf run On and Off Campus Shuttles are available to Guest and Visitors as well.

The Department of Public Safety will attempt to park disabled individuals as close to any special event as practical and as space is available. 

Faculty, Staff, and Eligible Students must submit copies of their ADA paperwork to the Parking Office. 


Contact Us

Phone: 610-519-6989

Email Parking

For feedback or questions on the Shuttle Service or NovaVan, please email us.

The Parking Office is located in Garey Hall.