Special Event Parking

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Organizers can use the UNH Event Services Portal to request parking for special events. To begin:

  • Log in using your UNH username and password*
  • Select "Create a Reservation" in the left column
  • Select "Parking - All Events" from the reservation templates by selecting "book now" next to that option
  • Complete the requested information and submit

For further assistance, view our instruction help document. See below for rate information.

After you have submitted a request, a supervisor of special events will complete a review. You will receive a return contact outlining the details. Arrangements are subject to a fee (see the complete event rates below).

If you are making a request after June 21, please use an encumbrance number for the new fiscal year.

*If you do not have UNH log-in credentials or an encumbrance number, please arrange to have a department that's hosting your event make parking arrangements on your behalf.

Request Event Parking


Special Event Parking Rates

Effective Jan. 1. Rates and surcharges subject to change.

Core Lots (Lots D*, Sage Way, Campus Crossing, or Edgewood Road Visitor Lot)

Day permits (more than 4 hours): $10 per space
Half-day* permits (4 hours or less): $6 per space
*Half-day rates not applicable in Lot D; all reservations there will be charged at the day permit rate.

Perimeter lots (West Edge, Mast Road)

Day permits: $6 per space

Other rates

Saved faculty/staff or commuter spaces, after-hours or on weekends: As priced above
Unsaved faculty/staff or commuter spaces, after-hours or on weekends (no parking in resident or other reserved spaces): $0
Lot attendants, per hour: $40


Reservations made with less than 48-hours notice: $25
Cancellations to existing reservation made with less than 24-hour notice: Full balance will be charged.

Notes and policies

The rates for permits/space are per unit per day. 

Charges for the requested permits/spaces applies whether or not the full number of anticipated attendees arrives to use the parking spaces.

"Saved" means reserved by means of signage and/or barriers preventing use by other motorists. ("Not saved" means the opposite.)

Event parking in campus core is normally limited to Campus Crossing, Edgewood, Sage Way and Lot D.

Event parking in campus perimeter is normally limited to West Edge and Mast Road lots.