Open Parking/Overnight Parking On-Campus

Open Parking

"Open Parking" means that employees and students with a valid parking permit can park in the "visitors," "reserved," "staff," "student," and "timed" spaces until 5 AM the next day.  Overnight parking citations are issued from 5:00am-8:00am on campus.  Vehicles are not permitted to park on campus from 4:00am - 6:30am, Monday - Friday in the following areas:


  • Jeanette Parking Lot
  • Old Gym/Pine Lot
  • Admissions Lot
  • Bookstore Lot
  • Conference Lot

Open Parking is in effect when regular business hours are over at 5:30 PM, Friday at 3:00pm. "Open Parking" does not apply at all to 24-hour reserved spaces, tow-away zones, curbs, loading docks, service truck spaces, and disabled spaces. A VSU permit must be displayed at all times.

Overnight Parking

  • Student (resident & commuter) Overnight Parking: Overnight parking is only allowed in the Sustella Parking Deck, Sustella Surface Lot, Centennial Lot, and Oak Street Lot (sections G & H only)
  • Weekend Parking (Friday after 3:00pm, Saturday and Sunday – No Permit Required) Individuals are allowed to park in any available Visitor, Reserved, Staff, Student or Timed (for more than the allotted time) space on VSU campus.