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Program & Event Parking

Rutgers-New Brunswick/Piscataway hosts thousands of programs and events each year. These programs and events often need a number of services and permits to ensure a safe and well-coordinated event.

A Special Event is any event over 10 people requiring the use of a parking facility and is not a reoccurring event (same attendees on a weekly or biweekly basis over an extended period of time).

Contact Information

Department of Transportation Services
New Brunswick

Public Safety Building
55 Commercial Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Main Office 848-932-7744
Fax 732-932-1450
Bus Dispatch 848-932-7817

Cashier and General
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary


Department of Transportation Services
Newark

Blumenthal Hall
249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Main Office 973-353-1839
Fax 973-353-5873

Cashier and General
Office Hours

Monday-Friday
8:30AM - 4:30PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary


Department of Transportation Services
Camden

Rutgers University Police Department
409 N. 4th Street
Camden NJ 08102
Main Office 856-225-6137

Cashier and General
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 4:30PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary

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Special Programs

Special Program permits are for the use of individuals who are visiting the campus and are taking a non-credited course or program, which is run on regular basis. These may include workshops, lecture series, instructional programs etc. These permits are valid for the length of one program. This permit allows parking in commuter lots on the campus the program is held or lot specified on permit by DOTS. Use of these permits by University faculty/ staff or students will result in ticketing, and or towing. Permits are not valid for overnight or metered parking. Special Program permits can be purchase by departments through RIAS item #3001 under UFCP.  Please use the Special Program Form and email it to programs_dots@ipo.rutgers.edu. If an IPO is the method of payment it must sent along with this form or it will not be processed.

 

 


Student Run Programs

If a current student is running a one-time only program (fundraiser, workshop, lecture, dance, etc.) and needs to drop-off or pick-up materials, the student should submit a request below on the special event parking request form. The request will be reviewed by Special Event staff within three business days. The student must already have a current Rutgers parking permit on the vehicle that is going to be used prior to the request being considered. If the student does not have a current Rutgers parking permit, the student must purchase a Temporary Permit if the request is granted. If granted the student will be advised via email. An electronic note will be attached to the vehicle requested and will last only for the time frame and location approved in the email.

One Day Visitor Permit

One day permits are issued to University departments to provide parking to visitors on a one day basis only. Permits are invalid if not dated. Lot, plate and department # must be indicated. This permit is for use by visitors only, (persons not affiliated with Rutgers University) Use of this permit by students, faculty or staff will result in a citation for fraudulent use of permit. For more information on visitor parking please follow this link visitor parking.

Services Available for Programs & Events

A Special Event is any event over 10 people requiring the use of a parking facility and is not a reoccurring event (same attendees on a weekly or biweekly basis over an extended period of time).

  • Special Event Parking Permits (non-Rutgers vehicles only)
  • Special Event Signage
  • Parking Attendants
  • Traffic Monitors
  • Road Blocks
  • Transportation

A contact person for the planned event is required to work with our Special Events Coordinator to obtain these services and distribute permits or information to event attendees. There are costs associated with providing event signage, parking personnel, and transportation. Special Event Parking Permits are not valid for faculty, staff, or students. They are for special event attendees who are not affiliated with Rutgers University.

Arrange Special Event Parking
  • Open the Special Event Parking Request Form
  • Save to your computer and complete
  • Close to attach to email
  • Email the form to Special Events Coordinator
  • Event parking signs are posted to inform invited guests not affiliated with Rutgers University. These signs do not allow free parking to faculty, staff or students. Faculty, staff and students are required to have a Rutgers parking permit at all times and must park accordingly. Rutgers affiliated faculty, staff and students parking without permits; or outside their permit assignments will be subjected to ticketing and or towing.

You will receive the reserved parking lot location for your event within three business days.