Parking and Transportation Services

Commencement parking

May 11, 2024: Free commencement parking will be available to all students and guests at  West, Central, and Main Classroom/Berkeman Hall. ADA parking is available in South Garage with a valid placard.  EAST AND WEST Garages: please let the garage attendant know you are there for commencement to receive free parking. There is a paid event parking on the same day. SOUTH GARAGE will have very limited permit parking.

May 17, 2024: SG  is reserved. There will be no visitor parking or permit parking on this day. Green Parking Permits and Visitors may utilize CG. White Parking Permits may utilize Lot 50/54.

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Campus safety is a priority!

The Lot 50 camera tower has been deployed in partnership with CSU Police, the Ohio Sheriff's Department, and Cuyahoga County.


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We are excited to bring a new lot for Green Permit holders and Campus visitors.  Lot 27 is located at 2027 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44115. Green parking permits and short-term visitor parking will be available. Visitor parking is payable via the Text2Pay option or online at  To pay for parking, enter the P-Code "CSU27" and your space number. After your time expires, you can add additional time. 

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Playhouse Square & Wolstein Center- EVENT PARKING

Playhouse Square: Click here to purchase event parking.

Wolstein Center: Click here to purchase event parking.

Price is based on event time and location. 


Between January 2020 and February 2022,  ZipCar vehicles avoided 424,000 lbs of CO2 emissions from entering the atmosphere. The Car Sharing program reduces personal vehicles on campus and increases student flexibility around CLE. To learn more and set up an account click below.

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Click "Parking Events & News" for the latest parking updates and closures.