Prospect Parking Garage

EFFECTIVE: 8/1/2021


Prospect Garage Entry Sign2350 Prospect Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115

The Prospect Garage (PG) has four levels with 291 parking spaces. The structure is located on Prospect Avenue between E. 22nd and E. 24th Street.  Parking in the Prospect Garage is limited to PG permit holders and campus visitors to Euclid Commons, Parker Hannifin Hall, and the Administration Center.

PG is automated and each entry and exit machine has an intercom (HELP BUTTON) which allows parkers to call for assistance.

Overnight parking is not available to visitors or PG permit holders without a valid overnight permit. Overnight visitor parking is available in the South Garage. Operating hours for the garage is seven days a week from 5:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

LED signs posted at the garage entrance indicate the status of the parking facility: OPEN means the facility is available for PG permit holders and visitor parkers. FULL means the facility is full and no additional visitors will be permitted.

Viking Card Reader

PG Permit Access with Viking Card

To enter the facility, an active Viking Card is required. PG permit holders scan their Viking Card at the card reader located at the entrance machine. Permit holders must register their vehicle to their active permit. To exit, PG permit holders scan their Viking Card at the card reader located at the exit machine. Overnight parking for valid PG permit holders will only be available on the third and fourth levels of the garage. Signage is posted to help distinguish spots not eligible for parking between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Visitor Parking Operations

South Garage Entry LaneSpaces are allocated for visitor parking. Once the allocated spaces are filled, the garage status changes to full and will not allow additional visitor parking. Since the system is automated, reserved parking for visitors cannot be accommodated and visitor parking is on a first-come basis. Overnight visitors are not allowed in PG and should utilize South Garage. Day restarts at 12 am (No overnight parking).

PG Daily Rates: $2 for first hour - $2 per every 2 hours after. Max $10 per day.

Visitors enter the facility by pressing the blue button on the entry ticket machine. The parker takes the ticket and proceeds into the facility to a non-reserved parking space.


When leaving the facility, the visitor drives to the Pay in Lane machine at the exit. The visitor inserts the ticket,How to exit South Garage the machine calculates the parking rate and displays the amount owed. Payment can be made with cash (up to $20 bill) and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Debit Card). Change is dispensed and press the RECEIPT button during the transactions to acquire a receipt. No refunds are available for special event parking or lost ticket cost.

Other Information

The Euclid Commons Service Drive located between the Administration Center and Euclid Commons (EC) is for service vehicles only. A special access code is required. The drive is one-way (southbound only) by entering from Euclid Avenue and exiting onto Prospect Avenue. No vehicle is permitted to park in the EC service drive or the PG drive.

For further information about the CSU Prospect Garage, contact Parking & Transportation Services at 216-687-2023.


UPDATED: 6/9/21