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Visitor Parking & Public Transportation

A limited number of daily parking spaces are available in the Southwest Garage and can be accessed via the Canal Road entrance.

Georgetown University is not responsible for fire, theft, damage to or loss from any motor vehicle parked in the University lots or any article left in such vehicles.

Hourly and Daily Parking Rates
Effective July 1, 2013
Hourly Parking Rate $3.00
Daily Parking Rate $20.00
Daily Parking (after 3:00pm) $12.00
Daily Parking (after 7:00pm) $6.00
All students after 5:00pm with GU ID $3.00
All daily passes expire at 6:00am the following day except University holidays and weekends

Disability parking

Visitors with valid handicap permits may park in designated parking spaces in the Southwest Garage after paying the posted parking rate.

Barrier-free routes from Southwest Garage

Barrier-free routes to various campus locations from Southwest Gargage can be found here.

Department visitor parking requests

See this form for details.

Law Center visitors

Law Center faculty and staff who have a valid GULC parking permit may park in the Southwest Garage free of charge when visiting the Main Campus.

Yates Field House members

Yates members are allowed to park for free in Southwest Garage before 9:00 a.m. and after 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with a valid Yates ID card. Parking between 9:00 am and 4:00 p.m. is permitted for a fee of $3/hour with a maximum of two hours per visit.

Street parking around campus is severely limited and strictly enforced by the DC government. Most streets require a Zone 2 residential permit issued by the District of Columbia for parking for longer than two hours. A limited number of metered spaces are available on Reservoir Road, 37th Street and Prospect Street.

Public Transportation serving Georgetown University

Because of limited parking, visitors may wish to consider the following alternatives to get to and from campus.

  • Metrobus and Metrorail

    The University is served by the G2, D2 and D6 Metrobuses routes. Check the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website for schedules, or call WMATA at (202) 637-7000. Riders can connect to GUTS shuttles at Rosslyn on the Blue/Orange/Silver Line and Dupont Circle on the Red Line. GUTS schedules can be found here.
  • DC Circulator bus

    The DC Circulator bus has routes along Wisconsin Avenue and M Street and provides frequent, low-cost service to downtown D.C. and Rosslyn. Schedules and route maps can be found at
  • Capital Bikeshare

    Two docking stations for this region-wide bicycle sharing system are located near the Georgetown campus. One is located just outside the front gates at 37th and O Streets, and a second is at 34th St. and Wisconsin Avenue. For additional information, visit

  • Taxicabs

    A taxi stand is located at the Georgetown Conference Center entrance.

Abandoned vehicles

The District government or any towing company at the direction of the Department shall remove a motor vehicle parked, left, or stored, on private property in violation of § 50-2421.03(2)or (3), as follows:
(1) A vehicle parked, left, or stored without the consent of the property owner shall be removed immediately after a notice of infraction is issued and conspicuously placed on the vehicle.

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Office of Transportation ManagementKennedy Hall Mezzanine37th and O Streets, N.W. Washington D.C. 20057Phone: (202) 687.4372Fax: (202) 687.6634

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