With so many parking lots, parking signs and parking fines, it can be a little tricky to figure out where you can actually park your vehicle when you visit the Illini Union. Below is an easy map to locate the different areas and a key to explain the different guidelines for each section. We look forward to making your visit easy and enjoyable.

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parking options

Lots

  • A3, A9, B1, B7, C3, D1, D2, and D6: Faculty and Staff. Free after 5pm and on weekends.
  • C7: 6th and John parking garage. Metered lots available on upper level. Free after 5pm and on weekends.
  • D5: Krannert metered lot.
  • Green and Sixth: Automated pay stations that accepts credit cards.
  • Mathews St. metered spots: Enforced Monday-Saturday from 7am-6pm.

directly around union

  • D11:
    - Spaces marked reserved are for Illini Union Hotel guests. Permits are provided to guests at check-in.
    - All other spaces are available to the public and can be paid for by using the MobileMeter app.
  • D10:
    - Metered spaces are available to the public and can be paid for with coins or by using the MobileMeter app.
  • Circle Drive
    - Metered spaces are available to the public and can be paid for with coins or by using the MobileMeter app.
    - Instructions are posted on each meter.
  • Reserved Meters in D10 and Circle Drive: 
    - Patrons who are holding events or have business with the Illini Union can request a bagged meter reservation by going to go.illinois.edu/iuparking.
    - There is a $25 charge per day for each parking space.
    - If the requested date is less than 5 days away, please call Event Services at 217-333-0691 after you submit the form.

NOTES:

All meters/pay spaces in D10/D11/Circle Drive (Illini Union) lots will be enforced and need to be paid Monday-Saturday from 6am-1am.

Additional questions about parking? Contact Campus Parking.

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