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How Do I . . . ?: Parking Information

 Parking will be free of charge for Gateway employees and students. An ID card system will be utilized to activate the entry/exit gates. Details on the system will be provided after the contract is finalized. The free parking only applies to the new Gateway Garage and the Temple Street garage.

Gateway Garage
Spring and Fall Semesters

  • Monday – Friday:  6:30am - 11:30pm
  • Saturday: CLOSED (use Temple Street Garage)
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Winter Intersession and Summer
Reduced daily hours
Closed on Sundays and Holidays  

Parking shall be in designated areas only, and at your own risk, as stated in Student and Employee Handbooks.

Parking Information

Student Parking: 
Access to the Gateway Community College and Temple Street garages is based on the type of student and/or employee, according to the following guidelines, (which are subject to change):

  • Credit Students:  Parking access for registered credit students will begin two weeks before the start of classes and end the day of finals.
  • Summer Session Students: parking access will begin the first day of class and end the last day of class for the sessions for which the student has registered.
  • Winter Session Students: parking access will begin the first day of class and end the last day of class for the sessions for which the student has registered.
  • Non-Credit (CCE) Students: parking access will begin the first day of the course and end the last day of course for which the student has registered.
  • Students are not permitted to park in the designated faculty/staff parking areas on the first floors of the Gateway Garage.

Faculty & Staff Parking:
Access to the Gateway Community College and Temple Street garages is based on the type of student and/or employee, according to the following guidelines, (which are subject to change):

  • Full-time Faculty & Staff: parking access is granted based on employment dates.
  • Part-time Faculty & Staff (EAs, PTLs): free parking access is granted based on dates of employment on campus.
  • Student Employees: parking access is granted based on dates of employment on campus.
  • Affiliated Staff: parking access is granted based on dates of employment on campus.
  • Reserved parking is available on the first level of the Gateway Community College Garage, for full-time faculty and staff only.
  • Eligible faculty/ staff must display their parking hanger or will be ticketed. Parking hangers are available at the main Security Station.
  • Part-time faculty and staff will park in remaining Gateway Garage spaces or in the Temple Street Garage.

Visitor Parking:

  • Anyone visiting the college for business before the semester begins will be considered a visitor.
  • Visitors must park in the Temple Street Garage and obtain a parking ticket.
  • Tickets will be validated by Gateway at the Security stations on the first floor.
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