Visitor Parking Lot
All visitors may utilize the Lot 68 self pay Visitor Parking garage, also called the Power Street Parking Garage, located at 111 Power Street. The visitor entrance is located at the intersection of Power and Thayer Streets. The garage contains two pay stations, which are located at the front and rear of the garage. Please locate an empty parking space, purchase your visitor parking permit via one of the pay stations, and place your receipt permit on your vehicle dashboard (hourly and daily rates are available). The daily flat rate of $15.00 is valid for the calendar date of purchase only and does not allow for overnight parking. If you need overnight parking or require a permit for more than a one day, please contact the Transportation Office at (401) 863-3157.
Visitors may find parking in Lot 68 Upper, also called the Power Street Parking Garage, located at 111 Power Sreet. The entrance to the garage is located at the intersection of Power and Thayer Streets (View Map).
The garage has two gate arms which are left open for guests to access easily. Please enter in the right lane and exit on the left lane.
Parking Pay Stations:
The Lot 68 Upper garage contains two pay stations, which are located at the front and rear of the garage. Please locate an empty parking space, purchase your visitor parking permit via one of the pay stations and place your receipt permit on your vehicle dashboard.
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
All Day Rate until 6:00 pm (Monday - Friday)
Weekdays after 6:00 pm, weekends, holidays
The pay stations accept credit cards and U.S. bills, the pay stations do not supply change so please use the exact amount of bills for the parking transaction. Please allow plenty of time for parking, as the visitor lot is a few blocks from the Campus Center.
ADA Visitor Parking
Brown maintains visitor spaces that meet ADA standards for accessibility in Lot 65, which is located on the south side of Benevolent Street between Thayer and Brook streets. (View Map) Any valid state ADA placard can be utilized in any ADA space in the lot to park for FREE.
If Lot 68 Upper is full, visitors may find metered parking on the streets in and around campus. Parking meters in Providence will no longer be accepting credit cards in 2021. We encourage city residents currently using credit cards for parking meters to download the Passport parking application. The Passport Parking App allows you to conveniently pay for parking from anywhere by your mobile device.
Please pay close attention to on street signs that are marked for Brown-specific spaces, as these are reserved for Brown employees only and require a specific Brown daytime employee parking permit. Visitors shall not park in these spaces. Cars parked in these spaces without employee Brown University parking permits may be ticketed and/or towed at the owner's expense.
- Departmental Visitor Parking Pass (only): Visitor Parking Passes may be purchased by departments for parking in Lot 57 or Lot 76. The visitor parking rate is $15/day. To purchase passes, please complete the Visitor Parking Pass Request Form.
NOTE: The pay stations do not allow for department-validated rates. The rate is the same for all visitors. Departmental Visitor Parking Passes cannot be used in the Visitor Parking Lot.