Visitor Parking

Visitor Parking Lot


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 

Payment Options:

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.

Street Parking

If Lot 68 Upper is full, visitors may find metered parking on the streets in and around campus, which costs 25 cents for every 12 minutes. The metered on street parking spaces allows for a maximum of 2 hour parking.

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.

Department Information

  • 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 below and forward to the Transportation Office via:

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.