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Parking Near Memorial Union

Campus lots: 
• Lot 6 (Helen C. White Library Parking Garage - next to the Union)
• Lot 7 (Grainger Hall Ramp)
• Lot 46 (corner of Lake & Johnson)
• Lot 83 (Fluno Center)

City of Madison Parking:
State Street Campus Garage 

Park for free at meters on Lake/Langdon Streets after 6pm and all day Sunday.

CONSTRUCTION: When visiting Memorial Union, we strongly urge visitors to use the Lake St. ramp to avoid construction. 

Langdon Street (Lake - Park) will be closed May 31 - June 17 due to the City of Madison's project to replace the sanitary sewer. The road will be closed to through traffic but open to local traffic.

View updated access, road closures and parking.

 

Parking Near Union South

Campus lots:
• Lot 80 (Union South Garage)
• Lot 16
• Lot 17

Goodspeed Pier Docking Access

 The pier is uniquely designed to provide docking access for boats and paddlecraft, such as canoes and kayaks. Located off the shore north of the Below Alumni Center, home of the Wisconsin Alumni Association offices on Lake Street, the pier is the lakeside entry to the future Alumni Park. 

More Information from the Alumni Center

Current UW Campus Parking Availability

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Current City of Madison Parking Availability

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Parking for Wisconsin Union Events

Parking lot 6 under Helen C. White library and the City of Madison parking ramp on Lake Street are the best parking solutions for guests attending an event at the Memorial Union. Parking underneath Union South or in lot 17 on Engineering Drive are suggested parking solutions at Union South. Permits for campus parking spaces can be purchased through the UW-Madison Office of Transportation Services. You may contact Special Events Parking at (608) 262-8683.

Handicapped accessible spaces near Memorial Union at lots: 6, 7, 46, 83, also at State Street Campus Garage and metered spaces on Langdon Street.

Keep in mind, on several days there are other events being held around the university, limiting the number of spots available. Whenever traveling to campus we recommend arriving early to ensure a stress-free parking experience.

Other great ways to visit the Union are through biking, walking, or busing. The city of Madison has fantastic commuter routes which make biking easy and there is plenty of bike parking available.