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Visitor's Guide


The Forbes Avenue Parking Garage will be closed beginning Monday, May 11, through Sunday, May 31, for the installation of parking modernization equipment including pay stations, lift gates and proximity card readers.

During the closure, leaseholders and those with department vehicles have the option of parking in the Locust Street Garage or any non-restricted surface parking area on campus (lot adjacent to Forbes Avenue Garage, lot adjacent to the Power Center or on-street parking).

All visitors should be directed to park in the Locust Garage during this time. Payment will be charged upon entry at a flat rate of $7.00.

Any departments with validation requests during this time should email the Parking Office at parking@duq.edu to make arrangements in advance.

Visitors coming to Duquesne University should park at Forbes Avenue garage unless other arrangements have been made.

Visitors' Parking Rate for Forbes Avenue Garage

Weekday Rate: Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • 0 - 1 hours $4.00
  • 1 - 2 hours $7.00
  • 2 - 4 hours $9.00
  • Over 4 hours w/valid DU Card $12.00
  • Over 4 hours w/out valid ID $20.00

Weekend Rate: Saturday or Sunday and evenings, 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • $6.00 for the day or night

Sunday Rate:

  • Surface Parking is free and unrestricted on Sundays. However, the University reserves the right to restrict parking during special events and other University activities.

Directions to Duquesne and campus map

Parking map of available surface and garage parking

Campus tours for prospective undergraduate students and nearby hotels

The University does not guarantee that visitor parking will always be available.

Current faculty and staff arranging parking for visitors can find out more in DORI.