Forbes Avenue Parking Garage

Student and employees must have permits for all parking garages. Renewal applications for 2010-2011 permit rates are now available. Forbes Avenue Parking Garage is:

  • Used by faculty, staff, students and transient drivers
  • Designated for all visitors
  • Open to permit holders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of a few holidays
  • Open to non-permit holders and visitors, 7 days a week, 5:00am - 2:00am, with the exception of a few holidays
  • Accessible from Forbes Avenue entrance with gate key card

An elevator will take you to the eighth floor where you can access a walkway to the central campus. If the Forbes Garage is full, permit holders will be accommodated in the Locust Garage. The Power Center is accessible next to the Forbes Garage Elevator.


Eligible students attending day classes and all employees are qualified to purchase a Forbes permit subject to space availability. Eligible students and employees may pay a daily fee instead of purchasing a permit.

Weekday Rates

Monday through Friday 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Students, Staff and Visitors
0 - 1 hours - $5.00
1 - 2 hours - $7.00
2 - 4 hours - $10.00
Over 4 hours - $14.00

Evening and Weekend Rates

Students, Staff and Visitors
Evenings (5 p.m. to 2 a.m.); and all day Saturday or Sunday - $6.00

  • Lost tickets pay $30.00
  • Event rates are set at the University's discretion
  • All permit fees and garage rates include the City of Pittsburgh parking tax
  • Fees reflect current rates and are subject to change at the University's discretion
  • Weekend Parking Rates
  • $6.00 for all day Saturday
  • Weekend stickers are available for sale; please contact the Parking Office for more information.

Permits are required on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.