Welcome Center and Garage 5 Parking

Visitors to the University of Florida campus may find pay parking accommodations at the UF Visitor Welcome Center and Garage 5 parking garages. The Welcome Center is located just south of the Reitz Union at the corner of Museum Road and Reitz Union Drive. Garage 5 is at Gale Lemerand between Hume Hall and Garage 14. These garages are unrestricted pay facilities available to campus visitors and all members of the University community and offer short-term and all-day parking options.

Garage Hours and Fees

The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM.
Daily and short-term fees are to be paid at pay stations located at the stair towers and elevators in the garage.

  • Standard Daily Fee – $8.00 (159 spaces available)
  • Mid-term Parking Fee (2-hour limit) – $5.00 (40 spaces available)
  • Short-term Parking Fee (45 minute limit) – $2.00 (72 spaces available)

Reserving Event Parking at the Welcome Center Garage

Parking may also be reserved at the UF Bookstore and Visitor Welcome Center garage for conferences and special events held at the Reitz Union or in nearby facilities. The garage can accommodate up to 200 vehicles for these reservations. For more information on event parking at the garage, go to our Event Parking page.