Parking on the UMass Amherst campus is free after 5:00 pm Friday and all weekend in any unrestricted, non-reserved space in the surface parking lots. Parking is prohibited in tow zones, along with spaces designated as handicapped, vendor, state vehicle and reserved vehicle spaces. Also excluded are lots which require 24 hour parking permits (Lots 21, 22, 29, 44, 47, 49, 50, 54, 64P, 67, North Village Apartments and Lincoln Apartments).
During business hours, visitors may park in the Campus Center Parking Garage for a fee. Metered parking and temporary passes for short term visits are also available. For more detailed information about visitor parking (including maps), please check the Parking Services web site. 
Students who bring a car to campus need to purchase a permit from Parking Services .