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VISITOR PARKING INFORMATION

For GPS directions, please use the following:

MAIN GATE, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

BEACON GARAGE, 156 Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

COMMONWEALTH AVE GARAGE, 40 St. Thomas More Rd, Boston, MA 02135

Garage Parking Rates

0-20 Minutes $0.00
20 Minutes - 1 Hours $6.00
1-2 Hours $12.00
2-3 Hours $18.00
3-4 Hours $24.00
4-7 Hours $28.00
Daily Max. $28.00

Weekend (begins Friday at 5:00PM

ends Monday at midnight)

$6.00/Exits*

*New Charges Begins at 6:00 am

  • Weekend parking cost are $6.00 per every 12 hours. No permit is needed to park over the weekend. All vehicles must exit the garage by 2:00AM Monday morning. Vehicle left in the garage after that time are subject to ticketing/towing.
  • No overnight visitor parking in either garage on weekdays from August 26, 2018 through May 3, 2019.  

 

 

  • Visitor Parking is only available in the garages. Click here for locations of the garages. 
  • No overnight visitor parking in either garage on weekdays from August 26, 2018 through May 3, 2019.
  • Weekend parking costs are $6.00 per every 12 hour.  No permit is required.  All vehicles must exit the garage by 2:00 a.m. Monday morning.  Vehicles left in the garage after that time are subject to ticketing/towing.
  • All employees must have a valid permit and prox card / EZ pass in order to enter and exit. Failure to have either will result in the employee having to pay visitor rates in the garage.  
  • Volunteers, vendors, and contractors with approved G parking privileges must have a valid permit and transponder to enter and exit.

Visitor Parking Locations and Information

Commonwealth Garage    Levels 2 - 6 (white lined spaces only)
Beacon Garage               Levels 1 - 3 (white lined spaces only)

No other visitor parking locations are allowed without specific authorization.

 

Visitors will be directed to either garage by our security attendants. Upon entry to the garage, all visitors must take a ticket. A validated (paid) ticket is required to exit the garage. 

  • Beacon Street Garage: second floor next to the exit.
  • Commonwealth Avenue Garage: first- and fifth-floor elevator lobbies.

Payment may be made with cash, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. Once payment is made, the pay station will disburse a validated ticket to be used at the exit gate.

Payment by Visa, MasterCard, or American Express can occur at the gate, without the need to take your ticket to the pay stations.  Follow the directions at the payment column before exiting the garage.

 

Guests who have received a validated ticket from a department or had their ticket validated do not have to go to the pay station.

Please proceed directly to the exit to insert the validated ticket at the exit column.

University Validated Guest Passes are distributed for departmental use. These passes are limited in number and should be used accordingly. No additional passes will be issued during the year.

University Validated Guest Passes are distributed for departmental use. These passes are limited in number and should be used accordingly. No additional passes will be issued during the year.

Both garages have security cameras at exit points that are not routinely monitored. In the event of an emergency, there is a call button located on the exit ticket column that connects to the BCPD Communications Center along with several blue light phones located throughout both garages for emergencies that connect to the Boston College Police Communications Center.

Weekend parking costs $6.00 per exit from 6:00 p.m. Friday up to 2:00 a.m. Monday.  No permit is required.  All vehicles must exit the garage by 2:00 a.m. Monday morning.


After August 26, 2018, there will be NO overnight parking by visitors in either garage form Monday until Firday.   

For assistance in planning special meetings or events, contact transportation@bc.edu.