University Carpool Lots

Park for $3.50 with a vehicle that has two or more people in it:

PDF iconEast Bank pdf Victory Lot Both carpool and daily rate parking until 9 am, then daily rate for any driver
PDF iconSt Paul pdf Lot S108 (Fall/Spring Semesters Only) Both carpool and daily rate parking until 9 am, then daily rate for any driver

Gopher RideShare

Take advantage of this new social platform to connect and share your commute to save time, money and reduce congestion. Learn more at

Download the Gopher RideShare app in the Apple store or on Google Play.

University Ride-Share Registration

Staff and faculty members with a current parking contract can register as a carpool or vanpool with PTS and receive a second hangtag or keycard (only one may be used at a time). Eligibility and names of ride-sharers are verified and renewed annually. Registration form

Ride-Sharing Benefits Through Metro Transit
  • Ride matching – connects drivers and riders according to their home addresses.
  • Guaranteed Ride Home Program – Registered participants can request reimbursements up to four times per year or $100 in value, whichever comes first, for eligible trips with valid documentation.
  • Register your carpool to receive a permit that allows you to drop-off your passengers and then park in a carpool lot with only one person in the vehicle.
  • Interested in starting or joining a vanpool? Check out the Metropolitan Council's vanpooling program, Metro Vanpool

Safety Tip

Share the Road! Our U streets are used by a diverse groups of individuals – walkers, bladers, bikers, moped users, bus drivers, delivery truck drivers and more. Keep your eyes open and be courteous to all.


Click on the box above for details on campus safety initiatives.