Visitor Parking Options

St. Paul Parking Ramps

The St. Paul campus has four parking ramps available for visitor parking. There is no overnight visitor parking in these ramps.

Hourly parking at the Anderson Parking Facility and the Morrison Parking Ramp is available between 5 a.m. and 2 a.m.

Visitor parking at the McNeely Ramp and the Anderson Student Center Garage is available after 4 p.m. 

Parking Rates

  • $2.00 for the first hour or any portion of the first hour before 4 p.m.
  • $1.50 for every hour or portion of an hour after 4 p.m.
  • $25 for a lost ticket
  • $25 for rejected/declined credit cards

There are two methods for visitor access to the ramps.

  1. Swipe a credit card at the gate to enter. Upon leaving, swipe the same credit card again to exit. The length and cost of your stay is automatically determined by the times of your card swipes.
  2. Take a ticket at the gate to enter. Bring your ticket with you when you leave your vehicle. Upon returning to the ramp, go to the paystation to pay. Paystations are located in the elevator/stair lobbies of each ramp. Enter your ticket in the paystation. Enter payment. Your ticket will be returned to you after payment. Enter the ticket at the exit gate to leave.

Anderson Parking Facility

Located at the corner of Cretin Ave. and Grand Ave.

Morrison Parking Ramp

Located beneath Morrison Residence Hall, visitors parking in the Morrison ramp should enter campus at the intersection of Selby Ave. and Finn St. Follow the drive aisle south , under the skyway, toward the stadium. Take a hard right at the end of the drive aisle. The visitor ramp entrance is the eastern entrance beneath the residence hall.

McNeely Parking Ramp

Visitor parking is available at the McNeely Ramp only after 4 p.m. and on weekends. The McNeely Ramp entrance is located within parking lot K, underneath McNeely Hall.

Anderson Student Center Parking Garage

Visitor parking is available at the Anderson Student Center Parking Garage only after 4 p.m. and on weekends. The Anderson Student Center Parking Garage entrance can be accessed from the Anderson Student Center turnaround off of Cretin Avenue.

Minneapolis Parking Ramps

The City of Minneapolis Parking Ramp at 11th Street & Harmon Place allows for hourly parking for visitors, faculty, staff and students. The entrance and exit to the ramp is on 11th Street, just west of Harmon Place.

An electronic pay-as-you-leave system provides a convenient method to park and pay for the amount of time used. You may pay with credit card, cash, or currency.

Directions for Hourly Parking in the Ramp: Take a ticket at the gate to enter. Bring your ticket with you when you leave your vehicle. Upon returning to the ramp, go to the paystation to pay. Paystations are located in the elevator/stair lobbies of each ramp. Enter your ticket in the paystation. Enter payment. Your ticket will be returned to you after payment. Enter the ticket at the exit gate to leave.

Hourly Rates (Weekdays, before 4 p.m.):

  • $3.00     first ½ hour
  • $4.50     Up to 1 hour
  • $6.50     Up to 2 hours
  • $8.50     Up to 4 hours
  • $11.00   Up to 12 hours
  • $13.00   Up to 24 hours
  • $5.00 .   4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  • $6.00 .   Saturdays/Sundays 

Ramp Hours:

Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

**All faculty, staff, and students who have contracts to the ramp will have unlimited access after normal ramp hours.

Visitor Cards

Occasionally, a department may pay for your parking. If this is the case, you should get a voucher from the department you are visiting. Once you have been issued a voucher, follow all directions for parking in the ramp, except you will use the voucher instead of a credit card, coins, or currency to pay at the paystation. You MUST take the voucher to the paystation. If you attempt to use the voucher at the exit gate, the gate will not open.

Ramp Voucher Instructions

St. Thomas departments and organizations can purchase vouchers for their guests through a Request for Service (RFS) or at the Minneapolis (TMH 106) or the St. Paul (MHC 106) Parking Services Office. At the Request for Service page, select Public Safety & Parking Services, Visitor Parking Reservations, then choose the St. Paul or Minneapolis campus.