The University of Iowa Libraries

Skip to content
print page banner

Where can students park near Hardin Library?

See also: Getting to the Hardin Library for maps & directions

You have several options for parking near the library:

1. Purchase a Night & Weekend parking permit. This will give you access (from 4:30 pm to 8:30 am weekdays and all weekend long) to the Newton Road Ramp and any other UI cashiered parking facility without paying an hourly charge. See Parking & Transportation’s Student Parking and Bus Pass Information. $17/month.

2. Obtain a night permit decal for your car. It’s free and will enable you to pay student hourly rates at select cashiered facilities (including the Newton Road Ramp) from 4:30 pm to 8:30 am weekdays and all weekend long. Be aware that entering before 4:30 pm or leaving after 8:30 am invalidates the rate reduction. See Parking & Transportation’s Student Parking and Bus Pass Information. Decal is free, parking is .75/hour with decal.

3. Use the metered parking located behind Hardin Library. The meters allow up to 2 hours of parking. These meters take change only and please note that Hardin does not have a change machine. $1.50/hour.

4.  Park your motorcycle or moped at the Newton Road Ramp.  Permits are 14$ per month.

If you have any questions about where to park, please contact the University of Iowa Parking and Transportation Department at 335-1475.