During breaks in the routine schedule (particularly semester breaks and administrative holidays), there may be changes in parking options.  This page contains "break parking" information for employees.

Important Reminders

  • Parking Rules & Regulations Remain In Effect: All vehicles must continue to display a valid parking permit during all break and reading & exam periods. Read carefully as enforcement will occur during these times. Normal parking regulations go into effect the first-day classes resume following each break.
  • November 15 to April 1: No parking on the upper deck of the Gutterson Garage from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am. Violators may be towed at their own expense.
  • It's Still Snowing & There Are Scheduled Events: In anticipation of snow removal and special events, please watch for signs indicating dates and time of possible lot closures.
  • No Overnight Parking:  In the event you are away on University business and must leave your vehicle on campus, please contact our office. If space allows, we will direct you to the proper parking area under these circumstances.
  • Pay stations (individually numbered spaces) and meters will be enforced as posted.
  • Please call Police Services at 656-3473 for the Motorist Assistance Program after 4:00 pm, Mon-Fri, weekends, during Administrative Holidays and Winter Break Days.

Thanksgiving Week - November 25-29, 2019

Zone Green, White and Brown Permit Holders

All vehicles must continue to display a valid parking permit during this time.  Please see below for the exceptions in lot designations during this period.  Yes, Jeffords and Allen House – we’re going to give it a try!

Jeanne Mance Lot (Resident Purple, 394 Pearl Street), Trinity North Lot (on the Trinity Campus), and lots posted for Residential permits regardless of permit color.
• Allen House Lot on the south side of Main at corner of Main and South Prospect Streets
• Jeffords Lot (including Jeffords East by the wind turbine, currently signed as “Off-Site Residential”)
• Converse Lot
• Parking in all other faculty/staff lots is allowed after 3:30 pm with a valid permit.

Reading and Exam Period

  • Campus parking rules and regulations will remain in effect during this time. Valid permits must be displayed and vehicles must park only in the zone which corresponds with their permit.

Exam/Reading Days & Break Parking Information

Exam Week-12/7/2019 to 12/13/2019

Those with valid Commuter Evening permits may park in the Gutterson Garage and its surface lots at any time during the day. The 9:00 am-1:00 pm restriction is waived during this period.
No other exceptions.

Semester Break (Please note different exceptions based on dates)

• Southwick West Lot (Redstone Campus) will be used for Special Events during the break.  Please watch for notifications announcing the lot is reserved.

             Zone Green, Zone White and Zone Brown Permits for entire Semester Break:

• Jeanne Mance Lot (Resident Purple, 394 Pearl Street), Trinity North Lot (on the Trinity Campus), Converse Lot, and other lots posted for Residential permits regardless of permit color.
• Parking in all other faculty/staff lots is allowed after 3:30p with a valid permit.


12/16/2019 to 1/1/2020 ONLY:

Zone White and Zone Brown permit holders: 

Allen House Lot on the south side of Main at corner of Main and South Prospect Streets
• Jeffords Lot (including the Jeffords East Lot, currently signed as “Off-Site Residential”).


01/02/2020 to 01/12/2020:

Zone White and Zone Brown Permit Holders:

NO ALLEN HOUSE, JEFFORDS LOT EXCEPTIONS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2, 2020!
OK to park in Jeffords East Lot (currently signed as “Off-Site Residential” as space allows).

Spring Recess and Reading/Exam Days 2020

The following contains parking information for the periods during:

  • Spring Recess, March 9, 2020 through March 13, 2020
  • Reading Days, May 2, 3 & 6, 2020
  • Exam Period, May 4-8, 2020

Do you still have questions?  Contact us at parking@uvm.edu(link opens in new window) or 802-656-8686