Visitor Parking Information

Use the links below to register your vehicle for parking.

OCTOBER 2018 - MGPAC

NOVEMBER 2018 - MGPAC

DECEMBER 2018 - MGPAC

NOVEMBER 2018 - Kirkpatrick Chapel

DECEMBER 2018 - Kirkpatrick Chapel

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS | PARKING MAP | RULES & REGULATIONS

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How do I register my vehicle?

    Please use the links below to register your vehicle for parking. Parking is based on the month of the event that you are attending. For example, if you are attending an event on December 15 at Kirkpatrick Chapel, then you will register your vehicle using the DECEMBER 2018 - Kirkpatrick Chapel link. If you are attending an event on November 6 at Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, then you will register your vehicle using the NOVEMBER 2018 - MGPAC link.
    *Do not click the "Search Events" button.*

    Click the appropriate link to register your vehicle for parking during the month of the event you wish to attend:

    OCTOBER 2018 - MGPAC

    NOVEMBER 2018 - MGPAC

    DECEMBER 2018 - MGPAC

    NOVEMBER 2018 - Kirkpatrick Chapel

    DECEMBER 2018 - Kirkpatrick Chapel

  • What information do I need in order to register my vehicle?

    In order to register your vehicle, you will need to know the state of your license plate (i.e. New Jersey or Pennsylvania), License Plate Number (for permanent plates only), VIN (for temporary or paper plates only), and the make, style, and color of your vehicle.

  • When should I register my vehicle?

    Registration may begin as soon as the links become available. If you plan to attend events that are not within the same calendar month, then you must re-register your vehicle for each month. For example, if you are attending an event curated by MGPAC on December 15 at Kirkpatrick Chapel, then you will register your vehicle using the DECEMBER 2018 - Kirkpatrick Chapel link. If you are attending an event curated by MGPAC on November 6 at Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, then you will register your vehicle using the NOVEMBER 2018 - MGPAC link.

  • Do I need to pay to park?

    No, you do not need to pay to park using this registration. However, you must register before the event or you may receive a citation from Rutgers University Department of Transportation.

  • If I am attending an event on the weekend or after 5 p.m., do I still need to register?

    Yes, all visitors must register vehicles in order to park in the designated RU lots for your performance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • What’s the earliest time I can park my vehicle for an event?

    The designated parking areas will be available for parking 60 minutes before the start of the performance.

  • Where can I park my vehicle?

    RU Lots 79, 79A (Hickman Hall), and Douglass Parking Deck
    Accessible parking is available in designated spaces adjacent to Nicholas Music Center & lot 79A in front of Hickman Hall.

    Loree Dance Theater
    70 Lipman Drive
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    *Located inside Loree Gym

    AND

    Mason Gross Performing Arts Center
    85 George Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    Douglass Campus (Between Ryders Lane and Route 18)

    Venues:
    Nicholas Music Center
    Philip J. Levin Theater
    Rehearsal Hall 104 (inside Nicholas Music Center)
    Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall
    Robert E. Mortensen Hall
    Voorhees Chapel

    RU Lots 1, 11, 16, or New Brunswick public parking
    Accessible parking is available in designated spaces in between the Chapel & the Old Queens building

    Kirkpatrick Chapel
    81 Somerset Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    *On the corner of George Street and Somerset Street

  • If my license plate is temporary or paper, do I still need to register my vehicle?

    Yes, you still must register your vehicle using the VIN.

  • Can I use these links to register my car for an event that is not related to MGPAC?

    No, the links above are only designated for events related to the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center. This does not apply to events that are curated by renters or departments of the school. Events that are not included in the registration links on these pages include, but are not limited to, performances in Jameson Theater or Little Theater, student recitals, venue rentals, open houses, conferences, public lectures, dress rehearsals, audition days, recruitment events, departmental tours, workshops, drop-in days, showcases, intensives, or choral festivals. For questions regarding parking arrangements for any of the above listed events, contact the sponsoring department or division. For other questions on if your event is covered under the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center's visitor parking registrations, please call the ticket office at 848-932-7511.

  • I need to use a handicap-accessible parking space. Do I still need to register?

    Yes, all visitors must register their vehicles.

  • I am a faculty/staff member or student of Rutgers University.

    All faculty, staff, and students of Rutgers University must follow the policies according to the lot assignment authorized by their particular permits. Details can be found here.

  • My question is not listed here.

    Please contact the Rutgers University Department of Transportation Services or call Mason Gross Performing Arts Center Ticket Office at 848-932-7511.


 

PARKING MAP

UPDATED PARKING REGULATIONS

Listed lots for each venue are subject to availability & approval by RU Department of Transportation Services. Please call 848-932-7511 for specific parking availability for the performance you are attending.

Parking regulations are in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All lots are permit lots. We cannot waive parking citations for any reason. Appeals must be made directly to RU Department of Transportation Services. Go to rudots.rutgers.edu for up-to-date rules & regulations.

Visitor parking is available in the lots listed for each venue from 60 minutes prior to the scheduled performance time. Visitors must use a link to register their vehicles for each month in which they wish to attend performances. Registration applies immediately and there is no additional confirmation required. Registration is only valid for performances within the calendar month for which vehicles are registered. Vehicles must be re-registered monthly. Until registration is completed, vehicles are not registered and visitors may receive a citation. Kirkpatrick Chapel performances require a different link from other MGPAC events. Visit this page for the monthly links to register vehicles. For more detailed information regarding vehicle registration for visitors to Rutgers, please visit the official RU Department of Transportation Services website. 

RU faculty, staff, & students must follow all rules & regulations regarding lot assignment authorized by their particular permit. Details can be found here.

Prohibitions: Parking in Lots 70 (next to the Douglass Deck), 73 (Marryott Music Building), 74A (New Gibbons Dorm), and Lot 78 (near Loree Gym) are prohibited. Due to fire codes, parking in the circle drive in front of the Performing Arts Center is prohibited. Parking is not available during daytime ticket office hours of Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday noon-5:30pm.